If you are about to have a new garage door installed, you are likely doing your research. Garage Door Repair Walnut Creek will help you in your efforts by providing you with information about two very popular types of residential doors, the tilt and roller doors. When you are presented with too many choices, the process can become frustrating. We believe you should enjoy the process and we do our best to make it possible for you to do so. Here we will present you with both options, highlighting the advantages of both types. After reading this article, you’ll be able to make a well-informed decision about which type you feel will be the best option for you. If neither one of these options are of interest to you, we will be happy to discuss other options with you, as there are many different types to choose from.

Tilt Door

The tilt door is one-piece that extends out and up before opening. This type of garage door can be customized and is designed in various materials. One made of steel are lightweight and are easy to open. The fiberglass material is also lightweight but it has a pivoting device, which makes it easy to operate. The fiberglass option is also very sturdy. The fact that the doors open out, limits the amount of parking space you will have inside the front of the garage. There needs to be a certain amount of clearance space around the borders or else the doors will not work. It can be customized to fit your space requirements and can also be automated, making it convenient to operate.

Tilt Versus Roller Doors

Roller Door

The roller door opens vertically and does not use any type of interior tracking feature. This type of door can also be fitted for the exact measurements of your garage. They can be operated manually or electronically. The roller door is among the most versatile ones offered. Its vertical operation makes it useful for homes with small space. It also provides you with great security because of the way it operates and is designed. Cars can be parked directly in front of the doors and it will still work. It’s space saving advantage makes it possible for multiple cars to still remain parked in the driveway. If you want an insulated door, the double-skinned roller is a great option. It helps keep the interior temperatures regulated so that the temperature outdoors do not affect what is being stored inside your garage. They also come with a seal along the bottom of the door adding even more insulation. This is especially useful in keeping water from seeping inside.

Our company will be able to handle the installation of either type you select. There are many advantages that can be discussed with you during your complimentary consultation. Find out more about the options that are available to you so that you can make the best decision.