The time required to fit a new garage door depends on the type of door and the installation’s complexity. Here are some common time frames:

  1. Single or Basic Doors: Installing a basic single manual garage door typically takes between 3 and 5 hours. This includes the removal of the old door, if applicable, and securing the new frame and door panels.

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  1. Double Doors: A double door installation may require up to 6 hours because of the increased size and structural adjustments needed.
  2. Automated or Electric Doors: Electric doors involve additional steps, such as installing and wiring the motor and sensors. These installations generally take 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Customization or Structural Work: If structural modifications, insulation, or customized automation features are involved, the fitting time can extend up to 2 days.
  4. Professional Team: Working with a reputable garage door installer with a skilled team often results in a quicker installation compared to smaller companies with fewer staff.

Proper planning and communication with the installer help ensure that the project is completed efficiently and on schedule.