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Retractable Or Canopy Up and Over Garage Doors

Up and over garage doors, are the most common type of garage door in the UK and is ideal for those on a budget.

They are single panel doors and as their name suggests, they lift up and over, moving from vertical to horizontal position in one fluid movement. They are available with retractable or canopy fixing mechanisms. Retractable fixings bring the open door entirely inside the garage along horizontal rails near the garage roof. Canopy fixings consists of vertical rails, leaving the garage door to only partially retract into the garage, leaving a canopy extending above the top of the driveway. Our range includes those from market leading manufacturers Novoferm and Cardale garage doors.

There are many benefits of installing up and over garage doors which include;

  • Retractable doors, retreating inwards – ideal for smaller drives
  • A large range of designs available, from traditional to modern
  • Versatility, with a variety of sizes to suit your needs
  • Starting from £290 makes them ideal for those on a budget

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Up and Over Garage Door Prices

Canopy garage doors are the simplest of garage doors in form, with prices starting from £290, making them the best choice for those who want their garage to look good at a discount. These retractable doors have many benefits such as retreating inwards as they open, making them perfect for homes with small drives.

Our team of experts also offer a professional up and over garage door installation service. Not only that, up and over garage doors from WM Garage Doors are offered with a free no obligation quote and expert workmanship.

There is a huge range of designs for this product ranging from traditional to modern in style, with options including wood, fibreglass and metal.

A retractable door glides back into the garage as it opens on horizontal tracks. This design is ideal for automatic garage doors. A canopy door opens using a mechanism fitted into the door frame. When opened, this positions the door as a canopy over the garage door opening.

Our selection of up and over garage doors are not only easy to operate, they are also simple to maintain. These doors are manufactured in a choice of different materials. The up and over garage door design is also lightweight, making it ideal for people with limited strength or the elderly. Don’t forget that we offer the best price around and there are no hidden fees, ensuring we provide great value to everyone.

Additional information

Design Contemporary Garage Doors, Modern Garage Doors
Manufacturer Cardale, Hormann, Novoferm
Garage Door Colour Beige Garage Door, Black, Blue Garage Door, Brown Garage Door, Green Garage Door, Grey Garage Door, Ivory Garage Doors, Red, White
Materials Fibreglass, Metal, Wood
Size Large Garage Doors, Small Garage Doors
Number of Doors Double Garage Doors, Single Garage Doors, Triple Garage Doors

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What is the size of a standard up and over garage door?
Generally speaking, standard size up and over doors express their widths in increments of 6” starting at 6'6” wide up to 14'0' wide with increments of 12” after 9'0” wide. The heights are generally only 6'4”, 6'6” and 7'0” with some exceptions from certain manufacturers.
How much headroom do you need for an up and over garage door?
The average one piece up and over garage door doesn't need much headroom at all, maybe 2-3 inches at the most (50-75mm) nut if a remote control electric operator is required then the real problem as it is with many tracked doors is the length of the electric operator boom.
How much clearance does a roll up door need?
Rollup garage doors typically need 5 inches to 11 inches of sideways clearance.
What heights do garage doors come in?
Single garage doors typically range between 6ft to 10ft wide, and 6ft 6in to 7ft high.

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