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You likely open and close your garage door several times a day without giving it much thought, but you certainly want it to work correctly every time you do. Whether you’re building a new house or looking to upgrade your current residence, a new garage door can provide curb appeal for you and your family to enjoy while contributing to the overall value of your home.

If you’re searching for a quality garage door, consider one of these two brands carried by Overhead Garage Door: Clopay garage doors and Ideal garage doors. Style and function go hand in hand with each of these two brands.

Clopay Garage Door Features

Headquartered in Ohio, Overhead Garage Door offers a complete line of Clopay garage doors. As the country’s largest garage door manufacturer, Clopay provides a large selection of configurations, styles, and colors to help compliment your home’s exterior style.

Here are some of the Clopay collections that Overhead Garage Door offers:

  • Classic: A traditional white steel garage door, the Classic series gives homeowners three options to choose from along with a variety of design and energy-efficient features.
  • Gallery: For those looking to customize their door a little more, the Gallery collection gives you various windows, panel sizes, and pattern arrangements to choose from. Gallery also provides several options when it comes to windowpane styles and door colors, including Mocha Brown, Almond, and Desert Tan. Finish customizing your look with hardware options such as strap hinges, plates, and handles.
  • Classic Wood: The Classic Wood collection offers four unique door designs, more than 30 window options, and wood finishes like walnut and cherry to choose from.
  • Coachman: This is a carriage-style door collection offering four series of door designs, window options like multi-square panes and arches, and a wide array of hinges and handles to finish the customization of your new door.
  • Canyon Ridge: The Canyon Ridge Limited collection features garage doors made of clear cypress, mahogany, or pecky cypress, while the Canyon Ridge Ultra Grain doors come in an ultra-grain clear cypress.
  • Reserve: The Reserve collection is characterized by timeless wood in light and dark stains made with detailed craftsmanship and care.
  • Avante: This collection features a grid aluminum frame and several panel choices to choose from, including a mirror finish, glass, acrylic, and dark stained wood.

Ideal Garage Door Features

As a leader in residential garage doors, Ideal garage doors are a preferred brand among homeowners. Ideal offers several unique collections to fit your home’s personality, including:

  • Traditional Steel: These designs combine classic beauty with varying levels of energy efficiency, such as with the Intellicore layer that increases thermal efficiency and insulation. For those wanting more light, you can add windows to allow for natural light to enter.
  • Designer Steel: This collection features doors with decorative hardware that provides a touch of elegance to compliment your home’s style. It offers a versatile design with various construction options to improve the curb appeal of your home. Choose between either long or short panel designs and an assortment of colors and windows to fit your specific needs.
  • Premium Handcrafted: These garage doors have a timeless look that works with most home styles, including the transitional, farmhouse, and Craftsman. Get the best of the best with a high-end wood garage door, and finish your look with decorative hardware and buck panels with windows for an old-world charm appearance.

Garage Door Pricing

Clopay Versus Ideal Garage Doors on the Overhead Garage Door Blog

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For many customers, the look of their new garage door and their budget are equal factors in determining which garage door to choose. Clopay prides itself in offering garage door options that fit any budget while still providing craftsmanship and quality materials. The price of Clopay garage doors ranges from $300 to $4,000. Ideal garage doors aim to transform the look of homes with doors that cost as little as $200, while the higher end of the price range may be anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000.

Garage doors made from aluminum or steel vary in initial costs but are designed to last and withstand the punishing elements of sun and weather without needing much maintenance. A natural wood garage door can sometimes require additional care throughout its life, depending on the exposure of your home. Other features, materials, width, and height all contribute to the cost of your new garage door.

Garage Door Installation

If you have narrowed your garage door selection down to Clopay and Ideal as your brands of choice, the professionals at Overhead Garage Door can come in to help you finalize your preferences to make the perfect selection. Our four-step process begins by asking you questions to get to the heart of your design style:

  1. Selecting your materials: What style do you prefer? What materials will work best for your home?
  2. Choosing your design: Are you looking to add natural light from windows? Do you prefer carriage doors, a modern design, or raised panels?
  3. Scheduling the consultation: What’s your budget? Are there any special circumstances we should be aware of? What are the precise measurements of your space? This information will allow us to provide you with an estimate that has a clear breakdown of costs, including installation.
  4. Installing your new garage door: When can we schedule a time to install your new garage door? Clopay and Ideal each have specific warranties for door components. We’ll make sure you know and understand what your particular warranty covers.

Overhead Garage Door is a family-owned and operated company that can be traced back to 1969. Members of our team all have a minimum of five years of industry experience and a completed background check. We work to be professional and respectful of you and your home while assessing how to best fill all of your garage door needs.

Our same-day, 24-hour emergency repair service for the Chicagoland area is also available should you ever have any garage door concerns or issues. Backed by the craftsmanship and quality of Clopay and Ideal garage doors, Overhead Garage Door is ready to give your home the upgrade you’re looking for. Give us a call today to schedule a consultation.