Need to See Something Gorgeous Now? Check Out This Full-View Garage Door for a Never Seen Before Idea

Do you like the look of ALL-GLASS garage doors? They are popular and are found in more and more locations all the time. They could be just what you need.

These doors are found more and more in cottages, homes, restored bars, and countless other locations. They look great and are an eye-catching, unique element that you might want to add to your own home to create a versatile indoor-outdoor space.

Garage Door Model: California, 9' x 7', White aluminum frame, Sandblasted glass

You like this look? These are California Garage Doors , 9' x 7', White aluminum frame, Sandblasted glass

California full-glass garage doors can work well between:

  • A covered deck and your dining area

· They also work well to separate two interior spaces, opening the door when you need some added space

· Perhaps you want to open a three-season terrace that can open up to the outdoors as the weather starts to improve.

· And, why not in your very own she-shed or pool house

Garage Door Model: California, 12' x 7', Black aluminum frame, Clear glass

You like this look? This a California Garage Door , 12' x 7', Black aluminum frame, Clear glass

But tiny garage doors can work well in many locations, as you can see in the photos.

The California garage door over a kitchen sink. Inside of the door from the kitchen

The Birth of the Project

“I had a client that wanted to make their space more functional for entertainment, but they weren’t sure where to start. They loved entertaining friends and family, and that often meant making lots of food. The trouble they had was bringing that food from the kitchen out to the patio area. They had to walk through their dining room and then make their way out to the patio. It was less than ideal. I needed to come up with a solution for them.” – Lisa Thompson, designer

Customers want to have something different and unique. They wanted to have a door that was able to separate their kitchen from other rooms, such as a sunroom. Yet, they still wanted to be able to pass food between the locations easily.

“If I’m being honest, I didn’t know much about garage doors at all, and even less about the concept of panoramic garage door. I decided to get some help from people who knew better – the professionals at Hicklin Door Services. When I came to meet with them, I quickly discovered that they were knowledgeable and passionate about their job. They were able to take my ideas and my clients needs and explain to me how I could do exactly what they wanted. I was impressed and it allowed me to take my needs and make them a reality.”

When you choose a garage door, there’s not a standard size. Garage doors can differ greatly. Typically the size of a single garage door is 9’x7’and a double garage door is 16’x7’, and these are considered standards. However, garage doors can be custom-made to ensure they meet your specifications.

Garaga offers residential doors that are created based on the size you need. They can befrom 4 to 20 feet wide to the nearest inch, and from 6 to 12 feet high. The height is measured in 1” or 3” increments.

The California garage door: A look from the outside, in the 3-season sunroom

The Technical Aspect

Check out the technical specs of the tiny panoramic garage door seen above:

  • Garage door dimensions : 48 X 56 inches
  • Door model : California , featuring a black frame.
  • Window : Clear tempered glass is found on each side of the door.
  • Hardware : Dura+ featuring a torsion spring. The torsion spring is hidden in a wooden box that is located above the door. This ensures that it is not visible.
  • Tracks and hinges : The finish is an enamel-based black paint. This helps to provide an aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Use a Garage Door Opener

Since many other types of garage doors are motorized, you can do this with the tiny garage doors, as well. It uses a LiftMaster 8500 . This is a jackshaft opener, and it can be installed next to the garage door.

Great Idea! The spring system and garage door opener were attractively concealed.

The Pro Corner: Don’t worry about seeing the spring system or garage door opener.

In the pictures, the garage door opener is also hidden in a kitchen cabinet.

It’s simple to hide! Check out the dimensions of the door opener:

  • Height: 16 ¼ inches
  • Width: 6 inches
  • Depth: 6.85 inches

The door opener also comes with MyQTM . This technology allows you to operate the door through your smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer. You can open or close the door no matter where you might be.

Garage Door Model: California, 18' x 8', Black aluminum frame, Clear glass
You like this look? This a California Garage Door , 18' x 8', Black aluminum frame, Clear glass

In love with a full-view garage door or another? Need an expert to make your dreams come true?

Contact us by calling
515-276-370 (Des Moines, IA) or
515-233-4210 (Ames, IA)

We have an expert staff that can help you with your project no matter how eclectic it might be. We can let you know about the best garage doors will meet your needs.

You can check out options before getting in touch.

Visit our Design Centre to create a unique garage door right from your home. You can also visit the garage door gallery for some more ideas.

We can also send you a quotation by email if you would like.

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