Overhead Door of the Northland
3195 Terminal Dr, Eagan, MN 55121
05 Oct 2016
yellow garage doors

2016 Garage Trends

Homeowners are all about curb appeal these days, looking for ways to increase the value of their homes. One simple way to boost the look of your home is by upgrading or updating your garage door.

Several design trends have been popping up and here’s a few of our favorites:

Faux Elegance

Wood Accents are a popular trend in interior design but some homeowners don’t want to deal with the upkeep. There’s hope, faux wood garage doors are made to look like wood but they are made out of steel or fiberglass. Provides you with durability while giving you the natural look you want.

Be Bold

Homeowners want to stand out among the neighborhood, resulting in bolder, more vibrant color choices for their garages. Picking a color that complements your home rather than blends in gives your home a modern and unique look. Use your door to share something about your personality and take a chance to express yourself.

Let in the Light

Garages are being utilized for a plethora of reasons these days, adding windows allows more natural light to pour in increasing the usefulness of the space. Not to mention it adds artistic value to your home.

Whatever your curb appeal ideas might be, Overhead Door Company of Northland will take care of the hard work for you, call 651.683.0307 to make your garage door dreams come true.

20 Sep 2016
residential wood garage door

Are Wood Garage Doors For You?

Wooden garage doors have the advantage of presenting a sturdy, natural, and rustic look for your home. Overhead Door of the Northland supplies expert Amish-built wood garage doors in Minneapolis that can accent your home in a traditional or a modern light. While there are many styles to choose from, it is important to find the one that not only fits your taste, but also stands the test of time. Here are a few questions to consider before you commit to installing a wooden garage door:

  • Do you live in a humid or rainy climate like St. Paul, MN?
  • Do you plan on painting your garage door?
  • Would the wooden aesthetic pair well with your house?

Choosing the right wood to make up your door is important in addressing these questions and making sure it will last. Cedar and redwood are popular picks for their durability and climate resistance. MDO panels has a grain free surface for a smooth finish. Wooden garage doors look great against other natural materials and colors that compliment brown.

If a wood garage door is not for you, we hold many other alternatives such as manufactured wood and faux wood garage doors that are made with steel or fiberglass.

Contact us today, to learn more or get in help in selecting the perfect garage door for your home.