Garage Door Replacement Ranks #1 for the Second Year in a Row

May 24, 2022

Industry News

3 minute read

As a homeowner, you may be asking yourself, what remodeling projects would add the most value to the sale price of your home?  Should I start with a bathroom remodel or go straight to the outside for a roof replacement?  The answer is neither!

Your home improvement project with the highest return on investment (ROI) for 2022 is an upgrade to your garage doors! 

We know, we know.  You’re not the first one to see this as a big surprise. Remodeling Magazine’s publication of the 2022 Cost vs. Value Report showcases how important garage door replacement is in sprucing up curb appeal while also adding value to homes. For over 34 years, builders, consumers, and investors have relied on the extensive housing market research and real estate analytics completed through Zonda for the yearly release of their Cost vs. Value Report.

Studies show exterior improvements continue to trend upwards for the highest return on investment for your home with garage door replacement holding 1st place for the past 4 years.

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3 Reasons Why Homeowners Upgrade Their Garage Doors 

Reason #1 to Upgrade Your Garage Doors:  Energy Efficiency

Engineering and technological advancements have allowed the construction of garage doors to evolve over the years.  With these advancements, new methods of manufacturing allow garage doors to be more energy efficient reducing the transfer of air from the outside of the garage to the inside of the home.  Explore more about energy efficiency and how having new garage doors can help reduce heating and cooling bills while adding value to your home.

Reason #2 to Upgrade Your Garage Doors: Reduce Noise with Insulated Doors

Garage doors are more than just a few sections of steel or aluminum with some hardware and an operator.  They are structurally sound, well-engineered doors that secure the largest opening in your home.  Since garage doors are used so frequently and are often located under large living spaces in a home, they often times are very noisy and annoying when opening and closing. When combining insulated garage doors with quiet operating operators, you have the perfect garage door system for a high performing, quiet noise operation. Explore more about insulated garage door construction before replacing your garage doors.

Reason #3 to Upgrade Your Garage Doors:  Enhance Your Home’s Architectural Style

Homeowners are amazed at the transformation their homes take once new garage doors are installed.  Since every home has its own style, the right garage door can make a home’s personality come to life.  From a simple one color, solid panel design to a more elaborate two-tone, Carriage Court style door, your garage door choices are limitless.

Amarr Carriage Court Collection: Tanglewood Design with Closed Arch in Wicker Tan/White

Before you buy your next garage door, make sure to view our easy 5 step process on how to choose the best garage door to fit your home’s style. 

Ready to Upgrade Your Garage Doors?

Amarr garage doors are sold, distributed and installed through professional garage door dealers. Connect with a trusted Amarr Dealer to upgrade your garage doors and recoup 94% of your home’s value.