When buying a new garage door, you might wonder if garage door thickness matters. The fact is thickness doesn’t matter that much. What’s more important is the number of layers and materials used in construction. Read on to get answers to some common questions about garage door thickness from Amarr’s line of garage doors.
What’s the thinnest Amarr garage door?
A single layer garage door like the Amarr Lincoln LI1000 is made from a single sheet of 25 gauge steel that is 7/320″ thick. The door is 2″ at its widest point.
What’s the average thickness of Amarr steel garage doors?
Amarr’s line of steel garage doors average 2″ thick.
While the thickness is consistent, the R-Value ranges from NA to 19.4. Amarr’s most energy efficient steel doors have three layers and includes polyurethane insulation. Click here to download the entire Amarr garage door catalog to see for yourself.
What’s the average thickness of Amarr wood garage doors?
Amarr’s wood garage doors are 3″ thick.
Wood, insulation, and more wood make up the Amarr by Design wood garage door collection. You can select your preferred species of wood foundation and trim overlay options. Doors ship natural. Priming is available for paint grade doors. Please be aware of Amarr’s note on wood doors. “All doors require finishing on all six (6) sides of each section within two days of receipt of door(s) and prior to installation”.
Amarr has a great visual guide explaining garage door construction. Click here to see a guide to garage door thickness and construction.
What’s the average thickness of Amarr aluminum garage doors?
Other factors to consider when shopping for a new garage door
- Do you have a standard garage door size?
- How long do garage doors last?
- How to prepare for a garage door install?
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