This is one of the most important factors to consider when considering the replacement of your old garage door. However, the replacement cost of a garage door relies on a number of factors such as the type of the preferred garage door, the size of the area in which the door will be installed and lots more. To get a more accurate estimate of the replacement cost you also have to consider the cost of removing the old garage door and the mechanism, the price of disposing the old garage door from the premise, the cost of installing a new sub frame and a new door panel, cost of the new operating mechanism and modern locking installation as well as the cost of purchasing and installing the new garage door. Here, we are only going to look at the purchase and installation cost of the new asset.
Today, there are a wide range of garage doors to choose from such as sectional, rollers, up and down, side sliding ( round the corner) and side hinged. They also come with varying materials which plays a significant role in the cost of the item such as steel, timber, aluminium, PVC and more. Furthermore, several garage doors include the option of being controlled electronically.
Generally, garage doors will cost between £300 to £5000, and include a price with the range of £150 to £1000 for the ones that can be operated electronically. With that in mind, the remaining cost would be that of the professional installer and that should be between £150 to £250 a person per day. For the labour, you can expect the installation of your new garage door to be completed within 3 to 6 hours (although an electric or specialist door may take longer installation time than the conventional or manual ones).