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Product Focus: The Extra High Concrete Garage

The Extra High Concrete Garage From Lidget Compton

Welcome to the first of our product focus posts. Today we will be looking at the Lidget Compton Extra High concrete garage range. This will be of particular interest to anyone needing a bit of extra headroom in their concrete garage. While this article is mainly concerned with garages, all the information here applies to the Lidget Compton range of concrete sheds and workshops as well.

There are any number of reasons why a standard height garage might not be practical. In this case you need an extra high concrete garage. Whether you plan to park a large vehicle or are simply planning to use your garage for extra storage, there are a variety of options available to ensure your new garage fits your needs perfectly.

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So what is an extra high concrete garage?

Essentially as the name suggests an extra high concrete garage have higher eaves than a standard building. The standard eaves height on a Lidget Compton building is 6’6” (1.98m). Higher buildings are available with 7’6” (2.29m) eaves giving an extra foot of headroom!

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An extra high concrete garage can be particularly useful if you have a large vehicle, for example a 4×4 or van. In fact, the size of your vehicle is an important consideration when looking at the purchase of a new sectional garage. The clearance on a standard height (6’6”) garage door is roughly 6’1” (1.85m). A typical 4×4 say a Land Rover Freelander is about 1.75m high, a fairly tight squeeze!  Add some roof bars to this and it wouldn’t fit. However, with an extra high garage and a 7’ or 7’6” door the clearance increases to over 6’8” or 2 metres.

This then throws up another question. What sort of door do you want in your new precast garage? Luckily, Lidget Compton not only supply the largest range of sectional buildings in the UK, we also supply the largest range of doors and accessories. So you can choose from traditional up and over doors, roller shutter doors, or sectional doors. Our sectional doors can even be fully insulated.

We will probably cover all the different door options in another post.

So what type of extra high garages are available?

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An extra high garage is available in all the main Lidget Compton styles. So you can choose from the traditionally shaped Apex pitched roof garage, the best-selling flat roofed Pent garage with a roof that slopes gently from front to back, and the Pent Mansard garage featuring a stylish tile effect front elevation. They can also be stand-alone garages or attached to the side of your house as a lean-to garage.

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Why choose a Lidget Compton concrete garage?

Well it’s a simple choice! Lidget Compton manufacture and supply the widest range of sectional concrete garages, concrete sheds and garden buildings in the UK. We have a huge range of different wall finishes;

  • Sectional brick or stone
  • Textured render
  • PVCu timber effect cladding

In addition to our huge range of door and window options our range is unrivalled in the sectional building market.

We also manufacture the thickest, strongest concrete panels on the market meaning our garages are built to last. And to give you that extra piece of mind all our prefab garages and sheds come with a no nonsense 10-year structural guarantee.

Want to find out more about our market leading range of sectional concrete garages? Why not contact your local Lidget Compton garage specialist using our Agent Finder below. We have garage experts across the UK most of whom have the latest Lidget Compton show models on display.

Alternatively, you can request our product brochure and latest price list using our brochure request form.

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Lidget Admin