The garage door on your Mississauga home is not something you replace that often. However, eventually, the door is going to need to be replaced for one reason or another. For instance, your teenaged driver might have backed into the door with the family car. On the other hand, you could be updating the exterior of your home and want to replace the door to match your new design.
The best place to start is to decide whether you want an insulated garage door. Since most garages are not heated, you need to consider the energy costs and efficiency of the garage. The colder air in the winter months gets into a garage without an insulated door. This will cause your home’s heating system to run more often.
Insulated doors provide a much better fit to block out cold air and keep the garage slightly warmer in the winter. Additionally, insulated doors help at other times of the year, depending on which way your house faces. Insulated doors can help block out wind and keep the garage cooler in the summer. As a result, your home’s energy costs can be reduced with an insulated door.
The next step is to decide what type of materials you want in your new garage door. Four of the most common materials used to make garage doors include:
Keep in mind the type of materials, features, and options you select will determine the actual cost of the door.
To learn more about our premium and customizable residential garage doors or for assistance in finding an authorized dealer in your area, please feel free to contact Richards-Wilcox Doors at (800) 667-1572 today!