Choosing the Right Garage Door for Your Addison home

It doesn't matter if you have a new home being built or if you're just trying to modify your existing home and update it, one of the issues that you may run into is buying a new garage door. On the surface, this may seem like a rather simple project but in reality, there is a lot to consider when it comes to garage doors. Use this guide to assist you in making the right decision and make sure that you call Addison Garage Door Repair to assist you in, not only making your choice but in having it installed professionally.

The first, and one of the most important things to consider, is the size of the garage door. This is not only going to include the width of the height of the garage door but you also need to consider the thickness as well. At times, you are not only going to be limited by the size of the opening but you may be limited by the existing hardware that is in place as well. Don't make the mistake of buying the wrong size garage door. It is much easier to buy the right size than to modify anything in the home so that the garage door fits.

Materials and styles vary from manufacturer to manufacturer of Addison garage doors

The style of the door is also something that needs to be considered carefully as well. More than anything else, the style is going to complement the outside of the home and if you have chosen properly, it will certainly show in the curb appeal. These types of personal touches are very important, and you might be surprised with the variety of choices available when it comes to garage door styles. Here are a few to consider.

Flush panels - These are textured flat panels that can complement the surrounding area without attracting a lot of attention to the door itself.
flush panel

Carriage Panels - If you are looking for something that adds more of a traditional feel to the home, these are the choice you should make.
carriage panel

Long panels - if you are trying to add some depth to the home and improve its overall appearance, long raised panels may be the way to go.
long panel

Short panels - These can also add depth to the door and are perfect for a Victorian-style home.
short panel

Of course, there are many other choices to make when it comes to garage doors, such as the type of construction and the material. You may also want to give some thought to the garage door accessories, such as the hardware, automation and perhaps even how they are connected to the home. Contact Addison Garage Door Repair if you have any questions about garage doors and want to ensure that they are installed professionally for your use.


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