Buying Guide

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Steel

Steel is the most popular and reasonably priced material for garage doors. They are certainly durable, and practically maintenance free. Our garage doors have a wood grain texture that mimics the look and feel of wood.

Aluminum

We carry aluminum doors that are hand-crafted from heavy-duty aluminum.  These doors have a higher price than steel but you are buying peace of mind because they just don’t rust. Doors are coated with heavy-duty powder coating which is a long-lasting finish.

Wood Composite

Composite wood-look doors, offer the benefits of the wood look but without the upkeep. The distinctive wood look is just stunning.

Insulated Garage Doors

Insulation

An insulated garage door provides that extra R-Value and can significantly reduce street noise coming into the home. With our hot climate and cool nights, insulation will help stabilize the temperature in your garage.  Also getting the insulation with steel backing strengthens the door as well as gives it a beautiful finish

Tips for Buying a New Garage Doors

Buying a new garage door is a big investment, and its best to go in with prepared with a little knowledgeable. We’ve compiled a list of things to consider before purchasing a new garage door in Austin, Texas.

Is the Garage Door Safe

Not all garage doors are created equal, be sure to have finger safety in the joint and rollers.   FYI Martin doors are one of the safest in the industry and have these safety features built in on all most all models.

Determine if You Want an Insulated Door

Construction materials and insulation technologies for garage doors have significantly improved over past few years. Most garages aren’t heated, but your garage door still definitely impacts your home’s energy efficiency.  Martin provides a garage door that has a tighter seal against the façade to keep out the elements.  In most cases you won’t need a weather shield either.

In most cases a garage door will help insulate the garage from the odor weather as well as sound.

Insulation will help in extreme heat from the sun or getting blasted by the wind, an insulated door will better regulate the temperature of your garage.

Carriage House Doors are affordable

Are you interested in carriage house doors, but think they are too expensive.  You now can buy a carriage house door built with steel that will not break the bank.   These new steel doors have a woodgrain texture that looks like wood but without the upkeep. Add windows and antique hinges and handles to complete the look

It’s important to note that a garage door opener is usually not included in the price of a new garage door. However, most garage door installation companies also sell openers. Make sure to plan ahead, and be prepared to purchase a garage door opener in addition to buying the garage door itself.

Ask if the Garage Door Cost Includes Installation

The cost of the garage door will most likely include the cost of installation, but it’s always good to ask early and clear up that question ahead of time so there are no surprises down the road.


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