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Selecting a Residential Garage Door
Selecting a Residential Garage Door - DGO Access, Longmont, Colorado
How We Can Help
DGO Access provides garage door installation and service for residential customers in and around Longmont. We work with Amarr, Chi, Haas and Northwest Doors for residential needs and can obtain other brands upon request. We will help you select the brand, style, color, material and insulation factor based upon your requirments. In addition to new installation we can help with solving problems such as repairing damage doors and upgrading the electronic entry method from a simple clicker to modern keyless entry. Some of the door selection considerations include:
Although the same basic process applies to other brands, here we'll talk about Amarr. Call us at 303-485-1700 if you wish to ask about another manufacturer such as Northwest Doors or have us do the footwork for you. Vista comes in a single design, however.
Amarr offers 3 basic styles and within each style collections and then designs. Style (in Wood or Steel)--> Collection --> Panel Design.
Note that Oak Summit, Designer's Choice and Hillcrest differ primarily in the material, construction and R-value (insulation); visually they are difficult to distinguish. What really distinguishes them in appearance is the panel design, arch style, window design, color and hardware. Commonly recognized panel designs are Long Panel, Long Panel Bead Board, Bead Board and Short Panel. Lucern, Tuscany and Bordeaux are designer names that you won't commonly recognize.
Choosing the right color is the last major factor in door selection. This is sample list of colors by Amarr. Not all colors are available with all collections. This is a representative selection only; for current availability we can consult Amarr on your behalf.
Arch style, windows and hardware
We won't go into the details of mix/matching arches, windows and hardware here. With Amarr and other manufacturers unless you purchase a fully custom door you need to check their matrix of what is available with each collection. We will work with you once you get to that aspect of selecting your ideal residential garage door.
Putting It All Together
DGO Access will help you put it all together. Call us at 303-485-1700 and talk to us about your special needs. You can also fax us requirements for the industrial doors your business needs. Send us pictures of residential or commercial garage doors that meet your needs. Our fax number is 303-485-1702.