Things to think about when buying a garage door

Your old garage door has served you well. It’s protected your home and your vehicles, but it might just be past its “best before” date. So, you’ve been thinking about getting a new door for your garage, and you’re wondering what’s on the market.
There are tons of new styles that you can consider, but there are also a lot of other factors in play. Here are some things to think about.
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Starting a Garage Band in the Garage Is Feasible

What do you do if your teenager has an idea that they should be in a band? Normally, you want to be encouraging of your child in all their creative endeavors. Of course, when you find out that your teen has decided that your garage is the best place to practice, you might start to rethink things. It has all that space, you aren’t using it for your car, and it really would make a wonderful place to practice. Of course, you do not like the idea of having the neighbors up in arms because of the noise.
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What Should I Know Before Purchasing a Garage Door?

Every home has a garage door. It is often one of the biggest parts of the home’s façade, and therefore it can really make an impact on the entirety of the home. Any homeowner will want a garage door that they can be proud of, one that represents the look and feel of the entire house. Garage doors should:

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Just Backed into Your Garage Door? Here’s What You Should Do

You wake up late and throw on your clothes in a hurry. You guzzle a cup of coffee, scalding your mouth in the process. You dash out the door, crank the car, and slam it into reverse. A split second later, it happens – CRASH! You’ve just backed your car into the garage door. Or maybe you actually remember to open the garage door, but forget that your bike rack is mounted to the top of the car. The result is the same. You’ve got a seriously damaged garage door. What do you do now? Well, first, calm down a little. Take a few deep breaths. Read More

Have Some Fun with Your Garage Door

When you think about your dream home, a lot of features probably come to mind. You might think about the master bedroom, the kitchen or a fun basement plan. What you probably never even consider is the garage door and for good reason: most people find them really, really boring.

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How to Set Up Your Garage as a Safe and Fun Spot for Your Pup While You’re Away

You want to ensure that your pets are safe and sound when you’re away from home during the day, but you also want to keep your house and furniture clean and damage-free, right? If you’re like a lot of pet owners, you may have considered keeping your dog or cat in the garage while you’re away, but is it safe? Yes! You just have to follow a few simple rules to give your pets a safe and comfortable place to stay while you’re out of the house.
And we’re not talking about building a cage in the garage for your dog, either. Instead, in this guide, you’ll learn how to turn the entire garage into a big, comfortable enclosure that’s perfect for your furry friends!
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Ten Fantastic Ways an Insulated Garage Door Can Improve Your Home

You might be one of millions who feels that their well-insulated and weathertight garage door provides two simple benefits: It will keep the sounds from outdoors to a minimum and it prevents the garage from becoming an ice box in the winter and oven in the summer. While these are true, there are so many other ways that such doors can improve your home and allow you to maximize the use of the garage. After all, if you park outside and turn on the heat, you can use a garage in a multiple number of ways. Here are ten fantastic ways installing a weathertight and insulated garage door will boost the use of your garage space.
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Turning your garage into a playroom


Stuck for ideas on where to let your little ones play? Whether you have twins, or a couple of kindergarten-age children, you need to have a place at home where they can be kids and have fun. That place should be safe, protected, bright and happy. If that doesn’t sound like your garage, you might need to rethink things. It can actually be one of the best makeovers you ever do.
Keep reading and learn how you can re-purpsoe your garage into a safe play area in a matter of days.
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Get more years out of your garage door with these lubrication tips

If you periodically lubricate the major components of your garage door, it will last longer

Have you been noticing that your garage door is a lot louder than it used to be? Over time, if a garage door’s large parts aren’t properly lubricated, they’ll cause a lot of noise, which can be really disturbing, especially if you’re trying to sleep and one of your housemates or family members comes home late and opens the garage door. Fortunately, with periodic lubrication, you can avoid all that and prolong the life of your garage door – and you can do it all without calling a garage door professional to come out and do any emergency repairs.
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