GARAGE DOOR MATERIALS
When it comes to garage doors, there are a variety of styles and materials available to homeowners today. You can learn more about each specific type of material in our buying guide, but here’s a basic rundown of what different types of garage doors are made of and what you can expect from each material.
What Are Garage Doors Made Of?
Clopay® garage doors are typically made of natural wood, steel and composite or aluminum and glass. Each of these materials has their own benefits and can be chosen based on their degree of durability, energy efficiency, or aesthetic appeal.
NATURAL WOOD GARAGE DOORS
For many homeowners, the allure of a wood garage door is its warm, natural feel. A sturdy wood garage door conveys a rustic, old-world quality that brings timeless beauty to your home’s exterior. Clopay offers natural wood garage doors in a variety of species, including Redwood and Cedar as well as specialty woods.
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STEEL GARAGE DOORS
For homeowners that desire a wide range of fashion, function and price options, steel garage doors can be an excellent choice. Clopay® offers steel garage doors in insulated or non-insulated construction, multiple layers for enhanced durability, and finishes including painted options or Ultra-Grain faux wood grain. For high wind load applications, WindCode® reinforcement options are also available.
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ALUMINUM & GLASS GARAGE DOORS
Among their many benefits, aluminum and glass garage doors are not susceptible to rust or corrosion, which make them a great choice for long-lasting aesthetic appeal. Aluminum garage doors are also lightweight and versatile, making them a common choice for not only garages, but also for indoor partitions and patios.
Clopay® offers aluminum garage doors with a range of glass options that help homeowners choose the perfect degree of light transmission, providing natural light from outside during the day, and the warm glow of interior lighting in the evening.
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FIND YOUR PERFECT GARAGE DOOR TODAY
How do you know which garage door will be right for you? To get started, take a look through our comprehensive buying guide. Then, once you get some ideas, take advantage of our Door Imagination System to try out different doors and styles on your home to help you visualize which one will fit your garage door needs the best. Once you’ve narrowed it down, your local authorized Clopay® dealer can help you get that perfect garage door for your home.