Opening New Doors: How to Choose a New Garage Door


From it's aesthetic to its security features there's more to a new garage door than meets the eye. With a focus on utility, many ignore the idea of updating their garage doors. Over the years their garage doors begin to deteriorate and become an eyesore. Yet, as technology advances, new garage doors are becoming stylish, less expensive, and full of fantastic new features.

New Garage Door Options

Before purchasing a new garage door, brush up on the benefits, new materials, and styles that are out there.

Benefits

  • Value

Any time you make updates to a home you are increasing its resale value. Recent studies have estimated that a new garage door can increase the value of a home by up to four percent.

  • Curb Appeal

The curb appeal of your home may benefit from a new garage door as well. The garage door was once a bland after-thought, but its consideration is on the rise.

Since garage doors face a barrage of weather-related wear and tear their facades fade, rust and become damaged. These type of damages can bring down the appearance of any home. Want to know if your garage needs a facelift? Take a step back and view it from afar.

  • Maintenance Cost

If you own a home with a garage, then you're aware of the upkeep that's involved as they deteriorate. Regular maintenance becomes more and more of an expense to the point where replacing the door may be the way to go.

Styles

Every home can be a reflection of those who live there, and one way to add a bit of personality to a home's exterior is with a new garage door. Choosing a style that fits the style of your home will help bring a cohesiveness to its appearance.

We have many options to choose from, and our team is always willing to help. You can choose from some of the following:

  1. Contemporary: clean lines, modern in appearance with flush doors, solid doors or those with metal and iron embellishments.
  2. Traditional: Classic in appearance with few embellishments, may have raised panels.
  3. Carriage House: Historical in appearance accompanied by swinging or sliding doors, wrought iron embellishments, ornamental battens, two-tone paint with windows.

Safety

Safety should always be a priority when it comes to garage door installation. With inclement weather a possibility, you need a door that can stand up to the strength of mother nature.

With wind-resistant garage doors on the market, you'll want one with a particular locking mechanism. Strong winds turn into tornados quickly so something easy to secure may be a good idea.

Oklahoma homeowners know all too well how severe the storms can get out here and a well-secured garage door can help ease those worries.

Quality Is Key with Garage Door Installation

Having a professional install your new garage door is a must as you want to ensure that it's done properly. As we begin to see warmer weather come around now is a great time to get your garage door inspected. Call us today for more information on how we can help