Garage doors can take up the bulk of your home's facade and be a big part of the curb appeal. Before you buy, learn about the options, cost and how well they are insulated.
By John RihaMore in Remodeling
Types and flavors
Aluminum and glass
An escapee from the world of car washes, this modernist construction is essentially tempered, all-glass or acrylic panels set in anodized aluminum frames. Choices of frame finishes and glass types make for contemporary cool.
Heads up: Glass is fragile.
Insulating value: negligible
Cost for a 16-by-7-foot double door: $1,500-$2,000.
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