October 4th, 2013
Buying a new garage door isn’t something people do every day, in fact most people might only do it once or twice in a lifetime. So how should we go about ensuring that we get the most appropriate product at the best price?
Whilst we would of course like every customer to buy their garage door from ABi, equally we don’t like to see customers get a bad deal. So here are some hints and tips that will help you make the right choice. Read the rest of this entry »
October 4th, 2013
ABi are delighted to announce that our Garage Door dealer Hormann has won the inaugural Temperature Controlled Storage and Distribution, Health and Safety in Warehousing Award.
This award is further indication of the continued innovation and time Hormann place into the safety of their products, with this award reflecting the new safety initiatives developed recently. Read the rest of this entry »
October 2nd, 2013
Welsh based door manufacturer, IG Doors has been bought by German Garage Door Manufacturers, Hormann. The acquisition will see Hormann increase its foothold in the entrance door sector and continue its expansion into the domestic and commercial door marketaplce.
The acquisition of the Cwbram based business took place on Thursday the 6th of June. IG Doors is a leading provider of composite entrance doors, has over 180 employees and has an annual turnover in excess of £27M. Read the rest of this entry »
September 30th, 2013
According to market research, the average home has around £13,500 worth of cars or vehicles on the driveway or on the road. However, over 66% of households that have more than two cars do not park them in their garage, because they are being used as a storage facility.
In a survey conducted by Aviva, the largest car insurance company in the UK, the average household stores around £3,429 worth of personal effects in their garage. The same people keep their cars and vehicles worth around £13,487 on their driveways or on the road. When asked why they didn’t park their car in the garage, over a quarter of those surveyed said it was “too much effort”. On the contrary however, when asked if they would move their car or vehicle into the garage if it happened to be damaged by vandals or broken into, over 90% answered positively. Read the rest of this entry »
September 24th, 2013
Here at ABi, we pride ourselves on a top quality service from start to finish on all doors, whether they are up and over or sectional.
To ensure this every time, we work to a strict set of company values, that helps to give us a greater customer satisfaction service than many of our local competitors.
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September 16th, 2013
Many homeowners in Yorkshire have a garage that houses their car, has been converted into a room or is used for additional storage. On all of those garages, there is a garage door.
But what material is your garage door and if you are going to change it, which one should you go for? Read the rest of this entry »
September 9th, 2013
ABi, the garage doors specialist, continue to help the wider community as they went to Goole to change the garage door for Mr Wood.
He called on ABi’s experience and manufacturing expertise to fit him with a new SWS seceuroshield manually operated roller door, with a spring and lock operation.
Due to the current external features of the house in Goole, he asked ABi to finish it in brown, which is one of many colours that they can offer, including white, to tie-in-with any external colourings. Read the rest of this entry »
September 6th, 2013
ABi suppliers Hormann are delighted to announce that their managing Director David Newcombe is to get on his bike this month, all in the aid of charity.
The bike ride will see Newcombe and three others go from the most westerly point in Ireland to the most easterly point of England. (Dingle in Ireland to Lowerstoft in Suffolk) Read the rest of this entry »
August 23rd, 2013
Many of our Leeds garage doors can be fitted with an automatic opening and closing system, controlled by a remote control, but with some many options on the market, which one do you choose?
Today, ABI are looking at Hormann’s ProMatic range, which offers an inexpensive start to a quality door operator. Read the rest of this entry »
August 13th, 2013
ABI store a vast range of spare products at their warehouse in Leeds that fit all previously fitted ABI garage doors.
To know if your door was an ABI door, check the inside of your door and look for a white label with the ABI logo.
If your door was fitted by ABI, then that ensures we will have a spare part for your garage, even if it was tailor made to fit a certain specification. Read the rest of this entry »