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Extending above the garage – increase the value of your property by up to 20%.

Thermo46 Steel Entrance Door

Converting the space above your garage can increase the value of your property by up to 20%. In terms of ‘adding value’ it is often one of the most cost effective solutions, as a lot of the structural work is already there and you usually don’t need to dig any new foundations. The mark of a property is often judged in bedrooms and increasing the count from three to four can often provide surprising jumps in value, particularly if it involves adding another en suit bathroom at the same time.
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Manchester’s Albert’s Schloss bar receive Hormann ALR67 Sectional doors from ABi Garage Doors

Manchester's Albert's Schloss bar Hormann Sectional Doors

ABi Doors has recently provided two, fully glazed, Hörmann ALR67 Thermo industrial sectional doors for the brand new Albert’s Schloss bar in Manchester.

Billed as a ‘Bier Palace & Cook Haus’ and situated in the heart of Manchester’s Peter Street, the Grade II listed building has recently received a £3.5 million conversion by the recently formed Mission Mars group. A dream team whose ranks include Joel Wilkinson and Adelaide Winter of the Trof Group and Revolution Bar founders Roy Ellis and Neil Macleod.
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Hormann host fundraising event this week

Hormann Dealer Week Alzheimer’s Society

ABi Garage Doors is supporting the Hörmann (UK) Ltd fundraising event to help raise awareness of the Alzheimer’s Society, its charity partner.

The event, which is promoted by fellow dealers in their network, takes place from Monday 5th October to Friday 9th October. During ‘Dealer Week’ Hörmann will donate £50 for every one of its RollMatic, sectional garage door, industrial sectional SPU, F42 and SB rolling shutters ordered.
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Hormann Updates September 2015

Insulated Double-Leaf Side Hinged Garage Doors

Hormann Insulated Side Hinged Garage Doors

Hörmann have updated their range of double –leaf side hinged doors. The doors are now supplied preassembled as one unit instead of three separate pieces. Hörmann have also updated the hinges on these doors and all double-leaf side hinged doors are now supplied with flag hinges as opposed to barrel hinges.
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Working with D & J Poulter Building Contractors to install a Hormann LPU40 Insulated 42mm sectional door in Leeds

Hormann LPU40 Golden Oak

The Brief

D & J Poulter Building Contractors were undertaking a garage extension project and required an insulated garage door to be installed. The door needed to match the existing entrance doors and windows and also compliment the architecture of the property.
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Electric garage door safety and legislation

Electric Garage Door Safety

A garage door is usually the largest and heaviest moving part of any home and as with any large moving object there are a number of potential risks and hazards associated with it. Safety legislation and garage door technology has, however, come a long way in recent years and most of the risks have been effectively minimised.
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Over 400 new homes planned for North Yorkshire

400 New Homes in York

Plans have been submitted for over 431 new homes in North Yorkshire with two major developments proposed in the Selby area. Hodgson’s Gate Development have applied to build 270 new homes on land in Sherburn-in-Elmet, promising “a mix of housing types including starter and family homes to meet the needs of existing and future residents”.
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All you need to know about electric garage doors

All you need to know about electric garage doors

Electric garage doors, or to use their proper name, electrically operated automatic garage doors, first started to appear in America in the 1930’s but it wasn’t until after the second world war that electric garage doors were becoming commercially available. By the 1970’s garage door automation systems were looking something like the products we would recognise today.
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Transfering the code from an existing BiSecur transmitter to a new BiSecur transmitter

Transfering the code from an existing BiSecur transmitter to a new BiSecur transmitter

Info Sheet: ABi011 – Transfering the code from an existing BiSecur transmitter to a new BiSecur transmitter
Series 3 Hand Transmitters

Please note: To transfer the code from one hand transmitter to another, the signal strength needs to be very strong. This means the units need to be very close together and have a good battery power.
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