Side Hung Garage Doors

These type of garage doors are hinged pairs that open sideways.

Side hung garage doors – advantages

  • A handy door type when using your garage regularly to access appliances.
  • In addition to timber and fibreglass, powder-coated galvanised steel doors are available that don’t require painting.
  • Insulated and very secure, modern side-hung doors are much improved over traditional single-skin or timber side-hung doors.
  • Electric door openers can be used with this door type.

Side hung garage doors – disadvantages

  • It can take longer to park your car in the garage if you open the doors manually.
  • Drive space is needed in front of the doors to allow them to swing open.
  • Upward-sloping driveways are not suitable for outwards opening side-hung doors.
  • Side hung door colours (timber). Colours of steel doors can be found in the Garador brochure.

We are experts at supplying and fitting side-hung garage doors from the leading garage door manufacturers.

To book a no-obligation home visit with one of our garage door experts, or to receive a free brochure, call us on 01246 238000 or email