Garage flooring options: What’s the best choice for me?


Garage flooring absolutely must be durable, it must be easy to clean and ideally have a good stain-resistance level. But when you’re choosing a new garage floor, you also need to take into account two other very important factors: Your budget and your personal tastes.

In this article, you’ll find information about the three most common garage flooring options, hopefully it will help you make an informed choice. Read More

Repair or replace? How to know when to act


If your garage door hasn’t been running as smoothly as it used to recently, you’re probably wondering what you should do about it.

It’s a large piece of equipment and over time things might start going wrong; perhaps it’s started making strange noises or you’ve noticed that it’s slowed down… The good news is that there are only a few instances where you will need to invest in a new garage door. In most cases, you will be able to get it repaired. Read More

Transform your garage into a safe play area for your kids


Garages and children are likely not things you think of going hand in hand… Garages are usually dirty, and can be very dangerous places. So, it’s no wonder you generally advise your children to stay out of the garage.
 
However, it doesn’t have to be this way. What if you could transform your garage into a safe play area for your kids, so they have somewhere to run around even when the weather is bad?
Read More

Consider Glass Garage Doors


More and more people are looking to maximize the living space in their home. They are turning their backyards into an extension of the living room and kitchen, as well as recreation areas. They want to enjoy the space year-round, and using glass garage doors is a great way to do just that. It can help you to extend the perfect summer evenings and make them last all year long.
Read More

Do I need reinforcement struts on my garage door?


If you’ve heard people talking about reinforcement struts and are wondering if you need them, you’ve come to the right place.
 
Not everyone needs to use reinforcement struts to strengthen their garage door, in fact, they’re only used in certain situations.
 
1. To support your garage door when it’s in an open position
2. To reinforce your garage door if you live in an area prone to hurricanes and strong winds
Read More

The pros and cons of a garage door with walk-through door

If you’re wondering whether investing in a garage door with an attached pedestrian door is worth it, you’ve come to the right place. Indeed, having a pedestrian door is definitely worthwhile for some layouts, for example when garages are located in the basement of a house, rendering regular steel access doors (36” X 78”) next to the garage door or on the side of the garage impossible. Read More

5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Get a New Garage Door


People often put off getting a new garage door. They may think: “as long as it opens and closes, upgrading to a new door is really not necessary.”
 
The most obvious reason to get a new garage door is that you should not wait until it stops working altogether. You do not want to end up in a situation where you need your car but you cannot get it out because the garage door will not open.
 
Yes, you certainly want to replace an aging garage door so that you can avoid this kind of emergency situation. Here are five other equally important reasons why you should consider upgrading your garage door right now.
Read More

I’m thinking about buying a new garage door, what do I need to know?


Garage doors are indispensable pieces of equipment. They make up a large portion of your home’s façade and are the largest pieces of moving equipment in your home. You not only want your home to look nice, you also want to be proud of it, so you should be looking for a garage door that:
 

  • Boosts the appearance of your home;
  • Is efficient, works well and does not require a lot of maintenance;
  • Is durable.

Read More

How to Handle a Damaged Garage Door


We’ve all had those mornings…the alarm clock didn’t go off, the kids are late to school, your boss has already called wondering where you are, and you just wish you could start over before your first cup of coffee. And then, to add insult to injury, you back into the garage door on your way out. After banging your head into the steering wheel a few times for good measure, what can you do about the damaged garage door?
Read More