Your home’s front door allows or denies passage in and out of our house, providing security from intruders, as well as protection from outside debris. It’s also one of the first things people see when they get to your home. When it’s time to replace your front door, you want to be sure you’re installing a new door that is within your budget and suits your needs. Below are some tips to help guide your decision-making regarding a new garage door.
So Many Garage Door Options… Where to Start
Upgrade the Style of Your Garage Door
There are many different styles of garage doors to choose form. When you’re ready to replace your door, take the opportunity to upgrade it’s style. For example, if your current door is bland, go with a new door that has interesting decorative details such as panel designs or windows. Choose a style that complements your home’s architecture. If you can’t find a door on the market that works for you, consider a custom garage door.
Opt for Pre-Hung Doors
Even though it’s possible to switch out an old door for a new one, it’s better to replace all the components of your entryway. New garage doors are usually sold with an accompanying frame. These doors are referred to as pre-hung because they hang on hinges on their frames. In most cases, entry doors that need to be replaced have door frames that also need to be removed and replaced.
Consider an Insulated Garage Door
If energy efficiency is important to you, replace your front door with an insulated one. Insulated doors have polyurethane-foam cores that are encased by either fiberglass or steel.
Need More Help Picking a New Garage Door? All American Overhead Garage Door is Here to Help!
No matter the style you are going for, we are ready to assist you. We will make sure the you love your new garage door and that it is properly installed. Contact us today to obtain your new garage door and to learn more about our variety of services during a free estimate consultation.