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Increase Your Home’s Value With Traditional Garage Door Styles

Garage doors tend to be fairly large, and that means they command a lot of attention when it comes to your home’s curb appeal. Matching your garage doors to your home’s style is a great way to ensure that the doors enhance your home’s architecture and improve its overall appearance rather than detracting from its appeal.

While contemporary doors are certainly an option, most homes benefit from traditional garage door styles for a couple of important reasons: First, traditional garage doors tend to blend well with any type of home style or architecture, and second, traditional styles are also the most familiar, which means they tend to be the most attractive option for homeowners, neighbors and buyers.

Traditional garage door styles: More than meets the eye

When we hear the word “traditional,” it’s easy to think “boring,” “standard” or “old-fashioned.” But when it comes to garage doors and most other architectural elements, traditional is more about classic lines and profiles. Combined with your home’s other elements, traditional garage door styles, it can help your home look more established and even more valuable.

Even within traditional garage door styles, there are still plenty of options. Most people think of the classic raised-panel garage door styles when they think of tradition. This classic style is probably the most widely-recognized traditional-type door—and for good reason. Raised-panel doors lend themselves to lots of architectural styles, making them a good choice for most types of homes—even contemporary homes.

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Other traditional garage door styles are based on specific “types” or architecture, making them an ideal complement to Arts-and-Crafts bungalows, Prairie-style homes, traditional American Foursquares, Colonials, Victorians and farmhouse-style homes. These doors feature unique elements like multi-paned top lights, arched windows or vertical panels that accentuate your home’s appeal and set it apart from the rest of the block. Carriage-style doors, also called barn-style doors, can really set off the unique style of a Craftsman or Folk Victorian home. Even the door’s hinges and other hardware can be customized to suit your home’s unique style.

Picking the right door for your garage

Your garage door is a big investment in your home and its overall appeal. If you’re not sure which style suits your home, we can help. Our staff can take your home’s design elements into consideration to help you select the ideal door to help your home look its best—now, and for years to come.

Overhead Door of Oklahoma City is happy to help you with your new garage door installation. Call us today to make an appointment for a consultation or to get a quote.


Why is it important to match my garage door to my home’s style?

Matching your garage door to your home’s style enhances your home’s architecture and overall appearance, boosting its curb appeal.

What are the benefits of choosing a traditional garage door style?

Traditional garage doors blend well with various home styles and are popular for their classic appeal, making them attractive to homeowners, neighbors, and potential buyers.

Are traditional garage doors considered boring or old-fashioned?

No, traditional garage doors are appreciated for their classic lines and profiles, which can make a home appear more established and potentially more valuable.

What types of homes benefit from raised-panel garage doors?

Raised-panel doors are versatile and suitable for most types of homes, including contemporary styles, due to their widespread recognition and architectural compatibility.

Can traditional garage doors suit homes with specific architectural styles?

Yes, traditional doors can complement various architectural types like Arts-and-Crafts bungalows, Prairie-style homes, and Victorian farmhouses, with unique features like arched windows or vertical panels.

What is a carriage-style garage door?

A carriage-style, or barn-style, door features unique design elements like multi-paned top lights and can enhance the unique style of homes such as Craftsman or Folk Victorian.

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Kristen Mangum
Kristen Mangum
Friendly customer service. Bought a hard to find remote for an old garage door opener. Opener has 3 buttons so I can program both doors to it. Easy to find location right off 29th St.
Robert Ballinger
Robert Ballinger
Great people
Betsy Chronister
Betsy Chronister
I was given a very fair quote. A week later a tech came and installed. Then came back to install lock. Tech was very professional and polite. Spen time with me making adjustments to my liking. I totally recommend Overhead door to my fellow Okies.
Hendrix Morrow
Hendrix Morrow
Overhead Door did a great job. They got me on the schedule the next day and fixed my spring in 30 minutes or less. Joe was great, professional, and courteous. Awesome service, and he didn't tell me I needed extra materials like the previous garage door people that quoted me $575. Overhead Door told me a price over the phone and it didn't change. I'd recommend them every time.
Sandy Molleda Molleda
Sandy Molleda Molleda
A very good place for a new garage door and a new remote.
John Ehrhardt
John Ehrhardt
Pleased with their services. Coil spring broke and door stopped working. Spoke to Ron, and less than 24 hrs later the technician had us up n running again. These guys did exactly what they promised to do, with no nonsense. I like that.

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