Door Review Rye 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

Franzoso Contracting
33 Croton Point Ave.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY
Metro Landscaping Inc
(718)359-6955
4312 172nd Street
Flushing, NY
RIKA Art & Design Limited
(516)539-6094
37 Saint Pauls Place
Hempstead, NY
A J Materials
(845)638-1770
41 Demarest Avenue
New City, NY
Primo Landscape Design
(845)353-6544
8 Fairmont Terrace
West Nyack, NY
Paragon Installers, LLC
556 N. Route 17
Paramus, NJ
Surland Landscape
(914)923-9675
307 Albany Post Road
Croton On Hudson, NY
Mosquera Residential & Commercial Cleaning Svce
(718)939-2205
137-20 45th Avenue APt # 2b
Flushing, NY
Floriano Sprikler Systems
(914)668-7559
235 North High
Mount Vernon, NY
Island Topsoil
(516)677-0412
85 Oak Drive
Syosset, 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