If you're like me, you probably thought that all garage door rollers are the same. But there's actually a huge difference between nylon and steel garage door rollers. If you're thinking on replacing your old rollers, then you'll want to keep reading to find out the differences between them. Given the choice, there's definitely one clear winner. Nylon garage door rollers … [Read more...] about Are Nylon Garage Door Rollers Better Than Steel?
The last time I bought a garage door opener, I only looked at the horsepower and ended up buying more than I should. I mean...more is better, right? Maybe for cars, but not for your garage door opener. How much horsepower does a garage door opener need? One-car garages with steel doors only need a 1/2 horsepower garage door opener. Two-car garages or one-car garages … [Read more...] about How Much Horsepower Does a Garage Door Opener Need?
I love Halloween. Most people decorate their houses for Christmas, but Halloween was always my favorite holiday. Around my neighborhood, people spend a lot of time decorating their front porch and their lawn, but almost no time decorating their garage door. If you want to add some devilish charm to this Halloween, decorating your garage door could do the trick. To … [Read more...] about How Do You Decorate a Garage Door for Halloween?
Your garage door is a big part of the overall appeal of your home. When it starts looking shabby, it is only natural to think of ways to spruce it up. Is painting your garage door a good idea? You can paint your garage door as soon as you feel it needs a new coat of paint. This is especially true for wooden doors that have dated or chipped paint, but garage doors made of … [Read more...] about Should I Paint My Garage Door?
When Hurricane Irma was bearing down on my new house, the scariest part was when they announced the tornado warning. The walls in my garage are concrete so I thought that would be the safest place in the house. Boy was I wrong. Garages are not a safe place to take shelter during a hurricane or tornado. When used correctly, hurricane rated garage doors offer offer … [Read more...] about Is the Garage Safe in a Hurricane or Tornado?