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If your garage door is no longer functioning like it used to, it may be time to get a new garage door. The right garage door can serve you for more than ten years without much repair and maintenance effort. When purchasing your garage door, it is critical that you make the right choice and engage the best garage door company in your area. Choosing the right company is very important because it will save you time, money, and effort during the garage door purchase and installment period.
A garage door that is malfunctioning can pose a safety risk to you and your family. Buying a new garage door may be cheaper in the long run than carrying out constant repairs. MH Garage Door is a reputable company that you can rely on to assess your garage and help you pick out the best choice that adequately meets your needs and fits into your budget. Our sales representative will visit your home and go over all the considerations necessary for buying a garage door. Additionally, this blog post highlights four of the most important things to consider when purchasing a new garage door.
Garage Door Cost
Your budget dictates the options open to you when shopping for a new garage door. Before settling on the best garage door for you, it will be necessary to do a lot of research online and in person. Ordering a garage door online or over the phone could be a costly mistake. All garage doors are different and a good salesperson will visit your home and check for details like opening shape, size, side clearance, and headroom. They could also offer you some insightful design suggestions.
Garage doors can range from $800 to $10,000 depending on the material, size, style, and insulation you choose. Labor cost must also be considered when calculating cost. Our sales representatives are happy to give you a personalized quote that specifically applies to your unique garage door choice. They will also advise you on how to pick a low-maintenance garage door. Do not hesitate to cough up a little more money to get the sturdiest and most aesthetically pleasing garage door. It will certainly be worth the extra money because garage doors increase the value of your property and curb appeal.
Garage Door Style
Like any other consumer goods, garage doors come in a wide range of styles. When selecting a style for your garage door, you will need to find an aesthetic that compliments your home, aligns with your budget, and has the proper insulating properties for your local climate. It can be difficult to envision how your preferred garage door will look once it is installed in your home. There are online sites that have a design center where you can upload a picture of your house and superimpose different garage door models to view how they look on your home.
We can help you evaluate the different options there are to consider when it comes to style. The traditional style garage is the most popular. It features symmetrical panels that are universally appealing for most house types including those with traditional architecture. Raised panel garage doors have a set of slightly raised symmetrical panels that are usually made of steel, aluminum, or fiberglass.
Carriage house garage doors have a beautiful design and are characterized by a rustic barn door-like appearance. Traditionally, carriage house garage doors could only be opened manually. Modern carriage house-style doors feature a row of small windows at the top of the door and can be operated automatically. Contemporary garage doors usually have innovative twists to traditional elements and are popular for modern houses. Contemporary styles tend to have a wide range of styles and you will have fun checking out the different designs. You can also opt for a custom garage door and order it at an extra cost.
You will have to make a wise choice amongst the four most common garage door materials; vinyl, metal, wood, and composite. Metallic garage doors are the cheapest most popular choice. They are lightweight and available in a wide range of styles and colors. Steel and aluminum doors are insulated and low maintenance and they aren’t too expensive either. Next on the price scale are wooden doors. Homeowners like wooden garage doors because of their versatility and natural beauty which can be stained to suit your style. However, wooden garage doors are notoriously high maintenance.
On the higher end of the price scale are materials like fiberglass and vinyl. These materials are worth the extra initial cost because they are low maintenance and therefore less expensive in the long run. Fiberglass doors are the most expensive and can be customized to look like solid wood.
Garage Door Company
Choosing the right garage door company is essential when ensuring that your garage door purchase and installment go smoothly. When choosing a garage door company, be sure to choose one that is reputable, is insured, and provides references and warranties for both parts and labor. You can also judge a company’s professionalism by inquiring if they provide employees with transportation, equipment, and clean uniforms.
The best way to avoid accidents or injury is by getting a professional garage door service. Our garage door technicians are well-trained and highly experienced. When you hire us, you get a guarantee that your garage door will be properly installed. Hiring an amateur who is not certified to perform installations can void your warranty and expose you to garage door accidents.