Door Review Coram 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

Legacy Builders and Remodelers
1363-8 Lincoln Ave
Holbrook, NY
Parkview Landscaping Limited
(631)928-1958
95 Hewlett Avenue
East Patchogue, NY
Powerhouse Plumbing & Heating Inc
(631)737-2562
1340 Lincoln Avenue Suite 12
Holbrook, NY
Landscaping by Freddy
(631)269-6774
41 Renwick Avenue
Kings Park, NY
Morning Mist Lawn Sprinklers
(631)924-0356
29 Eason Drive
Ridge, NY
Kuhn Construction, Inc
417 Main St
Islip, NY
Digiovanna BROS Landscaping
(631)666-8485
135 Orinoco Drive
Brightwaters, NY
Celtic Landscaping
(631)288-4899
57 North Bay Av
Eastport, NY
Pulver Walter K Landscape Architect
(631)232-2025
134 Northfield Road
Hauppauge, NY
Visions of Nature Landscape Designs
(631)281-5077
243 North Titmus Drive
Mastic, 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
- Entryway Doors Coram NY
In the never-ending quest for a unique entryway that sets their home apart and adds striking curb appeal, owners of high-end homes are clamoring for doors made out of woods that don't grow in their backyard.
- Green Products - Product Reviews Coram NY
- Door Hardware Coram NY
- Doors Review Coram NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations Coram NY
- How Windows are Made Coram NY
- Furniture Review Coram NY
- Home Siding Tips Coram NY
- Home Exterior Ideas Coram NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Coram NY