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Top 5 ways to upgrade any Garage

Top 5 ways to upgrade any Garage

With the love we have for our cars, we would love to see them in an incredible garage. Just as we adore our houses and the various rooms in them such as our bedrooms, sitting rooms and kitchens, definitely our garages need to be loved too. You are probably asking yourself how one can love his or her garage. Well, it’s very easy. All you need is to upgrade it. How? Here are five ways that you can upgrade your garage and make it look lovely. Upgrade to Epoxy Flooring Your garage floor is an essential place that you will need to upgrade. The epoxy floor is one of the best floors you can have for your garage, much better

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Automated Garage Doors- Which Is Right For You?

Automated Garage Doors- Which Is Right For You?

  Types of Garage Door Openers – Belt, Chain, and Screw When it comes to garage door openers, there are several options available. By far, the most common three varieties are belt, chain, and screw drive garage door openers. Each of these has their own benefits and drawbacks, and there is really no “best” option for everyone. This means that choosing a garage door opener mostly will be determined by your individual needs and preferences. Below is a brief description of the three types of automated garage doors (belt, chain, and screw drives) and some advantages of each. Belt Drive The majority of homeowners consider a belt drive garage door opener to be the smoothest and quietest option. A belt

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Top 10 safety tips for your garage doors

Top 10 safety tips for your garage doors

Top 10 Safety Tips for Garage Doors A garage is an appealing property feature, adding storage space to your home and enhancing security for your vehicle. Without paying attention to garage door safety, however, property owners risk injury, property damage and theft. To keep your garage door working with you instead of against you, follow our top 10 garage door safety tips. 1. The most important thing to ensure is the physical safety of any person that comes near the garage door. In particular, pay attention to the safety of children, since they may not be aware of the potential danger. Inform children that garage doors can be dangerous, and keep very small children away from them. Use a garage

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How to Choose the Best Garage Door Installer

How to Choose the Best Garage Door Installer

Having set your sights on a modern garage door that will provide you with added convenience and security as well as complement and enhance the look of your house, the first step is to find a company to supply and fit it. Fitting a modern garage door whether it’s manually operated or electrically powered and remote controlled is a skilled job that requires expertise. So, to help you choose wisely, here are eight points to keep in mind to ensure you get the best value for money. 1. Personal Recommendations Neighbours, friends and colleagues who have had garage doors fitted are a great source of unbiased information. They can tell you about their experience with various local companies. Keep in

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Update your garage door in line with 2017 

Update your garage door in line with 2017 

  Four good reasons to upgrade your garage door in 2017 For anybody that wants to give their home a facelift, then a good place to start is with the door of the garage. If the door is looking a bit dilapidated or old fashioned, it can have an adverse effect on the value of your house. With so many terrific designs for garage doors that are on the market, you owe it to yourself and your family to upgrade. The door of the garage is the largest moving object in your home and takes up a significant amount of the front facade. It is the first thing that most visitors will notice, and estate agents will tell you, that

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Don’t forget your garage door when decorating for the holidays!

Don't forget your garage door when decorating for the holidays!

The wreath is on the front door. The windows are trimmed with lights, and in the evening, the Christmas tree can be seen twinkling through the window. There’s an inflatable snowman on the neighbour’s lawn, and antlers sticking out the windows of his car. Everyone has gotten into the spirit! Yet all up and down the street, there are blank white squares: people have forgotten to decorate their garage doors! Here are these lovely canvases just waiting to be done up for the season, and year after year they remain neglected. Decorating a garage door needn’t be an expensive undertaking. A simple wreath festooned with shiny baubles will be enough to keep the theme tied together. A large red bow

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Why an eye-catching garage door will help your home sell faster

Why an eye-catching garage door will help your home sell faster

When people are renovating their homes with a view to reselling, they do not always think of the garage door. However, an attractive garage door can vastly increase the value of your home. Just think about it: usually your garage door will take up around a quarter of the front facade of your house. It is one of the first things that your potential buyers will see when they approach your property. Thus, it makes sense to spruce up your garage by purchasing a new door. In addition, having a parking space, and some extra storage space is a very important thing to many buyers, and this can make or break your interaction with them. So, if you are planning

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Reasons It Might Be time to Replace Your Garage Door Opening Mechanism

Reasons It Might Be time to Replace Your Garage Door Opening Mechanism

A garage door is a workhorse of the modern home. Every journey taken means the door goes through the cycle of being opened and closed, and this means a typical door opener is operated at least 1,500 times a year – and considering the weight of many garage doors in today’s security-conscious times, that puts a lot of strain on the mechanism. Even the highest quality, most-reliable openers will eventually fail, so how do you know it’s time to consider a replacement before your hand is forced? Door Not Fully Closing If the mechanism doesn’t fully close the door, this is a sure sign that something is wrong. It could be a simple failure of sensors – maybe a clean

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Ideas for your garage space

Ideas for your garage space

Ideas for your garage space Here in Bristol and across Britain, it seems we use our garages to store just about anything but rarely our cars. A study by RAC Home Insurance found out that of the country’s 10.6million garages more than 4.6million are used for little more than storage, 4 out of 10 are now so cluttered that a car wouldn’t fit and that hidden behind the garage door the average garage holds around £1,650 worth of forgotten items. The study also found that, if they aren’t full to the brim with ladders or gardening equipment, a large number of us have used the space to make an extra room for leisure or fitness activities. One of the most

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Why Should I Invest in Matching Front and Garage Doors?

Why Should I Invest in Matching Front and Garage Doors?

Why Should I Invest in Matching Front and Garage Doors?   Owning your own property is, for many, one of life’s great achievements. Changing the front door can lift the entire appearance of your home and give a true sense of a house well cared for. New doors can also offer a greater degree of insulation than before, protecting you from the elements and helping you to reduce your heating bills, too. Your door should also give your home a high degree of security and still look welcoming. Available in a wide range of colours and styles and manufactured from the finest materials, your new door will complement the size and style of your home, whether you desire a sleek

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