3 Garage Door Manufacturers Alco Recommends (and Uses)

Many people may not see the garage as an essential part of a home. Still, more homeowners are starting to utilize this space for more than storage or parking. For this reason, impact garage door manufacturers are experiencing somewhat of a resurgence.

With so many vendors to choose from, it can be hard to decide who is most qualified and best fits your requirements. To help narrow down your options, Alco Windows and Doors provides three recommendations of garage door manufacturers' best impact from our experience.


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The Modern American Garage

Once upon a time, the sole purpose of a homeowner's garage was to store their car(s). Heck, most people probably still only correlate garages with protecting vehicles from harsh weather and break-ins. But when you think about it, your garage serves as a multi-purpose extension of your home.

Today's modern American garage has become a space for various projects such as painting, woodworking, and remodeling. Some homeowners have even updated their garages to serve as a gym or an office. It is much more than a space to park your car.

If you plan to transform your garage into a multi-functional space, you should first consider updating your garage doors. Here's why.


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Why Impact Garage Doors?

Impact garage doors were designed with an essential purpose – protecting homes from the devastating effects of severe weather. While windows and roofing may seem like more obvious choices when preparing for harsh storms, don't underestimate taking similar precautions with your garage door.

When faced in the eye of a storm, impact garage doors can withstand up to 100MPH. These products safeguard your cars, lawn equipment, electronics, and other valuable items stored in this space.

In addition to severe weather protection, impact products have other tremendous benefits such as:

  • Energy savings
  • Improved security
  • Insurance reductions
  • Enhanced curb appeal

To learn more about the benefits of impact products, read our blog post Impact Doors for Your Property.



Our Commitment to Quality

Alco understands purchasing impact garage doors is a significant investment. It is for that reason we've chosen to only work with the top manufacturers in the industry. With 30+ years of experience, our team can recommend the right products and vendors based on your needs and budget.

It is important to remember that price should not be the sole factor determining your choice of manufacturer. Low-quality options, while less-expensive, will not last as many years or protect your home as well as high-quality doors. In this case, you get what you pay for.


Manufacturer #1: Amarr

amarr-logo-largeAmarr is one of the world's leading garage door manufacturers. They serve both residential and commercial property owners looking to enhance their real estate.

Manufactured in the U.S., Amarr come backed by an extensive line of garage doors and styles, including:

  • Carriage house. The collection includes Carriage Court, Classica®, Hillcrest, and more.
  • Traditional. The collection includes Lincoln, Stanford Classica®, Olympus, and more.
  • Specialty. The collection includes Classica® Full View, Horizon, and Vista.

Property owners can easily find a garage door with so many options that match their preferred style, specifications, and budget.


Manufacturer #2: Clopay

clopaylogo_updatedAnother excellent option for impact garage door manufacturers is Clopay. Clopay® is the most prominent residential garage door manufacturer in the country. For more than 50 years, it has been known as one of the leading brands among homeowners.

Clopay® prides itself on helping property owners reinvent their homes by creating personalized exterior enhancements that they can appreciate for years. Like Amarr, this garage door manufacturer has many garage door colors and options to choose from.

Clopay® offers carriage house, coastal, traditional, and modern garage door styles. With all the styles offered by Clopay®, it is hard not to fall in love with more than one door.


haas-doorManufacturer #3: Haas Door

Lastly, Alco recommends Haas Door as a top contender for garage door manufacturers. Their driving force is quality people producing quality products. The Haas Door team meticulously crafts locally sourced materials to deliver products that fit your vision and performance requirements.

Homeowners can choose from eight different product lines that range in several options such as:

  • Size
  • Thicknesses
  • Surface treatments
  • Colors
  • Windows

Better yet, Haas Door works with customers to create their dream garage door without breaking the bank.


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Trust Alco as Your Installer

The process of purchasing and installing impact garage doors can seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are impact windows and doors service providers like Alco that aim to make the experience as seamless as possible. Our team stands by one mission: provide best-in-class impact product installations for all our valued customers.

Alco Windows and Doors makes this possible by following our 3-step process:

  1. Protecting your family
  2. Protecting your property
  3. Guaranteeing your investment

We are committed to being transparent and honest with the communities we serve. But don't just take our word for it. Read from our list of over 200 5-star reviews.

Still have questions? We're just a phone call away. Contact Alco at 303-376-7205 or schedule a free consultation today.


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