Door Review Garden City 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
All Dimensions Landscapes
(631)586-2514
24 Bruno Lane
Dix Hills, NY
Christmas Decor Lighting Experts
(631)367-2200
7 Lawrence Hill Road
Huntington, NY
Feldis Florists & Greenhouses
(516)785-6040
1170 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY
TNT
(631)669-2234
235 Higbie Lane
West Islip, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Rat Zapper
(718)871-9371
1010 43th Street
Brooklyn, NY
Freeman Landscaping
(516)599-7147
13 Highland Boulevard
Lynbrook, NY
London Landscape Nursery & Garden Center
(516)795-7111
5596 Old Sunrise Highway
Massapequa, NY
Peter Valenti Landscaping
(516)485-0897
481 Dogwood Av
West Hempstead, 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
- Doors Review Garden City NY
The Mull Boot is a mull endcap that creates a water-resistant barrier between a door's sill and mullion. It prevents water from saturating the bottom of the mullion and wicking up the end grain of an unprotected mull, preventing the rotting and discoloring of the wood.
- Flashing in Siding Installations Garden City NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews Garden City NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Garden City NY
- Furniture Review Garden City NY
- Home Siding Tips Garden City NY
- How Windows are Made Garden City NY
- Home Exterior Ideas Garden City NY
- Door Hardware Garden City NY
- Entryway Doors Garden City NY