Two Garage Door Maintenance Tips

A garage door can be one of the largest mechanical devices that you own, and while these doors are usually highly reliable and durable, there are some common issues that they can experience. In particular, it is common for garage doors to start making loud noises when they are in operation. If your garage door […]

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Tips For Protecting A Garage Door From Hockey Pucks

If you are a homeowner whose child plays hockey, chances are good that you are either going to need to figure out a really good way to protect your garage door from impromptu street hockey games, or you’re going to have to resign yourself to replacing your garage door every few years. The latter option […]

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Why Won’t Your Garage Door Open?

You’re sitting in your driveway in your car full of groceries, and your garage door won’t open. The problem could range from your remote control batteries being dead to the garage door opener motor being burned out. Here is how to do some simple troubleshooting to discover why the door isn’t working. Checking the Remote […]

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Decorating Your Garage Door For The Holidays

As the major holiday seasons approach, it is time to begin thinking about outdoor decorations. Your plans should also include your garage door. Since a garage door is such a prominent feature of a house, it only makes sense to decorate it as well! The following ideas are some ways you can deck your garage […]

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DIY Or Professional: Garage Door Opener Problems

Few things are more frustrating than when you come home and the garage door won’t open – except maybe trying to leave for work and that happens. Typically, any issue dealing with opening and closing indicates a problem with the garage door opener. Some repairs you can do yourself, but some require professional expertise. Switch […]

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How to Choose Doors for Your Farmhouse

Technically speaking, any house located in a rural location is a farmhouse. These homes could be constructed out of log, lumber, or even brick, depending on the materials and artisans at hand. However, a home built in the farmhouse style tends to be practical with a boxy shape and full-width porches. Gable roofs and clapboard […]

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