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How to Design the Perfect Custom Garage Door

Your garage door is a large part of your home’s look and it can add to the beauty or detract from it depending on what your garage door looks like. While traditional garage doors still keep your car and belongings safe, they might not add to the curb appeal or value of your home. A custom garage door adds value and curb appeal and makes your house stand out from the others on your street. Wanting to create a new and unique look for your home? Learn how to add character and style to your home with a custom garage door. Click To Tweet

Custom Garage Door for Your Home

If your garage door is outdated or needing repairs, it is the perfect time to get a custom garage door. There are many factors to consider when designing your unique garage door. Here are seven things to consider before you begin the process of creating your own custom garage door.

  1. Garage Door Width
  2. Garage Door Style
  3. Garage Door Material
  4. Garage Door Color
  5. Garage Windows
  6. Glass Type
  7. Garage Door Opening

1) Garage Door Width

You need to start by choosing the proper width of your garage. Is it an one car or two car garage? Or, do you have a special-sized garage that is not standard size?

2) Garage Door Style

There are numerous garage door styles to choose from. Choose from options such as accents wood tones, raised panels, carriage house style, recessed panels, or flush panels.

3) Garage Door Material

Standard garage doors are typically made from aluminum. When you design a custom garage door, you have many options, such as metal, wood, better quality aluminum, steel, and other durable materials.

4) Garage Door Color

Depending on your garage door material, you can either paint or stain your new door. While most people stick with white, beige or neutral colored doors, a custom garage door allows you to chose the color, design, and finish to match or complement the exterior of your home.

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
  • Sherwood
  • Mission
  • Waterton
  • or the many other window designs available.

6) Glass Type

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.

7) Garage Door Opening

When you design a custom garage door, you can also decide what the opening will look like. There are many different arch options or choose a clipped corner look to make your house stand apart from those around you.

Design Your Custom Garage Door

ProTip: Designing a custom garage door not only adds aesthetics to your home, but boosts your home’s value, too.

Custom garage doors allow you to create a home look that is unique to you. Don’t choose a plain and boring garage door. Let your home stand out from the rest of the neighborhood when you design your custom garage door. Call your local garage door professional to start the design process today!

Contact us to learn more about designing the perfect custom garage door for your home.