Garage door windows are a great way to improve the look of your garage. Garage doors are made from several different materials including wood, steel, fiberglass, vinyl and aluminum. While these garage door types provide beauty to the exterior of you home, the addition of windows adds an elegant and pretty benefit and will improve the value of your home and really improve the curb appeal to your home.
There are many types of garage door windows available. There are several considerations to be made before purchasing a garage door with windows such as: What purpose will the windows serve; are they simply decorative or will you be using them to bring natural light into your garage (those who use their garage as a workspace or playroom should consider the benefits to garage windows). If you will be using windows to bring light into the garage then you will want to choose windows with insulation, especially of you live in a cool climate. Frosted or stained glass windows provide an additional level of privacy while also bringing in light.
Adding windows to your existing garage
Windows can be added to an already existing garage door. That’s right- it’s possible to add windows to your garage door without having to replace the entire door. If adding windows to your current garage door is the path that you choose, make sure you stay with the professionals as this job can be quite complicated even for a seasoned do-it-yourselfer! Some garage door contractors offer snap-on inserts for adding windows onto your existing garage. These snap-ons are installed on the outside of your garage door and can be removed at any time. Keep in mind that your window options are not as vast with this option as they would be with replacing the entire garage door.
There are so many companies who specialize in garage doors with windows. These companies offer hundreds of styling options to fit your needs. Keep in mind that you can choose from seemingly endless window styles including: Single pane glass, Plexi Glass, Silver and Gold patterns between the glass, Stained glass windows, Tinted windows, Satin beveled glass and so much more.