Garage Door Co Repair Pros has learned that finally a major door manufacturer is offering a factory pre-painted black garage door. Amarr announced in the dealer memo below that it will offer short and long panel garage doors with and without bead board in factory black color beginning 02/03/2014. Although there is a modest upcharge for this color it is far less than the cost to have a metal garage door painted in the field. Garage Door Co Repair Pros has painted numerous garage doors black in the past with very good success. Doors in the Chicago are which are black face east, west and north. We have not provided one facing south.

Amarr is pleased to announce the introduction of a new color Black (BL) in the residential polyurethane Olympus and Designer’s Choice Collections. The begin order date for Black is February 3, 2014. Black Color Information Available in: Olympus 500: Short Panel, Long Panel Designer’s Choice 500: Bead Board, Long Panel Bead Board, Raised, and Recessed Lifetime Paint Finish Warranty Black window frames and inserts Black Vinyl Stop in select lengths: 7’ - #99597399 16’ - #99597400 18’ - #99597401 20’ - #99597402 Black touch-up paint: Brush on - #99581133 Spray on - #99581134 NOTE: A Black garage door is not recommended for houses facing southwest and subject to extreme sun/heat exposure. Pricing A price upcharge applies to all Black Olympus and Designer’s Choice doors. The chart below shows the list price upcharge. Your specific upcharge is determined by your dealer multiplier.

For those customers in the Chicago, IL area wanting to purchase a black garage door (or to have a door painted a custom color) please contact us via our website at for details and pricing.

Garage Door Co Repair Pros provides sales, service, installation and repair of garage doors and electric openers in the Chicago and suburban areas. Garage Door Co Repair Pros is an Amarr authorized dealer (and also provides garage doors from other manufacturers like Clopay, Wayne-Dalton, and CHI).