What is the difference between long panel and short panel garage door?

Short panels add a more traditional architectural interest to your garage door and are 4 across a single car door. Long panels provide a clean, crisp more contemporary look and are 2 larger panels across a single car door. Either style of panel can be used, its simply a matter of preference.

What is a short panel garage door?

Short panels, much like the long panels, can be raised, recessed or bean board styles. The rectangular patterns are shorter though. Garage doors with short panels have double the amount of rectangles as a long panel.

How long do garage door panels last?

The panels and frame that make up the garage door should last you quite a long time. A steel or aluminum door can last 20 years or more, and a wood door can last almost as long with proper maintenance.

How many panels does a garage door have?

The vast majority of garage doors installed today are sectional doors—doors with four or five horizontal panels joined together with hinges that allow the door to bend and follow a curved path as it opens and closes.

Are garage doors Square?

Are the brick reveals square? When fitting the vast majority of garage doors, they tend to be fitted behind the garage door opening rather than between the opening. But in most cases the wall behind the reveals will not be flat; they will likely be a rough, rugged and uneven surface.

Can you replace 1 panel of a garage door?

Garage doors are made up of panels that have been hinged together. When one panel is damaged, it can be replaced. Replacing just one panel of the door is often less expensive than replacing the entire door. For a homeowner on a budget, panel replacement is a relatively affordable way to repair the door.

Can you replace one panel in a garage door?

Can I buy replacement panels for my garage door?

Yes, you can replace one panel of a garage door as long as it is in good condition and has been maintained properly. If your garage door panels are peeling, fading, rusting, or dented, there is a chance that your garage door panels cannot be replaced and you will have to replace the whole garage door.