Unlike the fashion world, trends in the garage door realm are less like fads and more like forecasts for the future of the industry.

If you’re exploring your options for a new garage door, checking out these top garage door trends for 2017 can help get your creative juices flowing!

As always, if you have any questions as you read this post, you can contact us at Precision Garage Door. Let’s take a look at some of today’s most popular door styles and applications, as well as where the industry is headed.

Faux Wood Doors

wooden garage doorWith the gorgeous appearance of a richly stained, wooden door plus the hidden durability of steel, classic faux wood garage doors are visually striking and economically smart. There are tons of styles that wear the wood look well; whether you live in a mini-mansion or a quaint cottage, faux wood adds a timeless appeal.

Contemporary Window Placements

Garage door windows aren’t just for the top third of the door anymore. The latest trends for this year have designers positioning garage door windows in a vertical column to the far right or left of the door, making an eye-catching asymmetrical statement on modern homes.


One major trend in openers that continues to gain popularity is bringing “smart” home functionalities to your garage door. With the capability to control your door from anywhere using a Wi-Fi connection and an app on your smartphone, automated garage door openers bring enhanced convenience, security, and peace of mind to homeowners. You can even upgrade an existing opener.

Energy Efficiency

grey garage doorThe garage door industry has become much more focused on efficient operation and sustainability. In regions that experience all four seasons like Delaware and Maryland, opting for an insulated garage door can help regulate the temperature inside your home and garage so you don’t have to waste money running your heater or A/C in excess.

Going Beyond the Garage

In the last decade, homeowners have realized the true potential of the garage as a space and the garage door as a functional and aesthetic piece of equipment. In 2017, we’ve already seen many contemporary homeowners using glass garage doors to create a light-filled sunroom, game room, or patio inside the home.*

Which Garage Door Trend Suits Your Home?

Taking advantage of some of the top garage door trends for 2017 will help you get the most out of your new garage door and make your home the envy of your block!

Take the trends that caught your eye and head to the drawing board by downloading our Total Garage Door Buying Guide. This free resource will help guide you through the buying process with ease and provide you with everything you need to know to find the best door style and material for your home.


*A standard garage door framework is required in order to properly install a garage door inside your home. Note that additional renovations may need to be made in order to bring this idea to life.