Unique Garage Door Uses: You Will Love this Full-View Garage Door!

All-glass garage doors are beautiful, impressive, and chic. They are often seen on design shows on TV, in magazines, and maybe in your visions of a dream house.

Garage Door Model: California, 9' x 7', White aluminum frame, Sandblasted glass

You like this look? These are California Garage Doors , 9' x 7', White aluminum frame, Sandblasted glass

Using glass garage doors can work well for many different types of properties, and when you see just how unique they can truly be, you will see why this could be a good addition to your home. It’s a great way to create an indoor-outdoor space.

This California full-glass garage door is a popular option, and it has been used in many ways.

Some customers might want to have it between their covered deck and their dining room. Others might want to use it to separate two interior spaces. This can work well for restaurants and reception rooms, for example. They can be opened when a larger space is necessary. It is possible to create a terrace that can be used for three seasons and that opens to the outdoors when the weather is nice.


Full-glass garage doors are a big improvement to many properties!

The California garage door over a kitchen sink. Inside of the door from the kitchen


The Creation of the Project

“Our customers are a great couple who loves to receive family and friends and entertain. They love cooking big meals too. But they didn’t like at all that they had to walk with plates and covers and stuff from their big kitchen to their patio door, located in their dining room, and then on their deck.” – Nancy Walker, designer

In the example shown here, the customers wanted to have a unique door that would separate their three-season sunroom from their kitchen. They also wanted to ensure that it would be easy to pass food through the door.

“I knew very little about panoramic garage doors. Well, about garage doors overall, to be honest. But when I walked through the door at Middlesex Door Systems, I met a team of passionate people who took the time to listen to my weird ideas and transform them into technically smart, gorgeous reality.”

The size of a single garage door is 9’x7’and a double garage door is 16’x7’and these are often considered “standard”. However, there is no real standard, since there can be variances based on your needs. Each of the garage doors can be custom made to meet your measurements.

Garaga has residential doors that will be based on the size you need. This can vary substantially. They can go from 4 to 20 feet wide up to the nearest inch. They can also range from 6 to 12 feet high. The height increases by 1” or 3” increments.

The California garage door: A look from the outside, in the 3-season sunroom

The Technical Side of Things

Below, you will find the technical specifications of the pictured tiny garage door.

  • Dimensions : 48 X 56 inches
  • Model : California with a sleek black frame.
  • Window : Clear window with tempered glass on each side.
  • Hardware : Dura+ that has a torsion spring hidden away in a wooden box located above the door. It is not visible.
  • Galvanized tracks and hinges : These have been finished using an enamel-based black paint. This provides a nice appearance.

Motorization in the Tiny Garage Door

This works just like a large garage door, and it can be operated using a garage door opener. This project used the LiftMaster 8500, and jackshaft opener. The opener can be installed next to the door.

Great Idea! The spring system and garage door opener were attractively concealed.

The Pro Corner: Hard to find the spring system and garage door opener!

The door opener is also neatly hidden in one of the cabinets.

Hiding is easy! Below are the door opener dimensions:

· Height: 16 ¼ inches

· Width: 6 inches

· Depth: 6.85 inches

It’s also nice that the door opener has MyQTM. The technology allows users to operate the garage door no matter where they are, as long as they have a connection to the internet and their smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer.

Are You Dreaming of Project as Unique as This One?

Contact us at 1-800-696-1926 to learn more.

Our team are experts in the field and can talk with you about your desires for one of these mini garage doors. We can listen to your dreams and help you find what you need with the best garage doors to meet those needs.

Check out the models online.

Be sure to visit the Design Centre and build a garage door to see how it looks. You can do it right from home. Additionally, look at the garage door gallery for some more inspiration.

We can send you a quotation by email if you prefer.


do you have pricing for the garage pass thru window?


Hi Jeff, to give you the right price we would like to ask you some questions about your project. Can you give us a call at 781-270-5066? Thanks.

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