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Carriage Wood Doors :

Carriage garage doors are a type of garage door that has been used for many years now, primarily due to the stylish look and traditional feeling it brings to the exterior of a home. The design matches quite well with different homes, some of which have benefited greatly from the addition. There are two types of carriage garage doors, traditional style carriage doors and modern style carriage doors.
The traditional style carriage doors bring forth the old and traditional feeling of carriage doors in the past, however they are no longer practical as they require significant clearing space to open and close. They operate in a similar fashion to regular doors. Although it requires a large amount of space, it can still be perfect for certain garages.
The more modern style is generally thought of as an improvement of the traditional style that changes the operating mechanism but still keeps the traditional feel. This is something that many have grown to enjoy and take advantage of. Due to the style and background of carriage garage doors, they are most commonly available as wood. The wooden design provides a variety of benefits that extend past what is available by carriage doors. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • Dent resistance–Unlike steel garage doors, wood is very resistant to dents. This is a feature that many home owners seek.
  • Environmentally friendly–There will come a time when you will need to replace the wooden garage door with something else, you can rest easy knowing that it will be recycled and used for other purposes.
  • Durability–When comparing steel and wood, steel without a doubt is more durable, however the durability of wood is nothing to ignore. They can withstand some of the harshest weather conditions and punishment.

Carriage wood garage doors are unique in the sense that they provide a distinct look that can further enhance the exterior look of your home. However, they aren’t just for looks and they can keep your garage secure from intruders and other threats. Contact us today at 905.552.0312 for more information.

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