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Garage Door Manufacturers


Garage doors seem to come in an endless variety of styles, colors, and materials to match any possible vision you have for a garage door.  Garage doors can be styled and colored to match any home décor and there are several garage door manufacturers that offer an array of styles for both residential and commercial uses.  While a garage door installation company can help guide you on which garage door works best with your home, looking directly at the door manufacturers and what they offer could also spark some ideas for your garage.

                The first major garage door manufacturer is Clopay.  Clopay offers both residential and commercial garage doors in many types and styles.  Clopay has three different lines of residential garage doors; the classic line, wood line, and portfolio line.  The classic line consists of raised and flush panel steel garage doors.  These doors have three different series that range from one to three layer construction.  Their steel doors are sectional overhead doors and can be painted any color.  Clopay’s wood line has traditional overhead sectional doors and custom carriage style doors.  The wooden doors require higher maintenance and costs but also look more impressive.  The last line of residential garage doors from Clopay is the portfolio line that consists of steel, faux wood, composite, and aluminum doors for a custom look.  These doors open overhead or carriage style for a more sophisticated look.

                Ideal Door is another garage door manufacturer that produces steel and steel composite residential garage doors.  Ideal’s steel doors are available in 1-3 layers for insulation and they also have steel composite doors with four layers of insulation.  Ideal’s steel doors are available as overhead sectionals with optional window designs and flush or elegant panels.  The steel is galvanized for extra rust protection.  Their composite door comes in different styles with arched window options and gives the appearance of wood.  Each style of Ideal door has a handful of different color options.      

                Amarr Garage Doors have a wide variety of styles and materials to match any exterior home décor.  Amarr offers traditional steel overhead sectional doors as well as several carriage style doors with wood and wrought iron designs to add a touch of style.  All Amarr doors come with a warranty that varies in length depending on the type of door.  The more expensive wood and wrought iron doors have much shorter warranties while some of the steel doors have lifetime warranties.  Amarr also does custom design doors from scratch.  With Amarr’s variety of door styles and materials, you are sure to find a garage door to match your home’s style and décor.


                The final major garage door manufacturer is C.H.I. Overhead Doors.  C.H.I. specializes in steel, overhead sectional doors.  They also have doors faced with fiberglass and cedar or doors made entirely out of fiberglass.  C.H.I. also manufactures full-view aluminum doors with window panels for a more contemporary look.  There steel overhead sectionals have several panel options; stamped, recessed, short panel, and long panel.  C.H.I.’s cedar-faced, pre-finished steel, and stamped doors are also available in carriage styles. 

                    Between these garage door manufacturers, there are options for about any style, color, or material of garage door.  The garage door choices seem overwhelming but your choice can be limited by factors such as budget, opening style, and material.  Wood garage doors are a good option to consider if it matches your home and steel doors can be painted any color to match a home.  Do not hesitate to talk to a garage door installation professional about your best garage door options.