CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • Wild About Wood Garage Doors - Part 2

    Jul 09, 2010
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    Designed as a luxurious, yet comfortable vacation home, the 1 1/2 story, 4,000-square-foot home is perched on a bluff, with magnificent views overlooking the waters of Green Bay in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin. With its Shingle-style details, a cross-gabled roof and long front porch, the home’s design reflects both a “Cape Cod” spirit and a Scandinavian influence from the area’s early settlers.
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    Wood Garage DoorsClopay Reserve Collection semi-custom carriage house garage doors

  • Wild About Wood Garage Doors

    Jul 07, 2010
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    Clopay’s 4-layer insulated Reserve Collection Limited Edition Series carriage house style doors handcrafted in cedar and custom stained to adorn the home’s multi-car car garage. Western Red Cedar withstands the natural elements making it an ideal wood species for a garage door in any climate – particularly one as damp and varying as is found in the Pacific Northwest.
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  • Builder Concept Home Garage Doors Close-Up

    Jun 18, 2010
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    The beauty, warmth and distinction of a Clopay Reserve Collection wood carriage house garage door makes it an instant focal point on any home. Reserve Collection doors are built with exacting detail and craftsmanship by skilled artisans in the Pacific Northwest, utilizing our proven construction method for exceptional beauty, durability and energy efficiency.
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    steel garage doorsWood Garage DoorsWood Carriage-House Style Garage Doorsultra grain finishReserve® CollectionCurb AppealCoachman CollectionClopay Garage Doors

  • Other Green Homes We Love - The Builder Concept Home 2010

    Jun 16, 2010
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    The premise of the 2010 Builder Concept Home is liveable, sustainable and adaptable. Designed by architect Marianne Cusato (the Katrina cottages) and building scientist Mark LaLiberté, the home exemplifies a dramatic shift in how homes are designed, built, maintained and lived in. The 1,700-square-foot home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms adapts to homeowners’ personal budgets and changing lifestyle needs.
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    composite carriage house style garage doorsUltra-Grain stained woodgrain paint finishsteel grooved panel vintage style Gallery Collection garage doornatural wood carriage house style garage doorClopay Garage DoorsBuilder Concept Home

  • A Few More Facts about Wood Garage Doors

    May 13, 2010
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    Prior to installing a wood door, it must be primed and painted or stained with a high quality exterior finish that is mildew and UV-resistant and water repellent. Otherwise, you risk premature fading, rotting, cracking or warping and could potentially void the warranty. Depending on the door’s exposure to sunlight and moisture it may need to be painted or stained every few years.
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    Wood Garage DoorsWood Carriage-House Style Garage DoorsReserve® CollectionJay LenoCurb AppealClopay Imagination systemClopay Garage DoorsClopay