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Precision Door Service Long Island
New Garage Doors, Replacement & Installation
4 Things You Need To Know Before
Buying a Garage Door
1. Which Is The Best Garage Door?
The best garage door is the one that fits your needs. We sell and professionally install Amarr & CHI Garage Doors. These manufacturers typically offer a very good value for our customers. The warranty is good and most of the time we/you don't need to use it, which represents a win/win for us and our customers. We can get almost any garage door manufactured today, so if you have a special request, please let us know.
The energy efficiency of your new garage door will depend on how well it's insulated. This is most often stated in R-Value. The higher the R-Value the more energy efficient the garage door.
There are 2 types of insulation used in garage doors: polystyrene and polyurethane.
Polystyrene is similar to the materials used in a foam cooler. It is less expensive than polyurethane and will provide a high R-value. Polyurethane is sprayed into a door with interior and exterior steel and provides a superior quality and R-Value. It will typically be a little more expensive than polystyrene.
For example, a wood garage door will have an R-Value around 8, while insulated steel doors can achieve R-Values between 13 and 19.
3. Choose The Best Company To Install Your New Door
- Our door installers are professional and courteous at all times. They arrive at your home uniformed and in clearly marked vehicles.
- We carry all the necessary insurance and will provide proof upon request.
- Every door we sell comes with a full warranty. Your garage door will be installed by a local company, and it will be backed by a National Franchise.
4. Choose The Right Material & Style For Your Garage Door
Windows, Color & Decorative Options
Design your perfect garage door using the Precision Garage Door Designer. You may also submit your design and get a free price quote. Click here to start designing.
Your ability to customize your garage door to your home's decor will be affected by the type of door you choose. Garage doors are commonly found in vinyl, steel, wood, carriage house and wood composite.
Steel Garage Doors
Steel is the most popular material used for garage doors today because of its durability. Steel will look great forever and is virtually maintenance-free. It also has the advantage of being the least expensive garage door you can buy. If you're looking to add even more curb appeal, a Steel Door in Carriage Style like the one pictured, might be just what you're looking for...
Vinyl Garage Doors
Vinyl has a lifetime warranty and are completely maintenance free. They are scratch resilient and will not dent, rust or crack. They are professionally insulated and work quietly. The wood grain is properly registered so the door has the appearance of wood. A vinyl door is available in four colors and never needs repainting. While the initial cost of a vinyl door is greater than doors made of other materials, the long-term cost is less. On occasion, vinyl doors are not always readily available. They may need to be ordered from the factory.
Carriage House Doors
Carriage house is a style of door, not a material, but you'll certainly want to consider it when purchasing a new door.
Traditionally, carriage style doors are made out of wood and remind us of the days when garage doors were pulled open rather than lifted overhead.
Upscale wood doors are available in nearly limitless variety. Precision will be happy to provide a free estimate and work with your architect on finding exactly the right style.
Carriage house doors now also come in steel and are available to homeowners of every budget. In fact, a carriage style door in steel might be comparable in price to a a similar door in raised panel, or just slightly more..
See the available styles using our door designer or call for a free price quote.
Wood Composite Garage Doors
Wood composite garage doors are made out of recycled materials which make them a very green choice. They are made to resemble the traditional look of a wood door, however they require less maintenance.
Wood composite garage doors come ready to paint (they do not come finished and do need to be painted or stained), which allows these doors to be perfectly customized to your home's decor.
Custom Garage Doors
Wood garage doors are versatile and can be fully customized to your needs. Custom garage doors are available in any size and type of wood; including cedar, hemlock & mahogany.
Houses were made in different periods and many styles. In some cases the shape and size of the garage are unique. No problem.
We can get a garage door customized for your home's specifications. These doors can reflect old world styles, and are available with decorative hand-forged hardware and architectural glass options. Custom garage doors offer many architectural styles to complement your home's design.
Glass Garage Doors
Glass garage doors, actually made from aluminum, radically beautify a home's exterior. Sometimes referred to as French Doors or Frenchporte, these doors operate in the exact same way as a standard garage door. The frosted glass is translucent and is made from a polycarbonate that is virtually unbreakable. In contrast to this garage door's frail beauty they are very durable and maintenance free. As expected, the traffic-stopping beauty and the technology behind its durability comes with a higher price tag.
Give us a call... we are happy to answer any questions.
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