Guide To Buying Sectional Garage Doors
For most Surrey residents, when seeking a new garage door, most of them look alike, don’t they? There are numerous differences, both in the types and the manufacturers. Make well-grounded enquire to get the best results. Let us help you make sense of the chaos when it comes to choosing Surrey Garage Doors. Here are some simple guidelines to follow:
Select your garage door style
There are different styles to choose from. For example, you can choose the carriage house style which offers historic charm, overhead operation and comes with customizable designs. Otherwise, you can go for the traditional style which provides a massive range of colours and insulation properties. If not, you can settle on the contemporary style that comes with a sleek modern design and a fully customizable frame colour and glass options.
Select your garage door material
Yes, you can choose from several materials for your door. You can pick natural wood, steel, composite or aluminum glass. Indeed, all these materials have their pros and limitations. Hence, it is essential to check out each one before making a final decision.
Consider your insulation needs
Bearing in mind that a garage door is the largest door in your home and probably one of the broadest open spaces in the entire house, it is essential to ensure it is well insulated. Otherwise, this will severely affect the temperature of your home and could lead to high bills in the wintertime. Also, an insulated door operates more quietly than a non-insulated one. That’s besides saving you a lot of money in energy bills.
Customize your design
You can get a customized design for your garage door. You can go for a range of models with paint colours, wood-grain finishes, decor hardware and windows. Some conventional paints for garage doors include hunter green, sandstone, grey, desert sand, bronze, white and almond. Of course, this will depend entirely on your preferences.
Measure your garage door
You cannot buy a door without knowing the size of your door space. Hence, you need to measure the door before embarking on buying a garage door. Measure the height, width, backroom, headroom, left side and right side. You will need all this info when making your purchase either online or at your local depot store.
Remember opener installation
It is essential to replace your garage door opener when replacing the garage door. You can either choose between the two most common types which are the chain drives and the chain drives. For the techies, you can connect your phone to your door opener using MyQ Technology.
These are some of the steps to consider when buying a sectional garage door. If you need repair or installation, we are here to help you. Good luck!