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Clopay vs. Martin garage doors

Posted by snopeopl (My Page) on
Mon, May 28, 07 at 10:07

Does anyone have any strong feelings about Clopay vs. Martin garage doors? Both are sold by Home Depot. Price on Martin seems to be about $1,000 more for two 9x7 doors. I am trying to determine whether this premium is really worth it.

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RE: Clopay vs. Martin garage doors

Look at what type of hardware and what gauge of steel each is built out of. I am not familiar with Martin brand doors, but I would bet they offer better hardware and heavier gauge steel.

It is worth the extra money to buy the heavier gauge steel with heavier gauge hardware. It lasts a lot longer.

RE: Clopay vs. Martin garage doors

Martin doors are known for their safety guards. A few weeks ago in Washington state a child died when the garage door opener malfunctioned and the door slammed down. That's one thing that won't happen with a Martin. They also have finger protections as well.

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