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Sectional doors are one of the most popular types of garage doors that are relatively new on the market today. Sectional doors are formed from a series of panels that slide up and over your head when opened. They are typically constructed out of either steel, aluminium, copper or polythene. 
 
Sectional doors usually occupy the same amount of internal garage space as a standard single panel door, but they have a number of distinct advantages over less innovative models. In this article, we share several of the benefits of a sectional door style. 
Our garages are part of our homes. We like to presume that when we’re home, we’re safe from break-ins, but unfortunately, it’s not always the case. In fact, garage doors are often a weak point of the home because people forget to secure them. As much as 10% of burglaries begin through the garage, not due to any inherent risk in the security of garage doors, but just because people often forget to do their due diligence after installation to keep their property safe. 
One brown garage door on white house with trees in the sun.
A garage often serves as a forgotten-about space, and usually just ends up being just an additional storage space for your home, even though it shouldn’t be. This often means that many aspects of your garage can fall into disrepair as it isn’t a room you would first think of to tidy up, decorate or maintain. 
A garage often serves as a forgotten-about space, and usually just ends up being just an additional storage space for your home, even though it shouldn’t be. This often means that many aspects of your garage can fall into disrepair as it isn’t a room you would first think of to tidy up, decorate or maintain.
There’s no doubt about it, garages are undoubtedly some of the most chaotic and cluttered spaces in our homes and usually tend to get messier as the year goes on. That’s why at Zenith Doors, we believe the New Year is the perfect time to take a look at your garage and put some improvements in place to ensure you can use the space as effectively as possible in the coming months. Here are just six garage improvement ideas for 2019: 
Different tools that are usually kept in a garage laid out on a piece of paper.
Whether you are experiencing problems with your domestic garage doors or industrial doors, you will want to get the issue fixed as quickly as possible to ensure your doors resume their normal function and remain in good working order. But for many home and business owners, making a call-out to a qualified engineer is often seen as a last resort predominantly due to fear of delays or the potential cost of using the service. 
 
While attempting to fix your door yourself may seem like the better option at first, an emergency call-out may be far more beneficial in the long-term and could ultimately help to save your door for several reasons: 
As with industrial doors, there is a huge variety of domestic garage doors available on the current market, meaning for homeowners, establishing which design is best for them can be challenging. While several factors that can influence the style of garage door you choose, understanding each of the different designs is the first step in the selection process. To ensure you know what’s what, we’ve put together a brief guide to domestic garage doors: 
Two adjacent garage doors made from dark wood with an overhead canopy
While the winter weather can cause several problems in the home, garages are perhaps the most vulnerable areas to be hit by the cold and wet weather. Not only can harsh temperatures cause damage to garage exteriors, but they can also permeate inside, resulting in problems such as damp, rust and even ruined possessions. To ensure your garage remains protected from the cold, we’ve put together five useful tips to help you prepare your garage for winter: 
A tree covered in snow in front of some garages and a building
With such a broad range of different designs available on the current market, choosing the right garage doors can be a somewhat overwhelming task for many homeowners. To ensure you make the right choice and select the best doors for your garage, we’ve listed some crucial points to consider when making your decision: 
A brown manual operated roller garage door
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