Door Review New Hartford 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

Agway of Holland Patent
(315)865-8105
7794 Park Avenue
Holland Patent, NY
A J T Construction
(315)363-3755
375 Lake Road
Oneida, NY
Johnson Sand Bed Inc
(315)363-7072
251 Middle Road
Oneida, NY
Rome Ready Mix & Block
(315)336-7900
1180 Erie Boulevard West
Rome, NY
Gardenia Design
(315)732-1901
10703 Miller Rd
Utica, NY
Cazenovia Equipment Company Inc
(315)734-9015
8186 Seneca Turnpike
Clinton, NY
Elsenbeck Landscape CO
(315)733-6599
8 Root Street
New Hartford, NY
Hap Tree Removal
(315)866-5294
Ward Road
Mohawk, NY
4 Seasons Landscaping
(315)339-1852
219 Dale Road
Rome, NY
Warner Sales & Service Inc
(315)336-0311
6470 Greenway New London Road
Rome, 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
- Doors Review New Hartford 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.
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool New Hartford NY
- Entryway Doors New Hartford NY
- Home Siding Tips New Hartford NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations New Hartford NY
- Door Hardware New Hartford NY
- How Windows are Made New Hartford NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews New Hartford NY
- Home Exterior Ideas New Hartford NY
- Furniture Review New Hartford NY