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5 Types of Insulated Garage Doors

If you have an attached garage, then you need to consider installing insulated doors. Also, you can install insulation to the doors that are already installed. Either way, it is an important aspect of your home. 1st Rate Garage Doors is able to install a new door or insulate your current equipment if you need us to.

Different Styles of Insulated Door

You are not at all limited to door styles because of insulation. There are 5 different styles on the market that come in hundreds of designs. Here is a look at the top 5 insulated garage door styles:

1. Roll Up Doors

Generally a roll up door is installed on a commercial building or for storage units. These doors have a metal casing that the door rolls up into. These styles are usually made from aluminium and have slats or laths that allow the piece to roll.

2. Carriage Style

The carriage style doors have become very popular on the market in recent years. This design allows the doors to swing open and closed like a gate.

3. Vertical Lift

Vertical lift doors are the traditional style door that first came out on the market. It is made from one solid panel and it swings out wide when opening.

4. Side Sliding Doors

Side sliding doors part in the middle and roll down tracks to open. These doors are designed to save space in your garage.

5. Sectional Lift Doors

The sectional lift doors are similar to the vertical lift doors, only they are built in sections. Many homeowners have this type of door on their garage.

What Are Garage Door Insulated With?

All of these styles have a certain amount of insulation that they provide to your home. Some of these designs will have a greater R-value, which is the value that determines how insulated the product is. The higher the R-value, the greater the insulation.

Most doors are insulated with polyurethane foam board. Other factors play a role in the insulation of your garage as well. For example, weather stripping and sealants will keep air from getting into your home.

Benefits to Insulating Your Garage

There are many reasons you should consider insulating your equipment. These reasons include:

  • Regulate temperatures in your garage
  • Quieter door operations
  • Reinforce your equipment

If your brand is not insulated, you can have insulation installed. There are kits that are available for purchase at local hardwood stores. Also, one of our technicians can make the installation for you.

Contact Us Today For Insulation

If you need to have an insulated door installed, call 1st Rate Garage Doors today. Our team of professionals are able to come out and instal your new equipment. If you have any questions, call us right away and we will get someone out to your location.

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