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How Much Is A Garage Door?

Typical Range: $350 - $1,100

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Overhead Garage Door Prices

The average garage door costs $700 with a typical range between $350 and $1,100. On the low end, premade, off-the-shelf styles range from $250 to $1,500. High end designs and custom work range from $1,500 to $10,000. These prices reflect only the door and does not include locks, openers or labor.

Single-layer units are the most affordable with multi-layer, heavy types with thick insulation making up the higher end prices. More expensive types typically look better, last longer and come with insulation.

Average Garage Door Prices

Average$700
Typical Range$350-$1,100
Low end – High End$250-$10,000

How Much Is a New Garage Door?

A new garage door ranges anywhere from $250 to $10,000. Such a dramatic range comes mostly from the materials, design and size. You can break down the range into basic, mid-range and high-end categories.

  • Basic: $250-$1,000. Off-the-shelf premade types with little or no windows and generally made from steel.
  • Mid-Range: $800-$2,500. A little higher quality and often insulated. Some moderate design elements available. Made from a variety of materials including glass, wood, fiberglass and steel.
  • High-End: $1,500-$10,000. Often highly customized with solid or faux wood construction. They’re almost always insulated and come in a variety of styles from roll-up, tilt-up and carriage.

If you’re unsure of what style, material and customizations you might want, contact a garage door installer near you to discuss these details. They’ll help find the right one for your budget.

Overhead Door Installation Cost

While this guide discusses the price of the door itself, you should know that labor alone runs $200 to $500 each. Buying and installing a garage door costs $700 to $1,500 on average.

Commercial vs Residential Garage Door Prices

Standard commercial steel garage doors run $500 to $3,000. Glass types cost $2,000 to $5,500. Add insulation and you’ll pay anywhere from $1,000 to $7,000 per unit.

Electric vs Manual Garage Door Prices

There is no difference in price between an electric automatic or manual garage door since any door can be either. The difference lies in adding an electric opener. An automatic opener runs $120 to $300. Garage door opener installation costs $200 to $500.

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Overhead Door Prices by Material

TypeAverage Price
Wood$1,000-$5,500
Faux Wood / Composite$750-$6,100
Fiberglass$850-$3,000
Aluminum$500-$2,000
Steel$500-$3,200
Vinyl$700-$2,100
Screen Doors$20-$1,300

Wooden Garage Door Prices

Wooden garage doors range from $1,000 to $10,000 or more. On the lower end, you’ll find the premade plain varieties. On the high end, you’ll find customized carriage doors with intricate designs.

  • Premade: $1,000-$7,500. Predesigned and preconstructed from a variety of tree species, they’re ready to ship and install.
  • Custom: $5,000-$10,000+. A solid wood design that comes commonly in cedar, redwood, hemlock or mahogany but can be found in other tree varieties.
  • Faux or Composite: $1,000-$8,000+. You can find faux wood and composite laminates over steel in a wide range of styles. Higher end varieties use real wood veneers over insulated cores with 3 to 4 layers.

Glass Garage Door Price

Glass doors range from $400 to $8,000. They’re becoming more popular in the residential category, but traditionally get used in commercial applications. Nothing’s stopping you from putting a commercial grade door in your home, just know they tend to be a little taller than a traditional 7-foot-high residential style. Custom manufacturers can easily produce a residential glass style to match your home.

They come in a variety of glass types, including:

  • Tempered
  • Anodized
  • Insulated
  • Custom (contemporary, beveled, engraved, frosted and more)

Commercial Glass Door Prices
WidthAverage Range
9’$2,100-$3,350
10’$2,400-$3,500
12’$2,650-$4,000
14’$2,900-$4,700
16’$3,350-$5,500

Fiberglass Garage Door Prices

Fiberglass garage doors range from $1,400 to $3,000. Custom orders might even exceed that. Fiberglass comes in excellent, durable wood looks without the need to paint. They’re great in areas with termites or high winds. Even the best, upon close inspection, can’t perfectly mimic real wood.

Aluminum Overhead Doors

Aluminum garage doors cost $500 to $2,000. They’re more cost effective than most materials but tend to dent easily and only have a limited number of styles. However, they’re easier to maintain and aren’t as susceptible to rust.

Steel

Steel garage doors cost $500 to $1,800 on average with large, highly customized units reaching $3,000. It’s the most commonly used and least expensive material. Avoid rust with regular maintenance and it’ll last decades. Some high-end wood varieties use steel frames and layers. You can get these in multiple styles, with windows and insulation.

Steel Garage Door Prices
Single layer$500-$1,200
Double layer$800-$1,800
Triple layer$1,000-$2,100
Customized$1,000-$3,200

Vinyl

Vinyl garage doors cost $700 to $2,100 or more. They’re a composite, made of a variety of materials. Most often, a vinyl skin covers a steel frame. This helps keep the weather out and the cost and weight down. They come with options for insulation and windows.

Insulated Garage Door Prices

Insulated doors cost $400 to $10,000 or more. They come with either rigid foam (spray or board) sandwiched between two pieces of metal, usually steel or aluminum. Insulation values (R-value) range from 4 to 19. The higher the value, the more it’ll cost.

Garage Screen Door Price

Garage door screens cost between $20 and $1,200 with an average price of $500. They let you have your garage open for light and air during those hot summer months while keeping the bugs at bay. You have plenty of affordable and high-end choices, including:

  • Retractable: $100-$500. Easy to use and affordable. You’ll manually operate it, no motor included.
  • Motorized: $300-$1,300. Operate just like a standard door with a motor and switch or button to operate. They move separately from the main door.
  • Sliding: $100-$350. These move side to side rather than up or down.
  • Walk-Thru: $100-$1,200. They come with zippers, magnets or snaps.
  • Replacement Screen Panels: $100-$500. You’ll most likely need to get this through a professional installer.
Garage Screen Door Prices by Brand
Lifestyle Garage Door Screens$300-$1,200
Breezy Living$200-$600
Fresh Air Screens$130-$250

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Garage Door Pricing by Style

Depending on style, garage door pricing ranges from $400 to $6,000 on average. Style plays a lesser role in pricing than the material, size or customization. However, some garage door types, like French or carriage, come with a premium price tag when customized in wood.

StyleAverage Range
Single Tilt-up (Swing-up or sliding)$400-$2,500
Single Roll-up$800-$2,800
Double Roll-up$1,200-$2,500
Walk-through$400-$4,500
Carriage$1,000-$6,000

Hurricane Rated Garage Door Prices

Most hurricane and impact resistant garage doors cost $800 to $1,500. A retrofit kit costs $500 and includes garage braces and hardware. These units can resist winds up to 150 mph. They come in two grades:

  • Impact resistant: Steel or fiberglass veneers designed to withstand impacts. Manufacturers have different specifications for actual impact forces.
  • Hurricane resistant: Have impact resistant designs with reinforced track systems and sturdy frames to keep from caving and twisting.

Prices by Size

Width7’ High8’ High
8'$250-$3,000$350-$3,400
9'$250-$3,300$450-$3,700
10'$300-$3,600$500-$3,800
12'$500-$3,900$550-$4,200
16'$600-$4,800$650-$5,000
18'$800-$5,400$850-$6,700

Garage Door Prices by Brand

Wayne Dalton$800-$10,000+
Pella$300-$3,700
Clopay$250-$4,000
Amarr$350-$3,400
Chi$400-$3,500
Raynor$600-$4,000
Overhead DoorPrices vary by location.
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FAQs

Are glass garage doors safe?

Glass doors are safe. Most of them have impact resistant glass. Tempered glass is also available.

What is the best residential garage door?

The best residential garage door matches your homes value and design.

Are insulated garage doors worth the money?

Insulated doors are only worth the money if you have an insulated garage and proper sealing around the door.

What should I look for when buying a new garage door?

Look for a door that:

  • Meet your climate needs.
  • Matches your home’s value. Don’t put a $10,000 garage door on a starter home.
  • Matches your homes design.
  • Has a warranty. Don’t invest without a guarantee on quality.

How long do garage doors last?

Garage doors can last the life of the home with proper maintenance and repairs. Most standard doors come with manufacturer warranties from 10 to 30 years.

What size is a two-car garage door?

A two-car garage door typically has at least a 16-foot width.

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