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Garage Side Doors
About our garage side doors
Match your main garage door with our great range
If you’ve got a large garage and want to have access through a pedestrian door as well as your main garage door, then you’ve come to the right place. Our garage side doors are a great practical option for nipping in and out of your space, without compromising on your security. And, whatever main garage door you own, you’ll be able to match it – whether it’s steel, roller or ribbed.
How side doors work
If you need regular access to your garage for storage, as a utility room or for parking your vehicle, a garage side door is absolutely essential. Built to last and withstand everything from bad weather to break-in attempts, our customers love the ease and simplicity of a pedestrian garage side door. Don’t forget to ask us about our colours and finishes – including timber doors – with endless options for your taste and budget.
Benefits of side doors for your garage
With a pedestrian garage side door, the benefits keep on coming. Not only will you find it much more convenient to install one, but you’ll keep your garage’s security – and potential insulating properties – intact. Here’s what our customers love about this type of door.
Choose from steel, timber, composite or uPVC
Enjoy safety and security
42mm thick, to allow for thermal efficiency
Wide variety of colours and finishes
Our garage side door brands
When you shop with ABi, you can be confident you’re investing in the best. We work with Hörmann, a leading manufacturer in the sphere, to give you outstanding quality and value. With these pedestrian garage side doors, you can expect: A maintenance-free finish that never needs to be painted, and has great longevity, security as standard, where break-in resistant RC2 locks feature a 3-point system, testing to real-life stress conditions, as well as European standard 13241, 3-way adjustable hinges and concealed hinges available and Insulation up to an incredible 60mm thickness. Because Hörmann offers a full spectrum of garage doors, you can mix and match – so your side garage door can complement or contrast.
Frequently Asked Questions
About side garage doors
Why choose this type of door?
These kinds of doors are often called personnel doors, because they’re specifically designed for one-person access. They allow you to get in and out of your garage without retracting your entire garage door – handy for people who often need to get access. Best of all, you can match your main garage door for a seamless and stylish finish.
Can I get an insulated side garage door?
Yes – and it’s definitely something we’d recommend. You’d be amazed at the difference it makes to your space when your doors are property insulated, and the same can be said for the main garage door too. In our range, we can offer insulation up to 60mm.
What do garage side doors cost?
Personnel doors are incredibly useful and convenient, so for many of our customers, the benefit will always outweigh the cost. However, it’s good to know that they’re an affordable option, and we’ll work with you to get the best for your budget. As with any product at ABi, you can also choose to upgrade with hardware, different finishes and other extras that may add to the overall price, but we can advise you on this better during a home visit.
Which finishes do you offer?
We use the RAL colour system, with popular shades including light ivory, moss green and light grey. We also have plenty of grain finishes to choose from – like golden oak and rosewood. Even our solid timber side garage doors come in designs like ribbed and panelled.
Why choose ABi for my replacement garage door?
Here are five reasons we think we’d be a great match for your personnel door project:
– Quality: By working with the best names and offering premium products, you’ll have peace of mind that your door is built to last.
– Value: From budget options to all the bells and whistles, customise your door to get the best value without breaking the bank.
– Expertise: Family-run, and with more than 30 years in the sector, you can trust ABi to do the job well. We only work with NVQ-level technicians trained in asbestos awareness and other elements of health and safety.
– Design: Want a brighty-coloured steel side garage door? No problem. Or prefer a natural timber style? It’s done. With ABi, you’ll get the perfect fit for your home.
– Recognition: We’re DHF members, CERTASS certified and Which? Trusted Traders, so leave it to us.
Side Door Brochures
View our range of side doors through our brochure section to find out more information on our side door products.
Raising Standards, Advancing Safety
We’re members of the Door & Hardware Federation and comply with the latest advice on safety and standards.
Types of side doors available
Because we have such a large selection of garage doors available, it makes sense that we bring that breadth of choice to our garage side doors, too. Not only can you pick the material your door is built from, but you can also consider colour and finish. Here’s more about what’s available.
Wooden: Timber doors endure year after year – not just in terms of trends, but in their solid construction. Our customers love their attractive grain and they also stand up to poor weather.
Steel: This material is known for being water-resistant and able to guard against weathering. It can be lighter than a timber door and needs no maintenance.
UPVC: Energy efficient, durable and low-maintenance, these are a good all-rounder for most garages.
Composite: Composite doors are commonly used on the front, back or side of your property, but they can also be used as a side door to your garage, offering more security and insulation with more design options available.