The evening is a special time to relax and replenish in expectation for another busy day. It may seem obvious and a little strange to spend a blog talking about it, but it happens to almost everyone. Some extenuating circumstances cause us to rush into the house and forget about closing and securing the garage door. For some, rushing home to do vital tasks is necessary because of the pressures and fast-paced world around us. For many homeowners, this evening rush can cause them to forget to do something very important, close the garage door. You may say “No big deal, nothing to worry about.” Unfortunately, you may be wrong.
Is it worth it to paint that old wood or metal garage door when it still functions well? When you just don’t like the aesthetic, it can be a hard decision to repaint or just go ahead and replace the system to a more modern look.
Carports are wonderfully convenient, but most of us don’t use them to the fullest extent possible. If you have been wondering how to prolong the warmer weather and spend more time outdoors, consider turning your carport into a living space!
Have you ever stopped to think about the biggest trouble that seems to be behind garage door malfunctions and problems? Many people believe that the issue stems from the garage door itself. However, that is not the case. The majority of the time, it is because of the automatic reverse mechanism. Specifically, it happens because the photo eyes are not aligned properly.
Always wanted to have your own entertaining space in your home, but haven’t really been able to sacrifice one of your rooms to do that? The answer is to change your garage. Just a few simple steps will allow you to enjoy the game with the guys, share some cold beer and snacks, and relax with your friends.
Has it been a while since you installed your garage door opener? Chances are good that it was there when you bought the house, and it might have been there when the previous owner bought the house, too. Whatever the case, chances are very good that it’s time to think about replacing it.
Do you know that you interact with an enormous and dangerous system on a daily basis? The garage door is many things - handy, easy to use, and helpful in securing the home. However, it can also be dangerous, especially if it is outdated.
So you feel your garage door works well and you are satisfied with its performance, but maybe it deserves a little makeover. Are you wondering if you should add decorative windows to improve its looks? Even if you already have windows in your current garage door and would like to change them, here is a blog to get a clearer picture of what to consider.
From a distance, many insulated garage doors seem similar, and when the R-values (or RSI) of two doors are equivalent, aren’t I getting the same bang for my buck? Definitely not! Take a closer look and if a door isn’t equipped with effective thermal breaks and top-performing weatherseals, you may be unnecessarily losing heat to the outdoors.
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.