To Fix or Replace? The Garage Door Dilemma

Maybe your garage door has started making some odd sounds, or maybe it doesn’t seem to be operating like normal. Either way, you know that, sooner or later, you are probably going to need to get it repaired or even replaced. And it is actually a case of sooner rather than later!
There are a lot of reasons that a garage door may stop operating smoothly, or even stop operating altogether, and many of them involve safety issues. To help you understand the issue of simple repair versus flat out replacement, we offer a few tips below.
Read More

Is Your Garage Safe for the Kids?

You may become hesitant when you think about letting your kids play alone in the garage. This is the common mindset – that garages are unsafe for children.
However, we can change that.
There are plenty of ways that you can transform your garage into a safe space for the kids. You can even give them space where they can have fun playing sports, hanging out with friends, or just having another perfect place to relax.
Read More

What Is the Purpose of Reinforcement Struts?

Do you have a double garage door in your home? Perhaps it is an average of 16 feet wide, which is plenty big enough to fit two cars or an SUV. If you’ve ever looked at your double door closely, you may have noticed that there are one or more U-shaped steel bars attached with hinges on the inside of your door. Have you ever wondered what they are there for? Surely there must be a reason why they were made to look that way.
Read More

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.
Read More

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