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A new garage door can open up a host of possibilities for your home. Install an electric or manual door and you can unlock a more inviting and accessible space. Find your garage door specialist today.

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Dalkeith Electrics Ltd. Professional and knowledgeable electricians. We install, test and inspect electrics to the highest standard. Qualifications and experience to the highest levels in Domestic and commercial electrics

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Reviewed by Stuart on 21/9/2018

Great quick service. Able to pay the invoice online too which is always helpful!

Mindas

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i'm carpenter/handyman for about 15 years so I do have experience let me proved that and please check mine ratings many thanks Mindas

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Reviewed by Mark on 30/4/2019

Work was carried out to a high standard and explained fully beforehand with the quote. He even cleaned up after himself and ensured a perfect fit.

Domestic, Industrial, Commercial and Agricultural Electricians in Northern Cumbria. We accept visa and mastercard payments on request.

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Reviewed by Vix on 23/2/2019

Were some issues of communication, Mark came back and bent over backwards to make it right. Can't fault him but be prepared to explain in detail exactly what is required to workmen and Don't just leave them to get on with it.

Local home counties construction company which is part of larger commercial group with own metal, joinery and mechanical workshops and using their own plant and labour specialising in high end residential works including all aspects of: Extensions Refurbishments Basements Listed Building and Heritage works Orangeries Swimming Pools Sauna's or Hot Tubs Timber Frame Garages and Garden Rooms Cinema Rooms & AV Suites & Gaming Rooms Joinery: Doors, Stairs, Windows, Skirting's Architraves Bespoke Furniture & Built in units Flooring Electrical Works Kitchens Bathrooms Decking Fencing & Automated Gates We are looking to build our presence in this area and are able to offer discounts for 'show' projects to be featured on our websites and in our advertising. With access to our own in house designers we can plan and design your whole project or take your existing designs and fully detail them traditionally or in interactive 3D models if required. With our in house manufacturing we can provide bespoke items you require to make your build unique or to fit your particular requirements. With our smart homes and automation specialism we can also take your bespoke or existing items and make them open/close/move etc all from your smartphone or any location and via any controller you specify. We can supply you high end TV/Cinema/AV equipment at discount prices as part of a cinema/games room/music room fit out using our trade discounts. We can also advise you on pro's and cons of current models/ technologies, new products not yet released that may change your plans and commission your systems for optimal settings. What your thinking of we can help with. Come and see our demonstration areas, try a few products, feel the quality, explain what you want and we can design it for you, like the design and cost and we can build it.

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Reviewed by Peter on 7/12/2018

Very satisfied with the work.

HT Projects

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Reviewed by Andrew on 9/2/2019

Lovely chap, great job. Quick and neat, used good parts.

We at T.E.S strive to provide our customers with the best service possible. Weather it is changing a socket front or a full rewire, we are fully committed to all our works. We are also an NICEIC domestic installers and Kent council approved.

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Reviewed by Mark on 5/12/2018

Excellent and reliable. Very pleased, with all the work done.

LockTite Locksmiths are a family run business who are friendly, flexible and professional locksmith company who strive to deliver a competitively priced service with the highest quality products and service within the community.

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Reviewed by Jill on 4/5/2016

Extremely professional and genuine. Sean called to make sure my door was secure and he made an appointment to come out and give me a quote. He was able to fix the door there and then and no expensive parts were needed! Great service, would recommend Sean without hesitation!

We are a small company who offer many services,you name it we cover it.With years of experience in all building and maintenance.We specialise in plumbing,building [internal and external],patios ,decorating as i said you name it .We aim to please.

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Reviewed by Charlie on 18/2/2019

Steve was very nice and did and excellent job for an excellent price

Impact Services

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Here at impact our business is protecting your business.we specialise in alarm systems,Cctv, access Controll and electrical maintenance/installation .we serve both domestic and industrial .

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Reviewed by Tony on 25/10/2018

Great job reasonably priced and on time, all the work was explained before and after the job. Would highly recommend Nick.

Hampton Preservation is an all trades contractor. Our company specialises in Timber Preservation, Including Damp Proofing. Wet and Dry Rot Eradication. Condensation Control. Woodworm Control and all types of Joiner Works. Sovereign Approved Contactor

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Reviewed by Caroline on 3/5/2018

Christopher Hampton is very professional, and always maintained excellent communication leading up to the date for the job. He arrived on time, and was courteous and friendly. The quality of work is excellent, and the price was just right. I would not hesitate to recommend Hampton Preservation and Maintenance Services Ltd. Using the 'Rated People' website has been very beneficial. :)

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Garage doors - installation / repair specialists - what you need to know

Whether you use your garage to store your car, as an outdoor gym, or simply need to pile up your possessions, it needs to be secure and accessible. And that hinges on having the right door to protect your property.

There are plenty of options when it comes to garage doors, from traditional up and over models to sectional and roller doors. For an authentic look with maximum curb appeal, you could even opt for a side-hinged door. Whatever door you choose, make sure it allows you to use your garage the way you want to.

It’s worth considering an electric or automatic door too. While this might seem something of a luxury, this type of system isn’t as expensive as you might think, and it could turn your garage into a more appealing space.

Cost of garage door installation

No matter what form or function you’re seeking, there’s usually a garage door to fit your requirements. Here are the standard prices you might expect to pay for supply and installation:

Single timber, GRP or steel up and over door*

  • Low: £500-£750
  • Average: £1,000-£1,500
  • High: £2,500-£4,000

Single sectional steel door*

  • Low: £800-£1,000
  • Average: £1,500-£2,000
  • High: £2,000-£3,000

Single timber, GRP or steel side-hinged door*

  • Low: £1,000-£1,200
  • Average: £1,500-£1,750
  • High: £2,000-£2,500

*Double prices for double-sized doors, and add £300-£500 for electric operation

Types of garage door

There are four main types of garage door: up and over, sectional, roller and side-hinged doors.

  • Up and over doors. By far the most common type of garage doors, up and over doors are reliable, easy to use and available in a variety of designs. These doors are fitted with a spring mechanism to prevent them from dropping down when raised and usually have a strong box steel sectional chassis for added support. Up and over doors are typically available in four materials – steel, timber, GRP and PVC – and can be fitted for manual or electric operation.
  • Sectional doors. This type of door is split into sections which means minimum space is taken up by the door when it’s folded away. And that gives you more room in your garage. Sectional doors can be supplied with a range of insulation options and some manufacturers will include rubber weather seals to retain heat and keep water out. Sectional doors can be operated manually or via an electric motor.
  • Roller doors. This garage door is formed from aluminium slats, which roll up and fit neatly into a box atop your garage door opening. Roller doors are ideal if you’re looking to save space in your garage. While they’re most frequently operated via an electric motor, these doors can also be opened and closed easily by hand thanks to their sprung system. As with other door types, a range of colour and finish options are available – even wood effect.
  • Side-hinged doors. Opening outwards, these doors maximise space inside your garage. Side-hinged doors are built onto a steel frame, and it’s important to make sure they have weather seals to prevent wind and rain from entering your garage. These doors are usually available in both steel and timber, with different designs and colour options, so you can find the right style for your home.

The qualifications your garage door installer needs

Unlike work carried out on standard doors and windows, your professional won’t need FENSA certification. FENSA is the body that ensures compliant, competent and professional service in the double-glazing sector. The most important criteria to look for is plenty of experience installing and maintaining garage doors, with lots of customer references available too.

Planning permission for garage door installation

You won’t need to consider planning permission for a new garage door unless you live in a listed building. Visual amenity considerations (in other words whether your door is in keeping with the appearance of your home and neighbouring properties) may come into play here.

Insurance for garage door installation

The main insurance requirement you’ll need to consider when having a garage door installed is public liability cover. This will protect you and your tradesperson against any damage caused during the fitting of your new garage door.

Most garage door systems will also come with a warranty. Make sure you’re provided with the necessary documents, so you’re covered in case anything goes wrong with your door.

Questions you should ask your strong garage door installer

  • What type of door would they recommend and why?
  • What service or maintenance schedule would they recommend on an electric motor operated door?
  • Can they show you examples of doors they’ve installed previously?
  • Can they provide a warranty on their work?

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