When remodeling your garage, you might consider replacing your garage door. However, did you know that not all garage doors are the same size? In fact, there is not set standard for garage doors. So, purchasing a new garage door might not be as easy as going down to the local hardware store and picking a new one out.
Have you given up the basement space in your home? Maybe you once had a game room where a pool table or other activities were enjoyed, but those days are over and it is overrun with teens watching TV or using it as a bedroom? That's okay, for a minimal investment, your garage can be reorganized and converted not a bigger, better game room.
The front of your business is the first thing that people see when they pull up or drive by. How your store front looks is giving potential customers their first impression of your business, in many cases. So, you need to think about what message your commercial garage door is sending to the people who lay eyes on it. You want it to be making a statement about your business that goes along with what your company vision is.
Typically, garage door windows are placed at the top or middle of a door. There may only be one or two windows, or there may be an entire row, depending on the door. Did you know, though, that with modern garage doors you can put windows just about anywhere that you want?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.