All recommendations and ratings on this website are based solely on my personal experience and years of dealing with so many available products. All manufacturers and categories of doors offer a wide range of design and window options. For further design options please refer to the manufacturer websites or contact Paul to schedule a free estimate.
Steel Garage Doors
These traditional steel garage doors deliver great performance and durability at affordable prices. Designs range from short raised panel, to elegant long panel, or contemporary flush options, along with a multitude of window designs. Insulated steel garage doors also offer varying levels of insulation as well as some extremely energy efficient or ‘Green’ options.
Paul’s ‘BEST’ rated Steel Garage Doors
Paul rates these doors as ‘BEST’ for their exceptional, high levels of insulation and construction. The polyurethane insulation in all of these doors offers r-values from 12.9-18.4 These are thermally broken, tongue and groove, three layer construction (Steel + Polyurethane + Steel) garage doors that offer the highest levels of insulation on the market.
Paul’s ‘BETTER’ rated Steel Garage Doors
Paul rates these doors as ‘BETTER’ for their excellent levels of insulation and construction. The polystyrene insulation in all of these doors offers r-values from 6.5-9.0. These are tongue and groove, three layer construction (Steel + Polystyrene + Steel) garage doors that offer high levels of insulation.
Paul’s ‘GOOD’ rated Steel Garage Doors
Paul rates these doors as ‘GOOD’ for their value and cost savings. These doors offer little or no insulation, but are durable and economical. These doors are tongue and groove, one layer construction (steel) or two layer (steel + polystyrene) garage doors that offer the levels of insulation from 0 – 8.28 r-value.
Designer Steel Garage Doors
These are the garage doors for you if you like the high-end, vintage look of wood carriage-house style garage doors, but still want the all the benefits of a durable, low-maintenance, insulated steel garage door.
Coach House Style Steel Garage Doors
Clopay’s Coachman Collection: Insulated steel and composite carriage house style garage doors. The Coachman doors are a 4 layer garage door (Steel + Polystyrene + Steel + 5/8” design overlay). The 5/8” overlay creates outstanding shadow lines and depth for the real coach house door look. These garage doors offer two levels of insulation, 6.5 and 9.0 r-value, and 100’s of design combinations.
Gallery Collection Steel Garage Doors
Grooved panel carriage house style steel garage doors offer a charming vintage style appearance. The Gallery Collection Garage Doors are structurally the same as the Steel Garage Doors above, but have a more decorative panel on the face of the door. Paul’s GOOD, BETTER, & BEST Ratings also apply to the Gallery Doors. Finish options range from pre-painted solid colors to Clopay’s new Ultra-Grain TM finish option which looks like stained wood. Insulation options range from 0 to 18.4 r-value. Door designs come in short or long panel, and offer many window options.