Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Vacation Safety Checklist to Avoid Breeak-Ins

August is a big month for break-ins... Use Bob Vila's safety checklist before you vacation! http://buff.ly/1ymvNcP

The Murphy's Law of Garages

Shared  by our friends at Liftpro Garage Door Service:
This is why you should always call a professional!

How to Choose a Garage Door Opener

To choose the right garage door opener for your home, consider several factors, including power, quiet operation, safety and security.

How Important is the Garage when Enhancing Curb Appeal?

Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value report shows homebuyers value the garage when enhancing curb appeal. Read the report here: http://bit.ly/1pLFrBf.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Delicious??? Garage Door

Love this! Shared on FB by our friends at D&D Garage Doors: "While we cannot install a Hershey's Chocolate Bar onto your garage, we have to admit this looks deliciously good on this wonderful Friday."

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Simple Yet Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas

Check out these 28 simple but brilliant garage organization ideas compiled by listotic.com

Via our friends at J.F. Cook Co., Inc./ Overhead Door Company of Greater Milwaukee



Garage Door Components 101

Here is some great information on garage door components that every homeowner should familiarize themselves with:

Interesting Garage Door Statistics

Interesting garage door statistics shared by our friends at Liftpro Garage Door Service via Google+

Did you know that a garage door can exert deadly force when it closes?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

New life for an underused garage: From our friends at D & D Garage Doors:  BHG Garage Makeover - A neglected storage space becomes a fun garage hangout space full of personality.

Beautiful Full View Garage Doors by Amarr

Beautiful and practical too...
Amarr Aluminum Full View products (Vista, 3500 & 3550)  For more information, visit: http://www.amarr.com/residential/collection/vista
then call us for your free consultation at 561-747-3332.

Adding Insulation to Your Garage Door

Here in sunny South Florida, spending even just a few minutes in the garage in the summer months can be incredibly uncomfortable. Here is a great story from networx.com on adding insulation to your garage door - via our friends at Entry Systems Automated Gate & Garage Door Service, CA:


Does your Garage Door Need a Change?

Does your garage door need a change? Enter LiftMaster's contest to win a garage makeover for you and 10 of your neighbors: bit.ly/garagesafety

(Photo by Mike Linksvayer)

Friday, August 1, 2014

Securing Your Garage

From our friends at Safewise.com:
6 Tips for Securing Your Garage http://bit.ly/GarageSafety #homesafety


Garage Storage Ideas

Get 13 Instant Storage Solutions: http://buff.ly/1rWfxRm

DIY Tip of the Day from The Family Handyman: Plastic lattice works well in the garage for storing long lengths of miscellaneous pipe, trim, flashing and conduit. Just cut matching pieces, then screw 2x4 cleats to the ceiling and screw the lattice to the wall studs and cleats. Now you can quickly find those oddball leftovers instead of going to the hardware store and buying yet another piece.

DIY Car Door Guard

From our friends at Hung Right Doors LLC  (WA):
How about this garage car door guard? Use a pool noodle to protect from dings and scratches.

The Ups & Downs of an Internet-Connected Garage Door Opener

Monitor When Your Kids Get Home From School

From our friends at Chamberlain:
As you prepare for another school year, keep an eye on when the kids get home from school. MyQ Garage lets you monitor when the garage door opens and closes- making sure the kids get home safe! http://bit.ly/1eTlXX0

Latest Trend in Vandalism

This ridiculousness had better not make it's way to Palm Beach County, FL. They'd be in for a surprise with our impact-resistant doors.


Keep the Critters Out

Keep the critters out. Make sure your garage door weather-seals are in good condition. http://joewildeblog.com/garage-door-seals/

Find out the Benefits of Upgrading to Clopay's New Black Steel Garage Door

Clopay's new black steel garage doors are featured in the July issue of Qualified Remodeler Magazine. Check out the benefits on this infographic. http://www.forresidentialpros.com/product/11519706/clopay-black-stamped-garage-doors