Garage Doors

Garage doors are often one of the main things a person sees of your house from the street. They are also a good investment for your home!

The style, color and condition of the door has a great influence on the overall appearance and curb appeal of the home. When shopping for garage doors you should also consider the things you use your garage for. If it also serves as a workshop or children’s play room, then you will need a door with good insulation.

First you should determine what size door you need. Garage doors are available to fit virtually any opening, just measure your opening and take the measurements to your local Home improvement or builders supply store to get the door you need

Garage Doors

Choose a garage door that complements the rest of your homes exterior. High end formal carriage style doors will look out of place on a ranch style starter home! So no matter how much you love the door, think about how it will blend with the rest of your home!

Windows and window panels are another way to add style and your own personal touch to a garage door. Double-paned windows allow natural light in but keep extreme seasonal temperatures out.

Most garage doors are made from either wood or steel. Wood doors offer a wide variety of options. You can find anything from standard raised panel designs to doors that mimic the ornate styles commonly used on the carriage houses of the 18th and 19th centuries. Wood doors are also available in several species, either paint or stain grade.

Steel doors are usually more economical than wood doors and are the most common type of garage door. Most manufacturers offer several colors out-of-the-box. You can also paint the door to match your home.

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