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What To Look For in A New Garage Door

While a lot of thought goes into deciding what light fixtures to use in your bedroom or what faucet looks best in your bathroom, one of the biggest home improvement deliberations you will have to make is picking a new garage door. Are you making this home improvement upgrade this year? A garage door is one of the first things anyone sees when they come to your home, so it makes sense that you want to spend a good amount of time thinking about its design. If you’re in the market for a new garage door, here are some features you should keep in mind.

  • Insulation: Many homeowners don’t bother with their front doors anymore and simply use the garage as the main entrance to their homes. Constantly opening and closing the door will let precious heat out of your home if it’s attached to your garage. That being said, if you use your garage as a gym or spend a good amount of time in it, you’ll want to have an insulated door that holds in heat and is energy efficient.
  • Low Maintenance: It’s true that some garage door materials require more maintenance than others. Wooden garage doors require sanding and repainting. However, if you don’t have the time for this time of upkeep, you may want to choose a steel model instead.
  • Style Consistency: You should always choose a new garage door that fits with the architectural design of your home. If you live in a contemporary home, buy or design a new garage door that has clean lines.
  • Customization: Customizing your garage door is a great way to add beauty to your home while including a touch of your own personal style. You can customize everything from the material to the decorative accents used.

Why fit in when you can stand out? Don’t settle for having a garage door that looks like every other one on your block. At Garage Door Center, we allow you to create a fully customized garage door to meet every detail you desire for your home. Call us at 203-255-3033, or visit our showroom in Fairfield to get started designing your dream door.

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