derby. garage door design. February 25th , 2018.
There are several things that you have to decide on when choosing the right type of door for your garage. You have to choose from a range of styles and materials. There are types of doors that have windows while there are those that have solid door panels. The most common materials for garage doors are aluminum and steel. However, there are now manufacturers that offer doors that are made of wood, fiberglass, wood composites, metal combinations and even plastic. Style options include a wide array of raised panels as well as those that adopt the industrial look. When assessing your options in the style and function, you may either go for the type of garage door that spans the entire width of your garage or the type of door which is composed of two or more small door panels.
If you have the extra space and do not mind going out into the weather to get to the house choose a detached garage. The extra space between the house and garage can be used for a patio or even a kitchen garden. From the garage to the home you could also build a nice aesthetically walkway. You will also need to decide if you want a one or two car garage and if you need extra room for storage. If you choose a simple one-car garage, a door company states that you will need a basic space of 12 feet by 24 feet. If you choose a two-car garage you will need to add another 9 feet by 18 feet of space for that extra car. You will need this much space so you can open the doors without scratching or damaging the car doors.
The most common type of garage door today is the sectional type which moves on tracks allowing the door panels to roll up just below the ceiling. This type of door design is perfect for automatic openers. It is also a practical option as it requires minimum maintenance and provides long years of reliable service.
An unusual checkerboard design on the garage door of one of her neighbors is the result of the wife′s handiwork who was formerly a commercial artist. The look that she gave it is an eight inch long checkerboard with shades of brown. Though the house and the garage door were not really proportionate to each other, according to her, the design would be able to take the viewers attention of that fact.
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