Archive for the ‘ABI News’ Category

An in-depth look into Hörmann’s aluminium doors

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

ABi have been installing high quality Hörmann Garage Doors around Leeds & Yorkshire for many years, but it is Hörmann’s current aluminium entrance doors that have recently been catching the headlines.


ABi stock first ever Secured by Design Accredited Sectional Garage Doors

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

ABi are delighted to announce that they now have the first ever Secured by Design accredited Sectional Garage Doors in stock at their Leeds showroom.

Our main suppliers Hormann have continued to make groundbreaking improvements and as a result, have now achieved the Secured by Design accreditation on all their sectional doors. Their sectional garage doors are the only ones currently on the market with this accreditation.


Consumer’s willing to part money for Garage Doors

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

ABi’s main partner Hörmann have discovered that more families have disposable income to spend on home improvements, including new garage doors.


ABi Supplier Hörmann (UK) to sponsor Ilkeston FC Defender

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

ABi Garage Door’s main supplier Hörmann (UK) Ltd has signed an agreement with Ilkeston FC to sponsor defender Matt Baker for the 2013/2014 season.


Three things to consider when buying a new garage door

Friday, 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. (more…)

Hormann win Safety Award

Friday, 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. (more…)

Entrance Door Manufacturer acquired by Hormann

Wednesday, 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. (more…)

Time to move your car into the Garage?

Monday, 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. (more…)

Quality at ABi

Tuesday, 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.


Which material should you choose?

Monday, 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? (more…)