Garage Door Types Found
There are so many garage door types these days, the most
common being a sectional type of door that moves on tracks
allowing the panels to roll up below the ceiling. This is a
good type of door design to be used with almost any type of
automatic opener. It is also a good choice due to its low
maintenance long lasting design structure.
There are many other types of
doors available for special circumstances and Garage Door
Repair Pros would be glad to show you these types of doors
if we feel they can enhance your home in any way. For
example there is a design called the double carriage
garage door. This type of door is suited better for winter
conditions that we rarely experience in Sacramento CA.
This type of door has the ability to swing away from your
Many garage door styles are available for you to choose from
to enhance the value of your home. Variables such as materials
used for durability to styles to make you home look more
attractive. Some door type has windows while others have solid
door panels. The most common materials used in manufacturing
today include steel, aluminum and wood. Other more interesting
materials are fiberglass, plastic, wood composites and metal
combinations. You also have the option of multiple door panels
as opposed to one large door that spans the entire
Some other decisions include aesthetics over functionality.
Some doors might be more pleasing to the eye but lack in
insulation qualities. If you’re not too worried about
insulating your garage then maybe an industrial style less
expensive door would be a good choice. Most garage door
manufactures assume your garage needs some type of insulation
due to the garage being heated or some other room has an
adjacent wall that is heated in which case, energy efficiency
will become an important factor.
Another option if you need some type of durability factor
from active kids is a door made from a more sturdy material
like a heavy gauge steel. If noise is a factor you might
consider a door with special noise reducing insulation. If you
plan on adding an automatic garage door opener you won’t need
to get a more lightweight door.
Vinyl coated doors are a new fade due to their low
maintenance and ease of cleaning. Steel doors on the other hand
require special tools if you get dents. But the benefits of the
steel doors ability to block noise might be worth it.