There are many different types and sizes of slotted garage doors available on the market today. The most common are roll up garage doors. This is because they are easy to use whether you choose to manually open and close them or you choose to add automatic garage door openers for ease of getting in and added security. The aluminum type is the most common material used for roll up types for homeowners today.
The first thing you need to do is decide what type of material you want your sectional garage door to be made out of. Some garage doors come in aluminum, steel, or wood. What type of finish do you want your door to have. Do you want it to be a standard plain boring garage door or are you looking for a more fancy garage door? If so you could go with a wood finish with glass panels. You could choose a custom style steel door with windows at the top. There are several different types and styles available it really is up to you to decide what you like the best.
There are many rolling garage doors to choose from. Depending on what you need they have a wide range of prices and functional strength. The 1/2 hp direct lift with screw drive and a remote control is equipped with multiple functions for added convenience. This particular unit costs about $180.00 and comes with the Safe T-Beam, Intellicode Rolling Code System, and steel screws for added strength.
The Craftsman overhead garage door opener model # 53918, sells for a retail of $ 299.99 and is available at Sears. It has a 3/4 HP belt drive Die hard battery, and works even if the electric is out. It also comes with a ultra quiet DC motor, two security and three function remotes are great for families with multiple cars. LCD smart motion detecting control console senses your presence and turns on lights and openers automatically. Also, provides time, temperature, light and lock settings. You can enhance this installation with garage door weatherstripping just as well. It has a wireless key-less entry that uses a four digit pin number. Two-hundred watts of lighting turns on when door opens or closes. Another feature is the security anti-burglary coding, meaning every time the button is pushed on the remote, the code changes. It also has a posi-lock system and can be manually opened if needed. Has a ten year motor warranty and a three year parts warranty.