Amarr Garage Doors: The Most Popular Options

Choosing what brand of garage door you want is easy and Amarr garage doors are among the most popular options that ExCello installs and maintains for customers around Idaho.

The hard part is deciding what style of garage door you want. Most brands offer numerous options to choose from, each with its own pros and cons.

Read on to learn more about Amarr and the most popular garage door style options they offer.

About Amarr Garage Doors

Amarr was established in 1951 and quickly grew to become one of the leading garage door brands for residential, commercial, and other industries. They distribute to more than 80 door centers around North America, including ExCello.

All Amarr garage doors are designed to be high quality and sustainable. They offer an impressive catalogue of products so you can always be sure to find the perfect garage door for your needs. If you want to learn more about their garage door selection and see what other people think about different options, you can read Amarr garage doors reviews right on their website.

At ExCello, the Amarr doors we install the most for residential homes are called the Classica and Lincoln. These are the most popular options for a lot of reasons. The rest of this post will discuss the unique features of each option and why they’re such great choices.

Amarr Lincoln 3000

Amarr Garage Door - Amarr ClassicaLots of people choose the Lincoln 3000 garage door because it’s budget-friendly and a great value. The Lincoln collection includes more than 150 door designs to choose from.

Here are a few of the main reasons people often go with the Lincoln 3000 door:

  • It’s insulated, which makes it run quieter and improves energy efficiency through thermal retention.
  • It comes with mosaic window options so you can choose how many windows you want and where exactly to put them on your door. That makes the design adaptable to contemporary, modern or transitional homes.
  • Door designs with unique customizations that fit your style preferences and the aesthetic of your home.
  • All doors are reinforced to ensure they meet the wind building codes in your area.

The Lincoln collection is made from durable steel and conventional hardware at an affordable price. They offer 21 types of decorative windows, including short panel, long panel and DecraGlass options.

Here are some Lincoln 3000 specifications to consider:

  • Insulation: Polystyrene
  • R-value: 9.05
  • Door Thickness: 2 inches
  • Steel Thickness: 27/27 ga
  • Insulated Glass Option: Clear only
  • Paint Finish Warranty: Lifetime
  • Workmanship/Hardware Warranty: 3 years

Amarr Classica

The Amarr Classica is another very popular option for homeowners who want a particular garage door look and style.

From a distance, the Classica looks like a wood door. Up close you can see it’s actually made of steel. Lots of people want to have a wooden garage door but can’t because of cost and the difficulty maintaining a true wood door.

The Classica is the perfect solution for those who want the wood look without the price and upkeep.

Here are some other important reasons why the Classica garage door is so popular:

  • It looks like an authentic carriage house door with larger window sizes.
  • It has a higher R-value than most doors, which means better energy efficiency to keep the temperature consistent in your garage all year round.
  • It has a safe guard pinch protection as part of the design to protect your hands and fingers.
  • Like the Lincoln, these doors are reinforced to meet wind building code standards in your area.

The Classica collection includes style options that look like modern, classic, and or clean carriage house doors.

Unlike the traditional door they emulate, these go up and down.

Most garage doors are four sections tall. However the Classica is a three-section tall option that makes it look much more like a real carriage house door.

You can also customize many aspects of your Classica door, including color, top section design, and decorative hardware. Color options include monotone and two-tone.

Here are some Classica specifications to consider:

  • Insulation: Polystyrene
  • R-value: 13.35
  • Door Thickness: 2 inches
  • Paint Finish Warranty: Lifetime
  • Workmanship/Hardware Warranty: 3 years

Which Amarr Garage Door Should You Choose?

Amarr offers numerous garage door options for residential buyers to choose from. The Lincoln 3000 and the Classica are popular among ExCello customers, but they don’t have to be your only options.

Here are some factors you can consider to narrow down what kind of garage door you want to buy:

Aesthetics

First off, you need a door that has the look you want, whether it be classic, modern, contemporary, etc. The door must look nice with your home and offer curb appeal. Choosing the right garage door for your home can help increase its value.

Price

Often, finding a garage door that’s the perfect look for your style preferences and home is the easy part. The hard part is finding a door that fits your budget. So, instead of setting your heart on a single door that looks perfect, it’s better to have several different options to evaluate and choose from. Sometimes a different style might become your favorite once you see the price is more within your budget range.

Energy Efficiency

Some garage door styles have better insulation than others. This will be more or less important depending on your climate. Having a poorly insulated garage door can increase your heating and cooling costs immensely.

Customizations 

Lots of people want to have a garage door that’s unique. Customization options make this possible. But it’s important to know that different collections of garage doors allow you to customize different aspects. So you need to decide which factors are most important for you. For example, there’s windows, panels, color, finish, accessories, etc. Consider shape, size and position of these elements as well.

Durability/Maintenance 

The material a garage door is made of will impact how long it can work without requiring extra maintenance or upkeep. A wooden door requires lots of maintenance, while different types of metal doors are more durable.

If you go with the Lincoln 3000 or Classica garage door, you’ll likely be happy with your choice. If you want to explore other options before making a decision, consider the factors above and call Ex-Cello Overhead Door for a free door consultation to see if an Amarr door is right for you.

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