Door Review Lancaster 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

Attica Package CO Inc
(585)591-0510
45 Windsor Street
Attica, NY
Seasonal Landscaping & Nursery Inc
(716)675-0822
2240 Southwestern Blvd
Buffalo, NY
Edward DORE Landscape Associates
(716)625-8005
5911 Fisk Road
Lockport, NY
TM Enterprise
(716)433-5622
5902 Tonawanda Creek Road
Lockport, NY
Bill
Oasis Remodeling

716 771 7248
118 East Main St
Hamburg, NY
Alexander Equipment
(585)591-2955
Buffalo Street
Alexander, NY
Queen City Garden Town Nursery & Florist
(716)839-2626
4000 Harlem Road
Buffalo, NY
Woodstream Nurseries Inc
(716)741-3434
8500 Wolcott Road
Clarence Center, NY
Greenskeeper Lawn & Tree Care
(716)433-4211
208 Oakhurst
Lockport, NY
Peter Friol
Weatherworks, LLC

716-362-7669
PO Box 152
Cheektowaga, NY

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