Pennine Garage Doors recently fitted this classic Georgian style Hormann garage door for a customer in Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port. Chosen to match the house window design.
The old door was removed, as well as all the old timber frame (which we removed from site), leaving us with just the brickwork opening. Then we can clean up the brickwork of any old paint and sealants. We see a lot of jobs where this isn't done and you can see the remains of sealant or paint from the old door on the brickwork. We always try to minimize this happening as it only ruins the look of your nice new door.
The new Hormann canopy door comes in it's own sturdy steel frame. Once the door is fitted, we then use upvc trims around the frame to give a neat finish and seal around the job with a sealant colour that best matches the brickwork. We avoid using white sealant on brickwork as you tend to see a wobbly line where the mortar lines are, darker colours help to avoid the sealant from standing out. This job was sealed up in a neutral "buff" brown colour.
The door is operated manually with very little effort and is simple to clean and maintain. As the door is made of steel with upvc surrounding trims, the whole surface can be easily cleaned with soapy water to keep everything looking brand new. This also means than no more painting is required, phew!