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Ideas on choosing the right type of garage door

11/03/2013 Back To Blog

There is a wide of range garage doors available in the market that can at times make it challenging to choose the best from the available choices. To get the best quotation on a garage door, it is always advised to look at a few brands. Garage Door Repair Gilbert works with some of the best brands out there, such as Genie, Wayne Dalton, Chamberlain, Liftmaster and more.
Below are some of the elements to consider before choosing the right set to go with

Type

Garage doors area available in four main types depending on mode of operation, UP and Over type, Sectional, Roller and the side hinged type. The Up and Over type is the cheapest while the sectional and roller type are the best when faced with limited driveway space. Side Hinged type is the oldest type with the door opening outwards.Ideas on choosing the right type of garage door

Style

Different manufacturers come with different styles for the doors that are unique in their own design. Up and Over type are the most available in all the basic styles ranging from smooth single panels to vertical and horizontal doors. Roller types of the doors are mostly limited to horizontal panel styles.

Color

Most of the doors can be custom painted to perfectly match with the house in which they will be fitted. Depending on the color you would wish to go with you are always sure to be offered a standard price.

Material

Popular garage doors are usually made of timber and steel. A timber door is good for any old traditional house as it is always give it that perfect natural look. Steel doors are usually color coated to achieve a perfect match with a house windows and doors.

Finish

Depending on how you would wish your garage door to appear, you are always sure to get a door that has the finish you desire. Most notable finishes include the smooth for a classic finish or woodgrain finish for a robust surface

Operation

Modern doors are fitted with electric devices that allow for automatic opening and closing, they also come with a locking function that uses a keyfob.

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