There are several garage door materials available to you if you’re looking for an upgrade, and one of these that’s most well-known is wood. One of the most traditional materials for garages and other door types, wood offers several potential benefits depending on your needs.
At Crawford Door Sales, we’re happy to offer a wide range of wood garage doors to our clients, plus several other materials you might be considering. What are some of the key reasons wood might be your best option? Let’s go over several in this two-part blog series.
Available for Any Budget
One of the top reasons many home or building owners consider wood is the cost. While it’s definitely more expensive than some other materials, wood is typically a much better fit for those who are looking to keep their costs lower. Wood tends to be available in several different price ranges, giving you options across the board.
For example, pine is one of our least expensive options that still provides excellent durability and insulation benefits. It’s an excellent choice for those who are looking to stick to a budget but still find something that will stand the test of time and be energy efficient.
Custom Design Options
For those who are looking to customize their garage, wood provides a ton of options. With the right company and the right connections, there’s almost nothing you can’t do with your door if it’s made from wood.
For example, some clients have considered adding windows or allowing for more light to enter their garage. Others might want a slanted roof and raised door panel to give the garage a unique look and feel. Whatever you decide, Crawford Door Sales is here to help make your dreams come true with custom options available for any type of wood garage door.
In nearly every case, modern wood garage doors are constructed with properties that make them resistant not only to dents, but also to various scuffs, scratches and marks. What’s more, these properties can often be customized to fit your needs and help prevent specific types of damage such as scratches from car doors opening too fast or paint transfers.
This form of impact protection will last for a long time with wood so long as the door is properly cared for. On the flip side, by opting for a coat of paint, you can expect to trade in some protection for a more appealing look over time — and for some who know their garage isn’t at much risk of physical damage, this is often a reasonable consideration.
In part two of our series, we’ll look at some other benefits that may lead you toward wood as your preferred garage door material. For more on this, or to learn about any of our garage door installation or repair services, speak to the team at Crawford Door Sales today.