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Everything to know about electric


Once you’ve chosen to replace your existing garage door, the decision making process doesn’t stop there. With so many styles and types available the options available can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. Here, we try to explain the main features and benefits of electric garage doors to help you make a more informed product choice.


Electric garage doors offer a number of different controls to suit whichever entry method you prefer. You can choose from card reader systems, digital keypads, wall-mounted push buttons and even finger-reader systems. Electric garage doors are fitted with a number of different safety features including sensors which stop the door opening any further when an obstacle is detected. These then automatically switch the door into reverse mode. They also feature an external emergency release which means that should there be a power cut the door can be opened and closed manually instead. Automated doors also utilise special technology which allows them to open in a more controlled manner than a manual garage door resulting in less noise as well as increased reliability.


Compared to a manually operated door, electric doors offer several benefits. First of all, they are easy to operate. There is no need to physically lift the door anymore, which means they are accessible to everyone. There is also the comfort fact of or being able to open and close the garage from the warmth of your own car rather than having to brave the elements on cooler days! An additional advantage is the level of protection they provide compared to doors with locks and handles. This provides another layer of safety and security to your garage and the belongings you store within it.

Huddersfield Garage Doors stock and fit a wide range of electric as well as manual operated garage doors. For more information about the products and services we provide or to arrange a free quote, please call us today on 01484 829 612.

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