The first garage doors worked like barn doors. This is because as people bought cars, they needed a place to store them. So naturally, they turned to their carriage house.
Soon the cars replaced the horses for everyone, and barn doors became wooden garage doors nationwide. The word garage actually comes from the French word garer, which means to protect.
So how about adding a piece of history to your home with a wooden garage door? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide.