Door Review Port Washington 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
Garden Works
(718)222-4820
265 Butler Street
Brooklyn, NY
Rainbow Water Works
(516)433-6744
91 Jerusalem Avenue
Hicksville, NY
JWD & associates
(212)348-8544
230 East 87th Street
New York, NY
JSW Professional Lawn Care Inc
(516)579-7492
2208 Elderberry Drive
Westbury, NY
Alure Home Improvements
1999 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
Bell Bay Florist
(718)428-3166
4306 Bell Boulevard
Bayside, NY
Mothers Landscaping Design
(718)482-3523
1623 16th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Cohen Nielson CO
(212)431-3609
184 Duane Street Frnt
New York, NY
Island Wide Irrigation Inc
(631)225-4044
302 Herzel Boulevard
West Babylon, 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