What Are My Garage Door Design Options?

If you haven’t been in the market for a new garage door in a while, you might be surprised to learn that the white, aluminum garage doors typical of most suburban houses are not your only option. Far from it!

At The Hamilton Parker Company, we offer many styles, brands, and customizations for your garage door design, so you can make sure your garage door compliments the architecture and style of your home. We’ve rounded up some of our clients’ favorite garage door design options for you to consider when choosing a new garage door.

Garage Door Material

Steel garage doors can help with home insulation. Steel garage doors also offer longer warranties than most wood garage doors and can even last a lifetime with proper maintenance. Wood garage doors are highly customizable and add warmth to your space. However, you should be prepared for some minor maintenance and upkeep common of most wood products.

Plus, you don’t necessarily have to choose! We can add a wood overlay to a steel garage door to give you the energy-efficient benefits of a steel garage door with the look of a wood garage door.

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Garage Door Colors

Many people feel limited in choosing a garage door color because they think it has to match the color of their front door. If you’d like to make your garage door appear less prominent, you should choose the same color as the color of your house. If you’d like your garage door to stand out, you can match your garage door color to the color of your front door, shutters, or trim.

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When trying to choose a garage door color, we recommend visiting a garage door showroom. This will allow you to compare garage door models side by side and get an idea of what style garage door you’re interested in.

One of the biggest benefits of visiting a showroom is knowing that you’re going to get the exact color that you want for your garage door. If you try to choose a garage door color online, you might end up with the wrong color due to monitor color variance.

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Garage Door Accessories & Customizations

Once you’ve got a material and color, it’s time to accessorize! Here are some popular garage door add-ons to take the look of your new garage door up a notch:

  • Decorative garage door hardware – Lift handles, strap hinges, step plates, knockers, and studs are all popular decorative garage door hardware options.
  • Garage door window inserts – One of the fastest ways to improve the character of the outside of your home and add refreshing natural light to the inside of your garage is to install garage door window inserts to your garage door.
  • Garage door panels – One of the fastest ways to improve the character of the outside of your home and add refreshing natural light to the inside of your garage is to install garage door window inserts to your garage door.

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Looking for Custom Garage Door Design in Columbus, Ohio?

If you’re interested in a custom garage door design in the Columbus, OH area, The Hamilton Parker Company is ready to help. Come visit one of our garage door showrooms in Columbus or Delaware, OH,

or call us today to schedule an in-home garage door consultation and estimate.

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