Forget a House Party; Head to the Garage


When it’s time to throw a party for a special event like a birthday, family reunion, baby shower, high school graduation, office get-together, etc. this means a lot of work to get your house ready.
 
However, instead of trying to squeeze all those people into your house, you could just as easily host the event in your garage. While it will still take a bit of imagination to get your garage ready for the big event, there’s no reason it can’t be the perfect place for a celebration.
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How Strong Is Your Garage Door?


Most people do not stop to think about their garage door very much. They know that it helps to keep their vehicles and other belongings safe, but they do not really know just how strong the garage door is and what it must put up with on a daily basis. We’ve spent quite a bit of time thinking about these things though, so we have a good understanding of just what the door goes through, and why you need to have a good quality door that has been installed by professionals. Read More

Should you choose a double garage door or two single doors?


So, you’re building a new house – this is such an exciting time! You’re poring over home designs, and weighing the benefits of two single garage doors over a double width door. Which is best for you?
 
There’s no right or wrong answer. Your garage door choice will depend on your personal preference, as well as the design of your home. Here are some things to think about that will help you to make the right decision.
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Garage lighting basics


Are you building a new garage? Maybe you are considering an overhaul of your existing garage? Whether you are working with a blank slate or simply reconsidering how to make the garage more functional, you need to give some thought to the lighting. After all, even if your garage is the place where the car resides between uses or a full-blown workspace, it is going to be far better when it has effective lighting installed. To help you get the most out of each lighting decision, we’ve created a simple list of “basics” that will allow you to make informed choices.
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Contact a Professional to Repair a Broken Garage Spring


Few homeowners forget what the noise of a breaking garage door spring sounds like. Equal parts gunshot and boom, it is exactly what you would expect something with weight and tension to sound like when it snaps in two. While you might think it is a simple repair job you can handle in an afternoon, you need to reconsider.
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What Does R-Value Mean for Your Garage Door?


If you’re like most people, you would probably love to find a way to reduce your energy expenditures every winter. And you probably want to reduce your carbon footprint, too, right? In addition to making sound ecological decisions like recycling and choosing sustainably sourced products for your home, you can also do this by choosing a garage door with a great R-value.
 
You probably already know that R-value is a reference for energy efficiency, but what does it really mean? And what is a good R-value for your home’s garage door?
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The Exterior of Your Home Needs the Right Colours


Have you thought much about the outside of your home lately? Whether you are thinking about selling your home, renovating your property, or you’re going to put up a brand-new home, one of the things you have to pay close attention to are the exterior colours. You want to make sure the colours work well together from an aesthetic standpoint.
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