The Benefits of Installing a Roller Garage Door


If you are considering buying a new garage door, you may be trying to decide if you should install a roller door instead of a standard swing garage door. While most people are familiar with traditional garage doors, not so many people are familiar with the benefits of installing a roller garage door. Below is a guide to some of the benefits a roller garage door can bring.

Roller Garage Doors are Strong

A roller garage door will normally be constructed using fibreglass or steel. Both of these materials are extremely durable and tough. Steel or fibreglass offer great security and can help to protect your garage, its contents and the rest of your property. The strength of a roller garage door will also help to protect your garage from the effects of extreme weather such as tropical storms. Because they are so durable, roller garage doors are easy to maintain. If you opt for a steel garage door, you may have to occasionally remove a build up of rust. However, if properly treated and painted, a steel garage door should be rust resistant.

Roller Garage Doors are Easy to Operate

If you frequently have to access your vehicle or garage during the day, you may find a roller garage door reduces the amount of effort you have to exert. Roller garage doors open vertically and are finely balanced, which means you simply need to apply a little pressure to the handle, and the door will open. Traditional swing garage doors require more bending and effort to open and are more prone to becoming stuck. You may also consider installing an electric roller garage door, which can be opened by clicking a button on a remote control.

Roller Garage Doors Look Great

Roller garage doors are available in a range of colours, with steel garage doors being painted a colour of your choice and fibreglass doors being moulded using compounds which are the desired shade. It is also possible to have fibreglass doors produced which have a stone or wood effect finish. This means you can match your roller garage door perfectly to the rest of your property.

If you have any further questions about the benefits of installing a steel or fibreglass roller garage door, you should contact a professional garage door company. They will be able to assess your needs and recommend the best style and type of garage door for your home.


28 September 2016

Loving, Maintaining, Strengthening, Painting and Decorating Your Garage Doors

Welcome to my blog. My name is Colin, and I work in a library in a small town. As we don't have a lot of patrons, we have a lot of downtime, and I am allowed to read during that time if no shelving needs to be done. Fiction was my first love, but over years at the library, I have delved into a range of other topics, including ones I thought would never interest me. In particular, I have done a lot of reading on garage doors, which is a surprisingly interesting topic. I wanted to create a blog so decided to throw my focus there. I hope you like these tips and ideas on garage doors and that they help you.