What type of garage door do I have?
What do I need to automate my Garage Door?
When you submit a Quote Request online or call us to get a quote, we
will ask you what type of garage door do you have. Many of our Customers
do not actually do not know. This is totally understandable. We will now
attempt to describe each door type to help you identify what garage door
There are 3 common type of garage doors:
ROLLER GARAGE DOORS
As the name suggests, a Roller Door rolls up into 1 big roll up the top
when it opens.
This picture shows an example how a Roller Door looks like externally.
Roller Door - External View .
SECTIONAL / OVERHEAD GARAGE DOORS
Sectional Doors have 4 or 5 panels join together internally. A Sectional
Door has tracks on the sides and springs up the top at the front of the
door (front mount springs). A Sectional Door opens straight up, wheels
rolling on tracks and the panels go up against your garage ceiling. This
picture shows an example of the inside of a Sectional Door
Sectional Door - Internal View
TILT / 1 PIECE GARAGE DOORS
Tilt or Tilted garage doors are also called ‘1 Piece’ doors.
The entire door is in one piece of colorbond or timber. When opens, a
Tilt door swings outwards and the top of the panel goes into the garage.
A Tilt doors usually have arms and springs towards the front.
Tilt Door - with Arms & Springs
If you are still unsure about what type of garage door you have, feel
free to contact our Rep on (02) 9723 0953 for further