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Your Questions About Garage Door Screens, Answered

Are you considering investing in a garage door screen but unsure if it’s the best choice to upgrade your home? Alpha Overhead Door is here to help you make the right choice and answer your questions about garage door screens. Check out the questions clients ask us most often. 

Top Questions About Garage Door Screens

What Are the Benefits of Garage Door Screens?

If you’re looking for a way to turn your garage into a better place to relax, entertain, or work on projects, consider the amazing benefits of garage door screens!

  • Maintain Privacy 
  • Stay Shaded and Cool in the Summer 
  • Keep Pests Out of Your Garage
  • Reduce Heat Glare from Your Driveway
  • Increase Energy Efficiency 
  • Protect Your Outdoor Furniture from Sun Fading

Whether you want to turn your garage into a workshop, home office, patio, or movie room, a garage door screen makes it easy to create a comfortable, pest-free space. 

What is the Best Brand for Garage Door Screens?

We highly recommend Lifestyle Garage Door Screens as the best brand on the market. Their fully retractable garage door screens are easy to use and install seamlessly with your existing garage door. Lifestyle Screens have a sturdy, lightweight frame and breathable mesh screens to make your garage a cool, pest-free zone. Plus, their screens are customizable to your home in size, frame color, and screen material. You can’t go wrong investing in a Lifestyle Garage Door Screen!

What Are Common Sizes for Garage Door Screens?

The most common sizes for garage door screens include:

  • 7′ Tall:  6′, 8′, 9′, 10′, 12′, 14′, 16′,18′ wide
  • 8′ Tall: 6′, 8′, 9′, 10′, 12′, 14′, 16′, 18′, wide 
  • 9′ Tall: 6′, 8′, 9′, 10′, 12′, 14′, 16′ wide
  • 10′ Tall: 6′, 8′, 9′, 10′, 12′, 14′, 16′ wide

However, we can create a custom garage door screen that fits your home if you have a unique garage door opening. 

Are Garage Door Screens Worth It?

If you spend a lot of time in your garage but don’t like the hassle of dealing with bugs and unbearable heat, garage door screens may be just the solution you’ve been looking for. Many homeowners find them well worth the investment because they increase the comfort of their garage, making it a better place to relax, work, or complete projects.

How Are Garage Door Screens Installed?

Garage door screens are installed behind your existing garage door. This way, they don’t interfere with your garage door’s operation. To operate a garage door screen, simply open your garage door as you normally would and then manually pull down your screen. 

Can I Use a Garage Door Screen on My Patio or Carport?

Yes! Although they are called garage door screens, these products have versatile uses, including installation on a patio or carport. The Lifestyle brand also has a variety of screen products, including:

  • Motorized Screens
  • Screen Enclosures
  • Retractable Screen Doors
  • Pleated Screens

Feel free to contact us if you have a vision for how you want to enclose your carport, patio, porch, or gazebo. We’d love to help you find the best garage door screen product to upgrade the comfort and functionality of your home. 

Do Garage Door Screens Have a Pass-Through Door?

Yes, Lifestyle Garage Door Screens include a pass-through door, making it easy for people to enter and exit the garage without lifting the entire garage door screen. The pass-through door helps keep your garage pest-free and cool while allowing for easy entertaining. 

What Colors Are Available for Garage Door Screens?

Lifestyle Garage Door Screens are available in several colors, making them easy to customize for your home. The aluminum frame can be white, brown, or sandstone, and the screen material can be charcoal fiberglass, white PVC-coated polyester, or black PVC-coated polyester. 

Ready to Schedule a Consultation?

Do you have more questions about garage door screens? Or have we convinced you to invest in one? Contact Alpha Overhead Door either way! We are experts in garage door screen installation in Billings and Butte, MT, and we’d love to help you find the best screen products for your home. Give us a call, and we’ll set up a free in-home consultation to walk you through your options.