4 Things to Consider When Buying a Garage Door for Your Home or Business


If you’re in the market for a new garage door but don’t know where to start, we have you covered. Larry Myers Garage Doors has specialized in crafting and installing countless doors for homeowners and businesses alike since 1973. We’re a local business dedicated to providing individualized attention to each of our customers.

The following four garage door buying tips serve as a beginner’s guide to selecting a garage door, so you can make a choice you’re happy with.
The material of your garage door will not only determine its lifespan, but the amount of maintenance it will require. Doors typically come in steel, wood and specialty materials such as mixed finishes for a unique look. Discover which material is best for your needs by checking out our blog that specifically addresses the pros and cons of each material.

Energy Efficiency
Your garage door is used on a daily basis, which is why it’s important to take energy efficiency into consideration. An energy efficient door will not only save you money, but helps to maintain a comfortable temperature in your garage with proper insulation.

Panel Design
Garage door panels come in a variety of textures, grains and styles so it’s easy and cost-effective to make your garage door fit in with your home’s aesthetics. We offer simulated wood, specialty, and steel options.

The construction of a door will determine its durability and resistance to environmental factors. Single-layer, double-layer and triple-layer doors all come with their own unique advantages. Single-layer doors are the most economical of the three, while triple-layer is the most expensive but also the hardiest.

If you are interested in garage door replacement or discovering where to buy garage doors and don’t know where to start, don’t worry. Our team of experts is available to help you find the perfect door for your home or business in the Vancouver and Portland areas. Get in touch with us today for a free consultation!