Sectional Garage Doors in Sussex
Sectional garage doors are by far the most sought after design. They are made up of several separate horizontally hinged panels and fit to the rear surface of the front brickwork of your garage. Because of this they only need a small amount of clear brickwork to the sides and top of your garage entrace.
The entire sectional garage door rises vertically upwards and then backwards into the ceiling space. No door frame is required which increases the available drive-through width to your Sussex garage.
Sussex Sectional Garage Door Security
Good security and good protection against the weather are standard with Empire Garage Doors sectional garage doors. A weather resistant seal surrounds the door, plus insulation is available if your Sussex home is exposed to the elements. Sectional doors are generally manufactured in steel, although some specialist timber and GRP versions are available.
Sectional doors are easy to automate as any motor will be suitable. The option of a soft start/soft stop opener gives a real touch of class.
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Steel Sectional Doors
An economical solution, Steel sectional garage doors are galvanised for protection against the Sussex elements and come in a range of finishes:
- Primed Doors
Are supplied in primer for you to finish in your choice of colour. A £40/50 saving can be made when purchasing a primed door but remember that you will have to purchase paint and will probably have to re-coat every few years. Only worth considering if you are on a tight budget or want your sectional garage door in a special colour shade.
- Plastisol Coating
A maintenance-free vinyl (Plastisol HP200) protective coating for the outside of the door (usually primer finish on the inside of the door). Available in a range of colours to match your Sussex property and smooth/textured finished depending on the manufacturer. Plastisol coatings generally have a 10-year guarantee.
- Powder Coating
A polyester powder coating of dry paint particles is applied and then baked in an oven. This causes the powder to melt and harden into a tough, colourful smooth finish. This covers both the outside and inside faces of the sectional door. Available in a range of colours, these doors can be re-painted should the need arise in future.
Timber Sectional Doors
The traditional beauty of natural wood gives a real touch of class to your Sussex sectional garage door. Woods used by the manufacturers are solid Cedar and Marine Ply which are usually environmentally FSC sourced. You will of course need to maintain your timber sectional door through the years as per manufacturer’s instructions.
Available pre-stained at the factory or unstained to allow you to match other timber on your Sussex property
GRP Sectional Doors
Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) may be the ideal answer if you would like a timber door but can't be bothered with the maintenance and care that timber needs.
Both strong and durable, these maintenance-free doors are available in smooth or timber effect in a variety of shades to match your Sussex home.
ABS Sectional Doors
State-of-the-art impact resistant sectional garage doors are built using modern, lightweight, yet highly durable materials. Characterised by deep crisp panel detailing and medium gloss, maintenance-free, UV stable, white finish they are an ideal match if your Sussex house already has uPVC windows and doors. ABS doors generally carry a long manufacturer's guarantee.