Before: An Exposed and Useless Carport

A useless carport area can be converted into a functional garage, complete with functional automatic garage door and fully enclosed. Carport conversions not only add curb appeal to a home but can increase property value and add additional, usable square footage that can be listed when the property is sold at a later date.

The space under this home was used as nothing more than an exposed carport for decades since the original construction was finalized. It offered absolutely no secure storage area for cars, tools, etc. and worst of all, it was hindering the curb appeal of this gorgeous Mid Century Modern home. One of the challenges the owner faced was the lopsided, awkwardly sloping ground that prevented the carport conversion to become a reality. After close examination of the project, our in-house designers came up with a working solution that offered not only a functional garage door but an architecturally-correct garage door design that blended well with the home's Mid Century Style. The wood garage door was crafted with a slanted bottom section to accommodate the sloped angle when fully closed. Achieving this design aspect plus the functional portion of the custom garage door was a challenge but not an impossible task for our garage door designers, craftsmen and installation technicians.

Once complete, this useless carport area was fully enclosed with glass walls and a fully functional Dynamic Garage Door with a fine-lined design that harmonized well with the Mid Century Modern style of the home. The wooden planking was stained an ipe-like color to coordinate with the existing color scheme and uplifting the curb appeal and overall value of the home. Now the homeowner can enjoy a private, enclosed garage to safely park inside and store all sorts of tools and items behind closed doors. On the exterior the new garage door simply looks like it was part of the home's original plans.

Get a price on any of our custom garage door projects or consult with us on your own unique situation. We welcome a challenge and would love to work with you too!

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Composite Wood Carriage Garage Doors

Swinging carriage doors are a great solution for garages that have been converted to man caves, playrooms, home offices or art studios. They are easily operated by hand or motorized depending on your preference.

These custom designed Mediterranean style carriage doors were crafted in eco-friendly composite wood materials finished by hand in a faux-wood-stain to look like real wood. Composite wood materials for building carriage doors are especially beneficial in harsh climate environments because unlike some wood species they won't crack, bow or split when exposed to the elements. Maintenance is less frequent and the overall look is as close as it can possibly to real wood, in other words, if you didn't know our custom composite wood carriage doors were not real wood, you couldn't tell the difference!

These carriage doors were perfectly decorated with authentic architectural iron hardware which include speakeasy grills, iron-forged pulls and fully functional cane bolts and deadbolt with secure keyed entry. There are gorgeous diamond-shaped clavos at the end of each tongue and groove plank to further elaborate and establish its authentic Mediterranean Architectural Style!

Contact our design center in California today for our carriage door prices, turn around times and specific questions you might have about our nationwide shipping option.

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Eco-Friendly Composite Garage Doors

Hand finished in a gorgeous faux wood grain, this custom composite garage door was designed in an authentic Mediterranean style. The real iron speakeasy grills over the the peephole windows, decorative iron clavos and hand-forged dummy pull handles bring the entire garage door design together quite beautifully. You would never guess this custom garage door was crafted in eco-friendly composite materials unless you were told. The advantages of composite materials is that they won't crack, bow or split over the years and the high resilience to the elements will prolong maintenance periods over the years.

Our composite garage doors are built with quality in mind that will pass the test of time and should last a lifetime should they be maintained correctly over the decades. We are able to finish our eco-friendly, composite garage doors in most any finish from solid paint colors to faux wood finishes such as  heart-grain wood finishes and even hand-distressed rustic finishes that will give you the appearance of real wood at a lower cost, longer lasting maintenance periods and high resilience to harsh weather exposure such as high heat, humidity and/or dry varieties.

Dynamic Garage Door designs and crafts world-class composite garage doors that will pass the test of time, give your home a curb appeal makeover and give you reliable functionality over the years. Contact us for pricing on our custom composite garage doors and more design ideas for your particular architectural home design in Orange County, CA.

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Garage Door Converted to Carriage Doors

Our custom-made carriage doors feature double sided finishing which makes them as beautiful inside as they look outside. These carriage doors are equipped with fully functional speakeasy doors and interior decorative hardware.Open the speakeasy windows to allow exterior air to ventilate the interior of the man cave converted garage or simply to see who's knocking outside. Handcrafted in faux stained composite materials, these carriage doors don't require frequent maintenance and will last a lifetime when maintained properly.

At Dynamic Garage Door, our carriage doors are not built like they used to, they're built better so do expect future generations to enjoy the beauty and durability of our custom made out swing carriage garage doors.

Contact us for pricing on our world-class composite carriage doors and how we can design a unique, one-of-a-kind set of carriage doors that will give your home character while giving you functionality and durability unsurpassed by anyone else in the industry.

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Carriage Doors for a Man Cave Garage!

Man cave converted garages are great because they re-purpose the conventional use of a garage to expandable liveable square footage. Our custom-made carriage doors are specifically designed and crafted to add functionality and enhance the exterior aesthetics of each project we work on. This particular man cave is in actuality a realistic golf simulator man cave room. From the exterior you would have never guessed it. The elegant Mediterranean style carriage doors stay true to the home's exterior architectural style while the functional carriage doors offer convenience and ease of use. These carriage doors feature fully functional speakeasy doors complete with decorative iron grills just like in the old days. The speakeasy doors can be opened to allow air into the man cave without having to open the entire door.

Built in composite materials and hand faux stained these carriage doors flow beautifully with the home's Mediterranean style. Additionally, we added decorative iron clavos and iron-forged pull handles to complete the whole look and feel of authentic Mediterranean doors.

Contact us for prices on our custom-made carriage doors!

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Mediterranean Style Garage Doors

Our Mediterranean style garage doors are custom designed and crafted to suit each home project we get to work on. This custom made carriage style Mediterranean garage door was crafted in composite wood materials to minimize the maintenance cycle and still showcase and enhance the home's authentic Mediterranean style. The garage door features authentic iron-forged dummy hardware which consists of decorative speakeasy grills, dummy pull handles and hammered diamond=shaped clavos. Finished in a hand-painted faux stain it really looks like a real wood garage door but without the maintenance attached to real wood garage doors. Additionally, because of the highly engineered composite materials used to manufacture this custom garage door there will be no cracking and/or splitting since the materials are specifically engineered to withstand the harsh weather elements.

Contact Dynamic Garage Door today for prices on our world-class Mediterranean Garage Doors and learn how we can specifically design a unique garage door for your home's architectural style and your personal taste!

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Environmentally Friendly Garage Doors!

Environmentally friendly garage doors have come a long way and thanks to our in-house designers we build them just as attractive as our real wood custom garage doors. Take for instance this custom designed Mediterranean style garage door which we crafted in composite materials for durability, low maintenance and high curb appeal. Our finish artists finish each of our composite faux stained doors by hand to replicate nature's complex natural wood grains.

Using authentically crafted decorative iron hardware on our custom garage doors make them an authentic architectural element. For this Mediterranean style garage door we used real iron speakeasy grills, hand-made clavo heads and iron-forged pull handles that make them seem like you can swing them open. It is quite amazing when you see our custom made garage doors roll up when you're eyes have been fooled to believe they are swinging carriage doors.

Although this custom Mediterranean garage door was specifically built for this Southern California home, we can replicate this design for you or our in-house designers can create a custom garage door design just for you!

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Custom Designed Carriage Garage Doors

Traditional craftsman style carriage garage doors are making a comeback for various reasons. They offer convenience, architectural beauty and durability. This carriage garage door system designed, crafted and installed by Dynamic Garage Door features two sets of double outswing real carriage doors that separate the pre-existing double car opening into pedestrian sized manageable doors. Crafted out of solid mahogany and stained a traditional redwood color to match the overhead pergola made the carriage doors blend in beautifully with the newly converted garage. Although the garage was converted into a home office, the carriage door openings are wide enough to fit two full sized vehicles inside the garage area if the need ever arises or for resale value purposes.

The overall design was borrowed from the traditional craftsman styles of historical American heritage. The large window panes allow ample natural light to reach the interior of the garage while offering a view to the outdoors from inside the office-converted garage. Carriage garage door projects like this are our specialty and we work closely with each individual client to achieve the utmost exclusive carriage door designs that offer functionality and curb appeal that is second to none!

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Garage Door to Carriage Door Conversion

Garage conversions can be exciting because of the unlimited possibilities that can done. Some might convert their garage to a playroom for the kids, a man cave, entertainment room or for a much needed home office. The question is what to do with that old rollup garage door that gets in the way of the interior design? The answer is...roll back time and replace that garage door with real functional carriage doors that will give you that pedestrian access you're looking for while eliminating all the excess needed by a regular garage door!

Our custom designed carriage doors for garage conversions are crafted much like front door systems. We build them with the highest level of craftsmanship and ease of use you would expect from an entry door. Because our carriage doors are crafted by hand it is easy to oversee quality during the manufacturing process ensuring that the end result is perfect.

This carriage garage door system was handcrafted in solid mahogany wood in a traditional craftsman style to accentuate the home's 1940's traditional bungalow style. Since the garage was converted into a home office it was important to shower the interior with natural light so we added large glass panes at the top of the carriage doors to allow enough light to brighten the space with as much natural light as possible. Each carriage door panel has a hand-forged iron pull with roller a roller catch and keyed deadbolt. There is full perimeter weather around the doors as well as a threshold seal at the bottom to keep the weather, bugs and dust outside while keeping the interior temperature stable. Since the existing overhead pergola was crafted in redwood we stained the mahogany carriage doors to match on point making the project a harmonious success!

Let us know how we can design, craft and install the carriage doors that will make your garage conversion a unique retreat in your very own home!

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Swinging Carriage Doors & Vine Trellis

Imagine what your garage could be! Converting your garage into useful square footage is as easy and economical as replacing that old single-piece, tilt-up garage door or that rollup garage door that simply has too much hardware on the inside that it would be impossible to make the interior of the garage look like a real room.

This is a 1940's traditional bungalow style garage that was converted into a home office. Replacing the old single-piece garage door completely gave this detached garage new life! Designing the appropriate carriage door style for this garage was a collaboration between the homeowner and one of our in-house designers. The results are stunning and gave a new purpose to the otherwise dead space in the garage.

Find out what Dynamic Garage Door's in-house designers can create to replace your existing garage door with world-class carriage doors specifically made for your home!

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