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Whether you're looking to upgrade your home, save money on energy costs or just want a new look for your garage door, it's important to understand the pros and cons of repairing versus replacing it. If you need to replace the door entirely, there are many factors to consider—including cost, materials and appearance. If you're considering replacing an old garage door, here are some questions to ask yourself:

A side hung garage door (also known as hinged door) is the perfect solution for your garage. It offers a wide range of benefits including an attractive appearance, ease of use, excellent security and does not take up space inside or outside the garage.


Garages are one of the most important parts of all of our properties. Not only do they make sure our vehicles are safe, but they are also used as an entrance for many households. A garage door can also keep your garage as secure as possible from any potential intruders and ensure that both your home and car are secure. Since the garage door of the home is opened and closed regularly, it can be subject to extensive levels of wear and tear. This makes their regular inspection and maintenance absolutely pivotal.

When you’re looking to invest in a new garage door, the number of options available to you can be overwhelming at times. Remotely operated systems, rollers, sectionals, retractable, side hung; which is the best to choose? There are advantages and disadvantages that come with all these styles of garage door, but many homeowners forget about wood. Because of this fact, we have put together a number of benefits relating to wooden garage doors from Hipwoods.

As a homeowner, you might not consider your garage as something that requires preventative forms of maintenance. Garage door operating systems are often neglected by homeowners because they often don’t think of these as something that needs maintaining! It’s remarkably easy to overlook, but is something you might be using every day around the home. The garage door is something that keeps the family safe year-round, so it stands to reason that it should be maintained like any other part of your home. Below we outline the importance of maintaining the garage door and why you need to be maintaining yours!