How to Choose a New Roll Up Garage Door


When you are trying to choose a new type of garage door, you have a number of different decisions to make. You have to think about the style, the materials, and the type of garage door opener you want to use. One of the most popular styles on the market is the roll up garage door. Let’s look at some of the things that you will need to consider when you are choosing a new door.

Style of the Door

One of the first things to consider is the style of the door. The doors have a variety of different options and materials available, and it should be possible to find a good color for just about any need. Always look at the overall style of the door to make sure it will really work with the rest of the aesthetics of the home. It could take some time to find the appropriate solution, but you will be happy that you put in the time to find the right choice.


Another thing to consider is the amount of insulation that the door offers. Because it has more segments, there is always the chance that it could be difficult for these doors to ensure proper insulation. Consult with the manufacturers, and look for reviews of the actual doors to see what people say about them.

Using an Opener

What type of opener will work best with the roll up door? Overhead openers are typically the best choice, so make sure you have room in your garage for one of these before you buy it. In some cases, you may opt for a manual garage door instead. However, these really do tend to be less convenient.

Benefits of Roll Up Garage Doors

It is understandable that you want to choose a roll up garage door for your property, as they have a number of advantages that help to make them a nice choice. They have started to become very popular in both the commercial and residential field in the past couple of years for these very reasons.

The doors are highly durable, as long as you are buying the best quality doors you can find. They tend to use high quality steel, which can help them stand up to rough environmental conditions. They are also durable enough to last through many years of daily usage. The doors have a reputation of lasting longer than other varieties as well, so even if you were to spend a bit more on them now, it could mean savings over the life of the door. They are easy to use whether you have an automatic opener or you are opening them manually.

Of course, one of the greatest benefits is that the doors actually look great and they can continue looking great for years to come. They can complement your business or your home nicely. You can get them to match your home without much trouble. Maintaining the doors is also quite easy. Cleaning is simple, and you can even remove scratches with some simple buffing. Since garage doors tend to take a beating over the years, it’s nice to know that you can keep them in good physical condition without too much trouble.

Take Your Time Choosing the Door

You have a large number of choices in front of you. Some will be perfect for your needs, and others will not. It is important that you take your time when you are making your decision. This lets you learn more about the options you have available so you can choose the one that’s best for you.

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  • Hi, I'm Tisha Broome. I'm one of the owners here at Presto. I'm an expert in helping clients choose the right garage door, garage floor and gutter system. I can also help you with all of your repair and maintenance needs. You can text me with any questions. I typically respond in less then 15 minutes during normal business hours. I'm available to speak by phone, email or by video call if you'd like me to see the visual details of your project.

  • Terry Caldwell
  • Hi, I'm Terry Caldwell. I've been a member of the Presto Team since 2015. I've been working with clients to choose their perfect product solution since 2018. Before that, I was our lead garage door installer and then our lead repair technician. I can help you find solutions to even the most difficult problems. Feel free to text me your questions. I typically respond in less than 15 minutes during business hours. I'm available to speak by phone, email or by video call if you'd like me to see the visual details of your project.