Of course, research was going to come up on this list. You need to do research on almost everything when you are installing a garage door. You need to research companies to install it – something you can do with a simple Google search, and check their reviews and reputations – and what materials to make it out of.
Wood, steel, or something else? Each material has its own perks and drawbacks, and it is up to you, the consumer, to choose the material. You also need to look at companies to install your garage door, otherwise a shoddy job will be done.