Door Review New Rochelle 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
Lawn Sprinklers Pacific
(718)445-2113
2242 129th Street
College Point, NY
Jackson- Bennie
(718)322-7665
11423 140th Street
Jamaica, NY
Irrigation Services Inc
(516)561-0088
3935 Greentree Drive
Oceanside, NY
Tips Florist
(914)738-6060
85 Lincoln Avenue
Pelham, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
JSW Professional Lawn Care Inc
(516)334-0116
2061 Park Avenue
East Meadow, NY
Eagle Lawn Service
(516)248-4694
254 Devonshire Drive
New Hyde Park, NY
Watson Gold Designs Inc
(212)925-6885
10 Leonard Street
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
- Doors Review New Rochelle 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.
- Entryway Doors New Rochelle NY
- Flashing in Siding Installations New Rochelle NY
- Door Hardware New Rochelle NY
- How Windows are Made New Rochelle NY
- Furniture Review New Rochelle NY
- Home Exterior Ideas New Rochelle NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool New Rochelle NY
- Home Siding Tips New Rochelle NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews New Rochelle NY