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Garage Door Installation

With hundreds of successful Installations, East Side Doors and Security, is your trusted garage door installation company! We offer a professional, 24 hour service, 25 point safety inspection and a selection of South Africa’s finest garage doors.

East Side Doors and Security is just one phone call away from installing your new garage door and raising the curb value of your home.

We deliver and install to a range of locations across Pretoria East – which includes MoreletaPark, Elardus Park, Constantia Park, Erasmuskloof, Garsfontein, Faerie Glen & Wapadrand – as well as Centurion and other areas within Gauteng.

East Side Doors and Security is at your Service!

We source from reputable manufacturers

We install and repair  doors from a range of leading garage door manufacturers, including Centurion, Gemini and Digidoor. Each manufacturer offers a selection of traditional, carriage house and contemporary designer doors. Click on the manufacturer below to browse their full ranges of doors, parts, motors and remotes.

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Digidoor Accredited Garage Door Installion Service Provider in Pretoria East
Gemini Garage Door Automation
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Digidoor Accredited Garage Door Installion Service Provider in Pretoria East
Gemini Garage Door Automation

Garage Door Installation Process

1. Estimate & Measuring

The free estimate is the first step in our process of installing your door which includes the precise measuring of your garage.

Correct measurements ensure that it fits perfectly and all gaps are eliminated thus ensuring that your new door is as secure as possible.

2. Style, Design & Colour

Once we have the measurements, you’ll be able to pick the perfect garage door for your home or business building.

At East Side Doors and Security, we understand that a garage door is not only an entrance to your home, it also a huge part of your property’s curb appeal.

We provide our clients with a wide range of different choices from which they can choose both colour and design.

We help you to choose the perfect garage door that will compliment your home’s architecture so that it forms an esthetic masterpiece.

3. Install

Once you’re happy with your choice, we’ll uninstall your old garage door and remove it completely. You won’t need to worry about getting rid of the old door because we’ll handle that job for you in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Once we have removed your old door, we’ll make sure that you have a stunning, fully functional garage.

Garage Door Styles

Traditional Garage Doors

Traditional Garage Door Installation Traditional  styles offer a classic look for your residential home. Our manufacturers produce quality traditional garage doors in a wide range of materials, designs and colours. Home owners can also adapt their garage door by adding decorative hardware and windows to their chosen traditional door.

Carriage Garage Doors

Carriage House Garage Door design With the look of stable house doors, Carriage house garage doors bring an authentic ‘old-world’ charm and feel to the design of your home. Offering the same practicality of all overhead garage doors, our Carriage House doors are available in a range of materials, colors and finishes.

Contemporary Garage Doors

Contemporary Garage Door East Side Doors and Security understands the importance of maintaining your home’s modern and sleek look. As your garage door plays a big role in your home’s design and appearance, it is important to find a style that complements your home’s exterior. Available in a range of materials and colors, you are sure to find the right contemporary door for your house.

Garage Door Materials

Wooden Garage Doors


  • Wood provides a classic and natural look
  • Traditional styling ideal for Historical or Vintage style homes
  • Affordable option
  • Customize the look with a variety of wood choices
  • Depending on your preferred style you can choose between a stained or painted finish
  • Lower costs even further with wood veneers or overlays


  • Requires regular staining or painting to maintain appearance
  • Regular maintenance is required to prevent warping and cracking

Steel Garage Doors


  • This is the strongest material
  • Get a more natural look without maintenance with wood grain embossing
  • Weather resistant that prevents warping and cracking
  • Protective finishes to prevent rusting and increase longevity of door
  • Relatively low maintenance as occasional painting may be required


  • Dents more easily
  • In some instances it might be more difficult to repair
  • Occasional painting may be required, but not often, making it relatively low maintenance

Aluminum Garage Doors


  • Frosted glass or fiberglass panels within an aluminum frame
  • Translucent panels let in more light while still providing privacy
  • Lightweight for less strain on the opener and tracks
  • Little or no maintenance
  • Rust Resistant
  • Great contemporary look for modern homes
  • Available in a wide range of styles and colors for greater variety



  • More likely to dent, crack or break, decreasing the life of the door
  • Can yellow over time, leaving the door looking old or dirty
  • Glass resists fading and yellowing more than fiberglass
  • Poor insulator


Our clients recommend our Garage Door Installation Services

Uitstekende diens, baie goeie pryse. Sal hulle verseker aanbeveel. Dankie JP en span. Ons is meer as tevrede!

Magda Botha

Home Owner

Thanks guys for your Excellent service my clients are very happy with the work you’ve done!!

Simone Viljoen

Home Owner

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24/7 Emergency Garage Door Repairs

East Side Doors & Security offers a 24/7 Garage Door Repairs Service. Our team is qualified, fast and professional.

If you are looking for a leading garage door repair company in the Pretoria East area, your search ends here. East Side Doors and Security is locally owned and operated in Pretoria and other areas within Gauteng.

24/7 Emergency Garage Door Repairs

24/7 Emergency Garage Door Repairs

Any problem you experience with your garage door may not seem like a big deal, but every second you wait to repair it could be causing more costly damage. If your garage door is not working properly that means your belongings are vulnerable. It means intruders potentially have easy access to your home. Vehicles are susceptible to theft or damage. Emergency garage door repairs protects the safety of you, your family, and your belongings. Call JP – 0785637858 for professional Garage Door Repairs advice and service.

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Opener Repair

No matter how advanced or basic your garage door opener is, it’s going to need repairs. If you suspect that your garage door opener is broken or is developing faults, then East Side Doors and Security can restore it to its former glory. If you need a complete replacement, then we can also offer a full installation package with a garage door opener from popular and reputable manufacturers such as Gemini, Centurion and Digidoor. Call JP – 0785637858 for professional Garage Door Repairs advice and service.

Garage Door Repairs


We are the top garage door repair  company in Pretoria East, Centurion and other areas in Gauteng. A garage door opens approximately 1500 times a year for a general private property and require various parts to work in unison. Most of these part are intricate and usually come with a warranty. That is why it is always wise to have a professional look at the garage door before trying to do a garage door repair on your own. Call JP – 0785637858 for professional Garage Door Repairs advice and service.

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Spring Repair

Although learning a bit of DIY knowledge is handy around the home to do basic repairs, garage door springs repairs and replacement are not a simple repair. It requires some specific tools as you are constantly working with loaded springs. These loaded Garage Door Springs could injure you if handled incorrectly. Working with large and heavy springs is dangerous, and even the professionals need to take serious precautions to prevent personal and property damage. Call JP – 0785637858 for professional Garage Door Repairs advice and service.

Garage Door Maintenance & Care

Problems with a garage door may be seated in the mechanisms or in the door itself. Mechanical parts can rust or simply wear out. Doors made of metal can become dented while wooden ones can become cracked or broken. Below are some suggestions regarding garage door problems that may occur.

Garage Door Maintenance Request

Don’t have time to do maintenance on your Garage Door and Parts? Drop us a email and we will do it for you. Garage Door Maintenance

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Door Does Not Open
An electrical garage door opener is built with a power unit and an electric motor. The opening and closing of an electrical door is usually controlled by a wall push button or remote control. Always check the battery in your remote control first. If battery is still in good working order, you may have a bad switch. You can check the switch by unscrewing the switch from the wall and touching the two wires together. If the door does not open, you will need to buy a new switch.
Squeaking or Grinding noise when door moves
This is a sign that the door mechanism requires attention. The chain and screw can be greased with a special grease and the overhead springs can be lubricated with a lubricating spray. You can purchase this Grease and Spray at most hardware stores. As a safety precaution, always work with the door down to avoid being injured by a door suddenly being released.
Door is difficult to lift
This is a sign that the spring is broken or that the rollers are damaged or broken. Springs recoil and extend with each movement of the door. Therefore it is very important to include the greasing of the springs in your regular Garage Door Maintenance. Garage door rollers are encases in a sleeve and might corrode or rust as time goes by. They can be easily lubricated and are inexpensive toe replace.  
Door falls without warning
Garage door tracks are what keep the door aligned properly. Loose tracks are dangerous as they can allow a door to fall without warning. They are held in place by brackets that have to be parallel to each other to work properly and make sure the door is guided into its weather-stripping. Fortunately, these are not difficult to fix.

Garage Door Safety Tips

Garage doors injure thousands of people every year. Help keep your family safe with these tips.

Your garage door is the largest, heaviest moving object in your home. You don’t anyone sustaining an injury due to your garage door.

These tips, along with regular maintenance, will help keep you safe.

1. Check the safety sensors.

The opener’s safety sensors are attached to the rails on which the garage door rides or moves. The job of these safety sensors is to reverse the direction of a closing garage door if a person or animal walks under a closing garage door.

To test, push the control button to start closing the garage door. Before the door closes, place a broom or similar object in front of one of the sensors. Blocking the beam should make the door stop immediately and reverse. If the door doesn’t reverse, Contact East Side Doors and Security to inspect the garage door opener and make any needed repairs or adjustments.

2. Keep passwords secret.

Our Garage Door Openers have let you set one-time and user-specific codes. This improves safety and restricts access to your main password.

3. A garage door is not a toy.

Teach kids that the garage door is not a toy and that they should not hang on the door or play with the remotes or keypads. Make sure that the wall control and garage door opener is at least 1,5m from the ground.

4. Watch your fingers.

Sensitize people (grownups and children) to keep their hands away from the joints between panels of the garage door when it’s closing. Some newer doors have pinch protection to reduce the risk of serious hand and finger injuries.

5. Test the auto-reverse.

Most garage door openers have reversing mechanisms that makes doors change direction when they touch something in their path. It is a good idea to regularly test the auto-reverse by placing a roll of paper towels in the center of the door, push the button to close the door. If the door doesn’t reverse when it touches the paper towels contact our garage door repairs team immediately.

7. Test the force.

The door should stop if you try to push it down when it’s rising or push up on the bottom of the door as it’s lowering. If it doesn’t, you might be able to fix it yourself by adjusting the force settings.

If your garage door isn’t up to today’s safety standards or is damaged beyond repair, contact our garage door maintenance team so that we can help.

East Side Doors and Security

Garage Door Installation, Garage Door Repairs and Garage Door Maintenance.

Based in Pretoria East – Servicing MoreletaPark, Elardus Park, Constantia Park, Erasmuskloof, Garsfontein, Faerie Glen & Wapadrand. Also Centurion, Midrand and other areas in Gauteng.

Ready for a New Garage Door Installation?

Contact us for professional advice and fast service.