How to avoid garage door repair scams


Your garage door is the largest mobile component of your home. As well, an increasing number of residents use it as their main entry point to their house, even more than the front door. For your own safety and that of the other members of your family, entrusting its repair to just anyone who arrives at your door, is not the wisest decision.
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What are these noises coming from my garage door?


A little while back, your garage door started making funny noises. It worries you, but not a lot. In any case, it still seems to be opening normally when you push the button on your remote.
 
The rational side of your brain tells you, however, that you should take care of it before it stops working completely, and one of these mornings, your car will stay stuck in your garage.
 
But how do you go about explaining the various strange noises over the telephone to a garage door specialist, so that you can learn if it’s really serious? What’s clear to you is that the louder and stronger the noise, the greater the risk that soon, everything will stop working.
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So many types of driveway surfaces… which one to choose?


Whether considering the practical aspect or the appearance, or even from an environmental point of view, a driveway reflects the care you put into the maintenance of your home. There are various materials on the market available to you, and each has its advantages and disadvantages based on the style you want to bring to the exterior look of your home while also considering your budget.
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7 reasons why should invest in a new garage door


Chances are, a new garage door isn’t at the top of your list of priorities. And we understand, as long as it opens and closes, people don’t pay that much attention to them.  
 
But we should be paying more attention to them, after all, garage doors are the largest moving object in your home, they represent up to 40% of your home’s façade, and a lot of the time, are used at the main entrance.
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Make your next garage door purchase hassle free by using the services of an expert


Is buying a new garage door one of your projects on the horizon? Though reasonably priced, they can still be a major investment. Consequently, your expectations are high and you are looking for a quality product as well as peace of mind. Thus it’s essential for you to get the assistance of a garage door specialist to ensure your purchase meets your needs and that the business you choose respects your budget.
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Turn Your Garage into a Functional Plant Nursery


Millions of people pore over the seed and garden catalogs that begin to appear every winter. Many feel they have to wait for the spring planting season to even invest in a single packet of seeds or order a tomato plant or two. However, with spring just around the corner, you still have time to start a lot of plants and seeds and turn your garage into a lovely, private plant nursery. Let’s explore just how it can work…
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You won’t believe how strong your garage door actually is!


Have you ever actually stopped to consider how much work your garage door actually does? We took the time to go over and evaluate some of the kinds of performance challenges that garage doors are often subjected to, things that the typical owner would never even stop to think about. After digging into the information in this blog, you’ll likely never look at your own garage door the same way again. But, when you’re through, you’ll definitely be able to understand why it’s absolutely necessary to make sure you invest in the highest quality product available, and have it installed by experienced industry professionals. Read More

Is It Worth the Time and Effort to Insulate the Garage?

Are you still debating the idea of insulating and heating your garage? You might not feel that it is important, since there are no building codes that would require you to do so, save for certain cases with shared walls in an attached garage. However, for the most part, you will not have to worry about the R-value of the walls in the garage. With a detached garage, you do not have any rules guiding you at all, and you never need to worry about the insulation of the garage door. Some see this as an opportunity to save some money on their garage.
 
However, this might not be the best option. In fact, there are some very good arguments that will convince you of just how important it is to get your garage insulated, including the garage door. Read More

Would you prefer a large double garage door, or two single doors?


If you find yourself with developers presenting you with options on your home design, and stuck choosing between a wide, single garage door and two single doors, how can you decide which one of the designs is best for you and your home?
 
Let’s go over some insights and information that will hopefully help you in making the right decision, based on the architectural style of your home and your needs.
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