If you are thinking of upgrading your garage door, let our team at Neighborhood Garage Door help you out. We have a number of manufacturers we work with that have excellent reputations that can help you with some of the designs you are looking for. We would like to help you with some information to aid you in your search.
What Size Is Your Current Garage Door?
This would probably be the number one question when thinking of changing your garage door. Unless you are adding an addition bay to your garage, you would use the same size of the door you already have. This would help eliminate some of the measuring steps used for obtaining a new garage door.
Adding Some Technology
If your previous garage door was a pull up and down type and you would like to add an opener, you can do that now while choosing your new door. You can also add the remotes, keypads, and even outdoor lighting at this point. Motion security lights are an excellent addition for adding function and safety. You can choose whatever additions you wish to have to make your garage door more functional for you and your family.
Add Some Curb Appeal
Choosing a color and design that complements your home is an excellent way to add appeal to the front of your home. In turn, this can increase your property value. You can also choose to add windows of even faux-looking windows to add some “spice” to your new garage doors.
One thing to remember, though, is the cost of the additions. The idea of a garage door is usually more for the function than all the bells and whistles. Of course, we always want our home to look nice and be pleasing to the eye. The main thing is just that you know your budget and what you can afford with the addition of a new door.
Prepare For Weather and Elements
Depending on your location, you may want to go with more function than design. If you live somewhere that say gets a lot of yearly storms, you would want to go with a more structurally sound garage door. You will need a door that is built more for rain and tropical storms than maybe someone who doesn’t live in a harsher environment when it comes to getting bad weather.
Snow is also a thought if you live in an area that gets a lot of snow dumped each year. You would want to have a door that allows enough room for you to be able to remove the snow from your driveway. This can be really important if you use a snow plow for the removal of the snow.
We Can Help With Your Questions
When you are deciding on buying a new garage door, our team at Neighborhood Garage Door can help. We have representatives ready to take you call and answer all your questions. Call us today and we will help you out.