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25 January 2008

Hörmann’s Hemlock Timber Sectional doors provided the perfect solution in terms of aesthetic value

Hörmann’s Hemlock Timber Sectional doors provided the perfect solution in terms of aesthetic value and durability for ‘The Wynd’ development at Amble on the Northumberland Coast. Rivergreen Developments was awarded the highest 21st Century Living Award by the Journal/Evening Gazette for this stunning twelve-home project which combines great design, sustainability and attention to detail.

From the unusual sedum and zinc roofs to the external finish, ‘The Wynd’ reflects a creative approach, but meets the criteria for home buyers when it comes to practicality, maintenance and security and these themes are continued in the specification of garage door.

 A1 Garage Doors of Newcastle supplied and installed the timber sectionals along with Hörmann SupraMatic Electric operators which are ideally suited for heavier timber doors. Offering the best in safety and security, the SupraMatic features a patented door security kit and automatically reverses if the door encounters an obstruction. Additionally the toothed belt drive system is virtually maintenance free.

Hemlock is one of the most durable timber products available and that is one of the main reasons why it was specified for this development as coastal locations can be demanding environments. To further increase protection against the elements and insect or fungal attack, all Hörmann timber doors are pre-treated and impregnated in a double immersion bath process at the factory.

More/ Because of the increased material weight Hörmann supplies their timber sectional doors with torsion spring technology to ensure smooth operation and longevity of operating parts, while the doors themselves come with a ten-year guarantee.

For further information about Hörmann’s extensive range of garage doors, operators and accessories, please contact Hörmann on 0800 083 7216 or e-mail

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