Silvelox: The Info

Silvelox Doors is one of the best designers of contemporary bespoke doors. Made in Northern Italy, Silvelox uses artistic designers. Their main focus is the design. However, the engineering of the doors is also of the highest quality. For over 50 years their aim has been to make the very best doors for all types of property. As a result, Silvelox offer a high level of design and beauty […]

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Supersize Garage Doors

It’s increasingly rare to find households with only one car. More generations are tending to stay in one house. It is normal to find two, three or even four cars per family. However, if you dislike keeping your car outside this can lead to a problem – who gets to park in the garage. Who has to […]

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Why Choose Bespoke

‘Bespoke’ is a term which easily transfers to garage doors. We now have the term ‘bespoke garage door’. The word ‘bespoke’ originally came from men’s tailoring. Meaning that the piece in question had been designed specifically for the customer. To their precise measurements and requirements. It differs from ‘made to measure’ in the design aspect – a made to […]

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Garage Doors To Compliment Your House Character

When it comes to renovating the outside of your home, you will need a complimentary garage door. Make sure you’re not making changes that are going to spoil the buildings aesthetics. All houses have an architectural style, no matter how old or new. If you add something that reflects the wrong time period or has the wrong design features, it will look […]

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Custom Design Garage Doors

We often get requested by architects for custom design garage doors. Often called bespoke garage doors. First of all. it might be that the door is within a conservation area. In addition. it may need to be matched with an older design features. Sometimes a specific timber must be used which isn’t readily available. The door perhaps needs to tie in with other […]

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Choosing The Right Garage Door

Choosing the right garage door for a refurbishment or for a new build can be a confusing matter. There are many variables to take into account, such as practicality, budget, space and aesthetic choices. The infographic below runs through the popular options and outlines the benefits of each type, giving you the best information to […]

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Bespoke Garage Doors: A Stride Towards The 'Perfect Home'

The housing market is currently flourishing as the demand from first time house buyers continuously rises. A 33 percent increase in home loans was highlighted as the Council for Mortgage Lenders released the latest facts regarding housing. For many people buying houses, there will be a great amount of excitement; but you also have to […]

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The Beauty of Bespoke Garage Doors

Burglaries are up from 651,000 in 2009/10 to 701,000 in 2011/12 and car theft has risen by 2%. While the home office reports that a 2% rise in car crime is not ‘significant’, the loss and trauma caused to victims of car crime is not insignificant. And that’s not the only rise; rates of ‘other household theft’ […]

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Make Your Garage Door Part Of Your Home Design

At Lakes Garage Doors we understand that buying a garage door is not merely a practical choice. The aesthetics of a designer garage door are hugely important to you. It also takes up a huge amount of the exterior of your home. The garage door must be sympathetic with the general appearance of your property. The idea […]

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