The garage is an important asset to a home. It provides clean, dry shelter for your vehicles, a safe and warm transition from the car to the house, and extra living space for hobbies, recreation, or storage. Without a door, the effectiveness of a garage is limited. A garage door is a wise investment that will offer you more enjoyment from your garage and add value to your home.
Garage doors can be made out of wood, copper, aluminum, or steel panels. Wood doors are more custom and come in many captivating designs. Wood doors lend themselves to many custom styles such as carriage doors, arched-tops, and unique carvings.
Wood doors can be constructed out of any type of wood.
Normally they consist of two to three panels with insulation in between. The design of wood doors is left wide open to the creativity of different manufacturers. There are no limits to the amount of beauty and elegance that can be included. Various styles of glass can also be incorporated into the design. Wood doors can either be stained and sealed to show off the beauty of the wood, or painted a color of your choosing. They can be accessorized with rails and automatic openers with remote controls for optimum convenience.
Practical or Pretty
A garage door can be a practical feature that simply serves a purpose, or it can be used as a focal point and design feature on the front of your home. Prices vary significantly based upon the level of custom construction; and generally, wood doors will cost a bit more than aluminum or steel. Many homeowners feel it is worth the added investment for the genuine feature of a wood door. There are many manufacturers of wood doors. Some of the more recognized companies include: Architectural Garage Door MFG., INC, Overhead Door Company, and Clopay Garage Doors. Request free estimates from prescreened garage door installers in your area to order and install the right door for your home.
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