Bob Vila never waxed poetic over garage doors. So handing over almost $2,000 bucks to the garage door guy was like a stake through my heart. They're not exactly up there on a girl's wishlist. I would much prefer to go shopping for, say, a plush new sofa, kitchen cabinets with interior lights and a lazy Susan, granite countertops, a spa tub big enough for me and
Since I am notoriously unobservant (a couple of years ago I said to my DH of 20 years, "Your eyes are blue... right?"), I was thoroughly unprepared to tell the garage door man what "style" windows I wanted. So I set out on a walk through the 'hood to check out my neighbors' garage doors. I discovered that there are, in fact, only a few styles to choose from. Here are your (and my) choices:
And here's what I chose:
Apparently, garage doors are a capital improvement, so I can add the cost to the value of the house (or subtract it, I forget which). I only hope the sump pump and boiler don't get jealous.