A nice garage door can be a sizable investment, so it's natural that you'd want to take some steps to keep it in good shape. Here are some of the things that you can do to take care of your garage door and make sure it lasts for many seasons to come. Checking Your Door for Damage When you do a manual inspection of your garage door, the biggest thing you're looking for is dents in the tracks.
6 April 2016
Whether you're getting a new garage door because you're building a house, or if your old model is on it's last legs, there are a lot of options at your disposal. You'll be choosing which material you want, choosing the trim and colors and deciding if you want a door that opens upwards or sideways. However, the garage door is a very important part of your home, so there are a few other considerations you'll want to make as well.
4 April 2016
If your home's exterior has a sleek, modern, minimalist look, then it only makes sense to choose a garage door that coordinates with this look. Here's a look at three types of garage doors that would be ideal for this type of home. All-Glass The idea of a garage door made entirely of glass may sound a little strange at first, but modern technology has taken care of the concern that such a door may break or let others see into the garage.
27 October 2015
If you like saving energy and living a green lifestyle, consider taking some time this summer to make these three easy green improvements to your garage. Change The LIght Bulbs In Your Garage It can be easy to forget that your garage also has lights in it. Change out the old incandescent lights that are in your garage with either LED lights or with CFL lights. Both types of lights are much more energy efficient than the old incandescent lights that are currently in your garage.
26 July 2015
Are you planning a remodel of the exterior of your home? If so, don't forget the garage door. Simply painting your old garage door is going to do your remodel a disservice. If your garage faces the street, the door is one of the most noteworthy aspects of your home's façade. Select a garage door that best complements your home's character. Ranch Style Ranch homes are one-story. They typically present a wide façade to the street.
7 April 2015
If your garage door occasionally stalls, this could be an indication that the sensor is malfunctioning. Troubles that only happen when using the remote control mean there is a potential problem with how the sensor and door communicate. In that situation, you may need a technician to come out to your home and repair it for you. Signs Of Trouble The best way to tell if the sensor is the part that is failing is by making note of when the garage door stalls.
12 March 2015
The most expensive hurricane in the U.S. was Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and it cost U.S. citizens approximately $105 billion in damages. According to CNN, there has been 284 reported hurricanes in the U.S. that fall into 5 different categories between 1851 to 2010. That's more than one a year! In short, Americans are quite susceptible and vulnerable to hurricanes. If you live in an area prone to getting hurricanes, protect yourself and your family by installing impact hurricane windows.
18 February 2015