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Garage doors can be made of different materials, including wood, steel, aluminum, and even fiberglass. According to our experts, these different materials have their corresponding advantages and even disadvantages, but generally they all work just fine. Choosing between them would most likely end with your own taste and needs.
A garage door may be as light as 100 lbs or as heavy as 400 lbs. If your extension or torsion springs are intact, you wouldn't have any trouble lifting the door open since these springs bear most of the weight of the door.
This type of door will keep your garage warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. It can help to reduce your home’s energy use. This, in turn, will lead to smaller energy bills. The households that use the garage as workshop or a playroom usually enjoy the highest savings.