Houston Garage Door Installation
Houston can be a dry, hot environment for your home, so choosing the correct garage door to install is an important decision. When purchasing a new garage door, there are five main things to consider:
We can help you through the process of picking the right new garage door in Houston for both the look of your home and your budget.
Garage Door Color
It is important that the garage door you choose matches the colors of the exterior of your Houston home. We will assist you to make the best choice possible for your new garage door. The typical palette garage door manufacturers provide will include: white, taupe, sandstone, and brown:
If you desire a more custom look for your new garage door, you may want to consider a wood-composite or a wood garage door. There are many color options or an unlimited choice of stains. See below for the types of garage door materials we can use.
Garage Door Panel Design
There are 6 panel options that you will need to consider. Which style you choose is largely a matter of personal taste. The best way to understand the different panel options is to look at a few simple pictures. Here are the 6 panel options:
Raised and Recessed Panels are both available in Long and Short panel options:
The final panel option is a Carriage House Style Garage Door. These doors offer uncompromising beauty and architectural elegance, adding undeniable curb appeal. There are many door and window patterns from which to choose. Each has a distinctive old world charm. Carriage House style garage doors enhance the beauty and value of your home.
Garage Door Materials & Styles
Steel garage doors are low maintenance and offer reliability, style and safety. Production options include energy saving insulation, panel design, windows and decorative hardware.
Wood garage doors are beautiful, luxurious and are available in several price ranges. They can be designed for those who want a garage door customized to complement their home and style. A wide variety of glass and window trim options are available. Wood requires some maintenance.
When nothing but the best will do, the perfect answer is a vinyl garage door. These doors are manufactured to provide you the ultimate in easy care. These energy saving, insulated doors are scratch resistant and will not dent, rust or crack. Options include privacy glass, designer window inserts and etched or engraved windows. These doors include a manufacturer's lifetime warranty on the panels.
Garage Door Windows
Garage door windows will not only let natural light into your garage, but will beautify the look of your doors. Each manufacturer will have many choices of garage door windows, but here are some samples of the most popular styles:
Garage Door Insulation
When choosing the right amount of insulation for your garage door you should match the R-value of your home. Your garage door could have a significant impact on the temperature of your home if it is an attached garage. If your garage door is sufficiently insulated, then some homeowners may also qualify for an energy tax credit. Garage Door Insulation can also strengthen the door, making it more rigid, and dent resistant.
Wind Loaded or Hurricane Garage Doors
Wind loaded garage doors provide protection against the power of nature. These doors are designed with specific components such as tracks, jamb brackets, hinges, rollers, and reinforcing struts that meet designated wind codes. Separately purchased wind load kits are available for all types of garage doors.