Glass Garage Doors
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The Aesthetic Appeal of Glass Garage Doors
Glass garage doors can undoubtedly enhance the look and feel of any building, making it an attractive alternative for residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Furthermore, they provide a clean and sleek look and can come in so many different combinations. Because glass garage doors are so versatile, you can even give them a modern or mid-century look and they will still look gorgeous. Below are just a few amazing styles and kinds of glass doors that you can use for your home.
Frameless or Framed Panels?
Much like a traditional garage door, glass garage doors come in a wide range of frame styles. If you’re looking to get something a bit more sturdy to provide your property with protection, it’s best to look into the different kinds of panels available. But if you’re trying to achieve a uniform and elegant look for your space, then going frameless will help you achieve that.
However, if you wish to modernize the look of your home, you can’t go wrong with a durable, yet stylish aluminum frame. These are available in a selection of colors such as bronze anodized, clear, and black, all of which can complement the style of your home. There are also plenty of glass options for you to choose from, helping to bring in as much or as little natural lights as you want.
Additional Options – Frosted, Translucent, Transparent, Mirrored, Tinted
When it comes to glass opacity, you also get lots of options, which is why it can be hard to decide. However, it comes down to your needs and preferences — if you’re looking for a bit of privacy and want to deter burglaries, choose a tinted or frosted glass garage door. But if you want to let as much natural in as possible, it’s best to choose a transparent and clear garage door.
On the other hand, mirrored panels are chic, and are a great choice if you’re going for a more contemporary look. It also helps to keep nosy neighbors from seeing the contents of your garage. But no matter where you choose from the glass spectrum, you can be sure that any kind of glass garage door you choose will provide your property with a sense of elegance and sophistication.
Glass Adds Luxurious Style, Subtle Beauty, and Natural Light
Modern glass garage doors add a polished look to any property — they represent everything that has to do with high aesthetics. Due to its nature, glass can maximize your space while providing a focal point without taking away from practicality and functionality. In addition, glass panels are offered in a huge range of options, making them perfectly suitable for any kind of home, whether it has Georgian or Victorian style.
They’re so versatile and attractive, so glass garage doors don’t need additional decoration to provide a complete transformation. At the same time, their advantage isn’t limited to just good looks — as mentioned, they provide natural light throughout the day, helping you save money on electricity. Moreover, you can quickly turn your garage into a gym, office, or living space with the use of glass.
A Bold Statement
Iconic Garage Doors offer a carefully curated collection of beautiful and contemporary glass garage doors. Our designs are made to enhance your home’s patios and yards, easily combining your indoor and outdoor spaces. Each unit is also low-maintenance and built to last, while also being available in various frame colors.
Luckily, having an all-glass look doesn’t just apply to residential settings, but can also be used in commercial properties where plenty of light is essential. If you have a business in need of high-lift systems, you can now take advantage of the transparency that glass doors offer. As a result, both residential and commercial properties can attract more attention through a simple, yet classy glass garage door.
Popular Color Choices for Frames
At Iconic Garage Door Services, we offer plenty of color choices for glass door frames. You may choose from some of our most popular colors including:
- Clear Anodized
- Black Anodized
- Bronze Anodized
We also offer ColorBlast custom colors to match your tastes and preferences, and at the same time provide color-matched aluminum grip handles.
Glass Garage Door Architecture
Believe it or not, glass garage doors are a lot more durable and customizable than most homeowners think. They are held together through a metal framework which is often aluminum — these provide both the strength and flexibility to fold without a problem whenever the door is used. For those who want a unique look, we can arrange for residential aluminum glass doors to have floating panels with the option to look as if the panels were floating on a frameless structure.
Different Types of Frames
As mentioned, glass garage doors come with different kinds of frames, where many use aluminum, steel, or natural wood construction. In general, aluminum is the most popular choice of material for modern glass garage doors, since they are corrosion and rust-resistant. It also helps that aluminum is a lighter material, making it ideal for offsetting the whole structure’s weight.
Type of Glass Used
Apart from the kind of opacity for glass, there are other kinds of considerations you need to consider when choosing the type of glass to use. Other customizable options when it comes to glass garage doors include:
- Insulated or uninsulated
- Tempered or standard glass
- Traditional or contemporary design
- Option for grilles
Even the color of your glass panels can be customized, where the opacity will also play a role. Keep in mind that tempered glass is much stronger compared to standard glass, and will break into small fragments, thus preventing injuries if it gets damaged.
Different Types of Finishes
Choosing the right finish for your garage door can have a huge impact on your property’s curb appeal. A glass garage door can have a warm and inviting look through the use of natural wood, while steel or aluminum can provide it with a sleek and elegant look. Partner this with the right color for the frame and you’ll have a design that the rest of the neighborhood will find hard to beat.
When it comes to insulation, each glass panel is sealed into place during manufacturing. Insulated glass panels are available in frosted or transparent designs, while you may also choose from a variety of colors to complete your design. Fully insulated glass panels will help to enclose a climate-controlled space, eliminate air leakage, or simply help keep water out of your garage.
Glass Garage Door Maintenance
Yet another advantage to getting a glass garage door is that it can be easily maintained and doesn’t require as much hard maintenance compared to a wood garage door or steel garage door. However, they still need a good cleaning. Here are other points of interest when it comes to maintenance of glass garage doors: They must be cleaned twice a year at a minimum, or up to four times a year if you live in harsh environments. The door should be cleaned if salt or corrosive materials build up enough that it’s visible — this will help it to avoid rust and other issues. Failure to do this may lead to loss of warranty coverage.
Contact Iconic Garage Doors
Call us at (602) 671-2744 to get started with your garage glass door vision — no matter your design, we can bring it to life.