An Overview and Comparison of Steelcraft and Clopay Garage Doors

Garage Door Installation, Repairs & parts in Kent, Washington

Whether you are looking to update the outside look of your home or it’s time to replace your old garage doors, there are many trustworthy brands to choose from. Let’s look into two reliable brands that can help you choose which would be the best investment for your home.

Clopay Garage Doors

Clopay is North America’s largest garage door manufacturer,  the company’s history dates back to 1859, but the company didn’t begin manufacturing garage doors until 1964, with its headquarters based in Ohio.

Clopay is the only residential garage door brand backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal, which carries a limited two-year warranty. Entry doors feature ENERGY STAR® qualified fiberglass and steel to help enhance the energy efficiency of your home.

Style Options

All orders are customized and produced in the United States. There is a variety of designs to choose ranging from contemporary carriage-style garage doors in wood or steel, fully insulated traditional raised panel steel, and wood grain steel products. Whatever style you need for your home, you will find the right door. 

Producing both entry and garage doors, you can perfectly match them to give your home the exact look that you want. To enhance any standard door, decorative windows and hardware can be added. Depending on the style desired price can be anywhere from $300 to $4,000.

Steel-craft doors

Steel-Craft is another great option in the industry that has been manufacturing durable garage doors since 1963.  Known for their durability, these doors are constructed with 100% Canadian steel to withstand even the most extreme weather conditions and provide excellent insulation.

Some special features include the Patented Weatherlock system that locks out the cold and prevents interior heat loss, ClimaCore Insulation which is specially designed to achieve the highest insulation between steel skins, providing the best R-Value, strong and consistent protection from the elements. Investing in these doors is pricier and may range from $600 to $1500.

While there are not as many varieties of designs and styles as Clopay door, there are still options to make your home look aesthetically pleasing while being thermally efficient.

Style Options

Look into their series of doors that include long paneled doors, mid-century style, and contemporary style that offers wood-style panels that offer the look of real wood to find which style is right for your home. Windows can also be added to enhance the design and style.

The warranty offers 5 years on the door faces for materials and finishes and safeguards against potential cracking, splitting, or deterioration due to rust.  2-year warranty on all Steel-Craft components and hardware.

Both of these brands are some of the most trusted in the industry, so you must factor in your budget, desired look, and extreme weather conditions to choose the right one.

It is always best to have a trusted professional to help assess your needs and get a quote. Feel free to contact your local professionals, Doorman Services Inc,  in the North Kent location.

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