How do I pick the right garage door and gate?

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How do I pick the right garage door and gate?

Oftentimes, you will want to start by looking at your budget. If you have a limited amount of funds available for the project, then it is important to consider what type of door and gate falls within your price range.  The next step would be deciding on whether or not you need something functional but aesthetically unappealing or if you are looking for an attractive addition to your home that will also stand up to the weather and other elements. The next step involves your local climate, what you need out of a garage door or gate, and how much space is available for either.  Finally, it is important to consider whether or not you are willing to put in some work yourself versus if you want something that requires no more than an installation by professionals.

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What are my needs for the garage door and gate?

Garage doors are integral for securing your home. They offer safety and security, as well as shielding you from the elements. There are many different types of garage door styles to suit individual tastes or needs.  With so many options available on the market today, it can be confusing to know which is right for you. We’ve compiled a list below with some common questions people have about their garage doors:  What type of material should I use? (Wood vs metal) – Metal is typically more durable than wood but both materials come in various thicknesses and prices vary accordingly.  How much insulation should my door have? – A garage needs to be well-insulated forgot to stay warm during the winter months. Some doors come with plastic or foam insulation that helps keep the temperature at a comfortable level. 

How much space do I have to work with?

The proper space is essential for any garage door installation. Garage doors come in a variety of sizes, depending on the make and model, so it’s important to measure your available area before purchasing one. Taking measurements will ensure you buy an appropriately sized unit that fits within the height limitations of your building or home. Our team can also recommend different styles if you’re not sure what style is right for you. We’ll provide clear pricing information over the phone as well as free estimates with no obligation to purchase anything from our company – just because we want to help people like yourself who are looking for quality service at affordable prices.

What style of garage door or gate do you want?

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Garage doors and gates are an integral part of any home. They provide security for your family, pets, or possessions inside the house while also giving you peace of mind when leaving the premises. If you need a new door or gate in order to complete your dream home project, we can help! We offer all kinds of garage doors and gates with many different styles to match any design aesthetic.

From classic wood-style designs that may suit more traditional homes to modern steel ones that would be best on contemporary houses; from wider carriage style models which work well on larger properties to narrower French Doors for smaller spaces; our team has it all covered. All of our doors and gates are made out of premium materials that you can rely on for years to come. We offer a range of door types depending on your needs, from traditional wood designs which work well in most settings to steel garage doors if you want something more modern but equally effective at keeping intruders out.

Do I need a custom-made design or can I find one that is premade?

Premade designs are a great way to save time and money. If you’re looking for an affordable design that will still look amazing, take a look at the wide selection of premade garage door and gate ideas on our website today. We have hundreds of different styles so there is something for everyone! From modern metal doors with sleek lines to traditional wooden gates, we guarantee you’ll find what you’re looking for here. And if not? Get in touch with us! Our team would love nothing more than to help your business grow by creating custom-designed doors or gates tailored specifically to meet your needs. Our team has years of experience designing doors and gates that fit seamlessly into any project while still maintaining its uniqueness. We know all about creating custom projects through every step of the process – from initial sketches to installation – which means when you choose us as your designer, it’s like having another member of staff on hand 24/07!

What kind of material should the garage door be made out of?

What kind of material should the garage door be made out of? The answer to this question is largely dependent on what you want your garage door for. If it’s just a place to store and protect cars then any sturdy, durable material will do. However, if you need protection from weather elements like snow and rainstorms then wood may not be ideal because it can rot over time when exposed to moisture. Metal doors would work well in that case but they might not offer great insulation against heat during the summer months. Plastic has some benefits too such as durability and resistance to scratches which make them an excellent choice for garages where there are children around who could put holes in the surface with play toys or bikes. At the end of the day, what kind of door you decide on will really depend on your budget and personal preferences.

Where will the doors open – on both sides or just one side?

Choosing a door that opens on both sides is the best option for most homes because it’s easier to get in and out of. It also provides more space for cars, making parking much safer. The type of garage you have will dictate how many doors your home needs–some garages can only accommodate one-side opening doors while others may be able to support two-sided openings or even three-sided openings with an overhead section. For single-car garages, this isn’t an as big concern since there’s no need for extra side access but if you live in an area where snow falls throughout the year, having 2-3 ways in and out might be important to consider when buying a new house!

If you are replacing your garage door or gate opener, thinking of upgrading it, or installing one for the first time, you should consider all your options. Call the professionals today at 747-261-0570 to schedule a consultation.

ALL Garage Doors and Gates is family owned in the heart of North Hollywood, CA with years of experience in the garage door and gate industry. Taking the experience and knowledge with each year that passes, our company has one goal: building our client long term relationships ethically and professionally. 

Trust in our professionals that we will go above and beyond to manufacture the perfect new garage door or gate for your home. All our repair services come with warranties and you can be sure you are in good hands. We will do all we can to make sure you are fully satisfied with our garage door and gate services.

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What Our Clients Say

Maya RozovMaya Rozov
19:22 25 Mar 22
We absolutely love our garage door! We’re slowly updating and remodeling our house and this is by far one of the best experiences we’ve had with a vendor! They provided not only the best price, but the team was so professional, nice, easy to work with, accommodating and also funny and enjoyable to work with! We will definitely be using them again for when we replace our gate and I will highly recommend them to anyone who needs a garage door or gate in the future!!
sharon kaufmansharon kaufman
23:52 24 Mar 22
I had the most amazing experience with All Garage Doors and Gates!!! I had an emergency with my garage door where it almost dropped down on my car. A part was loose and the emergency lever was loose. I called them right away and Aidan was at my home within the hour. I can't believe how quickly he was able to help and fix the broken part. He is kind, compassion and a pleasure to be around. I will be calling him right away when I have any other issues going forward. I highly recommend this Garage Door company. Amazing service and super caring people!!!!
Marian EmmaMarian Emma
01:46 01 Mar 22
Best company to call for help when the garage door is stuck. Eli came out within an hour in the evening time and changed out the broken springs. He also checked out the other parts of the door and the opener to make sure everything was working fine. Gave me tips on caring for the springs in the future. Very honest and great pricing.
Paige ParkerPaige Parker
15:54 25 Jan 22
The whole experience was great. They arrived came up with a plan to work with my low ceiling Garage door and provided the quote quickly. Once I gave the go ahead the door arrived sooner than expected and installation was great. I would definitely use them again. As a plus, more professional and less expensive than the other quote I got.I will use them agai.
Eran HEran H
22:21 11 Jan 22
Thank you ALL Garage Doors and Gates. I live out of state and Dana and her crew have always taken care of my garage door repair issues on my properties. Never had a worry and always a perfect job! Best garage door repair company in North Hollywood - highly recommend them on.. very reliable and professional 👍
MJ MadisonMJ Madison
19:27 03 Jan 22
My experience with ALL Garage has been fantastic. Dana was very responsive and easy to work with. She was very understanding with all my changes. I really had a hard time just getting a quote from other companies. I don't understand why some companies would take the trouble to send someone out and not just send a quote. I was super happy with this company. They were happy to clarify things with me about the project and made sure I understood the scope of work. Thank You ALL GARAGE DOORS and GATES!!
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