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what is a steel garage door

what is a steel garage door


Today's garage doors can be constructed from a variety of materials, including natural wood, imitation wood, steel, composites, fiberglass, aluminum, glass, and more. Each product has a corresponding price and, depending on your needs, offers some great experience. To do this, you first need to determine the material of the stainless steel garage door, which can be considered from the lifestyle, installation location and cost budget.


Stainless Steel Garage Door

Stylish and Customizable

Let’s take a closer look at steel garage doors and why they are so popular. Steel garage doors are stylish, customizable, durable, safe and reliable, thermally insulating, energy efficient, and affordable. If you're looking for durability, low maintenance, and high value, steel is a great choice. While it doesn't chip like wood, steel is prone to dents, and scratches can quickly rust if left unrepaired. However, steel doors can be customized in various configurations, colors and finishes.steel garage doors are available in traditional, modern and carriage house styles. Each style can then be selected from a variety of panel patterns, window appearances, and color options.

strong and sturdy

Steel garage doors are designed to withstand harsh weather such as rain, strong winds, heat and humidity. Today's Corrosion Resistant Steel Garage Doors are durable and resistant to denting, warping and cracking. You may have heard the term "gauge" referring to the thickness of the steel, the lower the Ga, the stronger the steel and the thicker it is. A manufacturing method called "sandwich construction" assembles multiple layers of higher Ga (thinner) steel together to increase the thickness and durability of the Corrosion Resistant Steel Garage Door. This kind of structure is more complicated, but this kind of Corrosion Resistant Steel Garage Door has reliable quality and exquisite structure.


Safe and reliable

Garage doors are a place frequented by thieves and a site of personal injury (from pinching fingers to pinching people or pets), so garage door security becomes even more important. A rickety, improperly installed, and mechanically faulty garage door can lead to burglary and all kinds of hazards, and new products and technologies should be employed to enhance security.

Tip: Change the password of the switch motor regularly, and install an airbag or an infrared motion detection device.


Thermal insulation and energy saving

An insulated steel garage door also eliminates operating noise and protects the contents of the Solid Steel Garage Door (adjacent indoor living space) from extreme temperatures. when buying an insulated Solid Steel Garage Door, keep two things in mind: "R-value" and "Polyurethane." the R value is a parameter used to measure the thermal insulation grade, and the higher the "R value".


The better the thermal insulation performance. polyurethane: infused foam insulation is better than polystyrene board insulation, but any insulation will provide some insulation. steel is not very thermally insulating, however thermal insulation can be added between two layers of galvanized steel. this way, you can maintain the temperature inside the garage and use it as a living or working space.the better it is insulated, the lower the cost of cooling and heating the house, and less Solid Steel Garage Door noise will enter the house.


How to Pick a Steel Garage Door


If you are installing a door in your home, you will want the door to enhance the appeal of your home. Homes with high appeal usually command higher prices when they sell. If the door is to be used commercially, you will value functionality more than attractiveness. Functionality is important in both places, but with different emphasis.



The price of each garage door can be as low as a few hundred dollars or as high as tens of thousands of dollars. The quality of design and construction can affect the price, as can the quality of the materials used. Lower cost doors typically have a shorter lifespan and require more frequent maintenance. If it is commercial and used frequently, then choose a higher price and higher quality garage door.



Whether you like Chinese western, modern or retro, these styles all depend on the style of the garage door and your house, and try to keep the two styles as consistent as possible so that they don’t look too obtrusive.



A well-crafted, high-quality door will last longer if properly maintained. Therefore, in the daily maintenance and repair, we must carefully choose a professional garage door repair company with relevant qualifications.

About CHI Steel Garage Doors

10x7 Lightweight Strut Overhead Sectional Garage Door Panel Sale Door Panel Door


garage door


steel-foam-steel sandwich construction

panel height

440mm-550mm, adjustable

Panel thickness



About CHI

CHI Hardware Corp Ltd is located in China, and is a professional manufacturer of sectional garage door hardware. Such as hinge, bracket, roller, track, cable drum, torsion spring, chain hoist, window etc.we had developed very quickly for its continuous products innovation, wide products range, very competitive price, on-time deliveries, extensive marketing and strong technical support.Welcome to the CHI website to buy a solid steel garage door.

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