If you’re considering Amarr or C.H.I. garage doors for your home, your search is off to a great start. Amarr and C.H.I. are two of the best garage door manufacturers in the industry today. Each company is established as leaders in the industry and offer great craftsmanship and design.
In this post, we’ll explore some of the differences between these two companies.
How Do Amarr and C.H.I. Garage Doors Compare?
Amarr was established in 1951 in North Carolina. Over Amarr’s 68 years of experience, it has experienced tremendous growth and is now an internationally recognized brand. Amarr has two manufacturing facilities in the United States, is sold by over 3,000 independent dealers, and is also available from major retailers.
C.H.I. Overhead Doors was established in 1981 in Arthur, Illinois. C.H.I. is a younger company than Amarr but it has also made strides in the industry. Today, C.H.I. is one of the top door companies in the nation and one of the few that offers a full line of residential, commercial, and rolling steel doors.
- Carriage House Doors: Carriage Court, Classica, Heritage, Hillcrest, Oak Summit, Designer’s Choice
- Traditional: Heritage, Lincoln, Stratford, Olympus
- Specialty: Horizon, Vista
- Contemporary Collection: Sterling, Planks, Skyline Flush
- Carriage Collection: Shoreline, Overlay Carriage House
- Timeless Collection: Raised Panel, Stamped Carriage House, Stamped Shaker, Accents Woodtones, Full-view Aluminum, Overlay Recessed Panel, High-Definition Fiberglass
Windows, specialty glass, and exterior hardware options are offered by both Amarr and C.H.I., choices vary by the door.
C.H.I. offers a Lifetime Limited Warranty on each of their door products while Amarr’s warranties vary. Amarr offers a Lifetime Warranty on most of their doors–Custom Amarr by Design doors only have a 1-year warranty, Horizon and Vista specialty doors have a 5-year warranty, and Stratford doors range between 15-year and Lifetime warranties.
Amarr and C.H.I. can both deliver beautiful and durable garage doors. If you’re looking for something really special and custom, start your search with C.H.I. because they offer more options. If you want a door from the company with the longest and strongest reputation take a look at Amarr doors. Amarr still has over a dozen styles and many design options for each style.
Fortunately, you’ve got two great choices on your hands and your decision will likely come down to cost. To compare prices of these doors it’s best to speak to a local door dealer as size, style, and customizations all affect the cost of your new replacement garage doors.