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Garage Security and Home Automation is Easier Than You Think

Posted on 26th July 2019

Imagine living in a home that is designed to make your life easier. When people think of smart homes, they often think about automating the inside of their home — controlling their heating and electronics remotely. But did you know that your garage door can become a part of your smart home, too? In this article, we’ll show you how easy it is to augment your garage door with some cutting edge smart home tech to make your day-to-day life even easier. Can I really operate my garage door with my smartphone? You can! But first, you’ll need the right equipment….

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How Much Does a Garage Door Cost?

Posted on 18th June 2019

Price is one of the most important considerations to make when making any purchase or, should that be value for money is the most important thing to take into consideration? It is easy to go for the cheapest price but as we all know, cheap doesn’t always mean the best of quality. Garage door prices vary due to a number of factors and it is always important to make sure the prices you are getting are for a similar product and components, and in this article, we want to highlight what is included in the cost of Rollerdor garage doors. Things…

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Why Have My Roller Garage Door Locking Straps Broken?

Posted on 14th May 2019

When there’s a fault with any component in your roller garage door, it’s tough to know exactly what went wrong, why it happened or what you should do to fix the issue. We often speak to our customers about the purpose of locking straps, in particular, and in this article, we’re looking at what this component does, how it functions, why it might break and what should be done in case of a breakage. How do locking straps work? Locking straps are an integral component of a roller garage door. They are constructed from high quality, hinged plastic rectangles. The straps…

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5 Signs That Your Garage Door Needs Replacing – Infographic

Posted on 30th March 2019

Sometimes, it’s wiser to start afresh rather than stick with what you already have. When something breaks, you can usually choose to repair it or replace it; depending on the damage or the nature of the issue, you might find that replacing is more cost-effective and safer. When it comes to a garage door, there are some instances where it’s more prudent to replace rather than repair. In this piece, we’re looking at 5 signs that it’s time to replace your garage door with a brand new one.   Outdated design Your garage door might have been perfect over a decade…

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Five Reasons Why You Should Choose a Sectional Garage Door

Posted on 28th March 2019

With a brand new range of sectional garage doors being added to the Rollerdor repertoire, we thought it’d be useful to take a deeper look into the multitude of benefits sectional doors bring to your home. If you’re thinking of updating your old garage door, or are renovating your garage space and need a new door to match the redesign, read on to see if a sectional door is for you.   Any size, any shape opening Our sectional doors fit behind your garage opening, so the shape of the aperture is irrelevant – great news for anyone with a unique-shaped…

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Why Garage Door Insulation Matters

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Since the start of 2019, the weather has taken every opportunity to leave us wondering ‘what’s next’? With storms Freya and Gareth whipping up ferocious winds, and the rain coming in torrents when we least expect it — not to mention various cold snaps — we’ve had a lot to put up with, and so have our garage doors! When the wind picks up and the rain lashes down, an older up and over garage door will find it hard to stand up against the elements, and part of this is down to insulation. In this article, we’re looking at the…

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