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How to Pick the Right Garage Door


Whether you’re building, renovating or refreshing the look of your home, a new garage door is a great opportunity to give a breath of fresh air to your home. A garage door plays a major role defining a home’s aesthetic and ‘street appeal’ and it can influence overall value. When it comes to choosing a garage door, it is important you find the perfect mix of design and functionality for your budget. With so many choices and possibilities, picking out the right garage door for your home can be a little overwhelming so we’ve put together a guide to help you get started.

Come into our Showroom

Start off your decision-making by talking to the experts. Visit our Showroom in the Ballina Industrial Estate and speak with our dedicated consultants who know the entire B&D Garage Door range like the back of their hand. Our team will put you on the track right and answer any questions you may have about design and installation. There’s nothing better than seeing something in person, especially when you’re trying to colour match; we have samples of every style, colour and material of garage door to help you make the most informed choice you can.  

Use B&D’s ‘Design Your Own Door’ tool

You can now see what your home would look like with different garage doors. With B&D Garage Doors Design Centre Online Visualiser, you can explore door options on using a photo of your own home. Experiment with style, material and colour to help narrow down your favourite looks.

Find Inspiration

To see all the doors we’ve built and installed, check out our portfolio and our Facebook and Instagram accounts. You’ll see what other locals are choosing for their homes. Popular choices include:

You’ll be amazed at the garage doors you can find using hashtags on social media. There are thousands of incredible builds, both modern and traditional, that really demonstrate the impact a garage door can have on a home. There are some clever ideas out there, from hidden doors to custom builds for all types of houses around the world. Explore using the hashtag #garagedoors or #moderngaragedoors.

Look at Brochures

By now you might have narrowed your choice down to a select few, so it’s time to get into the details and specifics e.g., colours, profiles, windows, panel configurations etc. At C&M Garage Doors, we’re proud to be the North Coast’s only B&D Garage Doors Accredited Dealer. This means, all the doors we build and instal are manufactured by B&D. You can download B&D product brochures on our website which will step you through consideration you need to make about selected styles of garage doors.

You’ll also want to consider upgrades, accessories and automation options including the Smart Phone Control Kit, Controll-A-Door locking functions, high wind protection and other cool add-ons.

Decide on a Garage Door

Once you have decided on the perfect garage door for your home, call us to get the ball rolling. Our dedicated team will come out to your place for a free measure and quote. From there we will take care of you throughout the entire process; from order through to the installation of your new garage door. Once your new door is installed, we can provide annual servicing to keep things operating as they should…and don’t forget to register your warranty!

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