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Palustris | 15:19 Wed 08th Jul 2020 | How it Works
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What happens when there is a power cut. Can these type of doors be opened from the outside in that case? I know that there is a manual override on some of them on the inside of the garage, but that is only of use if there is a separate entrance to the structure other than the main door itself.

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My woman's garage door can. I assume they all can. From outside you'd (hopefully) need the key though.
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Thank you folks.
Is it an up-and-over or a roller door?

I have one of each. The roller type can only be opened from the outside (with a handle inserted into a socket closed by a key cover). The up-and-over can only be opened from the inside by detaching the chain drive and manually lifting it up.
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No door at all,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,yet. Reading up on the options. Present one is an up and over type and it is getting a bit heavy and with arthritis in my neck, reaching up to push it up is a bit painful.
I have got panelled electric garage doors and yes you have to get into it by the side door to be able to open the actual garage door. I regard this as additional security as i keep the power turned off when not in use (car is stored outside) so thieves would have a harder job to get in. I have to say if I was buying again, I would buy the shop shutter kind that are on a roller as the fittings that hold the doors when they are open do limit usable height in the garage
Our power system has a battery so it isn't an issue.

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