Commonly Asked Questions About Garage Doors

At Power Doors, we have been providing quality garage door installations and repairs to Glasgow, the central belt, and the west coast for over 20 years.

Garage Door Experts

With an experienced and professional team, we are garage door experts. The most important part of each installation, is that the customer gets the garage door service they want and pay for, and quality is at the forefront of our service. 

Commonly Asked Garage Door Questions:

As garage door experts, we come across a lot of common questions so we thought we would post some answers to help more people get closer to the perfect garage door for their home.


What kind of garage door do I have?

Usually, the type of garage door you have is clear from how the door opens. If the door rolls up under the frame when open, it will be a roller door.If the door stays in line and rises up to sit atop the garage roof, it is an up and over. Typically however, manufacturers will place descriptive stickers on the doors with all relevant information such as model numbers to help clearly show what type of garage door it is. 

How much does a new garage door cost?

The cost of a new garage door installation will depend on the type of door, existing door foundations, and the dimensions of preparing and installing the door. To receive an estimate on how much installing a new garage door would cost, we have a free quote form to review your requirements.

What type of garage door is the cheapest?

Typically a steel garage door will come in as the cheapest Steel is lower maintenance and more generic in design and style. A wooden door for example, which is entirely unique, will be more expensive.

What is the best door for a garage?

The best new garage door is the one that matches both your needs and wants. A steel door is beneficial as it is cheaper to buy and install, however may lack the aesthetic look of other types of garage doors. Different styles of door, and different operation mechanisms are entirely personal. For a big family for example, an electric door is beneficial for safety and for hands-free remote operation. 

Is replacing a garage door worth it?

Garage door replacements are absolutely worth it. A new garage door can help insulate your home, helping to lower heating and energy costs. It can also provide enhanced security to your home. If a garage door needs to be repaired, often the repairs and parts can be expensive and more frequent, while a new garage door from Power Doors is under warranty for many years for peace of mind. 

How to insulate a garage door?

Insulated garage doors are extremely beneficial, particularly in the current financial and weather climates. Insulated garage doors can keep not just the garage warmer, but the whole home. A garage is a frequent escape hatch for warm air when connected to a home, even with closed doors. Reflective foil insulation or a rigid foam insulation are good initial options however don’t offer long term or efficient solutions to heat loss. A replacement is usually the best way to insulate your garage door as technology improves heat retention and insulation. 

Why Choose Power Doors?

With decades of experience in fitting, repairing, and maintaining garage doors, we’ve seen it all, from tricky new installations to huge repair works. Safety and quality are staples of our garage door services, and we have a reputation for excellent standards of work. Don’t just take our word for it - read what our customers say about our service! 

If you are looking for a garage door repair, or to have a new garage door installed, contact us today to arrange a quote and to schedule an appointment. 

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At Power Doors, we offer a wide range of garage doors as well as maintenance and repair solutions. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation quote or to discuss garage door repair options.

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