Garage Door Styles

The style of your garage door plays a major role in the overall beauty of your home. Selecting the wrong type of garage door can create conflict with other aesthetics and design choices. When you install a new garage door, you can reap its many benefits including a greater home value. For these reasons, let our team help you choose the right garage door style for your home.

A Garage Door Style for Any Home

At Thunder Garage Door & Locksmith Services, we work with many manufacturers who offer many different styles of garage doors. Our team is capable of installing any style of garage door on any home. When beginning the garage door replacement process, our team will work with you to find the garage door style that best suits your home and preferences. After all, your garage door makes up a large percentage of your home’s exterior. Before choosing a garage door style, learn a little more about each below:

Modern Garage Door Framing

Traditional Garage Doors

Traditional garage doors are the most common style of door for modern homeowners. These doors provide a classic look that originates from their raised or recessed rectangular panels. These panels can be customized in size and shape, while also allowing for window options. Most of these garage doors are made from steel, wood, or vinyl. They come in a number of different variations themselves, especially in color and texture.

Contemporary or Modern Garage Doors

Featuring clean lines and minimal design features, modern garage doors are one of the most beautiful styles out there. These doors are capable of being made from glass, aluminum, fiberglass, steel, and wood. The options you have when it comes to a modern garage door are limitless. They come in a variety of colors, designs, and materials, giving you a lot of customization. When you install a contemporary garage door for your home, you’ll greatly bring the rest of your home’s exterior up to date.


Carriage-style garage doors give you the rustic look with the convenience of a modern overhead garage door. These styles of doors come in a wide range of designs, many of them featuring decorative hinges and handles along with windows at the top of each door. Carriage-style garage doors are perfect for a number of different house styles including ranch and colonial. Most carriage-style garage doors are made of steel or wood. When choosing your carriage-style garage door, you’ll have the option of choosing its design, color, window options, and more.

Custom Garage Doors

When none of the aforementioned styles fit your personal taste, a custom garage door is a perfect choice. Custom garage doors offer a level of customization that is not found in stock garage doors. When creating a one-of-a-kind garage door, you have a choice in the material, design, style, color, windows, insulation, and more. Let our team assist you in designing your custom garage door by partnering with a trusted manufacturer. We’ll help you start the process and walk you through each step until it’s finally installed and you’re using it daily.