With a few tweaks, your garage could be an essential part of your home. By enhancing the garage walls, the flooring, and the door, you could greatly improve your house's resale value. A finished garage can incorporate a number of features, from an updated garage door to improved walls, flooring, lighting, security, efficiency, and [...]
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Safety sensors are an important feature of all residential automatic garage doors. In fact, federal law requires them on all garage door openers that are manufactured after 1993. For added safety, any automatic garage door opener that doesn’t have a safety reverse mechanism properly connected and installed in it won’t even travel in the down [...]
Few people bother to cool their garages. But on 100°F+ days in Las Vegas, the air temperature inside can get so hot the space is practically useless. West facing garages, darker garage door colors, and the heat from a vehicle can exacerbate the problem. But there are ways to beat the heat, especially if [...]
Garage doors have evolved throughout the centuries, with the earliest garage doors dating back thousands of years. Carriage house garage doors are considered the original garage door, which featured two separate doors that swing outward from the middle. Because the original carriage-style garage doors had difficulty opening due to being blocked by ice and [...]
Garage door repair is inevitable. Eventually, homeowners must decide between repair and new garage door replacement. The longer your garage door lasts, the greater the return on investment, or ROI, you get from it. Maintaining it improves reliability and longevity, and can improve home resale value, but how do you decide when the most [...]
If you’ve allowed belongings like tools, toys, old furniture, and workout equipment to slowly edge your car out of its intended parking space, it is probably time to get a fresh start. And don’t beat yourself up about the clutter. You are not alone. We all are in the habit of casting out items and [...]
This blog post will teach homeowners how to best protect their homes if they find that a burglar stole their garage door opener. The tips in this blog post range from disabling your garage door remote to using your control panel to secure your home after a burglary. The FBI estimated there were 1,230,149 burglaries [...]
There is no time like the present to make your home more protected. These are uncertain times. Beyond taking care of your health and the health of your loved ones, making sure your home is safe and secure is definitely at the top of the priority list. It never hurts to take extra precautions. The [...]
Automatic garage door openers make life much simpler. Let’s not kid ourselves, having to pull into your driveway and physically lift a heavy garage door is just a hassle. Not only is it tough on your back and time consuming, but if the weather isn’t being agreeable, you can find yourself stuck in a [...]
One could argue that you likely enter your home through the garage more frequently than the front door, effectively making the garage the main point of entry for your home. While manual garage doors are a thing of the past, homeowners now rely on garage door springs, garage door openers, motors and rollers to [...]