Why do I Need A New Garage Door?

Written by Michael Dryer on . Posted in Garage Doors and Operators

Your garage door is one of the most important features of your home’s exterior. It is the largest movable object on your home. But it is also equally important from an interior point of view. Therefore, it is wise to consider several factors before purchasing a garage door. In today’s world of ever rising heating costs, it is important to purchase a garage door with a high R value (resistance to heat flow). This may cost a little more initially, but will pay for itself in no time as a result of fuel savings. It is a good idea to buy the highest R value that you can afford. If you have plans on heating and / or cooling our garage this may be well worth the money. Keep in mind the tax incentive a savings of up to $1,500 for some select garage doors purchased through December 31, 2010.

A garage door can help to improve the overall facade of your home. Because garage doors now come in a wide variety of styles and colors, a garage door purchase can involve making quite a few choices. The style of your home will influence your options to a large extent. This means selecting a corresponding panel style. Garage door panel styles range from “flush”, “raised panels” all the way to more elaborate panel styles, including wood, wood appliqué, copper clad, Exquisite and ideal faux barn doors or old country doors complimented with exterior ornamental hardware, faux wood paint finishes. And more coming out at the end of summer, the FeTerra and the Canyon Ridge

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