Old Ways Won’t Open New Doors

Sep 29, 2017

Our September imagineNATION Contest winning makeover shows the benefits of trying something new when necessity dictates a home improvement.

ImagineNATION Contest winner for September 2017

When it was time to replace his old garage door because it wasn’t working properly, the homeowner says he was ready to order the exact same door style, only with better insulation.

Door Imagination System - DIS

Clopay’s Door Imagination System gave him the confidence to “try on”
different designs, just for fun.

He liked what he saw and branched out from a traditional white raised panel steel door to a white carriage house model with decorative handles and hinges for added character.

Decorative Hardware Featured on Clopay's Door Imagination System

The dealer,Advanced Overhead Door Company, encouraged him to go not one, but two steps farther outside of his comfort zone by recommending a black Gallery Collection steel door with windows to add elegance to the home’s black and white color scheme. 

The owner says, "It's funny, but the new garage door has been life changing. When we arrive home each day, it really makes a nice difference.  Like most garages, mine is unheated. With the new insulated door, the garage is definitely warmer and more comfortable than the temperature outside." 

Clopay Intellicore Insulation detail 

An  Insulated garage door is typically quieter when it opens  and closes because the insulation is bonded to the metal frame so it doesn't rattle and shake.

Adding windows to the door also had a huge impact.

Previewing a Gallery Steel door with and without windows 

The garage is brighter thanks to more natural light coming in during the day and the owners can see outside without having to open the door.

New Clopay Garage door on beautiful house

Clopay Gallery Collection insulated steel garage door in black, with Long rectangular window grilles.

“When we decided it was time for a new garage door, we were doing it out of necessity to replace the old, shaky garage door that was becoming unsafe. Never in our wildest dreams did we imagine that we would change the entire look and feel of our home! Better curb appeal, insulation, windows for viewing, and a quieter door. We're so happy with our garage door replacement.”  

Have you transformed your home with a new Clopay garage door or entry door? Submit before and after photos for your chance to win $1,000 in Clopay’s imagineNATION Makeover Contest. Read entry details and complete rules.

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