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Clyde Roller Shutter Garage Doors

The Clyde electric roller shutter garage door has to be one of the neatest garage door solutions available with vertical opening and closing and no internal tracking mechanism required inside the garage at all. This provides you with more room on your driveway and the option for additional storage space above where a standard up & over door would open. You can also park right up to the door, outside or inside and still operate it. The whole door will usually roll into a size of about 300 x 300mm in a position behind, underneath or in front of the garage lintel. With an almost limitless selection of colours and woodgrain finishes as well as most doors being made to order the roller door is a garage door worth looking at. The roller garage door is the most diverse type of door in terms of installation positioning and can be installed on practically any shape or size of garage door opening. Over the last 10 or so years the higher specification double skin aluminium roller garage door has been reducing in price until now it is very favourable compared to the single skin steel roller garage door. This is only the case when comparing remote control garage doors however as the aluminium roller door is only available as electric operation. Some careful consideration must be given however to the specification of the insulated roller garage door as there are many doors manufactured that do not meet the stringent CE regulations in the UK so are technically 'illegal'.

All Clyde roller garage doors are usually made to fit your opening perfectly with no particular stock sizes available. The ideal installation is normally mounting the door internally to give the maximum width and height when open but a roller door can fit in between and even externally of your structural opening with an optional hood enclosure to protect the curtain whilst remaining visually appealing. There are very few applications when a roller door will not fit and the only compromise is that the design of all the different types is always going to be horizontal lines. 

Benefits of a CLYDE Roller Shutter Garage Door

  • Excellent security offered by the design of the door itself.
  • Rubber seal to the bottom of the curtain to prevent dust, leaves, mice, etc. entering the garage.
  • Convenient remote control access as standard
  •  Smooth opening and closing at the press of a button
  • Excellent thermal and sound insulation
  •  Automatic door locking on closure
  • More width and head room is gained when original up and over timber frame is removed.
  • No out-swing increases space at the front of the garage for your car
  • Photo-electric safety device
  • Low maintenance – never needs painting

Applications

The roller garage door is the most versatile of doors as it can be manufactured to almost any size or colour (certain slat types only).

As the roller garage door rises vertically this means it can be installed behind any shape of structural opening such as archways, etc. Another very useful application is when a garage has a particularly high ceiling or when tracks into the garage would be running in front of a side door or similar obstruction.

There are very few applications when a rolling door will not fit and the only compromise is that the design of all the different types is always going to be horizontal lines.

Security

Most roller shutter doors are very secure as standard with manual versions having sliding bars internally locking into the side channels and remote control doors using various different locking devices held from the barrel that the curtain is attached to. Some are far more effective than others in attempted forced entry from the bottom of the door curtain.

The UK's's first police and insurance approved remote control garage door

Installation

Fitting Inside the Opening.  Typical installation position, when fitted like this the maximum width and height is normally achieved although a loss of garage length has to be considered.

Fitting Behind the Opening.  Typical installation position, when fitted like this the maximum width and height is normally achieved although a loss of garage length has to be considered.

Fitting In between the Opening.  This position is quite normal but will not give such a wide drive through width or height when open.

Fitting Outside the Opening. This is unusual but gives maximum length, width and height in most cases. A complete hood cover is required to protect the curtain roll and this will need powder coating along with the guides and endplates to complete the visual appearance.

Safety

A superb, standard safety feature of our roller doors is the inclusion of an integrated, infra-red photo electric safety beam which enables the door to stop automatically and return it to the opening position should an unwanted obstruction be detected in the zone of the doors path. This feature, a distinct advantage over other bottom rail devices, works by detecting the obstruction before it touches the door, thus preventing possible damage to the unit, or injury.

Safety is a fundamental concern in the continuing development of the range. All Clyde's roller doors are fully CE compliant and come as standard with Safety Edge collision detection and Anti-Fallback devices where required. Infra red beams on their own as a safety device are not legal!!

Remote Control Operation

With the benefit of our superb remote control system, gone are the days of having to reluctantly get out of your car to struggle with the garage door when the heavens are opening or the wind is trying to knock you off your feet. By using one of the two stylish compact handsets with key fob we supply with each unit, you can now open and close the garage door without having to leave the warmth and comfort of your vehicle.

Optional extras, including outputs for the connection of a separate 240 volt courtesy light as well as an internal push button or key switch are also available.

Style

Wide range of low maintenance colours, including textured woodgrain finishes to exactly match the latest generation of UPVC windows and doors. Tough paint finishes withstand daily knocks and bumps

Colour Range

Our surface finishes are available in a wide selection of colours to beautifully complement your existing windows and front door. Choose from:

White, Beige, Purple Red, Silver, Golden Oak, Black, Green Fir, Cream, Dark Brown, Dark Beige & Dark Blue.

Space Saving

A tight coiling curtain design and discreet optional box covers maximize the drive-through height of your garage - ideal for larger vehicles such as 4x4s or people carriers. There is no intrusion into overhead storage space within the garage, and without the kick out of traditional 'up and over' doors you can park safely inches from the door.

Insulation

Insulated foam-filled slats, combined with superior guide rail inserts, bottom slat rubber seals and a curtain that finishes higher than competitor designs.

help increase energy efficiency and reduce heating costs, with a typical U value of 5.2 W/m2 K. Security

Automatic anti-lift locking and receiver units featuring rolling-code technology ensure there is no other insulated roller door available to match its security feature.

Peace of Mind

Each roller garage door is backed by a comprehensive two year guarantee covering all manufactured parts. In addition, the motor is supplied with a full five year manufacturer’s warranty.

 

A superb, standard safety feature of our garage doors is the integrated, infra-red safety beam which stops the door  automatically and returns to the opening position should an obstruction be detected in the doors path. A distinct advantage over other bottom rail devices, detecting the obstruction before it touches the door, preventing damage or injury.