- Published: Saturday, 12 December 2015 15:25
- Written by Big Mike Parks
There was a time when all garage doors were made of natural wood. You can still get wood doors, or that "wood look", but for the most part those days are behind us. In recent years the garage door industry has moved beyond wood and embraced a slew of new materials from which to fabricate their doors. Fiberglass, aluminum, various composites and even plastic are now in the mix, but perhaps no material has intruded on wood’s primacy as the go-to material for the garage door as much as steel.
Why Steel Garage Doors Have Become So Popular in Broomfield
As it turns out, steel offers a number of advantages over wood and the other materials listed above that makes it, in many ways, the perfect material to build these doors from. As a result, there are plenty of people in the industry who will tell you that, aside from garnering interest as a kind of specialty item, the days of the wood garage door are numbered and the other materials don’t stand much chance of making a significant dent in steel’s ever growing market share.