Tips For Insulating Your Garage Door And Preventing Drafts

Posted on: 22 October 2015
With most garages, energy efficiency and insulation can be an afterthought. As a result, you may find yourself looking for ways to keep the temperature inside your garage more consistent and comfortable. With the garage door being such a large part of the structure, it makes sense to start there. After all, it isn't going to be of much benefit to have a climate control system installed if the air is going to seep out around the edges of the garage door.
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Prevent Accidental Injury By Maintaining Your Garage Door Safety Mechanisms

Posted on: 14 August 2015
The garage door mechanism is a complex series of cables, pulleys and high-tension springs designed to make it easier to open and close a heavy garage door. It also includes several ways to keep people safe from being hurt by the springs and door. Prevent accidents that could cripple your family, or worse, by maintaining those safety systems. Here is what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe.
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Diagnosing Garage Door Spring Problems By The Noises They Make

Posted on: 12 August 2015
One of the operational components of the average garage door that rarely gets looked at by a homeowner is the tension springs. Even though a lot smaller than the lift arms of garage door opener, these springs serve a valuable purpose and without them, your garage door would not even be able to open and close properly. What you may not know is that garage door springs will usually tell you there is something wrong long before they completely fail by making specific noises.
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How to Choose Doors for Your Farmhouse

Posted on: 10 August 2015
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 siding are also common. If you have a house that hearkens back to the farm, choose doors that further promote that homey feeling.
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