Before we officially ring in the New Year, here’s a recap of our favorite Clopay® products and projects from 2011.
Garage Door and Entry Door Replacement Projects Yield the Biggest Returns at Resale: According to the Remodeling 2010-2011 Cost vs. Value Report, garage door and entry door replacement projects deliver the biggest bang for your buck at resale, netting the No. 1 and number 2 spots respectively, in the national average.
Yes, Even a Garage Door Can Be Green
Green Builder Media originally wanted natural wood carriage house style garage doors for its 2011 ReVISION House in Orlando. But when we told them that our Canyon Ridge® Collection provides the look of wood without the upkeep, they were sold.
The moisture-resistant composite polymer cladding won't rot, warp, shrink or crack, and the doors are uber energy-efficient with a 19.2 R value.
Clopay $10,000 Garage Makeover Sweepstakes on Facebook: Gina from Connecticut was the grand prize winner of the "Clopay Garage Door Makeover Sweepstakes".
Not only did the addition of two new energy-efficient Gallery® Collection garage doors in the Walnut Ultra-Grain® finish enhance the appearance of her 60’s ranch style home, the polyurethane insulated doors improved the comfort of the bedroom located directly above the garage.
Social Networking Garage Door Style: Let your social network be the judge of the garage door that looks best on your home. Upload a digital photo to Clopay’s Door Imagination System Facebook app to try on garage doors in all colors and styles. Then share the images with your friends to get instant feedback. http://apps.facebook.com/clopaydis/
Knock, Knock: It's the Craftsman Collection Entry Door
The newest addition to Clopay's fiberglass entry door line complements Bungalow, Mission and transitional style homes, as well as many of our residential garage doors. You’ll love the straight fir grain, the authentic architectural details and the decorative glass options.
New Garage Door Finish Options Coordinate with Other Exterior Home Features
Clopay's Walnut Ultra-Grain paint finish simulates the look of a stained wood surface on a polyurethane insulated steel door for long-lasting, maintenance-free beauty.
Painted white garage doors are a key fixture on the quaint, charming homes Cape Cod, Carmel, Vermont and Northern, Michigan are known for. Thanks to the Canyon Ridge Collection’s durable, low-maintenance composite cladding, you won't be stripping, sanding and painting every season to keep this factory-painted garage door looking good.
We added Bronze to our 1-3/8" polystyrene insulated garage door Models 4050, 4051 and 4053 to match this increasingly popular window cladding color.
The Avante™ Collection Goes Hollywood
The Avante continued its reign as a garage door media darling as TV designers gave it a starring role on home improvement shows like the DIY Network's "Dream House: Log Cabin", "Rescue Renovation" and ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". Look for it in 2012 on a NASCAR themed edition of DIY "House Crashers".
Energy Tax Credit for Entry Doors: If you upgraded to an ENERGY STAR® qualified Clopay entry door system by December 31, 2011, you may be eligible for up to a $500 credit on your 2011 taxes, in addition to years of comfort and cost-cutting on your utility bills. www.clopaydoor.com/publicfiles/43960%20CLO%20ENTDR%20Tax%20Flyer%20R1_1.pdf.
Specification Innovation: Clopay's online BIM and ARCAT SpecWizard® tools help architects and specifiers configure commercial overhead sectional and rolling steel doors, share info across multiple project teams and resolve potential issues in advance to eliminate costly change orders and delays. www.clopaydoor.com/commercial-door-products.aspx
Clopay Residential Garage Doors Voted #1
Members of the garage door industry ranked Clopay residential garage doors No. 1 for the third year in a row in Professional Door Dealer's annual "Best of Business" poll.
Visit Clopay's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clopaygaragedoors and website press room www.clopaydoor.com/Pressreleases.aspx for breaking news.
We have many exciting new products, showcase home projects, contests and promotions planned for 2012. Thank you for being a valued customer and we look forward to serving you in the New Year!
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