How to fix a wonky/crooked/unbalanced up and over garage door

Posted on by Wessex Garage Doors Team Crooked garage door

All garage doors are specially designed to move smoothly during operation, ensuring the perfect balance when opening and closing. If your garage door is unstable during operation or when it is in the up position, there is a significant risk that the door may fall out of the track and fall onto anything in its … Continue reading

Garage Door Art

Posted on by Wessex Garage Doors Team Car garage door

While many choose to upgrade the decor inside their home by painting the rooms a different colour or investing in a painting, a design craze which has been emerging worldwide in recent years has been garage door artwork. From the weird and wonderful to the utterly jaw-dropping, the intricate and lifelike look of garage door … Continue reading

Garage Lighting Options

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During the darker winter months, lighting can make a great deal of difference for the ongoing use and functionality of your garage. These days, garages have become an important extension of our homes and living space, so the type of fixtures you choose will depend on the purpose of your garage and how often you … Continue reading

Garage door dimensions detailed

Posted on by Wessex Garage Doors Team Single and double garage door

One of the most common questions asked by our customers is, ‘What are the standard garage door dimensions?’ As garage door designs and the average size of homes and vehicles have changed over the years, so too have the standard garage door measurements. This article will help clarify the standard dimensions for single and double … Continue reading

Ingenious Garage Niceties

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Running an efficient household is the main priority for most homeowners, and the garage is no exception. While there are always new gadgets available to make your home a more convenient place to live, in some cases, the most simple solutions work the best. This article will serve to explain some of the top garage … Continue reading

British Businesses that started at home / garage

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While the story of building a multi-million pound corporation from a garage may sound like a Hollywood film, it in fact describes the humble beginnings of many globally successful companies such as Disney, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. While this may lead you to believe that garage and home business startups are predominantly an American concept, … Continue reading

My Garage Door Key Is Stuck In The Lock

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The last thing you need when rushing to work or dropping the kids off at school is for your key to break in the garage door lock. Before racing to call a locksmith to fix the problem in a panic, with patience and the correct tools you may be able to retrieve the key out … Continue reading

5 Ways To Improve The Appearance Of Your Garage

Posted on by Wessex Garage Doors Team Painting a garage door

When carrying out DIY tasks or renovating parts of a home, the garage is an area which is often overlooked. In fact, there are plenty of ways to update the appearance of your garage without breaking the bank, and since all the work is based outdoors, there’s no better time than now to improve its … Continue reading

Garage ‘yard’ sales in the UK

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From car boot and jumble sales to garage/yard sales and online marketplaces, there are a host of creative selling methods available for those wanting to clear out their cupboards and de-clutter their home to raise some extra money. This article will discuss the different ways Brits choose to trade their items and how popular garage … Continue reading

Is A Garage A Necessity Nowadays?

Posted on by Wessex Garage Doors Team Garage storage shelves

The concept of a traditional garage has changed over recent years; the idea of using a garage as a place to store vehicles isn’t as true as it once was, with many homeowners utilising this space for a host of purposes. Whether you want to add another room to your home, need extra storage space … Continue reading