Not sure which model of Garador garage door you have?
Click here to see a list of pre-2002 'PN' model names
We are a registered stockist of garage door spares and accessories for Garador (formerly Catnic, Westland Engineering, and now owned by Hormann). We stock a wide range of all available spare parts for all up & over door models produced since the 1960s.
Our range of garage door spares covers locks and handles, wire cables, springs and remote controls. We stock both genuine Garador spare parts and cheaper compatible alternatives, and if you don’t find the part you require listed, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’re here to help.
In addition to supplying the parts you need for your garage door, we also have a comprehensive collection of door manuals and fitting instructions to help make repairing your door even easier.
The Garador Mk3c (Mark 3) door is a canopy up and over door manufactured pre-1999 with an overhead counter balanced spring box, and side support cables. Most spare parts for this door are still readily available.
- Overhead counterbalance springbox containing two springs
- Side support cables
The Garador Mk4, or F-type, garage door is a canopy style door manufactured up to 2002. This model of door had distinctive side springs, enclosed inside the metal frame surrounding the door and operates without any support cables.
- Side spings encased inside metal door frame
- Double spring, with inner spring surrounded by high-impact plastic tube
The Garador R-type door was a retractable type door manufactured up until 2002. This model of door superseded the older Mk3R door and most spares are compatible between the two models. As a note, the R-type door covered single width doors and should not be confused with the Double Type R door which is obsolete.
- Side springs with metal 'eye' at each end (often with spring number engraved)
- Springs usually encased inside a plastic cover tube
The Garador C-type door was a canopy style door with side extension springs manufactured briefly between 1999 and 2002. The door is most easily identified by the side extension springs with a pulley wheel at the top end and a cast wall bracket in the top corner of the door frame.
- Side extension springs with white nylon pulley
- Cast wall bracket with pulley wheel on 45 degree angle
Garador’s current canopy C-type door has been manufactured since 2002 and is sometimes referred to as a CG, CF or G3 type door. The spring is a single torsion spring running across the door frame above the door. On either end there is a cast metal drum around which the support cables run. This model of door also uses new ‘anti-drop’ safety mechanisms which prevents the door from slamming shut in the case of the cables breaking.
- Overhead torsion spring
- Cast metal cable drums
The Garador DC or CM doors were double canopy doors supplied pre-2002. These doors usually had two springs running down either side of the door. The link pivot arm on the door was usually a straight box section, although older types may have a kinked arm.
- Two springs at either side of the door
- Straight box section link arm
- Canopy door - protrudes when open by approx. 1/3 height
The Garador DR / RM garage doors were manufactured pre-2002. The door featured two double springs down either side of the door, and the door retracted fully into the garage when opened. The link arms on the DR door were kinked with multiple fixing points for the springs.
This door should not be confused with the obsolete ‘Type R’ door which was discontinued in the 1980s. Whilst this is similar in looks and mechanism type, the parts are not compatible.
- Two springs at either side of the door
- Kinked link arm (with multiple fixing points for springs)
- Retractable door - retracts fully into garage when open
Garador’s current range of retractable doors has been supplied since 2002. These doors feature a multi-spring or cluster type spring with 3 (single doors) or 6 (double doors) springs at either side of the door. The springs can be easily identified by the number engraved into the end bracket of the assembly.
- Multi-springs at either side of door
- Three springs per cluster for single doors
- Six springs per cluster for double doors
The PN31 or PN59 door was a very old double canopy door with side springs and support cables. Due to the age and weight of the door, repairs are not recommended, but replacement cables can still be supplied. This type of door can easily be modernised with a replacement garage door gear.
The Mk1 door was one of the first models of Catnic garage doors, which operated with concrete weights and support cables. Whilst this is a very old model of door, replacement cables can often be supplied to repair the door. However, the length should be checked to ensure the correct ones.
- Concrete weights