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Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Garage!

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Forget Your Garage!

It’s that time of year again: when homeowners get a whiff of that warm spring air and decide to thoroughly clean their homes and throw up the windows. While the living room and bedrooms may be your priorities, don’t neglect your garage. It’s probably in need of more cleaning and maintenance than any other room …

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What are the Seven Basic Parts of Your Garage Door?

What are the Seven Basic Parts of Your Garage Door?

It’s important to know the major components of your garage door for many reasons, not the least of which is so you can properly inspect your door throughout the year. This is a smart thing to do for any homeowner, as it catches problems before they become a bigger, more costly project down the road. …

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How to Check if Your Garage Door Seal is Working as it Should

How to Check if Your Garage Door Seal is Working as it Should

Your garage door seal provides a valuable service to your garage and home. This strip of weather proof rubber sits at the very bottom of your door and, when the door is closed, forms a seal with the floor. Having a properly operating seal will keep the heat in your garage in winter and the …

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Ways to Make Your Driveway the Envy of the Neighborhood

Ways to Make Your Driveway the Envy of the Neighborhood

Your driveway is nothing if it doesn’t lead to an attractive garage door. When both designed with the other element in mind, the result can be stunning. Improving your curb appeal starts with your driveway and garage, and extends to the overall beauty of your home and surrounding property. Every neighborhood has that one home …

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5 Uses for Your Second Garage

5 Uses for Your Second Garage

Not everyone is lucky enough to have two garages, but if you’re among the blessed, you may have a hard time deciding what to use it for. Your main garage may house your cars, tools and supplies, leaving you with some wiggle room on that second space. Check out these five ways you can creatively …

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Protecting Your Garage Door Before, During and After a Snow Storm

Protect Your Garage Door Before, During & After A Michigan Snow Storm

With recent wind chill warnings and storm watches, your home is your fortress now more than ever. But while you may prep the rest of your home by ensuring you have enough heat, the walks are shoveled and the driveway plowed, sometimes your garage door goes by the wayside. As one of the most heavy and powerful mechanisms in your home, it’s imperative to keep it working properly even in winter. After all, this is when you need to rely on it the most.

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3 Tips for Caring for Your Garage Door in Plunging Temperatures

3 Tips for Caring for Your Garage Door in Plunging Temperatures

With temperatures hovering in the single digits lately, you may decide to just hibernate for the next few months until you can step outside without adding five layers of clothing. That may be fine and well for you, but your garage door doesn’t have the luxury of staying warm this winter. Snow squalls and deep freezes can have negative effects on your home’s garage door, which means you can’t neglect care and maintenance now!

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Making an Impression with Your Garage Door

Making an Impression with Your Garage Door

Your garage door is likely one of the focal points of your home. As such, it has to stand out – in a good way – for a lasting impression on guests, an increase in curb appeal and an overall aesthetic complement to the rest of your home. Does your current garage door do all that? If not, and you’re looking to take on a renovation project that includes a facelift for your garage, consider making an impression with a new door.

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