Increase your Curb Appeal and the value of your home
in 4 to 6 hours. Simply defined, Curb
Appeal is the first impression
your house makes from the outside. It is a term that Real Estate
Agents use frequently when helping homeowners who are about to sell
their home. Because many house-hunters make up their minds about
a house before they even enter it, realtors emphasize the importance
of a home’s exterior appearance. A Garage Door is an important
Home Improvement project as it is typically the first thing people
notice when they pull into your driveway or pass your house. A new
Garage Door will add style, energy efficiency and security to your
If you have plans to sell your home in the near future, or even
if you plan to remain in your home, you may want to change the message
your home is sending, and improving its Curb Appeal is a great place
to start. A recent online survey by the IDA revealed that 71% of homeowners
who recently replaced their Garage Door believe it definitely increased
the value of their home.
Given the price of homes in the Greater Vancouver Area this translates
into an outstanding return on your investment. A well chosen Garage
Door can give any home a spectacular makeover.
On most homes the Garage Door takes up 30% of the front façade
of the home and is the most noticeable architectural design element
of the home. Many houses are designed with Garages that are visible
from the street. If the Garage holds two or more cars, then the Garage
door is a dominant feature.
Most architects, builders or designers would advise that you begin
your choice of Garage Doors by considering the style of your home.
The new door should complement the architecture of the house, not
confuse it. For example, a Carriage-House Style Garage Door might
look out of place on a Contemporary home. Determine if you want your
new door to be a major design feature or if you want a door that
will seamlessly blend in with other exterior details. Access Garage
Doors can assist you in choosing a Garage Door that will enhance
If you have not been in the market for a Garage Door in a while,
you will be impressed with the hundreds of unique design options
available to you. Fitted with all the latest accessories, from gorgeous
glass window designs and wrought iron
decorative hardware it is not
difficult to customize the Curb Appeal of your home. The color of
your Garage Door should complement the overall color of your home
including the window trim. Some door styles are available in a limited
range of colours while other manufacturers offer custom colours at
no additional cost. Even the window styles on new Garage Doors have
been redesigned to match the window designs offered by high end window
Carriage House-Style Garage Doors are the latest trend. These doors
may be in Wood or Steel and come in three sections. They typically
give the high end appearance of Garage Doors of yesteryear, without
the cost, plus the functionality of a high tech door.
Garage Doors come in Wood, Steel, Aluminum and Glass in Anodized Aluminum Frames. Steel doors are usually lower in price and maintenance.
Wood doors are available in all species of wood and can be painted
or stained. Glass Doors give the appearance of an attractive wall
of windows and are available in clear, frosted, tinted or obscured
glass. The frames also come in many different colours.
When it comes to Garage Doors today you are only limited by your
imagination. To see how different your home might look please go
to the Before & After pictures on our website. As would be expected
there are a wide range of prices to fit any budget. You will be surprised
at how reasonable some of the new designs are.
A new Garage Door, quickly and correctly installed
by a professional will differentiate your home from the others and add value and Curb
Appeal to your home. This is a project that should only be done by
a professional Garage Door Company.
Access Garage Doors offers Free
Quotes on all installations.
The good news is that to install a new Garage Door and Opener usually
only takes 4 to 6 hours to complete. All the homeowner is responsible
for is to clean out their garage, to ensure that their garage is
free of clutter, in order that the installers have sufficient room
to complete the installation.
Access Garage Doors always takes special care to recycle your old
Garage Door and Opener.