Five Steps to Choosing the Right Garage Door

You never thought that shopping for garage doors in Greensboro, NC. could be so exciting! Being an adult has its perks, and getting excited about garage doors is one of them. Okay, maybe you could use a little more excitement in your life, but you have been saving and saving for the past three years to be able to build the garage that should have come with your home to begin with. Who builds a home without a garage? You are so looking forward to the time when you can park your car in the garage and not have to worry about rain, freak snow storms, or the heat of the day ruining your upholstery. So, the building is commencing and the time has come to decide which beautiful, long-lasting door will adorn your brand-new garage.

Making the Choice

Because your garage door is the single largest moving piece of equipment in your home, you want to ensure that you get quality and safety as well as the aesthetically pleasing look you desire. The steps to choosing the correct garage door are outlined below and if you follow them you will be sure to choose the best style, material, and product for your needs. The steps to choosing include the following:

  • The first step is to select your door. Do you want steel or high-density polyethylene? Do you want an insulated (with energy-efficient polyurethane insulation) or non-insulated door?
  • The second step is to select your panel design. You can choose from ribbed and flushed steel panels, or the raised panel designs of traditional, country, cottage, or ranch.
  • The third step is to select your desired color. With beautiful colors such as Almond, Teratone, Desert Sand, Brown, White, Hunter Green, and Sandstone, you will be sure to find a color to best match your home and garage.
  • The fourth step is to select your window options. Windows add style to your garage and home and you can choose from many options including three pane, six pane, one pane, arched three pane, arched six pane, arched three pane, short panel, and long panel windows, among others.
  • The fifth step is to select your opener. You could opt for manual operation, but who wants to do that? You can choose from a few motors and openers from traditional to ultra-quiet styles.

Once you have completed the five steps listed above, you will have easily been guided through the process of choosing among many of the beautiful garage doors.


While you don’t anticipate having to do any repairs or maintenance on your choice among the many qualified Garage Doors in Greensboro, NC it is nice to know that there are companies close by you which can a qualified technician 24 hours a day if you need a repair; no job is too big or too small. Thankfully though, you probably won’t have to worry about this for years to come because your garage door is a quality-made, last for years type of product.

Jennifer Birch or simply “Jenni,” is a British writer who’s passionate about PCs and operating systems. She’s also covering innovative news on the mobile industry such as O2’s new 4G LTE network and Nokia’s flagship 1020 Windows Phone. Connect with her through Twitter at @WrittenByJenni