Front of House – What Garage Doors Say About You



Are you looking to sell or rent your home? Maybe you’ve moved into somewhere new that needs a revamp, or perhaps you’ve just had enough of the look your garage door’s currently giving to your home. Whatever your reasons for wanting to replace your garage doors what you may not have realisms is that your garage door can say more about you than you might think.

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Shabby Chic or Just Plain Shabby

Our home’s windows and doors can take a fair amount of punishment from our changeable weather conditions- if it’s not inches of snow, then it’s short bursts of blistering heat beaming down. Of course, this takes its toll on your garage doors as well and if they are looking more rusty than rustic then you should look at taking advantage of any special offers that are available to begin turning the exterior aesthetic of your home around.

With the wood variations and coloured steel that many providers now stock, there has been no better time to replace old, beaten garage doors with a fresh, new look; it will look as though your house has been given a face lift.

Automated Doors – Lazy or Practical?

In 2013 we are living in a world of convenience, and with modern technology having an even greater impact on our lives, it’s no wonder that there are products people look at purchasing to make their lives that little bit easier. Automated garage doors are one of the small changes that many people opt for as a convenient extra to their home, but what impression does this give people about your home.

Of course there are many reasons someone may choose to implement automated garage doors in their home – and the benefits are clear to see.
For example if you are simply unfit enough to open heavy manual garage yourself, either because of old age or poor physical health, and in this case an automated garage door can provide an untold level of relief – once again freeing up your garage for you to get the most out of it.

Roller Shutters for the Security-conscious

Normally associated with factories and jewellery shops, roller shutters also serve a purpose in the home and are the perfect accompaniment for any property that is security-conscious. The garage is still a part of the home yet for many it’s the last thing that they think about when it comes to protecting their belongings.

Roller shutters aren’t the prettiest of garage doors but they are durable, but if you think of the amount of value that sits behind those doors, then it is clear that the deterrent is far more important than the aesthetics.

For the house-proud amongst us, we all appreciate the importance and impact first impressions can have on a property, and with this in mind the aesthetics of your garage door is not something you should neglect or take for granted. By investing in quality garage doors that are as stylish as they are practical you can enjoy the benefits of a product you can rely on and be proud of.

 

About the author: This guest post was written by Jenny Pilley on behalf of The Garage Door Company – specialists in garage door repair throughout Leicester.