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Upgrade Your Curb Appeal

Tips From The Experts

The garage door is one of the largest and most noticeable features on the outside of your home. Even so, many people don’t realize the opportunity they have to boost their home’ curb appeal and its overall value, by investing in a new garage door. Watch below as lifestyle reporter, Stefaney Rants, from WFLA’s Daytime TV and WEtv’s The Lifestyle List, shares her expert tips on how to give your home’s exterior a lift, including replacing your garage door.

Audio Transcript:

Stefaney Rants: “Before we know it, we’ll be hosting lots of friends and family for the holiday season. And if it’s your first time hosting, you definitely want your home to be inviting. It starts on the outside. Our homes exterior is viewed more often than we realize, especially in the fall and winter, with trick-or-treaters and neighbors admiring your holiday life. So here are some simple ways to add curb appeal to your home this Fall. I recommend starting big. 

Garage doors take up large portions of our homes’ exterior and updating your garage door with one from the Overhead Door™ brand will make your home look drastically different with just one change. If you've never bought a new garage door before, it’s easy. Just head over to to see their whole range of garage doors, which are all assembled in the U.S.A. The Overhead Door™ brand is one of the most trusted brands for garage doors and garage door openers in North America, and with a dedicated network of more than 400 Overhead Door™ distributors, you will always receive superior service and the expertise you're looking for. Plus, no matter your home’s style, there's a garage door that will compliment it. 

Let’s take a look at a couple favorites. The Overhead Door™ Courtyard Collection® resembles classic traditional carriage house wood designs but are made with durable steel. The Overhead Door™ Envy™ all-glass garage door is acclaimed by architects and will allow plenty of daylight to enter during these darker winter months. The seamless design is one of the most intriguing products on the market and as the weather turns colder of many of these garage doors will provide insulating benefits to your home, but if you're looking for premium insulated garage doors, check out the Thermacore® collection. 

Now I should mention, you might find several garage doors that suit your home. So, to better visualize your favorites, as well as customize them with variety of colors, windows and decorative hardware, download the DoorView® visualizer tool. You will be able to use an actual image of your home's exterior to accurately envision hundreds of garage door designs. So, make sure to download the Overhead Door™ DoorView® app for free from the Apple app store and Google play. 

And I've got a few other small ways to add curb appeal. How about a new mailbox? Or add some pathway lighting and planters, they can really help. But remember that none of those provide as high a return on the investment like a new garage door. Installing an updated garage door will not only enhance the curb appeal of your home this fall, but it's also a smart investment. According to the 2018 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling Magazine, the return on investment of garage door replacement is 98% on average, making it more than double the return of other popular remodeling projects. And with the weather cooling down, this is the perfect time of year to change out your door. So enjoy making your home more appealing and visit or for a fresh new look”.

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