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5 Questions to Ask When Buying a New Garage Door

Your garage door is many times, the first thing people see when they pull up to your house. Getting a new garage door can help elevate the look of your home, as well as boost your home’s value. Have you decided to update your home with a new garage door? Be sure to ask these 5 questions before you make any decisions. Click To Tweet

What Should You Look for in a New Garage Door?

It’s important to ask your garage door professional about the style, size, and material you want your garage door to be. Be sure to ask the following questions to make sure you get the right garage door for your home and needs.

  1. Garage Door Style
  2. Door Size
  3. Door Material
  4. Insulated Door
  5. Garage Windows
  6. Warranty Included

1) Garage Door Style

When it comes to your garage door, you want to take into consideration the style of your home. You want to choose a style that fits with your house’s architecture. There are many options, from doors with windows, carriage doors, traditional style garage doors, or even doors with a contemporary flair.

2) Door Size

Not all garages and garage doors come in exactly the same size. You should have your local garage door professional come out and measure your garage area to ensure you get the correct size door for your home.

3) Door Material

Your garage door is not just another door. It should not be looked at for only its functionality, but also its form. Garage doors are made from a variety of materials and the best one for you is dependent upon the climate you live in, as well as the style of your home. Choose between wood, metal, fiberglass, and vinyl to name a few options available on the market these days.

4) Insulated Door

You may want to talk to your garage door professional about the benefits and if you might need an insulated garage door. If your garage is attached to your home or is used for store items that need to be in a climate controlled area, then an insulated garage door is a good idea.

ProTip: Insulated garage doors are more energy efficient, especially in extreme climates.

5) Garage Windows

Adding glass to your garage doors also boosts home value and curb appeal and there are many different options to choose from. Choose from Sunburst, Cascade, Cathedral, Mission, or the many other window designs available. Once you choose what type of windows you would like, you can decide whether you want clear, plain, frosted, glue chip, tinted, or obscure glass types.

Buying the Right Garage Door

Your garage door is one of the most prominent features of your home and it doesn’t deserve to be neglected. Give your home a new look and boost the value and curb appeal by buying the right garage door for your home.

Ready to update the look of your home with a new garage door? Join the conversation to learn how you can take your garage door from boring to spectacular!