Consider a Carriage House Garage Door

Carriage house style

What do you think of when you think about a carriage house? Many people will think about a beautiful manor house or elegant mansion from days long past where the carriage would be kept before going out for a trip to or through town. It makes people think of the countryside, and it evokes images of beauty and class. These types of doors were popular in the 50s and 60s, as well, and for some people, carriage house doors make them think of this era.

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How to Identify Less-Than Professional Garage Door Businesses

It can be tough to tell at first glance whether a garage door business is actually on the up and up, and if they have the experience, expertise and knowledge required. Sadly, it really does take just one bad apple to spoil the whole barrel. One bad experience with a less-than professional garage door business can sour your outlook on all garage door businesses. As such, it’s important that you’re able to identify companies that might be less than ideal for your business, and that you’re able to recognize competent, highly-trained professionals. You should work with experts who impress you with their knowledge and abilities, not disillusion you with unprofessionalism.
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Give your garden a makeover using glass garage doors

Everyone wants to make the most of the long summer days by spending as much time outdoors as possible. Recent garden trends of maximizing outdoor living space therefore come as no surprise.
To make sure you’re as comfortable as possible for as long as possible during the summer, and to extend the time you spend “outdoors” all year long, look no further than glass garage doors.
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Have Your Next Party in the Garage

Are you organizing a birthday party or an anniversary party? Maybe you have some other special occasion where you plan to have some family and friends over and you need some extra space. Before you waste money on renting out a hall, think about having the party, or at least part of it, in the garage instead.
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Is a walk-through (pedestrian) garage door worth it?

One garage door craze that’s been all over the Internet is the walk-through garage door, or the “pedestrian” door. It allows you to walk through a smaller portion of your garage just like a regular door, without having to lift your entire garage door. Are you wondering if this type of door is really worth it? There are definitely certain types of building layouts where this could be worthwhile. For example, a common residential situation in which the garage is located in the basement makes it nearly impossible to have a standard access door (36″ X 78″ or 91 X 198 cm) next to the garage door on the side of the house.
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Your Dream Garage in 5 Easy Steps!

Is your garage in need of a serious decluttering session? Not sure where to start? Discover how you can build your dream garage in just 5 easy steps!

Throughout the country, one of the most neglected and underutilized space in our home is the garage. It often becomes the spot where we dump anything and everything. Over time, our garage becomes cluttered and loses function. Many of us can’t even park our cars in our garages since there’s simply no room!
Our garages can hold more than just our stuff. They can become a spot to complete DIY projects or to work on our cars. They can become great craft rooms or play areas. Our garages should be able to carry out multiple functions if that’s what we need.
Homeowners unite! It is time to reclaim our garages! Today, let’s look at 5 easy steps to create a dream garage.
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Want to Help Your Kids’ Garage Band? Read This!

Regardless of which decade you grew up in, there’s a good chance that one of your favorite bands started in a garage. From The Guess Who to The White Stripes, many rock’n’roll greats began in the privacy of the space where their parents parked the car.

If your kids have begun to get together with their friends for jam sessions, setting up a dedicated rehearsal spot in your garage is a fantastic way of fostering their talent. Garages are an ideal space to add acoustic dampening that lowers the amount of noise created in the rehearsal space. This helps create a room that sounds great and while respecting your neighbour’s desire for sound reduction.
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The Woodworker’s Dream Garage


For a woodworker, the layout of the garage is vital to transforming it into a useable workspace. Your workshop garage should reflect the kind of projects that you like to do, and make completing those projects a lot easier. As you start to plan your dream workshop garage, there are three key components you must address.
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