7 signs it’s time to change your garage door

You probably think you can deal with little things niggling at you, that as long as it opens and closes they don’t matter, you’ll get them fixed at a later date…
Well, small problems can actually be hiding bigger problems and as your garage door is the largest moving component of your home, you should do something about them. You don’t want a member of your family getting hurt!
We’ve compiled a list of seven signs it’s time for you to change your garage door, whether due to its appearance, or other factors. Read on to find out more.
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Gardening and Starting Seedlings in Your Garage

Love gardening, but lack a greenhouse or other way to get a head start on growth? While you could invest hundreds, perhaps thousands, of dollars on equipment and tools, you may already have the most important asset. Your garage can be an ideal solution for gardening, allowing you to save money on the food you eat throughout the year and become more self-sustaining.
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Your Garage Door is Strong!

Garage doors are one of the heftiest pieces of equipment in the entire home. Although we don’t often think about it, garage doors do a lot of heavy work. Our team took a look at some of the performance challenges that garage doors are subject to. A lot of these factors have never been considered before. After reading these facts, you won’t be able to look at your garage door the same way again! These tips and pointers can help you understand exactly what your garage door goes through on a daily basis, and why it’s important to invest in proper installation and maintenance care. Read More

Is It Worth it to Insulate Your Garage?

Are you curious about whether or not it’s worth it to insulate and heat your garage? Are you worried about building standards that would stop you? There really aren’t any. There are government organizations that will tell you that, if you want an attached garage, the common walls must have specific R-values, and if there is a second-floor room, the ceiling must have a certain R-value for the ceiling, too. As far as the other walls, though? What about the garage door? Nothing! And there are no rules whatsoever concerning a detached garage.
Of course, you may also be wondering why it’s even worth insulating your garage in the first place. Well, in a word, “comfort.” Your garage will be much more comfortable for tackling DIY jobs, for example, without having to worry about humidity or freezing temperatures.
That being said, let’s look at six common reasons people insulate – and, sometimes, heat – their garages. Read More

Create a Playroom Out of Your Garage


Have you thought about doing something with the garage other than storing cars or useless items? As it stands right now, are you simply using your garage as a storage space? It could serve you much better if you actually put it to use. Think of all of that space that is going to waste! If you have children, a fun use for the garage is to turn the area into a playroom.
It’s not as difficult as you might imagine. In fact, you can transform your garage in a matter of days, and you can do it all on your own.
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Retake Your Garage with These 5 Steps

Is your garage out of control? Is it chock-full of stuff that’s limiting your ability to park your cars inside? If that sounds familiar, then there are a few simple things you can do to eliminate the problem and reclaim that space. Read on to learn how you can reclaim your garage and get all that unused stuff out of the way.
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