Holmes Garage Doors
Quick Comparison Guide

Holmes Garage Doors is a division of Clopay, one of the leading garage door manufacturers in the United States. Holmes offers both residential and commercial models in steel, and they also manufacture a line of wooden carriage house style residential doors. They do not offer models in aluminum, glass, fiberglass, or vinyl.

Holmes has recently started offering some residential models in extended heights up to 12 feet tall. The majority of their designs are a sectional overhead type, but they also have roll up doors for both residential and commercial applications. We will focus on their residential garage doors here.

Here is a quick comparison of the different residential models that are offered by Holmes Garage Doors:

Gold Series: Raised panel or flush panel style, insulated three layer steel garage doors. 1-3/8" or 2" thick, with 27 gauge steel, polystyrene insulation, R6.5 or R9.0. They have recently added some polyurethane insulation options that offer up to R17.2, and the Gold series is also now available up to 12 feet tall. There are 3 basic styles (long panel, short panel, and flush panel) and six colors available. Limited lifetime warranty.

Holmes Garage Doors

Silver Series: Raised panel insulated two layer steel doors. 7/8" or 1-5/16" thick, with 24 or 25 gauge steel and polystyrene insulation, R4.4 or R6.3. Long panel or short panel design and four colors are available. Now available up to 12 feet tall. 25 year limited warranty.

Bronze Series: Raised panel non-insulated single layer doors. 25 gauge steel, long or short panel styles and four available colors. Now available up to 12 feet tall. 15 year limited warranty.

Holmes offers three premium models of carriage style garage doors:

Artistry Collection: These are grooved panel carriage garage doors that can be ordered with one, two, or three layer construction. 2" thick frame with 24 gauge steel. R6.3 polystyrene insulation is optional, and they have recently added polyurethane insulation as an option with an R value of up to 17.2. Long or short panel, three available colors, and a limited lifetime warranty.

Settlers Collection: Steel, three layer carriage style garage doors with a decorative composite overlay that Homes considers a fourth layer. 2" thick, with R6.5 polystyrene insulation. Three basic designs, three available colors, and a limited lifetime warranty.

Lodgewood Collection: Stain grade real wood doors made from cedar, hemlock or redwood. Non-insulated, with six available designs and a one year limited warranty. They must be caulked and stained or painted before installation.

Holmes roll up garage doors are constructed with 26 gauge roll formed galvanized steel. They are available in widths up to 14 feet and in 26 different colors.

Most Holmes garage doors come with nylon rollers, which are quieter and last longer than steel rollers. Holmes also offers detailed installation instructions that are geared towards the do-it-yourselfer, which many other manufacturers do not. If you plan to install a garage door yourself, Holmes may be one of your better choices.

For more information on other garage door companies, go to our Related Pages menu on the right near the top of this page.

* This information is offered for reference only, and is deemed to be reasonably accurate at the time of this writing. Garage Plans Etc. has no affiliation to or relationship with Holmes. Not responsible for omissions or errors. Please refer to the Holmes Garage Doors website or contact the nearest dealer for current specs and information.

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