Door Review Flushing 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
Fuschetto & Cipriano Landscaping Inc
(516)676-1840
708 Glen Cove Avenue
Glen Head, NY
Dowd Kenneth W Archts
(516)674-4200
85 Forest Avenue
Locust Valley, NY
Minchou Trading Inc
(212)924-5768
795 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY
Miller BROS Landscape Maintenance
(516)334-4315
69 Woodcock Road
Westbury, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
Forgione Matthew Landscaping & Masonry
(914)779-3771
65 Orchard Street
Eastchester, NY
Bristol Litynski Wojak PC
(212)260-0250
215 Park Avenue South Frnt
New York, NY
Tribec Limited
(212)627-5351
40 River Road
New York, 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
- Door Hardware Flushing NY
Long an outlet for designers and homeowners to express their personal aesthetics, door hardware just keeps getting more and more stylish. The most recent introductions take hardware to new heights of fashion with high-end finishes, modern silhouettes, unique options, and coordinating accessories without sacrificing security at the entry.
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Flushing NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations Flushing NY
- Doors Review Flushing NY
- How Windows are Made Flushing NY
- Furniture Review Flushing NY
- Home Siding Tips Flushing NY
- Entryway Doors Flushing NY
- Home Exterior Ideas Flushing NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews Flushing NY