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 … [Read more...] about Is the Garage Safe in a Hurricane or Tornado?
How Do Garage Door Opener Sensors Work? Garage door opener sensors are also called photoelectric safety sensors. They ensure that your garage door stops closing or opening when it recognizes that there's something in it's way. It's a great safety feature. If you have never looked into how this technology works, it can seem rather complicated at first … [Read more...] about Garage Door Sensors: Everything You Need To Know
There's a beautiful Red Maple tree that sits about ten feet away from my house. No matter what time of year it is, I'm always sweeping out the leaves that blow into my garage. It's worse in the fall, obviously, but this is a year round problem. The best ways I found to keep leaves from blowing into my garage involved replacing the seals on my garage door, adding a … [Read more...] about How Do I Keep Leaves From Blowing Into My Garage?