It’s vital that you are able to shop around to find the right garage door system, at the right price, from the right garage door dealer. Not all dealers are created equal, though, so you’ll need to know how to compare your options. This can be challenging, particularly given the fact that most of us only buy garage doors once or twice in our lifetimes.
December 21, 2018
November 30, 2018
We tend to ignore the noises our tools, equipment and even vehicles make. For instance, that squeak from under the hood of your car. If it keeps up and never seems to get worse, chances are good that you’ll eventually learn to ignore it. The same thing applies to your garage door. Chances are very good that you barely register the rattles, creaks, and other noises made when it opens and closes. However, just as with our cars, tune-ups help ensure that those noises really are harmless.
October 26, 2018
The average residential garage door is pretty well understood, particularly when it comes to standard dimensions. If you have a one-car garage, the door is probably eight or nine feet wide, and maybe seven or eight feet tall. If you have a two-car garage, the height is about the same, but the door is probably between 14 and 18 feet wide.
September 28, 2018
You use your garage door opener every day of your life – have you ever thought about how it works? As one of the most useful little gadgets we have, the garage door opener is often taken for granted. Next time you use your opener to head to work, or to come home after a long day, you may want to stop and think about what goes into this handy device. Here are some fundamentals that will have you looking at your door opener differently the next time you go to use it, and hopefully give it just a little more care.
August 31, 2018
Have you been looking for ways that you might be able to increase the resale value of your home? When you improve the look of your home, whether it is on the inside or the outside, you will find that it can increase the resale value. People are often more willing to spend on a property when they like the way it looks. It is as simple as that.
July 27, 2018
If your garage is getting pretty messy lately, it may be time to get it straightened up by getting rid of some things! You can get rid of all the unused items stored away in your garage and free up the space for other uses with a garage sale. It’s easier than it sounds when you know our top seven tips for successfully selling your items. We’ve put together this primer on garage sales that will help you get your garage in great shape.
June 29, 2018
For many people, a garage is more a place to store seasonal items and protect vehicles from cold winter weather. But this is a great place to have some summer fun as well! If your garage is well insulated, it can stay cool even on very hot days, so it makes the perfect hang out spot.
May 25, 2018
The other day you watched a commercial on TV where a homeowner was able to open and close his garage door using his smartphone. Is this the end of remotes? You should be asking yourself, “Can my smartphone open my garage door too?” If you’d like to find out more, here’s a short guide that can help you understand what to do.
April 27, 2018
If you’ve ever had to move to a new house, you probably already know that the garage is one of the least-fun rooms to pack up for moving day. Many garages act as a catch-all for things that you don’t often need, or where you put those forgotten keepsakes that you can’t get rid of. All that adds up to a space that is a big challenge for moving day. If you want to get it out of the way early, we’ve put together some tips to make the process easier. Even if you are using a moving company, you can reduce stress and make the entire process smoother by getting started today.
March 30, 2018
We want our home to reflect some part of our identity, but we also want it to feel like home and be a place where we are content and comfortable. Because garage doors take up such a large part of the front of most homes, garage door manufacturers have been rethinking the look of garage doors and have come up with several new designs to better reflect personal style and visual appeal. One of the leaders in this is Garaga, a company that now has 24 different models, with 7 of them ideally suited to contemporary or modern homes.