Your garage door is not your average “door” at your home. It is a big part of the style and curb appeal of your exterior. This means choosing the right one is important and has a big impact.
Your garage door is also the main entry point to your home, so ensuring that you have a door that is secure and provides safety for your home, yourself, and its contents, is important.
If you are one of the many homeowners who use their garage door to work, work out, or as an extra living space, you know that choosing a garage door that is well insulated is key to using your garage door comfortably.
Purchasing a new garage door means choosing function AND style together with your budget to find the right one.
Garage Door Materials
You want to first consider the composition and durability of a garage door when you are purchasing a new one.
Garage doors are made from wood, steel, aluminum, vinyl, fiberglass and more.
The design of your home will influence what garage door material you choose. Also depending on your budget and the level of durability you need.
Other things to consider:
Consider the insulation value of a garage door you choose based on the climate and what you use the garage door for. Insulation R values are either polystyrene material or polyurethane. Ask your tech what you need based on your how you use your garage.
Finding an Installation Company
Ensure you do your research when hiring a garage door company to install a new door for you. Read Yelp and other 3 party review sites to get the whole picture. Ask around, and ensure the company will: offer a free inspection and quote and if they guarantee their work.
The company should be knowledgeable enough to help you find the right door that suits your style, your needs, and your budget!