Residential Garage Door Installation
Choosing the right garage door for your property takes into consideration many factors, and our professionals will help guide you through the various types of insulation and materials. Whether it’s polystyrene or polyurethane, and steel, wood, or aluminum, we strive to work with you and carefully identify the right garage door with the highest grade panels with anti-rust and fade-resistant paint technology so your beautiful new door lasts.
One of the most critical factors in determining the quality and longevity of your garage and your family’s property it contains, is the garage door’s R-value. The R-value represents the garage doors ability to slow the transmission of heat. A higher R-value therefore means that there is less New York summer heat and humidity seeping your garage and less cold winter air leaking in—so the higher the R-value, the better the door for your home! R-values are highly dependent on what insulation is used in the garage door, typically Polystyrene or Polyurethane.
Polystyrene comes in the form of rigid Polystyrene panels that are inserted between steel layers and placed inside a single-layer garage door with a vinyl backing. On the other hand Polyurethane is an energy-efficient material (used in Clopay’s proprietary Intellicore insulation technology) which uses a Polyurethane foam, instead of a Polystyrene panel, that is then injected in between the garage door’s steel layers. This foam allows the material to expand and bond to the garage door frame and as it expands, it increases the strength of the door and gets into all the tiny crevices a standard panel of Polystyrene is not able to, therefore making Polyurethane the more energy efficient, insulated option. Whether you need the highest level of climate control and sound isolation, and depending on how your garage is used, Door Tech Garage Door Services is happy to help you evaluate and fully understand which type is the best recommendation and perfect solution for you and your home.