Automatic Doors- Cost: Sliding, Swing, Revolving, Garage

When you search the internet, you will notice there is a huge range of options when it comes to choosing Automatic Doors. Depending on what you are looking for they can vary greatly in cost. From a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands of dollars depending on your needs and requirements. 

Most people however will be looking to automate doors for their business or home and are looking for reliable and affordable options that are safe and efficient.

The main types of automatic doors in commercial and residential homes are:


Automatic Sliding Doors

Automatic Sliding Doors are a common feature in shopping centres, hospitals, office buildings and in disabled access bathrooms. Sliding doors in the home can also be automated to meet the needs of the elderly or disabled. 

Automatic sliding doors are often designed with glass which can be framed with aluminium or frame less. A frame less glass sliding door is more expensive than frame less options due to the weight of frame less glass and the design process involved. 

The pricing varies depending on the size of the sliding door and the amount of pedestrian traffic that will use the door. The cost will also increase if a new door has to be designed or fitted.

Prices start from about $4500- $20,000 ++

Automatic Door Slider

Automatic Swing Doors

Automatic doors are also commonly seen as automatic swing doors. These can be your home entry door, an office door or commercial premises. The automatic opening door motor sits above the door and can automatically swing the door open on approach or can be opened by push button.

 Automatic Swing Door Openers tend to be more affordable than an automatic sliding door opener as they can be fitted to most swings doors without having to replace the door.

When choosing an automatic swing door opener, you also have to consider if the door you are automating is a fire rated door. If you live in a unit or are in a commercial building it will likely mean your door opener needs to meet fire door standards. Not all door openers are certified to be used on fire doors. This is important as if it does not comply your strata building may ask you to remove the opener. 

Prices start from $3500 – $10,000 ++

Automatic Opening Door

Revolving Doors

Revolving doors are becoming less common and are often being replaced by sliding and swing doors in building design. This is due to the fact they are expensive to install and maintain. 

They are also a safety risk as people can often get trapped or injured in the revolving doors. They are particularly hazardous to people with mobility issues. Dorma and Kone the largest automatic door companies do still provide these types of doors. 

Price start from $20,000 +

Garage Doors

Garage Door Openers are often the most affordable option when it comes to automatic doors. If you install yourself you can by a motor online for a few hundred dollars. These cheaper motors can be unreliable and untested and if shopping for your own garage door opener it pays to use trusted brands that start at around $500 without installation. Again, depending on the type of garage door you are looking to automate the price varies.

There are many companies operating in the automatic door market in 2019. When looking to install an automatic opening door it pays to do your research and understand the products on offer.

Prices start from $200 to $5000 

Automatic Door- Garage

What automatic door should I choose? 

This will depend entirely on your home or business and budget. Action Auto Door and Gates offers a range of quality European designed automatic door operators for sliding doors, swing doors and garage doors. We have fire door compliant operators that have been tested and are issued with Australian Fire Safety Certificates.

We sell trusted European brands FAAC and DITEC. Who have been making quality, extensively tested door openers for over 60 years. They are the best and most affordable quality operators in the market.

Do you need an automatic door opener installed? If you would like to discuss your options or be provided with a quote, 

Please call 0411 126 538 or email us 

We are only too happy to help.  We endeavour to have a quote provided to you within 2 working days.

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