For many of us this topic may seem like a no-brainer. Nobody intentionally leaves their garage door open all night. The truth is, it happens. Some find themselves in situations that cause them to rush into the house, and in the process, forget about closing the garage door. Oftentimes, by the time they remember to close the garage door it's too much of a hassle to do it and they just say "It's no big deal. There's nothing to worry about.” That is faulty reasoning.
Even though you might have a garage door that is on the older side, it still seems to be working quite well. It is not too noisy, and it is reliable. Typically, the garage door is going to be made from metal, although it could also be made from wood. Even though it works well, you might find that it no longer has the nice appearance that it once did. You might be wondering whether you should repaint the door again, or if you should get an entirely new system for the door.
Who wouldn’t love the chance to make summer last a little longer, or to make their outdoor areas a bit more welcoming to family and friends? If your home is equipped with a carport, you can do just that. It can be surprisingly simple to turn a basic carport into an extension of your home’s living area. Not sure how to do that? We’ll walk you through the most important things to know below.
Have you ever wondered why your garage door keeps malfunctioning? The biggest problem that our service techs run into with service calls isn’t the garage door itself at all – it’s the automatic reverse mechanism, more exactly the misalignment of the photo eyes.
Are you in need of a unique space where you can have all your friends over to play some cards or watch the game? Want somewhere comfortable to enjoy a few drinks with your posse? Your garage may be the absolute perfect location. Let us explain why!
Garage doors are something that many homeowners don’t really think about when doing renovations. However, as the largest moving part of your home, these do need to be replaced sometimes to keep everything safe and working smoothly. If your garage door is over 20 years old, then it’s probably the time to think seriously about changing it.
Sometimes, over time, it becomes evident that your garage door might not be working as well as it used to be. If you’ve begin to notice more noise when you use the door each morning and evening, this can be a sign of things to come. For safety’s sake, it’s also the right time to consider your options.
When looking to purchase the perfect garage door opener, you likely have a lot of questions. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Here are a list of the top 10 most popular garage door opener questions, along with some short answers to get you started. While you may still have additional questions, this is a great place to start.
It is fairly common to think of an insulated garage door as identical to all other insulated garage doors. Even more so if the R-Values, also called RSI, are similar. Yet, even if that figure is close to identical, one door may be vastly superior in terms of energy efficiency. This is because doors without effective thermal breaks and top-performing weatherseals may be allowing heat to escape the home.
When you think about the carriage house style, you might immediately think of a classic era home filled with luxury and warmth. It’s a world where both craftmanship and countryside are common desires. It’s not hard to see why it’s a desirable style in any era.