Door Review Bellerose NY

Steel doors offers two advantages over wood: It costs less and it requires much less maintenance. If a builder wants to go that route, his two choices are embossed steel or steel with an overlay.

Local Companies

SilverLining Interiors, Inc.
2091 Broadway, third floor
New York, NY
Martin Viette Nurseries
(516)922-5530
6050 Northern Boulevard
East Norwich, NY
Streamline Lawn Sprinkler
(516)735-7735
119 East Pulaski Road
Huntington Station, NY
Angela Fowler-Landscape Architect
(212)391-9699
39 West 38th Street
New York, NY
Mc Closkey J F Florist & Garden Shop
(718)459-8458
6819 Woodhaven Boulevard
Rego Park, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
T M F Landscape Design
(516)822-1388
24 Kunen Av
Bethpage, NY
Glen Plaza Marble & Granite
(516)671-1100
75 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Cove, NY
ER Electric
(914)834-9707
2005 Palmer Avenue
Larchmont, NY
Engineered BLDG Inspection
(516)747-7707
168 Broadway
New Hyde Park, NY
Data Provided by:
  

Provided By:

Source: BUILDING PRODUCTS Magazine
Publication date: September 27, 2004

By Diane Kittower

What is the largest moving device in a house that gets used at least two or three times a day? The correct answer: the garage door. Not only is it big and useful, manufacturers are working hard to make it attractive, too.

The most recent trend in beauty for garage doors is carriage-house style. These doors typically cost more than standard raised-panel ones, but they add a distinctive touch that many homeowners think is worth it. “These days, people are more open to spending a little more to make their house look better,” says Robert Deisher, product manager for residential door systems at Overhead Door.

The latest innovation in the style calls for steel construction instead of traditional wood. Steel offers two advantages over wood: It costs less and it requires much less maintenance. If a builder wants to go that route, his two choices are embossed steel or steel with an overlay. Both simulate the old-fashioned look of doors that swung open from the sides of wooden carriage houses, where horse-drawn carriages and early cars were stored. A steel door, however, is considerably less expensive—about $1,000 compared with $3,000 and up for wood.

Decorative hardware helps the new metal products mimic wood doors of yester-year. Strap hinges on the sides make steel doors look ready to swing open, and handles in the middle give the impression t...

Click here to read full article from Replacement Contractor

Related Articles
- Flashing in Siding Installations Bellerose NY
A constant problem that contractors see in siding installations is improper flashing or, even worse, no flashing at all. Relying on caulk alone to keep water from leaking into homes is not a good practice. Whether you're talking about wood, fiber-cement, or vinyl siding, three areas in particular can prove problematic.
- Doors Review Bellerose NY
- Door Hardware Bellerose NY
- Furniture Review Bellerose NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Bellerose NY
- Home Exterior Ideas Bellerose NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews Bellerose NY
- Home Siding Tips Bellerose NY
- Entryway Doors Bellerose NY
- How Windows are Made Bellerose NY