When you think the words “carriage house”, do you picture a house with a gracious, classic feeling of warmth and luxury? Do you picture the beautiful countryside and upscale craftsmanship?
The country-style swing garage doors of the 50s and 60s is making a big comeback in the last decade. It has become a way to capture that feeling of a rural life while maintaining all the comforts of an urban life. Manufacturers of garage doors as Garaga have followed the trend and adapted their doors to give the appearance of wood, but without the drawbacks of that material, such as the difficult maintenance.
Is your home right for a carriage house style garage door?
Can your home be described as traditional, welcoming and classic? Then it might be perfectly suited to this type of garage door! If your home has traditional architectural details like dormer windows, stair railings, lattice windows and wide porches with overhanging roofs, then it definitely suits a carriage house style garage door.
Enhance the Charm with Windows
You can make a carriage house style garage door even more charming by adding windows! Garaga has various size Windows to enhance these door models and make them lovely additions to your home.
When it comes to selecting windows, there is something for everyone. From clear glass to printing process, Thermacrystal, satin or textured glass, with grids between the panes or plastic inserts.
Numerous choices of windows are available
Authentic Decorative Hardware is the Finishing Touch
Reproduce the look of a classic carriage house with hinges and handles in wrought iron. This hardware adds a touch of refinement and charm that never goes out of style.
Garage Door Styles from Garaga
Garaga’s carriage house style garage doors have a vintage feel with decorative and handcrafted elements. The models that fall into this category include:
Want to see more?
If you were inspired by the style in this article, contact us at 1-800-957-5865. We’d be happy to show you around our showroom for a closer look. We can also send you a detail written quotation by email, including several possible choices.
If you’ve decided to buy a new garage door because you are building a home or making renovations, use our Design Centre, or take a look at our image gallery to get an idea what your new garage door could look like!