Choosing Your Garage Door Colour

by | Jun 3, 2022 | News | 0 comments

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Not sure what garage door colour to choose? We understand that choosing the right colour is not always easy, which is why we want to assist by pointing out different factors that should be considered when making the final decision.

 

Focusing on what you are wanting to achieve with your garage door colour choice is a good place to start. Questions to ask yourself are:

* Do you want a bold statement look for your garage door?

* Do you want a sleek and clean look?

* Are you planning to sell your home and want to your house to have kerb appeal?

* Or do you simply want a garage door that looks great and suits your home?

Once you have decided on what you are wanting to achieve, the colour selection for your garage door becomes much easier.

Another factor to consider is the area your house is in. Are you wanting your garage door to fit in with the style and colours of the other garage doors in the area, or are you wanting to achieve a completely different look?

The colour of the exteriors of your house also needs to be considered. We recommend to select a garage door colour that is going to compliment the colour of your house. And if you are looking at repainting the exterior of your home, make sure you select colours for your extremities and garage door that work well together.

Finally, the value you are wanting to add to your home, and the kerb appeal is of great importance. Particularly if you are planning to sell your home in the future. Your garage can take up to 50% of the front of your home, in some cases even more than that. By spending some more money on your garage door you can significantly increase the value of your home. It is like a meal in a restaurant: they say you eat with your eyes first. If the façade of your home looks appealing, people will be drawn to your home. You may have the most amazing kitchen or internal layout however, if the front of your house doesn’t look appealing, then there is a chance that not many people are going to see those inside features. Choosing the right colour for you garage door can impact your home now and in the future and is a decision that should be made with much thought and care.

What colours are popular?

The Timbalook Premium Series range is a very popular choice at present to elevate the façade of your home. With the quality look of a timber garage door without the expensive price tag, the TimbaLook Premium Series range is an excellent choice to add that natural and warm feel to your home.

House with a double and single Timberlook garage doors
House with a dark colour garage door

 

Darker colours, such as Monument, Basalt and Ironstone, have also been a very popular trend giving you that modern, stylish and sleek appeal for your home. 

If you’re not sure what colour to choose, lighter colours such as Surfmist or Shale Grey are colours you can’t go wrong with. It suits all colours and styling on any house, and is a timeless choice that won’t go out of fashion.

house with a white garage door

Nevertheless, it always comes down to personal taste as well – and there are many different colours available. To discover our full colour range and find the colour you personally like, click on the button below.

 

Want to try out some different garage door styles and colours on our garage door visualiser to get an idea of what your garage may look like with each colour?

Access our visualiser tool here and have a play with the house wall colours, garage door colours and garage door style choices to see what catches your eye.

Centurion Garage Doors visualiser tool open on a tablet in front of a house with a white garage door

Have any other questions about our garage door range or colours? Please feel free to contact us via the button below and a member of our friendly team will be in touch to assist you.

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