Thursday, March 31, 2016

Garage Doors: An Excellent Choice For Much More Than Just Your Garage

Click on the link below for The Wall Street Journal's informative article on how garage doors have become increasingly popular for the home's interior. They are both beautiful and practical and effortlessly bring the outside in... 


Wayne-Dalton Garage Door


    Clopay Garage Door


 Entrematic/Amarr Garage Door



Saturday, March 26, 2016

Garage Doors Make Great First Impressions

We cannot stress this enough...  :)   -RGDS


Shared by Coldwell Banker real Estate on FB:
"First impressions are everything, and you'd be surprised to learn how impactful your garage door can be on the overall look of your home!Our friends at The Home Depot share everything you need to know about choosing the perfect garage door: "


http://blog.coldwellbanker.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-buying-a-new-garage-door/




Friday, March 25, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

So You can Actually Find Your Stuff

5 Tips to Help You Spring Clean Your Garage Like a Pro

http://www.popsugar.com/home/How-Organize-Your-Garage-40507403#photo-40507403




An Unconventional, Yet Practical Barn Door

For the equestrian community: Due to their versatility, garage doors make stunning and practical barn doors-and as an added bonus, are also very low-maintenance and cost-effective. Click on the link below to find out more.



More Tips on How Your Garage Door Can Enhance Your Curb Appeal

Click on the Better Homes and Gardens link below for some great tips on garage door enhancements that increase your home's curb appeal instantly.-shared by Clopay Garage Doors.



Monday, March 21, 2016

Garage Door Windows with Inserts Further Enhance your Curb Appeal

Garage door windows and inserts are definitely a bonus in enhancing your home's curb appeal.There are many styles available in the required wind code for your area- and yes, even for here in Florida. (Styles vary slightly depending on the brand of door selected.)

Shared by our friends at B and B Garage Doors, IL on FB.
"Don’t underestimate the visual impact of adding windows to your garage door, here are some examples of window options for short and long panel doors."



Friday, March 18, 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Going Green

Very appropriate for today! As this infographic states, 71% of the interior remodeling done for greening purposes is insulation. Remember that a very important part of upgrading the insulation in your home is replacing your garage door with an insulated one, or adding insulation to your current door. This is a project that pays for itself in the long run with the energy savings and of course, the added comfort in our garages, especially in the summer. -RGDS


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/03/17/your-buyers-are-going-green#sf22724472


Sunday, March 13, 2016

Storing Hazardous Items in your Garage



Do your homework first. If you're storing any hazardous chemicals or items, do your research first and find out how/where to safely store them. Remember, "safety first".-RGDS

Here's a good safety reminder from our friends at Smokey's Garage Door, AZ:
"Organizing your garage? Remember - safety first. Learn the best places to store any hazardous items!"


Thursday, March 10, 2016

Money-Saving DIY Tips For Spring

Check out these money-saving DIY tips for spring.Notice, however, that while #10 explains the importance of opting for sconces by the garage door, it does not mention an even more important money saver-INSULATING YOUR GARAGE DOOR! Our garages get quite hot here in Florida and every time you open your access door, cool air floods into your hot garage. Insulation helps keep your garage at a more stable and comfortable temperature.

http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/photos/0,,20597389,00.html

Cleaning Your Garage Door

Our customers have often asked what is the best way to clean their garage doors.This article from our friends at Precision Door Service of Seattle, WA, explains:

"How to Clean Your Garage Door:
Garage doors are often one of the first things you see on a house, so keeping it clean helps with the overall appearance of your home. Learn how here!"





Just a Regular Commercial Building with Rolling Doors?..Take a PeakInside

Very interesting...With it's rolling door and all, it just looks like a commercial building..but take a peak inside. -RGDS

http://www.dose.com/news/26581/Don-t-Judge-A-Book-By-Its-Cover-And-DON-T-Judge-A-House-By-Its-Exterior/?utm_source=partners&utm_medium=aol&utm_campaign=tt




Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Boost Your Curb Appeal Just in Time for Spring

Good article from Houzz, shared by our friends at A.B.E. Doors & Windows, PA:
"Spring is almost here! Boost your curb appeal and maybe even security with a new garage door."


Learn How to Take Advantage of the Additional Functions of Your Keyless Entry Pad

Great info. Most keypads have these additional functions, yet most often go unused. Take a moment to read through your manual and take advantage of the additional conveniences your keypad offers. Here is a ink to Raynor Garage Door's article, shared by our friends at Sullivan Door Co, IL on FB.

"One of our most popular home accessories is the Keyless Entry Keypad. If you have one now, you already know how convenient it can be when you or other family members wish to open the garage door without a remote in hand. But did you know these advanced user secrets?"

http://blog.raynor.com/blog-keyless-entry-keypad?utm_campaign=H9%20Keyless%20Entry%20Keypad&utm_content=29554115&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook




Thursday, March 3, 2016

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Keep your Family Safe...Conduct a Garage Door Safety Test


Watch this informative video from LiftMaster to find out how to conduct a garage door safety test to ensure your garage door and opener are performing properly. If you sense anything is not up to par, call a professional; do not take chances with your family's safety.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z31AB1iIygo 


An Added Safeguard of Using a Keypad With Your Garage Door Opener

If you're one of the many people who only lock their garage access door before going to bed, a keypad entry for your garage door opener comes in extra handy at times likes these. Call us today at 561-747-3332, and we'll find you one that will work with your current opener. -RGDS

Here are some more tips:
http://www.safewise.com/blog/what-to-do-when-youre-locked-out-of-your-house