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Carriage house steel door with wood-like finishCongratulations, now that you have made the decision to purchase a new garage door for your home it is time to educate yourself about sectional garage doors.  Do you know what is the difference between a pan door and a sandwich door?  How about the advantages of a fiberglass door or a carriage house door?  Obviously, to make an informed decision you need to gain some knowledge.

In the video at the bottom of the page Patti McCombs, an elected director of the International Door Association, narrates a video produced by CHI Garage Doors.  It gives vital information about what types of doors are available and also discusses panel design, types of insulation available, and window options.  Please scroll down to the bottom of the page and view the 8 minute video.  It will be well worth your time.  For a FREE in-home estimate please call American Empire Garage Door at 949-498-8783.

American Empire Garage Door offers a complete product line of sectional garage doors. They include traditional raised panel and carriage house styles.  Doors are available in steel, wood, vinyl, composite, and fiberglass.  Decorative window designs can be added for curb appeal as well as upgraded decorative glass.  A wide selection of exterior decorative hardware is also available to enhance the beauty of your door. The high quality components used in our garage doors will give you long-lasting performance for many years to come!

American Empire Garage Door offers the best warranty in the industry at no additional charge.  All garage doors, with the exception of Wood Carriage House Doors, come with a 2 year labor warranty and a 3 year spring warranty.  This warranty is in addition to the manufacturers warranty.  When you have a door installed by American Empire Garage Door you can be assured that your door will be installed with the utmost attention to detail and backed by the best warranty in the industry.


Carriage house garage door

Carriage House Garage Doors

Carriage House Garage Doors

Carriage House style doors offer uncompromising beauty and architectural elegance resulting in undeniable curb appeal. They are available in steel, composite, and wood.There are many door and window patterns from which to choose. Each has a distinctive old world charm. Carriage House style garage doors enhance the beauty and value of your home. Our primary supplier for steel and composite carriage house doors are Amarr Garage Door, CHI, Wayne-Dalton and 1st United Garage Door.  For wood carriage house doors, our supplier is Ranch House Doors.

Vinyl garage doors

Vinyl Garage Doors

Vinyl Garage Doors

Vinyl Garage doors are very popular garage doors for a reason. They are virtually indestructible, require zero maintenance and will look great for years. Vinyl garage doors don’t rust, rot, peel, or warp and are nearly “undentable”. This may be the very last door you ever need to put on your home. They come ready to install, no need to paint or stain and are very well insulated.

Custom wood garage door by American Empire Garage Door.

Specialty Garage Doors

Specialty Garage Doors

The most popular types of doors are described above, some discriminating home owners may be looking for a door that that says “WOW”. With that in mind American Empire Garage Door, has other doors available that may better fir your particular needs. Fiberglass doors are gaining popularity because they are nearly maintenance free, have a strong resistance to denting and are extremely attractive. They will not warp, crack, or rot like wood and will not dent or ding like steel doors.

Glass or full view doors provide that ultimate beauty which can dramatically improve your homes exterior when used in the right situations.

Copper and Stainless Steel doors are also available for the homeowner who want only the very best.


Steel Raised Panel Garage Doors

Steel Raised Panel Garage Doors

Steel garage doors are the most popular door installed, require very little exterior maintenance and offer reliability,
style and safety. Steel doors come in different gauges with 24 -gauge being the strongest and heaviest gauge you can get in a residential door. The higher the number the thinner and less sturdier the door. Entry level doors are usually 25 or 26 gauge and are not very durable and will typically last 5 to 7 years before they start to crack and break.

Steel doors come in 3 types: (1) Non-insulated pan door which consists of 1 layer of steel. This door is typically the noisiest. (2) A 2″ inch polystyrene energy efficient insulated door with a vinyl or PVC backing. This door is stronger and quieter than the pan door and provides a greater insulation R-value which will keep your garage warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. (3) A 2″ polystyrene energy efficient insulated door with steel backing. This is the top of the line door and is extremely quiet and the most durable of the three types of door.

Production options include unique panel designs, designer windows with a choice of different glass options and decorative hardware. Our primary suppliers are Unique Garage Door, Doorlink Garage Door, Amarr, Wayne-Dalton and CHI garage doors.

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