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How much does it cost to install garage doors?
How much does it cost to install garage doors?
Installing a new garage door provides aesthetic benefits to a home that improves appearance while increasing safety. Doors to a garage can match the architectural design of a home and enhance its façade. As the largest single object on the front of a house, it usually attracts the most attention. The basic considerations in choosing a door include the size, type of material and opening method, and all of them affect the price of installation that usually includes hardware and an opener. Installation prices range from a low of about $400 for a simple steel door to as high as $3,500 for a solid wood, custom built door, but the typical cost is in the $700 to $1,400 range.

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How Much Does an Awning Cost?
How Much Does an Awning Cost?
There are a number of different types of awnings available for a variety of purposes. They can be purchased in various styles, colors and sizes. Some awnings are designed to shade windows and doorways while others cover larger areas such as a patio or parking space. Awnings are manufactured for homes, boats and RVs. Awnings can be found in premade sizes, or they can be customized. They are constructed of both canvas and metal. Canvas awnings often have more detail and are easier to customize. Metal awnings cost more and don’t have as many options for customization but are much more durable. The cost of installation is comparable for both types.