Are you in the market for an automatic garage door? If your old garage door needs replacing or you have a new garage that needs an automatic garage door to complete your home, it’s only natural that you’ll have some questions.
Questions like, how much does an automatic garage door cost? Which company should I choose? What kind of door should I get? How do I find the right motor for my automatic garage door?
In this article, we’ll answer the most commonly asked questions about choosing an automatic garage door.
What types of automatic garage doors and garage door openers are available?
There are 3 types of automatic garage doors.
This is the most common choice for homeowners today. Roller doors are convenient, look great and are cost-effective. They are low maintenance and come in a range of colorbond colours and are also available in timber look colorbond.
Sectional doors are generally made from colorbond and can be designed to match the look and feel of your home. Several sections are hinged together to look like one solid door.
There are many styles and colours available, along with smooth and textured finishes.
Tilt doors are made from one piece of material that operates with spring or counter-weight door fittings. You can choose from many different materials, and this type of door takes up the least amount of headspace.
How much does an automatic garage door cost?
Short answer: It depends! To answer the question, how much does an automatic garage door cost? We need to consider a few things. First, which type of automatic garage door are you after? Second, how big is your garage? And thirdly, what materials is your automatic garage door made of? These factors will all influence the automatic garage door cost. A garage door and automatic opener are priced separately. We can add an automatic opener to your existing door.
The fastest way to get a price is to contact a local company like Eastern Garage Doors and ask for an obligation free quote.
Who should install your automatic garage door?
Choosing a reputable company like Eastern Garage Doors to install your new automatic garage door is a wise choice. Getting your door installed by a professional will ensure that the door is installed correctly and to a high standard.
Because your garage door is the largest moving object in your home, installing it is highly technical. Using a professional company for installation is a safer option. The last thing you want is to sustain an unnecessary injury by trying to do it yourself. In some cases, incorrect installation can also void warranties. Save yourself time, money and a big headache by letting us install your door for you!
How do I get rid of my old automatic garage door?
The majority of professional garage door installers will remove your old garage door for an additional fee.
Which automatic garage door brands do you recommend?
We recommend Taurean, Steel-line, Gliderol and B&D. These are the garage doors we most frequently install and along with Merlin garage door openers we can offer you the complete package for your new garage door and opener.
How do I know which garage door opener will fit with my garage door?
When you purchase an automatic garage door, the garage door opener (or motor) comes separate from the garage door.
For a Roller Door, we have a range of Merlin garage door openers, depending on if you have a single or double roller door or even if you have a door that is exposed to the weather Merlin has a weatherproof roller door opener. They all have myQ compatible technology that allows you to schedule, monitor, receive alerts and control your garage door via an app on your iOS or Android devices. For extra-heavy large roller doors, we can use a Grico garage door opener that will handle the extra size.
For Sectional Doors and Tilt Doors, we also have a range of garage door openers that will suit your door in either the Merlin or Grifco range that are fast, quiet, secure and cater to any budget. They all have myQ compatible technology that allows you to schedule, monitor, receive alerts and control your garage door via an app on your iOS or Android devices. For extra-heavy large roller doors, we can use a Grico garage door opener that will handle the extra size.
Choose Eastern Garage Doors for your automatic garage door installation
We’ve been installing new automatic garage doors for Melbourne homeowners for over 25 years. Give us a call on 03 9812 3062 and chat with someone from our friendly team. We’d be happy to answer any of your questions, and give you a price on the automatic garage door cost.