Door Review Oceanside 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
V & J Oil CO Inc
(516)931-3113
333 Deer Park Road
Dix Hills, NY
Sweet Hollow Management
(631)427-2350
1 Schwab Road Suite 7
Melville, NY
Balsley Thomas Associates
(212)684-9230
31 West 27th Street
New York, NY
Irrigation Services Inc
(516)561-0088
3935 Greentree Drive
Oceanside, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Island Irrigation
(631)586-2500
10 Macniece Place
Dix Hills, NY
MDR Landscaping
(516)581-1838
123 Courthouse Road
Franklin Square, NY
Forever Green Landscape
(914)235-0611
31 Howard Parkway
New Rochelle, NY
Flowers On the Exchange Too
(212)269-0090
74 Pearl 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
- Home Exterior Ideas Oceanside NY
The William E. Poole Collection of polyurethane decorative and structural millwork includes balustrade systems, cupolas, newel posts, window and door trims, louvers, gables, dormers, and cornice details reflecting a wide variety of traditional architectural styles.
- Flashing in Siding Installations Oceanside NY
- First Test: T-Drill T-35 Tee-Forming Tool Oceanside NY
- Home Siding Tips Oceanside NY
- Entryway Doors Oceanside NY
- Door Hardware Oceanside NY
- How Windows are Made Oceanside NY
- Furniture Review Oceanside NY
- Doors Review Oceanside NY
- Green Products - Product Reviews Oceanside NY