Designing Your Custom Made Garage Door


Shown below are some of our most popular door designs. While some designers may select one of these options, others will use a combination of two or more drawings and their imagination to create their own unique door. Before we begin construction we submit a detailed, to scale, drawing for your approval.

Our design team will help translate your concepts into the dream door for your dream home.

Design Your Custom Garage Door

Section Options

Grand Timber garage doors offer three section options. Sections provide insulation values as well as the structural base for receiving the wood overlay. Our use of polyurethane insulated steel sections provides our doors with industry leading insulation values, making them ideal for the energy conscious homeowner. The characteristics of the three section options are shown below:
The section samples shown have been laboratory tested for both R-value and air filtration.

Hardboard
Steel-195
Steel-599
Hardboard
Steel-195
Steel-599
Insulation R-Value
5.4
12.8
17.5
Sectional Material
Wood hardboard
Steel
Steel
Insulation Material
Polystyrene
Polyurethane
Polyurethane
Sectional Thickness
1 3/8″
1 5/8″
2.0″
Warranty
1 year
2 years
2 years
Sectional Thermal Break
no
yes
yes
Between Section Seal
no
yes
yes
Air Infiltration
.47
.11
.08

Fuel Cost Comparison

The section samples shown have been laboratory tested for both R-value and air filtration. Heat loss through these sections has been measured using the variables noted below:

• Natural gas heating
fuel costs at $13.92 per
1000 cubic feet

• 128 square feet of
tested space 
(16×8 garage door)

• Climate data from the
four selected cities

Hardboard
Steel-195
Steel-599
PHOENIX
Total heat lost (BTU/hr)
429
122
89
Total annual fuel cost
$65
$19
$14
KANSAS CITY
Total heat lost (BTU/hr)
1,445
326
237
Total annual fuel cost
$174
$50
$36
NEW YORK
Total heat lost (BTU/hr)
1,183
337
245
Total annual fuel cost
$180
$51
$37
DENVER
Total heat lost (BTU/hr)
1,526
434
316
Total annual fuel cost
$233
$66
$48