Keeping Your Garage Door In Shape

You want to make sure your garage door stays in great shape and continues to operate without problems for as long as possible. In order to do that, you need to pay attention to the door, and you need to do an occasional basic checkup. Each of the checkups will only typically take you about fifteen minutes or so, and you only need to do it about once every three months. If you perform the checks we discuss in the article below once during each season, you can help to make sure your garage keeps on working, and you can spot problems quickly, so you can have them repairs before they get out of hand.
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Is It Worth It to Insulate a Non-Insulated Garage Door?


You’re wrapping up your garage renovation project – you’ve added insulation to the walls and the ceiling to help reduce heating and cooling loss and utility costs. Now you’re contemplating the garage door. It’s not insulated. Is it worth it to go ahead and cover it in insulation, or should you replace it with a new door?
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Love scrapbooking? Do it in your garage!


Usually, when we think of our garage, we think of it as a place where we park our car – even if we actually leave our car in the driveway! Today, the garage is more likely to be used as a workshop of a man cave. So, why not move your scrapbooking into the garage? There’s no reason why the guys should have all the fun!
 
So, what do you need to do to make your garage into a scrapbooking haven? You’ll need to get yourself set up, and we’ll help you do it.
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Should You Use a Wall-Mounted Garage Door Opener?


When you start to put together your plans for building a new garage, you start thinking about the garage door and the door opener. Many of the openers that people are familiar with tend to be the ones that are installed over the center of the door. However, those who have a substantial amount of space above the door might be wondering if they should use another option instead. There is a great option – a wall-mounted garage door opener. It could be a fantastic solution.
 
Let’s learn more about the wall-mounted option, the space you need, and why you might want to use it.
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The 4 Most Important Factors to Consider when Buying a New Garage Door


Take a look at your garage door. It’s likely that you have had it for many years, and it has provided great function and protection to your garage for a long time. But it’s getting old, damaged, and worn. It may be past the point of repair. Perhaps you’re looking to have a new garage door installed as soon as possible. You might have looked online for the different types of garage doors available, what they’re made of, and what they cost. You want to learn about your options on the market, and a lot of popular manufacturers have some available products that may be of interest to you. However, before you take that next step forward to purchasing your brand-new garage door, there are 4 important factors that you need to consider first.
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Things to Know Before You Purchase a New Garage Door for Your Home


Your garage door is a very important part of your home, the largest single part of your house’s façade. It also happens to be the largest moving piece of equipment in your home, and does a lot of work. As an informed homeowner, you’ll definitely want to be proud of your home and how it appears. With that in mind, you’ll be sure to want a garage door that:
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Hitting the Garage Door…An Accident Recovery Guide


Did you EVER think you’d be looking for tips or suggestions about what to do after running into your garage door? Most of us never think such a thing can occur, but with the pace of daily life it can be much easier to do this than most imagine. Rushing and late, dealing with kids, the distraction of cell phones and even issues like icy driveways or the occasionally forgotten luggage rack strapped to the roof of the car can add up to one thing…a big, loud bang.

Then, what follows is often a moment of heart-thudding shock, panic and a flurry of emotions. What we want to also recommend is that, should you find yourself in this unwelcome situation, try to one thing: Don’t Panic.
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10 great possibilities for a garage that has a well-insulated door


There are two main benefits to having a garage door that is weather-tight and properly insulated. First, it keeps out the winter cold. Second, it serves to keep out noise. If you want to get more use out of your garage than just using it to park your car, a properly insulated door will help you to do just that. All you need to do is turn up the heat a bit, and you can get a great deal of use out of your garage. In fact, the trend today is toward a multi-functional garage, so why not get on board? When you consider these 10 uses for the garage other than parking your car, they might just motivate you to think about getting a weather-tight, insulated garage door.
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