This news article contains what you to consider before you buy your Garage Door. Whether you are a first time buyer or not read this article in its entirety.

How to buy a new garage door

Pick a material

First you need to decide what is important whether you want the natural beauty of wood or the durability and low maintenance of steel and aluminum or P.V.C. Steel comes in a choice of layers, one, two or three for extra durability and noise reduction.

Choose your style

Determine what garage door style best suits your home. Even if you are replacing your current door you have a variety of styles and options to match the look of your home.

Red Deer Garage Door Services

We offer a comprehensive line of top quality garage doors at affordable prices. And if you don’t need a new door, we can repair most any make and model garage door .

You Can Have the Perfect Garage Door Today

There is basically an endless choice of garage doors for your home. From customizable to mix and match, panel
designs, widths, windows, colors, trim, grain and decor accessories.

How do you find that perfect door for your new home?

Start with first choosing the material that works with your lifestyle and geographical location. For low maintenance in multiple climates steel doors are the answer. for a timeless, handcrafted look that may require more frequent upkeep, the natural beauty and warmth of beautiful wood classic doors custom made you may want to look at

The Door Has to Fit

Sounds funny but you would be surprised how many times a customer has ordered a door and it was the wrong size, so instead of being on the hook for a door that doesn’t fit call in your door dealer and make sure it is measured up properly. You can get doors in custom sizes if needed.

Garage Doors are available in a variety of designs that fit any style house, from old world estate looks to authentic carriage house doors, to doors that swing, roll or lift.

Your color options are wide and deep. offers a number of pre-painted steel doors. But if you want to customize the door color, steel doors are ready to be painted with off the shelf exterior latex paint. Wood doors come in their natural finish,but are ready for staining or painting.

The hardware decorative accessories that make your door stand out are available and give your home that POP effect. From decorative handles, strap hinges to key holes the accessories make it stand out.

Custom Garage Door Windows bring light into your garage but they add another layer of style and sophistication to your door. There are numerous decorative window options for creating a garage door that fits your style and compliments the design of your home, take a look at Garex door windows at

The Value of the Garage Door you Choose

Your new garage door chosen correctly will add value to your your home and will save on your energy bill. The perfect garage door will fit your home and your budget while adding value to your home.

Which features have the biggest impact on price?

The price of your new garage door will be determined by different variables such as, the material it is made from, the r-value/insulation, the style of door, size of door, windows, installation and adding an opener with your package. There are multiple issues that affect the final price and you should request an on site quote before you make your final purchase. The Red Deer Garaged Door Services Advantage provides one of the strongest warranty packages in the industry. We will visit your home to inspect the mounting conditions and precisely measure the opening. We will deliver your new door and professionally install it, including all new hardware and molding. Then we’ll reconnect your old opener, provided it meets UL 325 code.

Choosing a style for curb appeal.

To a home-buyer, your home’s appearance from the street can affect how much they are willing to offer. Your garage door can consist of up to 40% of the face of your home,so increasing the garage door appearance increases your house resale value.

In many of today’s newer communities the entire neighborhood has a more consistent architectural style that can help you determine the style of door to choose within their parameters. You can still find a door that sets your house apart if you work with adding windows and decorate accessories. Choosing the number of sections and panels and embossments will set it apart.

Going Green with energy efficiency

Your new door can help keep your energy bill down by choosing a door with high energy efficiency and a double layer of steel or aluminum. A good r-value would be in the 16 range keeping your home warmer on cold days.

Why should you buy from Red Deer Garage Door Services

  • We will visit your home for an in home estimate
  • One of the best warranties in the industry
  • Free upgrade on rollers
  • Top sections reinforced no cost
  • The garage door opening is fully weather sealed to keep out the elements
  • Professional installation

Other considerations

  • We offer repair and maintenance services on garage doors and openers
  • We specialize in preventative maintenance
  • We offer the industry’s best liftmaster openers and steelcraft doors as well as others.

Our area of service is Central Alberta including

  • Red Deer
  • Lacombe
  • Sylvan Lake
  • Gull Lake
  • Bentley
  • Stettler
  • Penhold
  • Innisfail
  • Spruce View
  • Joffre
  • Benalto
  • Eckville
  • Leslieville\Rocky Mountain House
  • Rimby
  • Pine Lake
  • Ponoka

We are Red Deer’s number one residential Garage Door company.