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Four Styles of Garage Doors That You Wished You Know

Updated on August 19, 2013

The human mind is really incredible and it loves variety. One good example of this is the garage door style. In its simplest sense, garage door should serve its function to protect your car inside - to be opened and closed whenever it is necessary. But today, garage doors are not just for functionality, it can also serve aesthetic purposes.

For this reason, there are different garage door styles that had been conceived throughout the past centuries. In this article, you will find four styles of garage doors that you can choose from. This way, you can be more informed as you determine which garage door style will best work for you.

Traditional doors

Traditional door styles will differ depending upon where you are staying. This means that the traditional door will conform to the dominant style in your place. For example in America, a traditional door may be styled as Craftsman, Ranch, Victoria, Colonial, and Cape. On the other hand, European garage door may be built in accordance to the style of French Country, Tudor, Mediterranean, and Spanish.

Carriage Doors

Carriage doors can be one of the better alternatives for traditional doors. Carriage-styled doors can be folded as you try to open it. Some carriage doors could not be folded though. The main disadvantage of this style is that it consumes a lot of space when opened. Thus, you cannot park your door too close to the garage since it will be hit when the garage door is opened.

Raised-Panel Doors

This is the most common type of garage door styles. The idea behind this is that the door is raised or rolled up as you open it and rolled down to close it. Raised-panel doors are not just used for garage as it can be used also in commercial buildings and stores to protect their products inside.

There are different types of raised-panel doors. This may include the rolling doors, sectional doors, and flex-a-door. Each of these door types has its own advantages and disadvantages. So you better know each one so that you can make a better decision.

Contemporary Doors

Technological advancements also invaded the garage doors industry. With contemporary doors, it looks modern, sleek, and sophisticated. The materials used in this garage door are not the conventional materials. Contemporary doors use fiber glass, wood composite, steel, wood, and even aluminum garage door. Some contemporary doors are also equipped with electronic capabilities that will allow the door to open and close.

These are the four styles of garage doors that you can choose from. It is really tough to choose which of these styles will suit you best. There are a lot of factors to consider such as your budget, preference, and need. You need to consider too how many cars you intend to park inside the garage, what will be the purpose of your garage aside from car parking, the available space on which the garage will be constructed, and others.

Take time to contemplate on your choices to avoid future regrets.

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