Motorize Your Garage Door


The garage, the second door of the home

You do much more than just park your car here:
storage space, DIY workshop and rehearsal studio!
Depending on your lifestyle, your garage must keep up with your needs.

The garage, the second door of the home Good to know
Good to know

Burglar Resistant, thermal insulation,
and maintenance... choosing a garage door
is as important as choosing an entrance door!

Choosing your garage door according to its environment

The opening system depends on the clearance available inside and outside the door.

Ceiling opening
Ceiling opening
  • No exterior overflow
  • Opening 100% clear
  • Pedestrian access possible by integrating a swing side door
Side opening
Side opening
  • Full height of the garage may be used
  • Opening 100% open
  • Pedestrian access possible by adaptable opening or swing side door
Tilt opening
Tilt opening
  • Opening 90% open
  • Pedestrian access possible by integrating a swing side door
Roller opening
Roller opening
  • Optimal use of the garage
  • Completely invisible motor (clear inside)
  • No pedestrian access possible
Swing opening garage door
Swing opening garage door
  • Outsideoverflow
  • Maximum use of the garage

Motorizing your garage door

Life is on the move!

Overhead door, Sectional door, Swing door or Roller door Somfy provides motorized systems
that are easy to integrate with new or existing garage doors, whatever type of door you choose.

Why should you motorize your garage door?

Thanks to the motor, you no longer need to get in and out of your car! Use the remote control to enter and exit your home!

Which motor for my door?

The chain or belt-mounted rail motor (quieter) attaches to the ceiling.

Axial tube motors reserved for rolling doors.

The benefits of Somfy garage door motors:

Gentle and impact-free operation

Extend your door's lifetime.

Partial opening
To let pedestrians or bikes through.

Automatic obstacle detection

The motor stops instantly.

Automatic closure programming

After a set time.

Backup battery possible in case there is a loss of power (except for rolling doors).

Ready for home-motion and connected house.

Somfy tips

Motorized garage door, connected garage door!
Motorized garage door, connected garage door!

Once the motor is installed, add a TaHoma box and you can control your garage door from your smartphone, and check  if your door is closed, open the gate for your neighbors and delivery drivers, etc...

Schedule automatic closure of your garage door
Schedule automatic closure of your garage door

Think about using a timer so you don't need to check if the door is closed before goingto bed.

Why Somfy?

Innovation, services, warranty…

Much more than a motor!

Choose my solution

Somfy recommends professional installation because...


Motorized home equipment are custom solutions...

...that must be installed by a professional.
A Somfy-certified expert will assist you with your selection and take care of the entire installation.
Peace of mind and quality are guaranteed!

To go further with Somfy

Connect your garage door...

The TaHoma box lets you control your gate, shutters, blinds, garages, alarms, lighting, heating etc.on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, at home or away from home.

Shift your garage door to a connected mode...

Open the gate and garage door and turn the lights on just before getting home. Manage the alarm remotely even when you are far away.

For added security...

Fire Orange, cells, etc.

For more comfort...

Backup battery, remote controls, etc.

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