Distinctive Garage Door Windows
Garage door windows are windows that simply are installed into garage doors to give the doors a more distinctive touch. There are many benefits to garage door windows, including the obvious decorative curb appeal and the natural light that enters the garage through the windows. Some feel that garage door windows pose a security risk by allowing outsiders to view the contents of the garage. This can be avoided by using stained or tinted glass windows. If you are worried about energy loss because of heat escaping through garage door windows then choose insulated windows that greatly decrease any energy loss. The most common time to install a garage door windows in existing doors may be when they are being repaired. Often, certain garage door panels will wear out before others do. Instead of buying replacement panels, it may be good time to consider windows. A homeowner may choose a garage door simply because it already has windows pre-installed.
Those considering garage door windows should also be aware their current garage door opener equipment may not work well on such a garage door. In some cases, reinforcement will be needed in order to make sure the garage door works properly. While this may be an additional step, not following directions exactly may void any warranty that comes with a garage door with windows.