Types of Garage Doors

In the market for a new garage door for your home? You have several different options. Check out the infographic below for a quick guide on types of garage doors:

Types of Garage Doors Infographic

Steel Garage Doors

Steel garage doors offer durability and outstanding performance at an affordable price. Overhead steel garage doors are also low-maintenance with two coats of baked-on polyester paint. They are available with:

  • A wainscot inspired design or contemporary long panels
  • Embossed wood-grain texture
  • A weather seal that protects against rain, wind and snow
  • Lifetime limited warranties (some models)
  • Polystyrene insulation (some models)

When it comes to our garage doors, you have a lot of different options so you’re sure to find the right one for your home.


The steel garage doors are available in five standard colors—or can be painted to match your home’s décor.



Interested in windows for your steel garage door? There are a variety of glass options, including:

  • Tempered
  • Clear Lexan®
  • Solar bronze
  • Insulated glass (some models)
  • Obscure

Panels & Windows

Panels come in standard, wainscot inspired (V5) and long contemporary designs, and you can customize your door with a variety of window designs. Adding windows and other decorative hardware to your door can enhance the curb appeal of your home, which is especially important if you’re moving and putting your house up for sale in the near future.

Insulation Options

We also offer insulated garage doors—Overhead Door’s Thermacore® garage doors are energy-efficient, durable, traditional and attractive, and they are great for both homes and commercial buildings.

Aluminum Garage Doors

Aluminum garage doors doors offer contemporary aesthetics for any home’s exterior. Modern aluminum garage doors:

  • Are durable
  • Are resistant to corroding
  • Have light-filtering glass
  • Come with low-maintenance frames
  • Feature stylish hardware (hinges and fixtures) that help maintain a contemporary look
  • Have a clear anodized finish

Aluminum Garage Door Prices

According to HomeAdvisor, based on more than 40 project reports, the average cost of garage door installation in Cincinnati is $1050, the typical range being $718 – $1432. ImproveNet reports that the price range of aluminum garage doors is $838 – $1359.

Wood Garage Doors

Wooden garage doors are just as reliable as they are attractive—and they come at an affordable price. One of the biggest appeals of wood doors is their natural beauty—and you won’t be disappointed with our extensive product collection.

Traditional Wood Collection garage doors:

  • Are beautiful and can help improve the curb appeal of any home
  • Have heavy-duty hardware that provides smooth operation
  • Are made of the finest hardwoods available
  • Have a unique aesthetic and detailing

There are both insulated and non-insulated models available.

In addition to insulation, there are a number of options you have, including:

  • Panel designs—flush, raised and framed
  • Finishes—primed smooth hardboard, primed rough-sawn hardboard and smooth plywood (primed or natural) for the flush panel doors; kiln-dried West Coast hemlock, hardboard, mahogany and cedar for the rail and stile doors
  • Window choices

From modern and sleek to elegant, our wood doors have every style covered and can enhance the exterior of any home.

Vinyl Garage Doors

With a thick vinyl exterior, Overhead Door’s Durafirm Collection® garage doors are the ideal escape from wood door maintenance and steel door dent and rust. These vinyl-clad garage doors:

  • Are energy-efficient and have an R-value of 11.75
  • Require little to no maintenance
  • Are sturdy and strong
  • Have a rich woodgrain texture for a timeless hardwood look
  • Have superior color PVC construction that minimizes scratches
  • Can easily be customized to create a more personalized look for your home—there are two different types of panels available and a variety of colors and glass options

If you need a great garage door that will look attractive year after year, you need our vinyl-clad garage doors!

Fiberglass Garage Doors

Overhead Door’s Impression Collection® garage doors have durable steel construction and are engineered with an artfully molded woodgrain fiberglass exterior. These garage doors:

  • Have a beautiful fiberglass exterior that resembles natural wood
  • Are low-maintenance
  • Ensure proper alignment and smooth operation with a clean interior appearance
  • Are energy-efficient with an R-value of 7.6
  • Operate quietly
  • Can help reduce noise from the street
  • Have award-winning safety and technology features like pinch-resistant panels

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