How to Choose the Accurate Garage Door Dealer


When dealing with any major purchase, it is unwise to pay too much, but it can end up even worse if you pay too little. This concept is applied to any major purchase, especially when dealing with a sales person, dealer or contractor. When the important time comes to begin your search for a brand new garage door system, you want to make sure you make a good decision. The garage door system includes the door, hardware and the electric garage door opener. All of these need to work harmoniously together in order to ensure a functioning garage door. When trying to find someone to install the garage door, it may be tempting to go along with the person that can do the job cheaply. The truth is, oftentimes paying less actually means you get less—less experience, lower quality products and less follow-up service.
Read More

Ways to decrease garage door noise


Since we use them almost every day, it is easy to get used to the noises our garage doors make. As long as the door opens and closes, we tend to ignore insignificant noises. With our cars though, we tend to do regular preventative maintenance even when there are no obvious issues.
Read More

How to Choose the Right Size Garage Door for an RV or SUV


In most situations, a garage door stands at a familiar height, somewhere around 8.5 feet wide and 7.5 feet tall. Double doors, naturally, have dimensions that are about twice this. Things change, however, when we are talking about an SUV or an RV. Finding the proper fit for an SUV isn’t too difficult because they all tend to be within the same size range. However, RVs, which can have drastic variations in height, are more of a challenge. Either way, if an RV or SUV may be in your future, and you are in a position to either remodel or build a garage from scratch, there are some important considerations to keep in mind.
Read More

Understanding the Home Garage Door Opener


Do you know much about the garage door opener that you are using? Most people only know that it works when they want it to work. They tend to take it for granted and are only concerned when it is not working properly. It helps to have at least a basic understanding of just what goes into the door opener and how it works.
 
Check out the fundamentals of your electric garage door opener, so you can get a better overall understanding of what they are and what they do. It will help you look at your door opener differently the next time that you have to use it, which is several times a day if you are like most people. When you know more about the opener, it can help to give you more respect for all of the work that it does.
 
Read More

Whip Your Garage Back into Shape by Holding a Garage Sale

Cluttered Garage? Learn the Ins and Outs of Having a Garage Sale!
If you struggle with navigating your garage and can never find the things stored there, it’s the right time to organize this area of your home. A great initial step is to remove any unused items in the space, which lends itself well to a garage sale. We’ll provide a few tips on how to make this go as smoothly as possible.

As the weather gets warmer, there’s no better time to organize and clean the garage. You don’t need to get rid of everything, as many items likely have value remaining, but the ones that are no longer needed can be sold for some extra cash. You might be surprised to find out how may people love stopping at garage sales to make some bargain purchases. It’s a positive situation as you make money and regain space and your customers gain the items they love at a great price.

Read More

4 Fun Ways to Transform Your Garage This Summer


If you are like most homeowners, your garage is a place where you store tools, keep your car safe, and avoid the cold winter mornings when you head to work. However, there are many creative ways to use your garage this summer so long as your garage is well insulated. You can create an entirely new living space in this wide open area of your home.
Read More

Can I Access My Garage Door Opener with My Smartphone?

So, you’ve heard about how smartphone apps can allow you to open and close your garage door, and now you’re interested in finding out how to do it on your own. That’s great – you don’t need to worry about using your remote, and you can open the door from pretty much anywhere that you have an Internet signal. However, there are a few things that you need to know before getting started. We’ll cover those below.
Read More

Prepare the Garage for Your Move

Prepare the Garage for Your Move

Are you getting ready to move? If you are like most people, you tend to move all of the rooms of the house first and you save the garage until last. One of the reasons for this is that the garage tends to be a place that is full of all of your stored items. They might be items that you like and need, but that you do not use often, so when you are planning the move, you feel they can wait. However, you might just want to reconsider your current moving plan and pack up the garage first.

Read More

Contemporary Garage Door Inspiration from Garaga

Contemporary Garage Door

Everyone wants their house to really feel like it fits their personal style. Feeling like you’re coming home is an important part of why we choose the style and décor that we do. Recently, garage door manufacturers have begun to consider how the appearance of garage doors can give a home a whole new attitude. With many new designs on the market, it’s easy to find the contemporary or modern design that you’re looking for Garaga, a company that now has 24 different models, with 7 of them in the contemporary or modern category, is a leader in this recent trend in the industry.

Read More