Our Team & Guarantees

Waikato's most trusted team for roller door sales

Our roller door sales team in Waikato can help you with everything to do with garage doors. We have great advice, extensive product knowledge, are reliable, honest, and have integrity. Please read on to read about our staff.

Our guarantee

We understand that your investment in a garage door opening system is a large one. We also understand that you expect to get an excellent product that will give you many years of uninterrupted service. So, we provide you, our customer, with the following guarantees:

  • Professional service
  • Quality products
  • Quality installation
  • Tidy premises on completion
  • Qualified staff

Further we guarantee that if you should ever be dissatisfied with the quality of our workmanship - we’ll put it right.

Our promise to you

Our roller door sales professionals operate with honesty and integrity and will go out of their way to ensure that you, the customer, are well informed of the work undertaken and are given a full run-down on the use and maintenance of your purchase. At all times you are safe in the knowledge that they are there to compliment South Waikato Garage Doors Ltd and to fulfil our guarantees. Furthermore when you choose South Waikato Garage Doors Ltd to install your new garage door you can have confidence in the staff that enter you premises.

Read on to continue learning about our great team.

Great advice

Managing Director Gary Searl is a fitter by trade and has spent many years in the heavy machinery industry. He brings to the business an engineering expertise second to none. As well as providing solutions to common problems, South Waikato Garage Doors Ltd is able to design and create one-off solutions to particular problems.

Extensive product knowledge

The long years of experience in the business has resulted in strong relationships with a fantastic network of people in the various related trades that come together to produce a great look and reliable garage door. This ensures that only the best products and processes are used.


You can trust in the knowledge that we, as a company, take pride in the fact that when we say we will be there, we are. If circumstances beyond our control mean that we are unable to make it, be assured that you will be contacted and informed.

Honest & integrity

Because you will be inviting us into your home or place of business, you need to know that the team from South Waikato Garage Doors Ltd is trustworthy and honest and will operate with integrity.

So, with that, our team will make you feel at ease and keep you well informed from the first moment of contact right up until the time that your investment with South Waikato Garage Doors Ltd is complete. We're not happy until you have checked all of the work undertaken and signed off to say you are happy and satisfied with what has been done.

Our Team

The roller door sales specialist at South Waikato Garage Doors

Ken Searl - The Founder

Ken began South Waikato Garage Doors in the 70's, basing it in Matamata and serving the Matamata/Piako, South Waikato region.

In the years since, Ken has become the trusted local go-to-guy for all kinds of garage doors in South Waikato. Benefit from over 30 years' experience in garage doors - call South Waikato Garage Doors!

Gary & Barb Searl

Gary & Barbara Searl - The Directors

Gary is a fitter welder by trade and has spent 23 years in the heavy machinery industry. Prior to taking over SWGD in 2005, he was Service Manager at Plywood & Kinleith Mills.

Gary worked on and off with his father, Ken Searl, during his early years and during times when Ken was unwell and unable to run the business himself.

The experience gained has been invaluable. It gave him the opportunity to grow as a person and to meet the fantastic network of people who come together to create and install high quality garage doors. This, coupled with his passion for excellence and professionalism, gives him the drive to provide only the best possible service to his customers and clients. He is a keen outdoors man, loves hunting and fishing, is a Sea Scout Leader and is a warranted boat master.

Barbara’s background is in retail, customer liaison and credit control. Currently she is the part-time office administrator for the company while also working part-time as a teacher's aide at the Cargill School, and works part timRichard has been in the company since leaving school and undertaking his training with Gary. He is punctual, polite and trustworthy, has a great work ethic, is fantastic with the customers and he has an extensive product knowledge, knows there faults and how to repair them.

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