Door Review Glen Cove 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
Nat-1 Landscaping Inc
(914)835-1040
436 Halstead Av
Mamaroneck, NY
Stamper Whitin Works
(212)877-1687
175 West 88
New York, NY
DiLeo- John & Sons Inc
(516)944-6382
18 Hickory Road
Port Washington, NY
Experteez Landscaping Inc
(516)681-5600
1381 Anchor Drive
Wantagh, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Agway Inc
(516)931-0342
411 West John Street
Hicksville, NY
C A Sanzaro Inc
(914)664-1055
70 South Macquesten Parkway
Mount Vernon, NY
Greenview Nursery
(516)481-4836
547 Maude Street
South Hempstead, NY
Aeration Power Systems- Inc.
(516)221-3000
2215 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, 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 Glen Cove 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.
- Green Products - Product Reviews Glen Cove NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations Glen Cove NY
- Furniture Review Glen Cove NY
- Entryway Doors Glen Cove NY
- Doors Review Glen Cove NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Glen Cove NY
- Home Exterior Ideas Glen Cove NY
- Home Siding Tips Glen Cove NY
- How Windows are Made Glen Cove NY