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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.

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Tuths Michael E Plant & Property Management
(631)537-2795
Montauk Highway
Bridgehampton, NY
East End Outdoor Supply
(631)653-9576
476 Montauk Highway
East Quogue, NY
Cantwell Landscaping & Design Inc
(631)204-1368
33 Donellan Road
Hampton Bays, NY
Hollander Edmund Design PC
(631)725-2737
11 Bayview Avenue
Sag Harbor, NY
Chicks Southold Agway
(631)765-3432
1705 Youngs Avenue
Southold, NY
Evergreen Inc
(631)537-4242
154 Corwith Avenue
Bridgehampton, NY
Suffolk Landscape Management Inc
(631)776-9030
95 Hewlett Avenue
East Patchogue, NY
Green Gardens Landscaping Inc & Garden Center
(631)728-9766
11 Kennedy Lane
Hampton Bays, NY
Ely Rich K Tree Service Inc
(631)325-8600
Po Box 439
Moriches, NY
East End Snow and Ice Management
(631)287-5062
117 Tuckahoe Lane
Southampton, NY

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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...

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