Replacing an old garage door is a quick, simple way to increase your home’s market value and add some major curb appeal. The first thing people see when they come to your home is the garage door! Not only is your garage door the forefront of your home, it can be a major conversation piece as well. If you’re reading this today, then chances are you’re in the market for a new garage door! Not knowing where to start can be intimidating, but we’re here to help make this process simple and enjoyable. First, you should know that there are four basic types of doors that you can choose from.
Garage Door Styles
1: Roll up door
2: Swing up style door
3: Swing out style door
4: Slide to side, or sliding barn doors
You can choose from any of these styles, AAA Action Garage Doors can help you choose which style is right for you and your home based on the amount of clearance available both in your garage and outside of you garage.
What is the Best Material for a Garage Door?
There are a variety of material options available that can be tailored to your specific needs based on your budget and personal taste. Choosing the right garage door for your home will almost pay for itself in the end, by adding extra value to your home. Following are some of your options to choose from:
#1: Wood and Wood Composite– You can’t go wrong with a wood or wood composite garage door. In fact, the first ever garage doors were made with wood! They are by far the most visually appealing options available on the market today and can take a beating. Wood doors can be customized in many ways, you can add windows or stain them to accent your home’s features. They are also provide the most insulation of any garage doors on market today. Unfortunately, these beautiful works of art carry a higher price tag than other doors and require frequent refinishing. Wood composite doors appear the same as authentic wood doors but are more affordable. They are also a lighter in weight than real wood and are a great choice for home with large double garage doors.
#2: Steel– Steel tends to be the most popular material for garage doors today! They are durable, affordable and require very little maintenance as opposed to wooden doors. You can customize the look of it by adding a coat of paint, or even choose a texture that mimics a wooden door. Unfortunately, there is a down side, steel doors are prone to rusting and dent easily. Choosing a steel door with 24-25-gauge steel (top quality) will aid in resisting dents and rust over the years.
#3: Aluminum– Newly constructed aluminum doors have improved considerably over the years. Nowadays they are heavier, sturdier and their laminated panels aid in resisting more dents than previous aluminum doors. This is a great option for anyone wanting to add a faux wood texture or a custom finish without the price tag of a steel door. Unfortunately, aluminum doors are more likely to dent than steel doors.
#4: Vinyl– Vinyl doors are sturdy and hard to dent or damage. They also require very little upkeep and a simple spray with a hose can make them look as good as new. They are only available with limited color and design options but are a great option for people who want a low maintenance tough garage door.
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If you are still unsure of which door would be right for you, give AAA Action Garage Doors a call. We will help make this process simple and assist you in choosing the perfect garage door for your home. Contact us today!