If you’ve recently renovated your garage and added insulation to the walls and ceilings, you might be wondering whether you should also insulate your non-insulated garage door or whether to just invest in a new garage door.
The garage is usually relegated to just a place to park our car or store some belongings. You might also think of it as a wood shop, but have you though about turning it you’re your very own scrapbooking workshop?
If this sounds appealing, it is helpful to have a checklist to make sure you cover everything before you create the perfect space in your garage. Once completed, you can be scrapbooking your summer days away in your own studio in no time at all.
No denying it – your old garage door has served you well, but it is beyond the point of no return. So you’ve been doing some research online to learn about the types of garage doors now available on the market. Some manufacturers have interesting options. But before going any further in the purchasing process to replace your current door, here are at least 4 important factors to take a closer look at, especially when evaluating all the options out there.
Is your husband trying to relive his youth by starting a band with his friends? Let me guess… your garage is the only one big enough to fit all their equipment in?! I can picture you rolling your eyes, but before you say no, read this article.
Are you still on the fence about getting a new garage door for you home? It can be a fantastic investment and provide you with some excellent benefits. Read More
If you look at the exterior of your home, you’ll notice that the garage door is the largest component you can see. When you consider it’s also the largest piece of equipment throughout your home that moves, it quickly becomes clear just how important it is. If you want to be proud of your home, your new garage door should:
It can happen to anyone at any time, it’s Murphy’s Law. Your day gets off to a bad start when you miss your alarm and suddenly you find yourself rushing around trying to get the kids up, dressed and fed with only 40 minutes before they’re supposed to be at daycare, not to mention you still need to shower and get ready for work… But you manage it and everyone’s in the car and ready with 5 minutes to spare and then BANG! You’re going to be late after all, you’ve just backed into the garage door.
Garage door technicians also often get called out to home’s where people have forgotten to take down their ski/bike rack, and even people who have skidded into their doors in the first snow. Like I say, it can happen to anyone at any time. But don’t worry, it can be fixed. Read More
How much time do you spend thinking about you garage door? If you are like most people, you do not think much about it and you might not even realize at first just how important it is to the aesthetics of your home. It simply becomes a part of the background, but it shouldn’t! You can give your garage door a bit more class and aesthetic appeal when you start looking at some of the great options on the market. From the various models to the colors and windows, you can find plenty to make your garage door truly special.
Think about what others see when they look at your garage. In most cases, the garage will take up a substantial amount of the front area of the house. In fact, it might account for up to 40% of the front of the house. Naturally, you want to have a great looking garage door that makes you happy and that impresses those who pass by the house. You have plenty of options available.
Who doesn’t like pets? I know I do. I also happen to know many people who have a dog, or a cat, or various combinations of the two. One thing’s certain, I’ve seen plenty of garages in my days, and let me tell you something: most garages are a nightmare begging to happen for our four-legged friends. Don’t worry, we get it — between long days at work and quick getaway vacations, everyone needs a little time off from the furry kids sometime. In fact, the garage may be the best option for a pet suffering for SAD — that’s separation anxiety disorder. Look it up, it’s a thing.
So yes, I have this friend with a great garage. He doesn’t know it yet, but it’s a perfect place for the — many — pets in his family. Since he’s a good guy, we can forget the DIY caging instructions on this blog. Instead, we’ll discuss the specific changes needed to make that cold and grey room more cozy.