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November 30, 2018
Similar to the slight rattle you ignore while driving your car, you can get used to small noises or irregularities that signal your garage door is still working properly. Unfortunately, your garage door is often times ignored until it quits functioning altogether, but your car you take in for routine maintenance.
November 30, 2018
Your garage door is old, but it seems to be working fine. In most cases, it’s probably made out of metal, but it may be wood. However, it is beginning to show signs of its age. Is it worth your time and energy to repaint it, or should you invest in a new garage door system? It’s not necessarily a clear-cut decision. Below, we’ll discuss some of the factors that should be considered during your decision-making process.
November 30, 2018
Were you aware that there is a residential burglary every 90 seconds in Canada? It is even worse in the US with a burglary every 18 seconds. Plus, about 80% of the ones in Canada and 60% of the American break-ins happen during daylight hours. We hate to say it but, the garage door makes for one of the best points of entry for those with dishonorable intentions to gain access to your home. Also, garages themselves are often the target because of the all the easily moveable and valuable items contained inside. Things like motorcycles and mountain bikes are often stored with easy access in the garage. Negligence is usually the main reason most robberies occur.
October 26, 2018
It is always possible to do home renovation work yourself, especially if you are pretty handy. Yet, Some jobs really should be left to the experts, unless you happen to have the technical skills necessary to do outstanding work.
October 19, 2018
Basically, a single door is roughly 8 or 9 ft. wide and 7 or 8 ft wide tall. You can likely picture it in your mind. The double garage doors come in similar heights to the single doors, but the widths run between 14 ft tall and 18 ft wide. It may not be tall enough to fit a larger sports utility vehicle or SUV, however, even if you have a garage door that is on the taller end of the spectrum. It most certainly will not be tall enough to match the heights of an RV or recreational vehicle. An 8 ft tall door just won’t do for most RVs.
February 24, 2017
Garage doors… they’re just metal objects that close off your garage, right? Wrong! Garage doors work harder than you think. To prove to you just how hard your garage door works daily, we’ve evaluated some performance challenges your door is put through. You’re about to see your garage door in a whole new light.
January 20, 2017
Have you ever considered insulating your garage, but wonder if it’s worth the time and the expense, or if there are any building standards in place that would compel you to do so? As to rules and regulations, there are none.
December 16, 2016
It may be a choice that came at you unexpectedly. You were sitting down with your contractor or builder, looking the different issues involved in designing a new home or garage, and they ask whether you want one or two single garage doors. This is actually an issue of importance, but one that many overlook when visualizing a new home or construction project. So, which is the right choice? It all boils down to a few factors, and what is best for your needs.
November 2, 2016
Building or renovating a garage? While there’s a lot you’ll need to do in terms of ensuring the right overall design is used, that the proper insulation is added and more, you also need to pay attention to the type of lighting used throughout. You have quite a few options, but they’re not all the same and they don’t work in the same way. You’ll need to choose your lighting type based on your intended usage of the space in your garage. Let’s consider a few tips to make things easier on you.
October 7, 2016
You’ve finally decided to take the plunge and buy a new garage door opener! You know that this purchase will make life a lot easier and more convenient, but you should also know that there are a few things to consider as you choose the right garage door opener for your home.

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