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How Successful People Make the Most of Their Garage

Most garage owners fail to appreciate just how significant this blessing can be. However, anyone that isn’t lucky enough to have one will tell you how much they wish they did. As a responsible homeowner, learning to use yours to greater effect should be one of the top items on the home improvement agenda. Planning to improve the garage is far different from building a strategy to achieve it, though. So how do successful homeowners actively get more out of their garages? Here are five killer factors.

Smarter Storage Even if your garage has been left unloved, you’ve probably used it for storage purposes. Therefore, becoming more organized in this sense will increase the possibilities for space. This can be achieved in many different ways. The options include installing an overhead storage facility for rarely used items as well as fixing storage systems to the walls. Focus on using previously wasted areas, and you’ll soon see a major difference in the layout and your emotional responses.…

The Biggest Problem With Overhead Door, And How You Can Fix It

Overhead garage doors are among the most important throughout your entire property. And they’ll almost certainly be the most complex. When it’s working well, the garage door allows you to store vehicles and other items in a safe place without impacting the main part of the home. However, this type of door can be more prone to problems due to the complexity, size, and function. Consequently, when you do encounter an issue, it’s imperative that you take quick action. In truth, an overhead door can become faulty for many reasons. However, the source of those problems will usually stem from the mechanisms involved. So, how can you detect and (more importantly) fix those troubles? Let’s find out.

Detecting Issues With The Track Depending on the nature of your issue, there’s a chance that it might be a simple case of cleaning the door’s photo eyes or replacing batteries in the remote. If there is a serious problem with the door, though, it’s likely to start and end with the track itself. Un…

5 Sites to Help You Become an Expert in Overhead Door Design

If you’ve been planning to overhaul your garage in the near future, then you’ve probably been overwhelmed by the immense number of options available to you. From designs to colors and patterns, and even a couple of modern additions such as motion lights or remote controls, there is so much choice that it can be difficult to pick something out for your home. To remedy this problem, we’ve compiled a list of five websites that will help you become an expert in overhead door design, so get those notepads ready and start taking notes!

Houzz Imagine a place where you could browse thousands of interior and exterior design ideas in your own time for free. Well, assuming you’re using the internet, that really isn’t far off. Houzz is one of those websites on the internet that you wish you knew about when it first got started. There are literally thousands of ideas on this website that will pique your interest and give you some incredible inspiration for your next project. Take a look at the overh…

7 Things About Overhead Door You'll Kick Yourself for Not Knowing

Overhead doors might not be the latest thing on your mind, but for anyone planning a home or garage renovation in the near future, it probably is. If you’re thinking about having one installed or replaced sooner or later, then here are seven things that you absolutely have to learn about.

Save on Bills A new garage door is not only something that will boost the value of your home, but it can also cut the cost of your monthly expenses. A well-insulated garage door puts less strain on your home’s heating and air conditioning system. Without proper insulation, more heat will enter your home during summer and your home will feel colder during winter. The more your HVAC system has to work, the higher your energy bills will be. On a plus side, it will also increase the lifespan of your HVAC system and will make your home a more comfortable place to live.

Protect Your Home From Nature Strong winds such as hurricanes and tornadoes are known for destroying property. Making sure your garage door ha…