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What Type Of Garage Door Should I Buy?

5 Popular Types Of Garage Doors

1. Steel Garage Doors

Steel garage doors are the most popular. They are maintenance free, durable and have the lowest cost. They are often available in many colors and styles with tons of window options and are available with many insulation options. Most garage doors sold today are steel.

Raised Panel Door
Carriage Style Steel Door

The other choices are wood, wood-composite, vinyl and full view aluminum.

2. Wood Garage Doors

Wood garage doors are often made from exotic woods like hemlock and mahogany. These are perfect for high-end homes, especially when the exterior facade is stone or stucco.

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Three Wood Garage Doors

3. Wood Composite Garage Doors

Wood composite is used when you want the look of wood but you also don't want to have all the maintenance. Wood Composite doors do not come painted. So they are often purchased when a custom color is desired. They are typically less expensive than wood doors.

Wood Composite Garage Doors

4. Vinyl Garage Doors

Vinyl is great for seaside locations as it will not rust. It is also extremely durable. The price is a little higher than steel.

Vinyl Garage Door

5. Full View Aluminum Garage Doors

Full view aluminum doors are a little higher end will look great on a modern style home. They are definitely trending in the industry right now and the number of options is growing.

Full View Aluminum Door
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