How Much Does a Garage Door Installation Cost?

by Jay Leone

Having an exterior garage door professionally installed can cost the consumer up to a few thousand dollars depending on what type of garage door will be installed.

Types

Wood, aluminum and steel are three materials often used in the construction of garage doors.

The main types of garage doors on the market are tilt-up doors and roll-up doors. Wood, aluminum and steel are three materials often used in the construction of garage doors.

Tilt-Up

According to CostHelper.com, either a 16x7 foot aluminum or wooden tilt-up garage door can cost between $400 and $700 installed. A 18x7 foot steel tilt-up garage door can cost between $750 and $1,200 installed.

Roll-Up

Roll-Up

Roll-up garage doors generally cost more than tilt-up garage doors. CostHelper.com claims that a wood roll-up garage door can cost between $800 and $1,000 to have professionally installed.

Do-It-Yourself

Do-It-Yourself

Some handymen can opt to install a garage door without the aid of professionals. Doing so can greatly reduce the costs linked with a garage door installation.

Additional Costs

Additional Costs

Adding custom designs and stains to a garage door panel can drive up the ultimate cost of a garage door installation project.

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