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One major driver for improving existing garage doors at properties is when a homeowner puts their house up for sale. Often it is questioned - how much value does a garage add to your house? In this article, we explore how and why a garage can add value.
One of Select’s key objectives is to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to exterior home trends, together with providing garage doors which are functional and fit for purpose for customers. It’s for this reason we have invested in a new bespoke window frame which will allow us to manufacture garage doors with windows in a large range of styles and sizes.
Choosing a garage door with windows is a quick and easy suggestion for adding instant curb appeal to your home.
With a brand new year ahead of us, it’s a great time for homeowners and developers alike to start setting goals, defining deadlines, and planning budgets for a whole new wave of home improvements and outbuilding upgrades.Here at Select Garage Doors…
As we close our garage doors on yet another hectic year, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for your continued support over the last 12 months, and wish you all a very Merry Christmas, and a prosperous New Year. It’s ce…
New years are all about new beginnings, so if you’ve been thinking about giving your humble abode a well-overdue facelift, our brand new range of garage doors could be just the thing to set your 2017 off with a stylish bang! As the trend for new co…
Love our precision-engineered, tailor-made garage doors? ...want to make sure they fit like a glove? Thanks to our new and improved ‘Find your Local Supplier’ section, we’ve made it easier than ever for you to select a local supplier, and make …
There are a lot of important questions you should ask yourself before buying a new garage door. Select Garage Doors are here to give you some useful tips.
June is Garage Door Safety Month and what better way to recognise the importance of securing your garage space than reading some top tips to keep you and your family safe this summer.
Made to measure in the UK, our brand new range of bespoke garage doors combine innovative safety and security features with a wide range of finishes, styles and colours to choose from, allowing you to select the perfect door for your home.
After neglecting your garage for what is usually a long, tough winter, most of us are now itching to do a spot of spring cleaning. Select Garage Doors want to remind you not to forget the exterior of your home, especially your garage door which requires regular care and attention to maintain its pristine shine.
With all the rain, sleet and snow we’re currently having, it’s hard to remember it’s Spring. But with Spring, comes Spring cleaning. And what’s better than getting rid of your junk? Getting rid of your junk and getting money for it. Yes, it’s time to think about having a garage yard sale.
Everyone loves to learn strange and unusual facts - could there really be anything interesting to learn about garage doors? Surprisingly, there's probably a thing or two you didn't know about the most unexplored room in your house!
A tiny garage in a difficult to manouvre street has just sold for £360,000 - more than the average price of a home in England.
As a leading manufacturer of bespoke made to measure garage doors in the UK, we believe that garages should be utilised to their full potential. Don’t succumb to the ordinary secondary use of a disorganised storage room but instead take inspiration from this blog post.
When a family in Newcastle inherited a dusty old garage, they could never have dreamed of what they would find inside.
You probably take steps to secure your home against burglary, perhaps you have a barking dog, a security alarm or even quality CCTV. But have you covered the garage?
As a manufacturer and supplier of steel garage doors, we have been paying close attention to the news over the last couple of weeks as the government is being urged to take steps to protect the steel industry. This call for action came about after st…
You may think that a garage is a home for your car, and all the things you don’t need in the house but are too attached to throw away. But one college is turning car parking spaces into homes.
When it comes to buying a new home, a garage is quite often high on the list of priorities, however 75% of garages in new homes are too small to truly accommodate today’s larger cars.
The British Chambers of Commerce have spoken out this week to urge Chancellor George Osborne to help manufacturers in the Summer Budget, which will be announced this Wednesday.
Walter Thomas had only one item on his bucket list - and at age 91 he finally got to tick it off!
Across the country police are issuing warnings to the public to step up security on their garages and sheds after numerous areas have seen a rise in break-ins.
Now that we’re officially entering spring, it’s a good time to ask; how has your garage coped with the winter? It may have been a relatively mild one compared to recent years, but the effect of cold temperatures, snow and icy rainfall on garage doors and their mechanisms can be vast and varied.
Fancy having a clear out of your garage this summer? Here are 5 weird and wonderful items ever found from around the world.
Here are 6 quick and easy ways from the Garage Door experts to transform your garage’s sustainability...
A recent article in The Guardian reveals that the UK is now one of the cheapest manufacturing locations in the western hemisphere and Select Garage Doors couldn't be prouder of being a part of the British manufacturing industry.
Security is essential when it comes to your garage. Here are some of the accessories you might need for a more secure, stylish and functional garage door.
More than half of car owners in the UK do not use their garages to park their cars. So, why are so many homeowners not using the garage for its fundamental purpose?
We know how great side hung garage doors are but believe it or not, many still fail to understand how beneficial they can be...
Pedestrian door built in to a garage door. We are finding an increase in interest and orders for wicket doors. A wicket door is a small pedestrian access door that we are able to build in to the retractable Rivington design. The wicket door has a sep…
We at Select are really excited and proud to see the new website live and running smoothly. Hopefully our customers will find it simple and informative to use too. A big thanks to the team at Bespoke Internet for all their hard work, professionalism …
Very few people use their garage only to store their car. Most garages contain everything from the lawnmower and bikes to garden tools and sun loungers. How often do you open your garage door, in an average week? How many times do you open it in full…
We are pleased to announce Select Garage Doors has recently passed the testing to achieve CE marking for our Side Hinged and Up & Over garage doors.
In April Select Garage Doors completed the move into our new factory premises at Wingates Industrial Park, Westhoughton, Bolton. We purchased the building in December 2012 and have been working hard since then on refurbishing and preparing the build…