A garage door provides security, safety and easy access to the garage. It can also refresh and renew your homestead’s appearance. Garage doors are made from a variety of materials including wood, steel and wood composites, aluminum, vinyl, and fiberglass. Each of these has its own benefits and disadvantages.
Wood is classic because it is easily available, easily customized and it is naturally beautiful. But it does not last as long as steel. It also requires fairly consistent care. Steel garage doors are very popular. This is because they are strong, have low maintenance and are relatively inexpensive. The steel can do an excellent job of imitating the look of wood, too.
Here are some of the tips to choose your garage door
The cost. This depends on many factors. There is a broad range of qualities and styles of garage doors. A low end wood door costs approximately $400 and a fully loaded high –end door can rach up to $9000. Different garage doors have varying costs. We can help you choose according on the affordability and need.
Garage door installation. Installing a new garage door is tricky. Garage doors are bulky, heavy, and have a number of components that need to work just right. Trust a professional from Overhead Door Company to handle your garage door installation needs.
What is new? Garage doors have become high tech. They have high performance insulation, finished interior services, energy saving glazing and many other features. Even the more durable metal doors have been given a real wood surface that will accept a stain. It is hard to tell the difference. Carriage house doors are very popular because of their classy look while aluminum framed doors are hard to break.
Garage door options. There are many options available with door manufacturers. Windows may be single glazed or dual glazed. Some window sections can add daylight to a dark garage and for a decorative accent.
How to choose the right door
The performance of the door and the duration are very important factors to consider. The type of exposure and changes weather it will have to survive should be considered when looking at your options.