The Average Cost to Replace a Garage Door (Learn the Cost of Your New Garage Door)

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When you decide to replace your garage door, a few questions will come to mind. The most common question you and other homeowners have is how much it will cost. Garage door replacement is affordable compared to big remodeling projects like a new roof, siding, or window replacement.
The team at Doorvana builds high-quality wood garage doors and supplies steel garage doors in DFW and surrounding areas. We work with you and your budget to deliver an attractive garage door that will last. After we’re done replacing your garage door, you’ll wonder why you waited so long.
The next section covers the average cost to replace a 16×7 steel garage door in Dallas, Fort Worth, TX. After that, you’ll learn the cost of three common types of garage doors to help determine which garage door style and material fits your budget

The average cost to replace a 16×7 garage door

Garage door costs are based on size, material, sections, panel design, and upgrades like insulation, glass, and decorative hardware. Because so many factors go into the cost of your garage door, we’ll simplify the options for our article.
We decided to provide pricing for 16×7 garage doors because they’re a common size and will help you budget for your garage door replacement project. The average garage door replacement cost is around $3,500 – $5,000. The price is based on a home with a 16×7 steel garage door, polystyrene insulation with vinyl backing made from 4 sections, and standard windows in the top section. An operator is not included in this price.
To get the exact cost for a garage door you want, contact a local DFW garage door contractor and get an estimate for your garage door replacement.

How much does a new garage door cost based on your chosen material?

You just learned the average cost homeowners pay to replace a 16×7 garage door. Remember, the $3,000 – $5,000 price range above is based on getting a new steel garage door with polystyrene insulation and windows.
Besides the garage door size, the material you choose will impact the cost of your new garage door. We will give you a price list for the three most common materials to help you compare.
Disclaimer: These numbers aren’t perfect and will have changed since we published this article. We aim to give you an idea to help you plan for your project. Your price depends on multiple cost factors based on your door style and the contractor you hire.

Steel garage door cost

A steel garage door is the most common type of garage door you see. Since most homes are built as spec homes by large developers, steel garage doors are the norm. They are affordable and come in varying basic designs and standard finish colors. Steel garage doors are the most affordable and popular type of garage door.
For a standard 16×7 steel garage door with windows, polystyrene insulation, and windows, you can expect to pay around $3,000 – $5,000 per door. This includes installation, removal of the old track, and new hardware and rollers.
For a standard 8×7 steel garage door, a common size for one-car garages, with polystyrene insulation and windows, you can expect to pay $1,500 – $3,000 per door. This includes short traditional or carriage house garage doors.

Aluminum garage doors

Often referred to as full-view garage doors, aluminum framed garage doors are paired with glass, creating a modern garage door. Aluminum is used because it’s strong and lightweight and can support the weight of the glass.
A 16×7 aluminum full-view garage door costs around $9,500 – $12,000. This price includes single-pane clear, tempered glass, and a standard anodized finish. Color and glass upgrades can nearly double the cost of aluminum garage doors.
An 8×7 aluminum garage door costs around $6,000 with base options like single-pane clear glass and a standard finish.
If you’re looking at an aluminum full-view garage door for your project, I recommend the Amarr Vista. There are other options, but Amarr’s quality is unmatched.

Wood garage door cost

A wood garage door is a premium garage door made of natural wood. Our wood doors are built with douglas fir frames and typically have a cedar design outside. While it serves the same function as a steel or aluminum garage door, it’s one of the most attractive.
With this in mind, you can expect a 16×7 cedar garage door with a basic design to cost around $4,000 – $6,000, depending on insulation, glass, and stain options. If you want a different species, like Mahogany or Fir, the price can cost as much as $10,000 – $15,000.
A standard-size one-car cedar garage door will cost around $2,000 – $3,500. The lower end of this price point excludes insulation and glass.
Homeowners often expect wood garage doors to cost significantly more than steel ones. However, our wood garage doors are similarly priced and give you more control over the finished design.
Now you know what to pay for a new garage door. Based on these prices, you should feel confident budgeting for your project.
The team at Doorvana has repaired, maintained, and replaced all the different types of garage door materials in the Dallas, Fort Worth area. If you’re local to North Texas, don’t hesitate to contact us for any garage door needs.
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