Replacing your Garage Door can make a huge difference in the curb appeal of your home. There are lots of styles of new garage doors to be considered and sometimes it is too much to visualize. To help, we are creating a series of posts where we review the basic styles of garage doors. We will include the design options of each and some before and after pictures.
This article will cover the steel garage doors designed to look like Carriage House doors.
Carriage House style garage doors are near the upper end of the product line of garage doors. As such, the steel used for Carriage House doors is at least 24 gauge. Another major difference between Carriage House doors and other styles, is the use of just 3 sections or panels. Most steel garage doors will use 4 sections for a 7’ tall door and 5 sections for an 8’ tall door. Because the stamp patterns are unique and complex, Carriage House garage doors are made with just 3 sections.
Multicolor paint is often used to help highlight the Carriage House style and appearance. Windows or “lights” are a frequent design element in Carriage House doors, as are decorative straps hinges and handles.
Here are some examples of Carriage House garage doors: