Choosing the Right Garage Door: Brands and Types for Minnesota Homes

For the uninitiated, choosing a garage door can be an intimidating task. With so many brands and styles to choose from, where do you begin? At Metro Garage Door, we want to be your friendly resource for all things garage door related. Our goal is to make getting a garage door easy and enjoyable.  

Today, we'll dive deep into the top brands we collaborate with and the diverse types of doors we offer to our valued clientele. Once you see something that speaks to you, our team can help refine your choice to find that perfect door to match your aesthetic and your budget.

The Best Garage Door Brands for Your Home or Business

In 40 years, we’ve had time to test, repair and replace plenty of garage doors. During that time, we’ve learned which brands offer the best quality for our customers. Below are the companies that have proven to be reliable again and again. 


Amarr is the most popular brand we work with and the H3000 the most popular model. They produce a huge range of designs for home and commercial garage doors and back them with a lifetime warranty. Amarr garage doors are both durable and aesthetically appealing. Their “design your garage door” tool lets you quickly compare colors, styles and materials. If you’re dreaming of something exceptional, Amarr probably has it and Metro can install it.


Staying at the forefront of innovation, Clopay garage doors boast unique and standout designs combined with high functionality. From traditional to contemporary, Clopay offers plenty of stylish options for your business or home’s garage door. Their home or commercial gallery pages showcase a good variety of doors to start your wheels turning. Call us when you’re ready to take the next step.


CHI has been producing high quality overhead doors since 1981. Choose from a variety of styles in the color that matches your home or business. They stand behind their work with a limited lifetime warranty. We can help you match the right CHI garage door for your home or business.

Midland Garage Door

Be it for your residence or commercial space, Midland has a portfolio of styles that can be customized to your preferences. Check out their design feature to explore options and compare various doors. With over 40 years in the business, they’ve seen plenty of trends come and go. With over 40 years under our tool belts, we’re qualified to install any door in Midland’s catalog.


Not a door maker but the industry standard for garage door openers. From single stall garages to heavy industrial garage doors, LiftMaster offers homeowners and business owners alike unparalleled security and reliability. Even in the harshest wintery conditions, we count on LiftMaster to keep icy Minnesota garage doors on track.

Types of Garage Doors We Install

Your garage door is not just a functional aspect of your home but a design statement as well. Let’s look at the types of doors you might consider for your Minnesota home or business.

Overhead Doors 

Ideal for space-saving, these doors roll up and overhead, ensuring efficiency and style.

Insulated Doors

Minnesota's winters can be harsh. Insulated doors guarantee energy savings, a cozy garage space and lower heating bills for an attached home.

Steel Doors

For those prioritizing security, steel doors provide unmatched durability without compromising on design.

Wood Doors

Genuine wood doors add timeless charm to your home or business. Find a wooden door that matches your look.

Faux Wood Doors

Get the wood look without the maintenance! Faux wood offers a beautiful aesthetic combined with ease of care.

Carriage House Doors

Elevate your home's exterior with a touch of vintage charm and elegance with these doors.

Custom Garage Doors

Dream a design, and we'll turn it into reality. Our custom projects are a testament to our dedication and craftsmanship.

Which Garage Door is Best?

There’s no single “best type of garage door.” Ultimately, the garage door that fits your garage’s look while providing long-lasting function and security will be the right one for you. Put our experience and industry knowledge to work for you and let the Metro Garage Door team help you choose the best door for your home or business. We know the proven brands, types and styles of garage doors that last.

Why Choose Metro as Your Local Minnesota Garage Door Company?

From selection to installation, you can trust Metro Garage Door to handle every aspect of your garage door experience. Our after-sales service, unparalleled expertise and commitment to every project make us stand out. Experience the advantage of supporting a local business that only uses the top garage door brands and tools.

Our garage doors are built to last and backed up with dedicated service. Metro’s technicians are trained and IDEA certified. We’re ready to help our commercial clients 24/7 with emergency garage door repair when you need.

Find Your Garage Door Today

Your garage deserves the best – in terms of brand, design and installation service. Trust in us to deliver all three and more. Contact Metro Garage Door today for expert consultations, installations or repairs.

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