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Trending Garage Shade Styles for 2021

A garage is one of the most important parts of every home. That’s because it covers a large part of the facade. Let’s not forget, it elevates your home’s value as well.

In this post – we look at some of the trendiest garage styles in terms of colors for metal carport kits, designs, and technologies that you can pick from.

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Trending Garage Shade Styles for 2021

Color Trends

There was a time when white was not only a safe choice when it came to garage doors, but most people preferred it for its simplicity and timeless look.

However, in 2021 homeowners are exploring new and darker hues. These are perfect for creating that highly sophisticated and refined look.

With that said, let’s take a look at some of the trendiest colors to pick from in this year and beyond…

Yellow and Grey

Especially ‘illuminating yellow’ and ‘ultimate grey’ are the perfect picks for any garage style. The best way to add these two hues is by picking one for the trim and reserving the other for the garage door.

Alternatively, you can stick with the only grey; a timeless hue that will continue to look great for years to come.

Its soft and conservative tones go well with almost all kinds of home exteriors. It’s a highly practical tone that blends well in any background while also helping to accentuate the other important features of the home.

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If you are leaning towards a more neutral shade for the garage door; something that also looks classic, then Urbane Bronze from Sherwin Williams is the perfect option for you.

This particular shade of grey carries a bronze undertone. It’s inspired by nature, looks incredibly versatile, and works perfectly against beige and white trims.

This is a popular choice for fully insulated metal buildings.


Aegean Teal by Benjamin Moore is a bit darker than regular teal. If you want to add a beautiful pop in the middle of other, more conservative colors, go with this one. It’s perfect and not too overpowering.

Aegean Teal has a calming effect. It works perfectly with earthy tones on the exteriors. If you want to go for a more attractive and lighter shade of teal, then you should go for the ‘Gliddan’s Aqua Fiesta’.

If you have light-colored exteriors, then this might be the shade you were looking for.


If you want to achieve a more expensive look for your garage door, walnut brown will do the trick beautifully. It’s a highly sophisticated yet neutral shade. However, be careful while picking a shade of brown.

Some shades of brown could easily make your house look dated rather than solving the purpose of achieving a high-end, premium look.


Another timeless, modern, and highly stylish color – black is yet another ideal choice for the garage door.

As a matter of fact, black is a color that could dramatically increase the value of your home. What’s more, it will not show signs of wear, tear, or dirt as it does on a light shade door.

Design Trends

A garage door can consume almost half of a home’s facade. That’s why you must pick a design that best reflects the kind of unique styling that you want to make a first impression of.

Designing your garage door is one of the quickest ways to uplift your home’s curb appeal.

To that end, you might want to check out some of the following door designs –

Glass Doors

A growing number of homeowners are using their garage for more than just parking their cars. Today, you can convert it into a place for holding workshops, laundry rooms, exercise spaces, and more.

Because of this, glass doors are the best way to go about things. Glass doors are a popular choice for metal building kits.

Wood Doors

Doors made out of solid wood offer unparalleled sophistication and style. In 2021, you’re likely to have more V-shaped and horizontal wooden plank patterns.

However, since wood is rather expensive and demands a ton of care, you might want to substitute wood for something else such as fiberglass or vinyl. They offer great styling and look just like the real thing.

Farmhouse Doors/ Carriage House

Farmhouse or carriage house doors are made to look like barn or stable doors. They come with features such as grooved panel designs, decorative hardware, and strap hinges.

They carry a beautiful rustic charm to the home. Carriage doors come in a variety of materials, window configurations, colors, panel stylings, etc.

Steel Doors

Steel is an excellent choice no matter the kind of house you want to build. It’s a highly durable material that can withstand all kinds of harsh weather elements.

What’s more, they are super easy to maintain. Steel panels; though they can be boring; are highly customizable. You can add bold colors and raised panels for that beautiful touch.

Tech Trends

The year 2020 had almost everyone stuck at home. That’s why a growing number of people resorted to Wi-Fi technologies.

Locks, lightbulbs, thermostats, etc.; almost every single one of these now come enabled with this technology. The same is now true for garage doors.

One of the tech trends is the introduction of smart garage door openers. They allow you to access the door no matter where you are in the world.

It alerts you whenever it’s open and you can also create an everyday schedule for when it should be open and close.

If you want to enjoy ultimate convenience and functionality, you should try upgrading your garage to include the option of Wi-Fi-enabled doors and locks.

Bottom Line

These are some of the trendiest things for a garage that you may want to explore in the upcoming year.

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