DC: Ask Our Experts about Customizing Garage Doors



Welcome back to our Ask Our Experts articles on garage doors. Everyone wants to make their home more their own, but not everyone considers the possibilities of the garage. Few parts of your home play a larger role in your homes curb appeal, so it should actually be one of the first things you consider when you want to add a little appeal or personality to your home.

It’s not the first option most think of, so many have questions about what possibilities are available. Here are some answers to the most common questions from our clients.

What are the best places to start with personalizing my garage door?

You have a lot of options

The door itself is one of the most noticeable parts, and there are so many ways to make it perfectly match the style of your home. Our selection of garage doors in BC includes wooden doors of all styles, metal doors, and many other materials. They are also available in no shortage of exciting and unique colors.

Painting the garage around the door is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to make a big change. Depending on your level of expertise, you may be able do a great job with just the cost of the paint.

You may also want to consider adding a nice trim to the roof to make the garage really stand out from the others in your neighborhood.

How can I find out if my door will respond well to being painted?

Your door can also be painted if you want to spice up the look of your home.

However, how well the door responds to being painted will depend on the material and the finish that is already on it. Wood doors in particular can be much easier to color and stain than other types. Our collection of garage doors includes many that haven’t been painted or stained yet, so you’ll easily be able to find something ready for your own personal touches.

Are there any custom features that will improve the noise?

Good news! If you’re looking for customization that’s more about premium experience than look, you still have plenty to choose from. Yes, there are many ways you can improve features of your garage, including the noise.

Many of the best garage door openers are extremely quiet. Of course, consider that the noise may also be a result of problems that can easily be repaired. If you call our office British Columbia, we’ll send over a garage door repair expert quickly to have it affordably repaired

I rarely see windowed garage doors anymore. Are they still made?

Yes, they are. They are not as popular as they were in the past, but there are still several companies that make them. Additionally, they look better than ever, with all new types of looks and styles. If you want something really special, we work with some garage door manufacturers who allow you to create your only completely custom doors with all the windows you want.

What kind of materials are out there to choose from when it comes to garage doors?

If they manufacture it, we can likely find it for you. You can choose from wood (and that includes many types such as Oak and Cherry), different types of metal doors such as Aluminium. We have a very large show room here in the B.C. if you’re interested in trying out the look and feel.


About Neb Aleksic

Neb grew up in the garage door business. Since joining Doorcare he has moved up in the ranks, and now oversees a team, in addition to Doorcare's marketing efforts. He is passionate about what he does, and enjoys the small things in life.
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