An In-Depth Look at Traditional Garage Door Styles and Features

An In-Depth Look at Traditional Garage Door Styles and Features

We look at certain words and think "boring" or "plain". The term “traditional”, when used to describe design, can be mistaken for such meanings. However, when you have opted for traditional design of your home, it can mean many things, and it is usually a classic and appealing look.

When you are looking for a traditional garage door, you might wonder what that means or what you need to get that look. The good news is that, whether renovating, boosting curb appeal or ensuring the garage is insulated and secure, you have an immense number of options and choices in traditional garage doors. No longer are garage doors “basic” or utilitarian, but are instead a major element of home design.

Some basic characteristics of traditional home style

Homes that are called traditional or classic are typically more a blend of different styles that have emerged over decades, and even centuries. There is never a single, unified idea of traditional. For example, you might see a fusion of elements from a cottage style home and a bungalow or a classic Colonial frame with a more contemporary look. Generally, a traditional home is a blend but also harmonious in its overall style choices.

Classic house

Garaga darage door styles for classic and traditional homes

When you are looking for a garage door to go with your traditional home, you can focus on some traits that appeal to you most or which work with the architectural elements of the home. Our garage doors have been designed to mirror or share many of the iconic features and elements of traditional and classic homes. Just consider these popular Garaga models:

Standard+ Prestige XL, 9’ x 7’, Desert Sand, 8 lite Orion windows
Standard+ Prestige XL, 9’ x 7’, Desert Sand, 8 lite Orion windows
Standard+ Prestige XL, 9’ x 7’, Desert Sand, 8 lite Orion windows
Standard+ Shaker CC, 9’ x 7’, Ice White, 8 lite Orion windows
Standard+ Classic CC, 9’ x 7’, American Walnut, Cachet windows
Standard+ Classic CC, 9’ x 7’, American Walnut, Cachet windows
Standard+ Classic XL, 16’ x 7’, Ice White, 4 vertical lite Orion windows
Standard+ Classic XL, 16’ x 7’, Ice White, 4 vertical lite Orion windows

Don’t forget to consider windows!

Along with the overall look, the color and general design characteristics, we also encourage you to consider adding custom touches, like unique windows. The many choices Garaga has available make it amazingly easy to choose a window model ideally suited to your tastes.

You can choose between models and even from an array of glass options. There are clear glass, Thermacrystal, printing process glass, glue chip, satin or textured with horizontal lines, and more.

Ready to get started?

If this has inspired you to get started, contact us anytime at 717-767-1419 for York and 717-901-4056 for Mechanicsburg. Stop by our showroom to discuss options or simply request us to email a quotation offering you several possible choices. When you have decided to buy a new garage door and it is important to you that it matches your traditional home, you can also use tools like our free, online Design Centre to see what the look of a particular style will be, or get some inspiration for possible looks by taking a look through our image gallery.

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