Garage Door Design Trends

31 Oct. 22

Top Garage Door Design Trends

People are beginning to notice how much of a focal point their garage door is for their home. In fact, garage door replacement ranked as the remodeling project with the highest return on investment (ROI) in the 2019 Cost vs. Value Report. Deciding you want to upgrade your garage door is easy, but choosing which design trend is right for you? Not so simple . Here are the current top garage door design trends homeowners are embracing when building or renovating a home.

Bold Colors

Gone are the days of the cookie cutter white garage door. bold, dark colors are all the rage in today’s exterior design trends. Black is back in a big way — especially as an accent color on windows, garage doors, and trim. Dark siding evokes a modern vibe and makes for a more interesting design that will stand out

Glass Windows and Natural Light

Floor to ceiling doors that blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living, flooding the room with natural light, have become a priority for homeowners. Insulated garage doors with windows and doors that allow the maximum amount of natural light in brighten and open the space. It also encourages alternative uses for your garage, such as a place for hobbies!

Modern Materials

Garage doors didn’t change much aesthetically over the years. You could expect them to be panels assembled together that were made of steel, wood, or aluminum. But now, that mindset has evolved! Because of its size and visibility, the garage door can be a style anchor that shows off your personality with a unique material or color. For those who enjoy the wood look without the upkeep, composite doors that mimic the look of real wood are also readily available. Modern materials mean endless design opportunities.

New Garage Door Opener

The door decor isn’t the only way for your garage door upgrade to stay on-trend. If your garage doors opener is near the 10 to 15 year lifespan , consider a replacement. And while the design may be the same, it’s the tech trend you way to stay on top of here. Smart home systems are popular options that can add value and ease to a home. Consider an opener that integrates with an existing smart system, has smart controls, or ties into an app.

Need help choosing a garage door or opener for your home? Contact us today! We can be reached at or 905-602-6550 (Mississauga) or 416-502-2212 (Toronto).