Carriage house or carriage style garage doors are a timeless look. They add classic charm to any home. Replacing your existing garage door with a carriage style garage door is a fantastic way to completely renew your home’s curb appeal. The design choices are limitless with a true carriage style door. Our staff can assist you with tailoring the design to suit your home.
Carriage style doors come in several different material options. Aluminum carriage house doors are extremely durable and very low maintenance. Their extruded aluminum frames are finished with a beautiful powder coat, which is available in many different colors. There are also steel carriage house doors that come in a select few colors. The Martin Door Designer is an excellent resource for customers considering an aluminum or steel carriage style door. This tool allows you to build and customize the door to your unique preferences. Once a configuration is complete, we will be sent the design specifics and then send you an estimate via email.
The true carriage house door is made of wood and can be either paint or stain grade. The doors come unfinished and would need to be painted or stained. Bay Area Overhead door does not do any finishing, but we do have several excellent local finishers that we can refer you to.
In addition to the material and color choices, there are a many unique glass options to choose from. Consider a seedy glass for a true antique look, or maybe tinted glass in your garage door for more privacy.
They are called carriage house doors or carriage style doors because they are reminiscent of the doors on old carriage houses. While those doors opened outward, the modern-day carriage style door rolls up like any other sectional door. It just looks like you would walk up to that beautiful decorative hardware and pull it open toward you.
Swinging Garage Doors
Additionally, consider the option of swinging garage doors. These doors have the look of a traditional carriage door, but swing open outward. Swinging garage doors are the perfect alternative for the garage that can’t accommodate traditional tracks. Swinging doors are a completely custom application. Contact us for more information, or book your complimentary consultation online