Garage Door Replacement: a Smart Value
Today we’re going to talk about a home improvement project which has one of the highest ROI values in the Phoenix area. We’re talking about replacing the garage door of a residential home.
While the ROI here in Phoenix isn’t as high as regional or national averages, it’s still over 80%, making it one of the top three smart remodeling projects of the year. This data is according to the 2018 Cost Versus Value study, a yearly event by Remodeling Magazine. Here are some of the reasons a new garage door has become such a hot ticket item:
Curb appeal and resale value
Most garages are now located in the front of the house, making them very visible and therefore an item which strongly influences the curb appeal of a home. Replacing the garage door is not only a wise option if a homeowner wants to upgrade the looks of a house, but it will also raise the resale value, something anyone who is considering a home sale should be watching.
How to choose a style
Selecting the style of garage door has become more fun than ever, thanks to an abundant variety of designs. By using the house as a guide, the garage door choice can go one of two ways: either it can be one which blends seamlessly with the architecture of the home, or it can be one which stands out as the focal point of the front of a house or structure.
The addition of a garage door windows should also be considered during the selection phase. Windows allow natural light into the garage, which can be a big plus. But, those same windows will let the heat to come in, as well, especially if they are on south or western exposure. So, when windows
Windows in clear glass, frosted, tinted, integrated grid, and other window options can offer the look and security a homeowner might want in every situation.
How to choose a material
Thanks to our mild climate, we aren’t forced to think about what might be the most practical during a snowstorm or tornado, but it’s still wise to consider the beating your garage door may take during a monsoon.
The texture is also an option which should be considered during the planning phase. Silkgrain, sandgrain, micrograin are some of the compositions available for the surface of the door. There is also a wide variety of panel types from which to choose.
Also, having a garage door expert perform the installation will ensure smooth operation, great looks, and a beautiful door. By working together, a homeowner and expert can find a door that will boost the curb appeal of the home while remaining within budgetary limitations. Why not give us a call and see what kind of garage door options might fit your home and budget?
Quality Overhead Door, Inc. is a full-service garage door installation and repair company for both residential and commercial customers in the GIlbert area 480-838-8850.