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Fully automatic Hörmann made to measure LPU40 insulated Georgian design sectional door, including a low headroom kit, installed in Pannal, Harrogate.

Hormann S Panel Installed in Harrogate

The Brief

A customer wanted a new garage door and to ‘smarten up’ their garage. The fascia boards and frame were looking a little tired and they wanted the front replacing at the same time as the door. The garage had limited headroom and a non standard size width.
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Hörmann fully automatic Countess design retractable Plus door installed in Harrogate.

Hormann Up and Over Countess Retractable Plus

The Brief

We were approached by a customer who could not fit their vehicle through the garage opening. The garage had two existing single Henderson garage doors.
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A History of Hörmann Garage Doors

Hormann RollMatic History

Hörmann Garage Doors are in the process of celebrating 80 years of trading. In that time they have changed the way people think about their garage doors, improved the style and implemented technology into the opening and closing process.

Below we have a look at their history and discover why they have become one of the most recognisable garage door manufacturers in the world.
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An external installation in Bradford – Hörmann RollMatic made to measure aluminium insulated roller door

Hormann RollMatic Made to Measure Aluminium Insulated Roller Door

The Brief

This customer wanted to replace their existing roller door. The door had been in use for quite a few years and was, unfortunately, beyond economical repair. The existing door was mounted on the outside of the garage opening. Known as an ‘external roller door’ this type of installation is useful if there is very limited headroom inside the garage to install the roller door mechanism. It allows the full height of the opening to be utilised.
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UK dealers among the first to visit Hörmann’s flagship factory

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(James and Luke from ABi Garage Doors set off for Germany.)

Hörmann recently invited us along on a trip to Germany, to spend some time looking round their Ichtershausen and Brandis factories.

The visit was extremely informative and it was amazing to see the scale of their operation and attention to detail that Hörmann demonstrates; not only in their product development but in their production processes.

Whilst we think our product knowledge is second to none, seeing firsthand how the products are manufactured and assembled gave us a valuable insight into the finer details of these doors.

Here is Hörmann’s official press release for the trip;
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Peter Holmes Developments commission ABi Garage Doors to install a Hormann LPU40 medium ribbed design 42mm Insulated sectional garage door in Halifax

Hormann LPU40 Insulated Sectional Garage Door

The Brief

Peter Holmes Developments required a sectional door for a new build property in Halifax. The garage featured natural stone construction with a smooth head and jambs. The installation needed to ensure that the aesthetic of the property was maintained and we needed to make sure that none of the internal blockwork was exposed.
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Hormann 2004 Georgian design retractable plus door installed in Bradford

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The Brief

We were contacted by a customer who wanted to replace their existing manual up and over garage door. They were in the process of renovating the front of their concrete garage and wanted a new automatic door. Up and over garage doors come in two ‘flavours’ – canopy and retractable. Often older manual doors will be using canopy door gear. Canopy door gear is not as easy to automate and the mechanism required reduces the drive through height.
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Manor House Developments commission ABi Garage Doors to install Hormann RollMatic automatic aluminium roller doors in Leeds

Hormann Manual RollMatic Made to Measure Aluminium Insulated Roller Door

The Brief

Manor House Developments approached us to supply and install a number of garage doors for an ongoing development in Rawdon, Leeds. The prestigious project featured contemporary architecture and Manor House wanted to ensure the doors complimented the aesthetics of the project.
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Three Different Design Appearances for a Hormann RollMatic Garage Door

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The appearance of a garage door is always a major selling point to the consumer. It needs to look good and conform to current window colours and designs. Now however, looking good doesn’t need to restrict its ability to provide other additional benefits.
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