How to measure your garage door’s thermal resistance

These days, there are so many different companies out there offering the same projects, it’s not always easy to know if the information they provide is sincere. So, if you’re wondering whether your new garage door actually does have an R-16 thermal resistance value, you’ve come to the right place. There’s a simple way for you to find out, and it won’t take you any longer than 20 minutes.
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Garage doors: Why you should work with an expert

If you’re thinking about replacing your garage door you’re likely aware that it’s not a purchase you’re going to make every three years, not even every ten years… A garage door is a significant investment, and a quality garage door with quality installation and regular maintenance should last upwards of 25 years. Read More

Understanding Garage Door Noises

Have you noticed a few little strange sounds coming from your garage door? Perhaps you noticed them a while ago, but you never really thought it was much of a problem. Everything seemed to be working normally when you open and close the door with your remote, so you tried to put those strange sounds out of your mind.
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Which is the right driveway surface for me?

If you’re resurfacing your driveway, or even if you’re installing a new one, you’ve no doubt put some thought into the type of surface material you would like. Nowadays, there is something for everyone, so if you’re mainly concerned with a cohesive look, the environment, how well it will hold up in your climate, or your budget, you’re guaranteed to find the right surface for you.
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Should I change my garage door?

If your garage door is in good shape and opens and closes, you probably don’t really give it a second thought.
But, maybe you should be paying it more attention, after all, it represents, on average, a third of your home’s façade, it’s the largest moving component of your home, and most people use it as the main point of access.
Most people will just live with things until they really need repairing or replacing, and only take action when they get so irritated with something they want to pull their hair out. These are the kind of factors that should be driving you to changing your garage door. We’ve listed the top seven reasons why you should change your garage door.
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You Can Start Your Gardening in the Garage

You love the idea of having a gorgeous garden. Perhaps you would like to start a nice vegetable garden, or maybe you want to add some color to your yard with some gorgeous flowers. Of course, you know that it can be expensive to buy plants that have already been started, and you know that just planting in the yard without starting the seeds does not always provide you with the yield that you would like. Have you thought about using your garage to start the seeds before replanting them? It’s easier than doing it in your kitchen, and it could be more comfortable than doing it in the basement, if you even have a basement.
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Your garage door is stronger than you could ever imagine!

Have you ever actually thought about everything your garage door does for you, every day? We went ahead and evaluated some of the performance challenges that your garage door may find itself subjected to, some that most homeowners would never even have thought to consider. You’ll look at your garage door in a whole new light by the time you’re done with this blog. And, you’ll have a much better understanding of how necessary it is to invest in a top quality product, and have it installed by industry professionals. Read More