Ladawn. Garage Design. February 10th , 2018.
1. Most American housing styles look good with traditional doors. These include ranch homes, colonials, Victorians, Cape Cods, and Craftsman styles. A traditional door will also be appropriate on many European-styled homes, such as Mediterranean, Tudor, French Country, and Spanish. 2. Contemporary doors will only look right on homes that also have contemporary styling. If your home was built with high-tech materials and clean lines, then a contemporary door will fit the styling like a glove. These doors often include tempered-glass windows which may be tinted, frosted, or clear and come with door frames that are wrapped in aluminum which require less maintenance. 3. Carriage doors are based on the doors that used to be found on carriage houses back before the era of cars. These doors often swing open, but if you are short on space, you can find models that fold back even though they look like swing doors. Although carriage doors seem like they would look best on older homes, they actually look perfect with many traditionally-styled houses. 4. Many doors you will find have raised panels which add depth and interest to the front of your home. In recent decades, this style of door has become the standard for most American homes. Because of this, they are available in a wide selection of materials and with a number of different options.
Doors with automatic open and close used to be somewhat dangerous for family use. Many children, and even adults, we crushed when they came down unexpectedly. Today the remote openers are equipped with safety sensors that cause the door to stop and reverse direction if anything happens to be in their path. If used responsibly, there is no reason to worry about a garage door accident any longer.
Before you build a garage or decide to give your existing one a facelift, it is essential for you to determine the style, shape and size of your garage opening. This will give you a fair idea on how much drive through width you require and also so you do not end up compromising on a stilted garage entry.
If you are like most people, you do not care for the idea of calling out a company every time the smallest problem occurs. When it comes to garage door repair, major issues should be left to professionals. If the issue is with the electronics, you should especially endeavor to stay away. But for smaller problems, there is no reason a homeowner with a set of tools cannot get things back to where they need to be with little hassle. Here are some of the common problems many homeowners face and how you can solve them.
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