Eden Roc Garage Doors

Glass garage doors

While genuine glass garage doors do exist, we at Eden Roc Garage Doors do not offer them as part of our range.

We do, however offer a number of ‘glass-look garage doors’ which include several types of garage doors that embody the essence and features one might expect from glass, such as clarity and the ability to let in light.

These alternatives, like polycarbonate, acrylic doors, and windowed sectional garage doors, offer the sleek, contemporary glass garage door look and functional advantages akin to what glass garage doors would provide, albeit with greater practicality and resilience.

Please note that from here on, when referring to “glass garage doors,” this term is being used as a to encompasses alternative custom garage door styles, such as polycarbonate and acrylic garage doors, which share characteristics that you might expect from a “glass garage door” like transparency and light infiltration.

Features and Benefits of "Glass Garage Doors"

Several benefits of “Glass Garage Doors” include: a sleek and modern design, abundant natural light, and a clear exterior view.

Sleek and Modern Design

Glass garage doors offer a modern and sleek appearance that can significantly elevate the curb appeal and property value of any home, making them an ideal choice for those seeking a luxury, contemporary style and design statement.

Natural Light

With their transparent panels “glass garage doors” allow ample natural light to enter the garage space, creating a bright and inviting atmosphere inside while reducing the need for artificial lighting during the day.

Clear Exterior View

Transparent panels provide a clear exterior view, allowing homeowners to monitor outdoor street activity and stay informed about their surroundings, enhancing security and situational awareness.

When tinted or frosted, “glass garage doors”, provide privacy while still allowing natural light to enter your garage.

Alternatives to Glass Garage Doors

While we can’t offer traditional glass garage doors, there’s a range of innovative alternatives that capture their best traits — transparency, style, and natural light.

These options, including doors made from materials like polycarbonate and acrylic, provide the visual elegance and functionality you’d expect from glass, but with added durability and practicality for everyday use.

Polycarbonate Garage Doors

A polycarbonate door is constructed from polycarbonate panels, a type of thermoplastic that’s renowned for its strength, durability, and resistance to impact and weather conditions. These panels are often set within a aluminium or steel frame, which provide structural support and enhance the door’s aesthetic appeal.

Polycarbonate garage doors offer a fantastic blend of durability and style, standing in as a practical yet chic alternative to traditional glass. They’re engineered to endure tough conditions while allowing light to permeate your garage, bringing the aesthetic appeal and brightness of glass without the associated maintenance concerns.

Acrylic Garage Doors

Acrylic garage doors are a stylish and modern alternative, offering the sleek, glass-like appearance with the added benefit of being more durable and shatter-resistant. These doors feature acrylic panels, made from a robust acrylic material, allowing for design versatility and providing a contemporary look while ensuring longevity and ease of maintenance.

An acrylic garage door is crafted from a durable acrylic material, known for its clarity and strength, which serves as a lighter, more impact-resistant alternative to glass. The construction typically involves acrylic panels mounted within a sturdy frame, often made of metal, which not only adds to the door’s structural integrity but also complements its modern aesthetic.

Windowed Sectional Garage Doors

Windowed sectional garage doors feature strategically placed glass windows that not only enhance the visual appeal of the door but also allow natural light to illuminate the interior space, creating a bright and inviting atmosphere. These doors provide a perfect blend of functionality and aesthetics, offering homeowners the benefits of both a traditional sectional door and the added charm of natural light infiltration.

Steel Line Garage Doors Stanford with optional windows

Polycarbonate vs Acrylic vs Windowed Garage Doors

Polycarbonate, acrylic, and windowed garage doors each offer unique advantages:

– Polycarbonate excels in durability and impact resistance,

– Acrylic provides exceptional clarity and visual appeal.

– Windowed garage doors, combine the benefits of traditional sectional doors with strategically placed windows, offering both natural light and design versatility.

Features and Benefits of "Glass Garage Doors" Alternatives

Several benefits of glass garage door alternatives include: include their lightweight construction, improved durability & impact resistance, and cost-effective repairs.

Lightweight Construction

Polycarbonate and acrylic garage doors offer superior lightweight construction compared to traditional glass doors, reducing strain on the door’s operating mechanism and making them easier to open and close.

Improved Durability & Impact Resistance

Unlike glass doors, polycarbonate and acrylic alternatives boast enhanced durability and impact resistance, minimizing the risk of damage from accidental impacts or harsh weather conditions.

Cost-Effective Repairs

The use of polycarbonate or acrylic materials in garage doors results in simpler and more affordable repair processes compared to glass, saving homeowners both time and money on maintenance and upkeep.

Homeowners have the flexibility to custom design their glass garage doors to suit their unique style preferences and complement their home.

Customise various aspects of the garage doors, including:

  • the type of door (custom vs. sectional),
  • insert material and colour,
  • frame design and colour,
  • window options: styles and shapes,

A custom design ensures the garage door will suit the home’s aesthetic.


Polycarbonate inserts are available in clear, bronze, and gray options, while acrylic inserts come in clear, smoked, and frosted variations. Frame colours include a range of Colorbond colours to match or complement your home’s exterior aesthetic.


While actual glass garage doors are not on the market, alternatives like polycarbonate and acrylic garage doors provide a similar aesthetic and functional value.

For a single garage door, the cost typically ranges from $4,000 to $6,000, while double garage doors can range from $5,000 to $7,500, reflecting factors like materials, design, and installation.

Glass Garage Doors Recap

While true glass garage doors are not available, there are viable alternatives like polycarbonate, acrylic and windowed sectional garage doors, which offer similar visual and functional benefits without compromising on durability and practicality.

These options provide homeowners with the clarity, style, and natural light of glass garage doors while ensuring a higher level of resilience and low maintenance requirements.