Your Garage as Your Favourite Summer Destination


Most of us view our garage as a place for parking the car, storing tools and infrequently used belongings or even that space with the spare fridge. However, it can also be a fantastic seasonal living space, and in this article we are going to look at what a properly insulated and prepared garage can become. In fact, when we are finished, we’re sure the garage may be a new, favourite destination.
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Could Your Garage Door Be Running Up Your Electricity Bill?


Your insulated garage door might seem to be the same as any other garage door. If you compare the R-values of your door with another door, and you find them to be equal, this must mean that you are getting the same amount of protection for the money, right? Actually, that’s wrong! You might want to do some closer research into your garage door to see if it is equipped with top-performing weatherseals, effective thermal breaks, and other necessary equipment. If it isn’t, then you might be losing a lot of heat when faced with the outdoor elements.
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5 Steps to Make Moving Much Easier…Including the Garage

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If you have ever moved out of a home with a garage, you might remember the garage as that last, nearly nightmarish hurdle to clear before you were done. However, did you know that if you tackle it first, you not only eliminate most of the “throw away” items you never use, but you create an ideal working space for moving’s many challenges.

So, whether you are planning a move in a few weeks or months, here are five steps for making it much easier.

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How to see if a garage door company is legitimate


A legitimate garage door company will conduct their business in a certain way and will go out of their way to answer all your questions.
 
After you have researched a company online and asked for recommendations from family and friends, you can contact the company directly. Here is what you should look for:
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How to choose between an attached and detached garage

When it is time to build a new garage, you will be confronted with some decisions. These might seem like straightforward choices because the main function of a garage is to house your cars. However, you will use your garage daily, and it may serve as a workshop, storage space and leisure area in addition to acting as a “carport.”
 
One of the most important decisions is whether to build a detached or attached garage. There are pros and cons to each of these designs. What is the best choice in your specific situation?
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4 Things You Must Inspect on Your Garage Door Every 3 Months

Whether or not you are the DIY type, there are several steps you can take to ensure your garage door operates without fail, and without calling in the experts. None of these steps are complex or challenging, and together they require less than 20 minutes of your time. In this brief article, we are going to look at four things you can inspect or check on a quarterly basis (every three months or so) to be certain that the entire garage door system is working properly.
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What is Your Dream Garage Like?


Did you know that most garage owners have a dream vision for the space? Did you also know that not many get that dream? With years of stuff piling up and no real motivation to make a big change, that dream seems farther away each year. Yet the design and building enthusiasts at the HOUZZ website offer up some great tips and inspiring images to help you get started on making that dream garage a reality.
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5 garage door repairs that you should leave to the professionals


Maybe you’ve noticed your garage door is a little slow and is making some weird noises at times. You want to know what’s causing the problem and are all ready to go and investigate the situation. Before doing that, read the following. There are five situations where you should not try to repair a part on your own as you could be seriously injured or otherwise put yourself at risk.
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Painting the Interior of Your Garage


If you have just made the wise choice of giving your garage a good cleaning, you might as well continue with a new paint job! Before you just into this project with both feet, you should take some time to plan out the materials and the steps necessary to pull it off like the pros.
 
A primary consideration is where you will keep the largest items in your garage. You do not want to leave them outside where they are not protected. You can consider storing them at a friend’s house nearby who has the space available for a while or go to a self-storage unit. Regardless, you will also need a way to get the items there.
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Should You Insulate Your Non-Insulated Garage Door?


You’ve created the perfect space in your garage with insulated walls and ceilings and you’ve created a place where you enjoy doing your DIY projects or just hanging out. But, there’s one problem that keeps your garage from being a perfect project space – your non-insulated garage door. Is it worth it to insulate your garage door or should you just get a new one?
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