The garage door is a trusted and reliable part of our home…until it isn’t. After all, garage doors do malfunction, fail and ultimately need to be replaced. They can age and degrade and make our homes look pretty bad where curb appeal is concerned. Because of that, we are going to look at the top 7 reasons to consider updating or replacing your garage door.
In an extensive interview with Lars Niit, president of The Door Systems Garage Door Group, he provides answers to questions about what homeowners should look for when purchasing a new garage door.
During the winter, your car has to be kept inside your garage. Once the snow stops flying, however, you can move your auto out into the driveway and use your garage for other purposes. While a ping pong table or workshop might seem like the obvious choice, your garage can also house a springtime garden.
Have you ever really thought about how much you put your garage door through? We have, and we’ve evaluated some of the performance challenges you’ve probably never even thought of! We’re pretty sure you’ll see your garage door in a new light after reading this blog, and you’ll also understand why investing in quality and having your door installed by professionals counts
On the fence about insulating and heating your garage? Is it worth it? Are there zoning laws that require you to do it? While your area might require that any walls shared between an attached garage and the home itself have a common R-value, there’s no law that says the entire garage needs to be insulated. What’s more, if yours is a detached garage, then there are no rules requiring any insulation anywhere.
So, if there aren’t any laws that force you to do so, why should you worry about it? Actually, it’s all about making your home that much more comfortable. For instance, chances are good that you use your garage for a few things during the year – DIY projects and the like. Chances are also good that all of those projects go on hold during the late fall and winter.
Insulating your garage and adding a heat source can help keep the area warm no matter what the weather outside might be doing. Of course, there are plenty of other great reasons to consider insulating your garage. Here are just six of them. Read More
You’re planning your new home but the developers have different ideas – one thinks you should install two single garage doors, and the other thinks a wide double door will look better – how do you choose which is the best fit for you?
Here are some pointers that should help you choose the best type of door for your needs and the style of your home.
You have finally made the decision to get a new garage door opener because the one you have currently just isn’t meeting your needs. Maybe it isn’t working at all. However, you might still be at a loss when it comes to understanding exactly what it is you should be looking for with your garage door opener. It’s time to get a better look at some of the things you will need to consider.
Have a garage but aren’t using it except to store junk? Or maybe you have more than one garage and don’t actually need the second one to store your vehicles. Whatever the case, you can transform that unused, junk-filled space into something much more useful, such as a safe playroom for your little ones. It’s actually a lot simpler than you might think. We’ve compiled a list of important tips for you to follow.