Eco-Friendly Garage Door

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With all the raves going on about protecting the environment coupled with Kyoto, Rio de Janeiro and other protocols on reducing the green house emission and other related matters, individuals, companies and governments are all contributing in one way or the other to help make a difference. The results so far are encouraging. Energy saving light bulbs, electric cars, and solar powered panels are no longer news. All these are efforts to reduce green house effect and promote sustainable environment. Today, the in thing now is eco-friendly garage doors.

Eco-friendly garage doors are not entirely new as such, but they are the result of the consistent calls for everyone to be responsible for the protection of our joint ownership - the earth. Unlike other go green ventures, these doors are made from 100% recyclable materials and natural wood. This does not however make them second hand or fairly used, they are brand new doors, never been used by anyone at all for the first time, if desire these, do not worry, you are getting the real thing.

Despite its contribution towards protecting and saving the environment, eco-friendly doors have several advantages. First, the doors provide utility, long lasting, and some even come with a 10 year guarantee and again it relatively cheap when compared to normal doors. Due to its being made from recycled materials, its total cost as a percent of the selling price makes it cheap. Another important advantage is it contains the best of wood and steel. Common problems associated with wood such as cracking, splitting are things of the past with eco-friendly garage doors; also problems of steel such as denting or bending are also no longer issues as it also taken care of. But most importantly, eco-friendly garage doors can still be recycled for further use. Another advantage is its ability to conserve energy, since the materials used in its construction are light in weight; it does not require much power to operate, and thus uses less voltage.

Today, many companies manufacturing garage doors has started offering eco-friendly doors in their line of products; and as a marketing gimmick, these eco-friendly doors are giving such names as eco-built, green door, eco-friendly etc. The intentions of these companies is to serve a potential marketing niche that is fast growing and promises to be so for a long time to come.

Garage doors add to the beauty and aesthetic appeal of the house and also add value in dollar terms. For this reason, proper consideration should be given while choosing a new one. Factors such as cost, ease of fixing, life span of the door are very important. So what are you waiting for? Isn't it time you made your personal contribution towards protecting the environment? Come let's join hands and protect the earth, next time you need to buy a garage door go eco-friendly.

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Brandon Anido has 644 articles online

Brandon Anido has been providing helpful information regarding Garage Door Chicago for many years. His expertise is the result of years of hands on experience in the garage door business. If you are having trouble with your door and would like some help he recommends giving Garage Door Repair Chicago a call.

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This article was published on 2011/04/05