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How Much Wind Can a Garage Door Stand?

Nov 17, 2021

Upscale tan stucco house with stone accents and overhead carriage-style garage doors in a medium-brown color Since the mid-1900s, American home design has trended away from detached garages and more toward incorporating housing for the family car into the home itself. There are several reasons for this, but the biggest advantage of an attached garage is the convenience of driving into a sheltered parking area, closing the door, and transitioning into the home, all while shielded from bad weather.

Fast forward to the 21st century, and garages are no longer simply attached to houses–they’re often the front-and-center features of a home’s exterior design. For this reason, when you’re shopping for a new garage door, it’s a good idea to choose a style and color that flatters your home. But you don’t want to forget that your garage door protects you and your home from nature’s fury, which means weather resistance must factor into your selection. And, if you live in the Kansas City area, which is often visited by violent windstorms, you’ll definitely want to invest in a wind-resistant garage door.

Ordinary Garage Doors vs. Wind-Rated Doors

Experts say the typical garage door is engineered to withstand winds of up to 20 mph. Winds in the Kansas City area are frequently much more powerful than that, and they can cause an unreinforced garage door to buckle, increasing the risks that your roof and exterior walls might collapse. Moreover, high-speed winds can transform dislodged tree branches, utility poles, and fencing into dangerous missiles that can easily penetrate an ordinary garage door.

At Johnson County Siding & Window Co., we take pride in outfitting homes throughout the Kansas City area with the best exterior upgrades to meet the demands of our often-tempestuous climate. That’s why we install wind-rated doors from the experts at Overhead Door®. These doors are exquisitely crafted from steel and specially reinforced to stand up to high-speed winds. And best of all, you won’t have to compromise on curb appeal to get optimal weather protection. Our steel garage doors are available in a variety of styles and colors and can even sport a realistic woodgrain finish if you wish.

Contact Johnson County Siding & Window today for more information.

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