Also consider doors and windows in your garage. Window frames can be easily cut out of wood panels. Small, regular swing-out doors also can be fitted into sectional doors.
For safety, look for pinch-resistant designs. Also consider insulation in the door, and weather strips under the door and between panel sections. Click here for more information on energy-efficient garage doors.
Taking into account the general look of your home and the desired lifespan of your new door, consider a variety of designs and materials when buying a sectional garage door.