With the help of the animated diagrams and descriptions you can hopefully identify the type of garage door you have, and from this go on to find which type of door is the right one for you.
Once you have determined which door best suites your needs, click on the link to go to that door types own page.
Traditionally the most common type of garage door used in this country. In the open position, approx 1/3rd of the door panel is left outside the garage forming a canopy – hence the name.
From the outside this door looks like a canopy door, but works differently. Using a horizontal track in the top of the garage, and an arm up the side of the door, the door opens outwards then fully retracts into the garage when open.
Using a number of panels, normally 4, connected by hinges, this door opens vertically without swinging out and comes to rest in the open position on a horizontal track in the top part of the garage.
Using either a single piece of flexible steel, or a number of slim panels linked together to form a curtain, that opens vertically and is stored in the top of the garage.