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Different Material Types for Garage Doors

When it comes to garage doors, you have a lot of options these days when it comes to materials. Each type has its own pros and cons, and your individual situation will determine which garage door material will be right for you.

Wooden garage doors speak for themselves with beauty, warmth, and attractiveness. Wood has been used traditionally for garage doors, and the various design options are impressive. Downsides include weight and upkeep, however.

Besides wood, many garage doors are made from metal. Some may be aluminum, while others are made from steel. Steel garage doors are strong and last a long time. Recent innovations have helped them hold up better against rust, as well.

Aluminum doors are a more lightweight option and still hold up against rust. In warmer climates, fiberglass garage doors can be a nice choice because they are more durable and can resist damage from termites and weather better than wood doors.

Some even opt for plastic as a garage door material, which offers a quiet, smooth operating door (although it can be damaged easily). No matter which material you choose for your garage door, make sure you have it installed by the professionals at Overhead Door Company of Lexington.

Our experience and expertise ensure that you'll get a safe, dependable garage door, ready to be used for years to come.

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