What to Consider When Buying A New Garage Door

What to Consider When Buying A New Garage Door

With so many options on the market, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed and not know how to choose the best garage door to meet your needs. So, in this post, we’ve put together a list of a few key things to consider to help you make the best decision.


As expected, the cost of your garage door is likely to be a very important and possibly deciding factor in some cases. The cost of a new garage door can vary depending on factors including the size, mechanisms and materials. We’d always recommend getting the best materials and quality for your budget. 


Whether it’s for your home or business, you will want to choose a door that provides optimum security for your property. A good quality door is likely to offer a higher level of security and ultimately offer you peace of mind. 

Style & Aesthetics 

Although this might not seem all that important, you will still want to choose a door that suits the exterior of your home or property. You can select from a range of colours, styles, materials and finishes, so you can ensure the door you’ve chosen is exactly what you want. Within the style choices, you’ll want to consider whether you want an electric or manual door, both have their advantages. 


No matter what kind of door you choose, an often overlooked aspect is the time and cost of any ongoing maintenance it might require. Naturally, some garage doors require more maintenance than others and it might not be work you can complete yourself. This is something to take into consideration when you’re selecting your garage door. 


Possibly what ends up being the most important thing for many people is the amount of convenience that a garage door can provide them. An electric door offers the ability to open and close via a remote meaning you never need to get out of the car or house. It is also much more accessible for people of different abilities.

Contact Us

Whether you’re looking to replace an existing door or to add an entirely new one, we offer a complete range of options. For more information or a free quote, contact our team at Kirby Garage Doors on 0116 299 9145

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