Revamping Your Garage Door

Posted by Overhead Door San Angelo

Aug 4, 2016 9:30:00 AM

You garage doors can add a lot to the look of your home, especially if you have a front facing garage. Replacing your garage doors can greatly increase the value of your home. Check out our tips for revamping your garage door!


First, it's of utmost importance that you hire a professional to replace your garage doors. Due to the precision and expertise required, it's critical that you find a garage door professional who will get the job done right!

Next, consider what type of material you'll choose for your garage door:

Wood - this option offers the widest range of design options and works well in all climates.

Fiberglass - Both fiberglass and vinyl are affordable options that will not rust, but also offer limited design options. 

Steel - While steel is typically less expensive than wood, it has the potential to rust.

Aluminum - Aluminum does not rust, but does cost more than steel.

after.jpgAfter you decide on the material of your next garage door, next you should choose the type of door:

Sliding - Sliding doors slide open to the side, such as a barn door. They require a wider garage wall to accommodate the door when open. 

Sectional - This is the most common type of garage door, sliding up and down on tracks.

Swing-out - These doors are typically one door and swing outward.

One of the final decisions you should make when choosing your next door is style and details. Check out the ideas below!

Spanish colonial - Wood door with iron hinges.

Traditional - Arched garage door with paned windows.

Farmhouse - Simplistic rustic barn-style garage door.

Craftsman - Wooden garage door with rectilinear windows & trim.

Modern - Sleek glass-paned garage door.

After making some basic decisions for revamping your garage door, be sure to contact us for a complimentary design consultation! We'd be happy to help you. For nearly 90 years, the Overhead Door brand has stood for product quality and expertise, as well as professional service. We'd be happy to show you the difference we provide!

Topics: Garage Door