Looking for garage door ideas to boost your curb appeal? It’s a smart move considering garage doors are just there. When you want in or out, the door goes up. When you want to hide yourself and your army of life-size “Marvel superhero” cardboard cutouts from the neighbors, the door goes down. Not much to it, right?
Wrong! Your garage door could be so much more than a moving wall protecting your car (and privacy). Done right, your garage could be the focal point that tells the neighbors, “That’s right, I’m the cool homeowner on the block.”
To help you win those bragging rights, we hunted down some of the more glamorous garage door designs we’ve seen in years.
1. Accordion player garage doors
Usually, accordions are reserved for inside the home, blocking off the laundry room or pantry with a certain flair that says, “I haven’t updated my home since 1962.” But these aren’t Grandma’s garage doors. Wooden garage doors that fold outward and not upward feel awesomely intricate. Topped off with a dark wood stain and transom windows, they feel classy to boot.
2. What’s old is new again
Reclaimed wood gives new things an old-world flair, which explains why designers have raided the past to build everything from baseboards to coffee tables. Why not garage doors, too? Weathered wood paneling, a pop of a modern hue, and the slightest hint of a chevron pattern give this old-school door a modern edge.
Minimal pattern, big…