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.
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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.
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Questions to Ask Your Garage Door Dealer before Making a Purchase Decision


You’ve questioned friends and family. You’ve asked your coworkers. You’ve conducted your research online. Now, you think it’s time to buy your garage door. However, there’s still one more challenge – you need to work with the garage door dealer.
 
What should you ask of dealers in your area? It can be pretty challenging, since most of us don’t buy garage doors very often. Below, we’ve included a list of the most important questions to ask before buying a garage door.
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Detached Garage or Not? Tips for Making the Right Choice

Have you decided it is time to build a garage? Maybe you are in the midst of planning a new home construction and you are unsure whether to make it an attached or detached garage?
 
Regardless of just how or why you are contemplating a detached or attached garage, we have some help for the decision making process. Because garages are often about far more than parking cars (i.e. they are spots for storing bikes, seasonal tools and more), it is a good idea to consider them for the many ways you might use them – leisure space, man cave, hobby room, play room and so much more. Yet, you also have a lot of other factors to take into consideration…
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Envisioning Your Dream Garage


None of us ever thinks, “Gee, I really want my garage to be a cluttered mess that serves very little function.” Yet, it might be exactly what we think or feel as we look at the clutter, the mess, or the chaos inside.
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5 Garage Door Repairs that Are Not DIY Repairs


If the garage door suddenly starts to make noise and behave oddly, it’s likely that you’ll wonder just what’s going on. You may even try to investigate the issue on your own. However, the experts say that this is NOT the thing to do. There are times when a repair is something best left to the professionals. Let’s take the time to identify five times when garage door repairs are most definitely not DIY matters.
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Need Help Painting Your Interior Garage?


You have finally decided to give your garage the makeover it deserves. First, you clean. And then, you paint. Well, at least you decide to paint. Starting is a significant process. Before applying that first coat of paint to your newly cleaned garage, there is a list of things you’ll want to do first.
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Should You Insulate a Non-Insulated Garage Door?


Whether you have just wound up a garage renovation project, or you are eager to improve the space, you are probably considering insulation. Most property owners insulate the ceilings and walls to make their garage more comfortable. However, the garage door is non-insulated and you may wonder if you should add some to increase efficiency. Let’s consider that issue…
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Turn the Garage Into the Ultimate Scrapbook Workshop


Garages have become one of those underused spaces limited to parking the car, working on vehicles or serving as a hold all for extra items. Have you ever thought of turning it into a workshop…a scrapbooking workshop?
 
We have, and below is a simple checklist of the things and/or steps needed to turn your underused garage into a four-season space for creating your visual masterpieces.
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Just How Practical Is a Wall Mounted Garage Door Opener?


Whether you are updating your home garage or even building a new garage, you have to make a lot of design decisions. Should your space feature a lot of overhead room above the door, you may hesitate to use a traditional opener. After all, how is it mounted? This blog aims at providing an answer to those who wonder if there is an alternative to the traditional, overhead openers.
 
We are going to look at openers installed beside the door, or wall mounted system, and determine whether it is a good answer for your needs.
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