Doors that are exterior facing must close against weather and intrusion. The garage door allows automobile entry for storage. Overhead garage doors may be roll-up segmented type, or tilt-up single-sheet type.
You will find that the cost to install average double-car garage doors depends upon material and finish grade, size, structural preparation and special needs, and the labor rate.
In the following table the Labor Cost figure is what the able and prepared DIY persons should expect to save by performing the corresponding tasks.
Double car garage door replacement: remove and dispose of existing door, install new door; include all material, equipment, and waste.
|Item||Unit Cost||Quantity||Line Cost|
|Economy door set: 18' wide x 7' tall x 25-gauge steel; non insulated, no windows, painted steel surface; including all trim, sealing, hardware, and touch up.||$1,128||each||1||$1,128|
|Upgrade: additional cost to install premium grade door, 9' x 7' x 1-3/8" thick; 8.9 R-value, polyurethane foam core; ultra-grain painted-steel surface.||$649||each||1||$649|
|Remove and dispose: existing door; include transport and non-hazardous dump fees.||$45||per CY||2||$90|
|+ Labor Cost (remove)||$32||per hour||5||$160|
|+ Labor Cost (replace)||$38||per hour||7||$266|
|+ Labor Cost (upgrade)||$38||per hour||1||$38|
Prices range from $1,218 (double-car garage door replacement - DIY) to $2,331(double-car garage door replacement - upgraded) and also vary depending on your zipcode:
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