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We will be operating with a reduced workforce in the office.

- Repairs, Installations and Surveys will be carried out professionally and in accordance with Covid-19 Safety Guidelines.

- Our showroom is Open by Appointment Only - this is to allow control of numbers and social distancing. Face masks will be mandatory.

Our Office has been arranged to ensure good social distancing practices can be maintained for our staff.

All staff will follow Government guidelines for Social Distancing between each other and customers. Hand Sanitiser and Anti-Bacterial wipes have been made available to everybody within the company.

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Garage Door Automation

Expert installations of garage door automation systems and automatic garage doors across Kent, Sussex and Surrey; beat the British weather and the mad dash for shelter!

Automating a new or existing garage door can be less expensive than you think. Why struggle with heavy garage doors in the wind and rain when you could simply press a transmitter button from the comfort of your car? Our experienced engineers will solve the problem by fully automating your garage doors so that you never need to struggle again. Automated garage doors gives you complete control over the access to your Kent garage and is quick and easy without the worry of leaving the comfort of your car.

Our garage doors are no less secure either! They boast the same security and durability as all manual models, but give you the ability to quickly and efficiently operate the garage door or roller shutter without the effort of leaving your vehicle and opening it manually. Especially during the winter, the last thing you want to do is get out of your car into the cold outside where it could be raining. An automatic garage door is the solution!

Garage Door Automation
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Operating the Garage Door from the comfort of the car
Operating the garage door with your phone

1st Choice offers Kent homeowners and commercial business owners the best in customer service and garage door installation services. We employ a fully trained team of automatic garage door fitters that have been working in the industry for many years so they know their stuff when installing a new shutter, roller or garage door.

A variety of automated garage doors available

Call us today to talk to Kent and Wrotham Heath's expert garage door fitters that will ensure that you get the perfect garage door that meets your expectations. Our full set of garage door automation services will give you the option of opening your door from the safety of your car.

Garage Door Automation Services



A smart way of opening your garage door!

We supply our automated garage doors with MCONNECT door control devices, making it quick and easy for you to open and close your garage door or roller shutter. All operated via the MCONNECT app on your smartphone or tablet (available on the IOS App Store and Google Play), this smart and efficient system allows you to have complete control over any doors, shutters or gates at your property! Everything you need, controlled via the push of a button from the comfort of your sofa or your vehicle! 


Garage door automation to suit your security shutter or garage door

Automatic garage doors are automated by a variety of operators. During a free property survey our installers will recommend the ideal electronic automation system and installation to fit your garage door operator.

There are a number of options when it comes to garage door automation, such as operators for heavy usage, automatic closing and various safety features. Standard boom operators are installed centrally at the top of the door fixture and simply push and pull the door up and down, whilst side mounted operators can be used if headroom is restricted.

It is horrible having to get out of your car during the rain, fiddle around with an umbrella to then have to manually open your garage door. With our automation options, your side hinged, roller, sectional or up and over doors and security shutters are able to be opened from the comfort of your vehicle.

All our automatic garage door operators have integral lights and in-built safety mechanisms to prevent risk of injury and damage to people or property. Compact hand transmitters are used to operate the door and these can be linked up to almost any other automated device, enabling the same transmitters to operate a host of electronic devices. Besides the convenience of door automation there are several more benefits, such as security, privacy and increased property exclusivity and value. Electric operators can be fitted for as little as £399 including VAT.

Designed to improve the look and feel of your property, our electronic garage door automation systems are an ideal choice for customers fed up with having problems with their garage door opening in the pouring rain. So if you would like a garage that is easy to use, looks great and allows you to stay dry, please do not hesitate to contact one of our helpful and highly experienced garage door fitters. 

Safety Edge Features Installed as Standard

Our automatic roller shutters and automated gates are fitted with safety edge technology to ensure that there are no injuries or damages caused during the operation of the door. The safety edge enables the shutter to stop on contact with anything. This means, if it was to hit a child or hit the boot of your car, it would stop and rise again. We can install these systems on old roller shutters if required, just speak with our experts to see what we can do for you.

Based in between Maidstone, Sevenoaks and West Kingsdown, we are excellently placed to install our electronically automated garage door systems and automated gates in domestic and commercial properties throughout Kent, Sussex, Surrey and the South East. Some of our regular ports of call include; Maidstone, Basildon, Medway, South East London, Heathfield, Bexhill, Guildford, Canterbury, Gravesend, Dartford, Bexleyheath, Bromley, Swanley, Reigate, Hailsham, Crawley, Haywards Heath, Polegate, Burgess Hill, Lewes, Uckfield, Meopham, Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Strood, Sevenoaks, Seaford, Eastbourne, Brentwood, Aylesford, Wrotham Heath, Orpington, West Kingsdown, Faversham, Ashford, Whitstable, Sandwich, Herne Bay, Crowborough, Tenterden, Caterham, Gillingham, Rochester and Chatham.

For comprehensive and professional garage door automation of all kinds, on sectional, up and over, side hinged and roller shutter garage doors, contact us at 1st Choice today and arrange for your full garage survey and free no obligation quotation from our expert garage door fitters.

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