Even though these Clopay Carriage-style garage doors have windows in them, they improve the energy efficiency of this Dublin home because of Clopay’s Intellicore® insulation. These garage doors look like real wood but are actually made of composite, which means you don’t have to worry about all the damage that wood can acquire over years of use. Now these Dublin homeowners get a durable garage door and a classic feel to their home.
Wood garage doors really can be a bear to handle over a long period of time, depending on if you keep up with maintenance issues and seal it properly or not. Clopay’s Coachman Collection steel carriage house style garage door offers a really great alternative to purchasing a wood garage door.
This steel garage door is low maintenance, durable, yet attractive with its customizable features and finish. These Coachman Collection garage doors won’t rot, warp or split. They make for a great choice if you decide you don’t want to keep up a wood garage door. They’re insulated as well to improve the energy efficiency of your home.
Here is a full list of the pros and cons of wood composite doors.
These doors are great for people who love low-maintenance garage doors. You won’t have to worry about warping, cracking, or hungry termites, because these are moisture-resistant. They can be really insulated, especially if they contain Clopay’s new Intellicore insulation that fills every nook and cranny of the garage door frame with foam. This will help with energy efficiency. They’re also typically a cheap garage door option compared to buying a wood garage door, depending on the style.
You can get the best faux finish in the world, but you really can’t replicate the awesome look and feel of real wood, so if you’re a naturalist, wood-lover, or just plain crazy about having an authentic wood garage door, composite just isn’t going to cut it.