Things to Consider Before Adding Windows to a Garage Door

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How can you brighten up your garage door and the interior of your garage at the same time? By adding windows to the garage door. If this is something you’re considering, then you’ll want to make sure it’s the right choice for your garage door. We’ve listed some of the keys things to consider when making this decision. Aesthetics Have a look at garage doors with windows, do you like the way they look? Think about how this will look on your garage door and the front of your home overall. Aesthetics are the main reason people choose to add windows to their garage door. They add a nice decorative touch and serve to break up an otherwise plain garage door. The enhanced appearance also adds to curb appeal, which…
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What to Look for in a Garage Door Contractor

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Choosing the perfect garage door for your home can be a challenge. But now you’ve got another challenge ahead of you – who will you hire to install your new garage door? It’s not a decision you should rush into. You want to make sure you choose a garage door contractor that will get the job done well without ripping you off. When you need a new garage door or garage door repair, here are some things you should look for in your garage door contractor.  Experience The first thing to consider is how much experience the contractor has. Going with a contractor or garage door company that is new in the business can be a risk. It is good to look for a contractor that has plenty of years’…
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How does the coast affect your garage door?

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There are lots of great things about living near the beach. You get to enjoy daily walks on the sand, feel the sun on your skin and the benefits of all that vitamin D, and the smell of the fresh, salty air. But that salty air also has its downsides when it comes to your home. How does the coast affect your garage door? Salty water has a corrosive effect that can impact your garage door and other external elements that are constantly exposed to it. This can cause metal garage doors and other metal elements, such as the tracks, to become rusted and degraded. This affects other exterior parts of your home such as the roof, siding, and HVAC equipment. The salt and the sand in the air can…
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A properly insulated garage door will also help to make your home gym more comfortable

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If you don’t use your garage for parking your car or much else, then it could be the perfect space to convert into a home gym. Keep motivation levels high and avoid the rush of busy gyms, not to mention the costly membership, by having a gym just a few steps from your home. And you can tailor it to you, only buying the equipment that you’ll actually use to help make your gym more affordable and functional. So, if this idea takes your fancy, then let’s look at some of the best equipment to stock your home garage gym with. Free weights Free weights are an extremely versatile option, allowing you to work out the entire body with lots of different exercises. You can choose between dumbbells and barbells,…
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5 Modern Garage Door Examples That Are On-Trend in 2022

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These on-trend modern garage door examples are here to inspire you not to overlook this important design element. It’s easy to forget about your garage when considering how to update your home’s exterior design. So many of us think of our garages as merely a place to keep our car and/or store stuff. It’s common for homeowners to have a blind spot when it comes to how their garages come across when viewed from the street. #1 // Modern Plank Garage Door with Windows #2 // Modern Light-Wood Carriage House Garage Door with Windows #3 // Dark Garage Door with Top Section Windows #4 // Modern Barn Garage Door #5 // Wood Spanish Carriage House Garage Door
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Is your garage fit for a home office?

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A lot of us have spent more time working from home over the last couple of years, and this has even become a more permanent arrangement for some. And while most of us started off with makeshift home working environments, working from the sofa, the dining table, or even the bed, it’s time to upgrade your situation if working from home continues to be in your future. Dedicating a space in your home for working is great for motivation and keeping your work and home lives separate. Plus, having a proper desk and chair to work from is better for your back and posture than working slumped over a laptop on the sofa or in bed. If you don’t have a spare room or enough space inside your house for…
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What to Look for in a Garage Door Contractor

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Choosing the perfect garage door for your home can be a challenge. But now you’ve got another challenge ahead of you – who will you hire to install your new garage door? It’s not a decision you should rush into. You want to make sure you choose a garage door contractor that will get the job done well without ripping you off. When you need a new garage door or garage door repair, here are some things you should look for in your garage door contractor. Experience The first thing to consider is how much experience the contractor has. Going with a contractor or garage door company that is new in the business can be a risk. It is good to look for a contractor that has plenty of years’…
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Savannah Garage Door Tune-Up Tips

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Do you wait until there’s something wrong with your garage door before taking action? Doing so could leave you with a big bill and the inconvenience of your garage door not opening for you. It is much better to perform regular maintenance and call the professionals for an annual garage door tune-up to keep it in good working order. Here are our expert tips for your garage door tune-ups. Maintenance you can do yourself Any garage door repairs are better off left to the professionals because they can be extremely dangerous in the hands of a novice. However, there are certain checks you can do throughout the year to monitor the health of your garage door and all of its parts. Some of these are simple visual checks where you…
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Best equipment to stock your home garage gym with

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If you don’t use your garage for parking your car or much else, then it could be the perfect space to convert into a home gym. Keep motivation levels high and avoid the rush of busy gyms, not to mention the costly membership, by having a gym just a few steps from your home. And you can tailor it to you, only buying the equipment that you’ll actually use to help make your gym more affordable and functional. So, if this idea takes your fancy, then let’s look at some of the best equipment to stock your home garage gym with. Free weights Free weights are an extremely versatile option, allowing you to work out the entire body with lots of different exercises. You can choose between dumbbells and barbells,…
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Single Panel vs. Sectional Garage Doors

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Is it time for a new garage door? Whether it’s for your home or for a commercial space, you have two main options when it comes to the type of garage door you choose – sectional or single panel. In this article, we’ll explain the difference between these styles and help you decide which one is right for you. Sectional garage doors Sectional garage doors are the most common type of garage door you’ll see here in the US. They are made up of multiple panels that fold up one after another when you open or close the door. Let’s look at some of the advantages of choosing a sectional garage door: Since they’re the most commonly installed type of garage door, this also means that they’re the most readily…
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