Carriage style garage doors are made to recreate a period look and while it is still possible, and popular, to buy handcrafted timber carriage house garage doors, this style of door can in fact be made from many modern materials.
The carriage style garage doors can be made from metal or a variety of plastic composite materials. Through the use of non-functional hinges and handles, these garage doors have an authentic look, yet they can be fully automated.
Typically, the garage doors carriage style is created through the use of timber planks or wood-effect planks that have all of the character that real wood grains project. The top of the garage door can be either straight or arched and in many instances glass is fitted in a traditional glass panel style.