Don’t Settle for a Boring, Uninspired Garage Door!

You look at your garage door every day. Even if you don’t actually use it, you still park your car outside of it. Maybe you don’t even think about it, or if you do, it’s to wonder if there’s some way you could jazz it up a bit. And, honestly, if that’s what’s on your mind, then you already know that your garage door is a big part of your house’s façade (30-40% usually), so people are going to notice it, for good or for ill.
 
The good news is you don’t have to do a whole lot to switch up the look of your garage door. With all the different models, the window styles and the colors that are available, your options are practically endless. Take a look at the following ideas for inspiration. Here are some examples of home upgrades that might just inspire you.
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Keep the Garage Safe for Your Pets


Many people like the idea of keeping their dogs and cats out of the main part of the house when they aren’t home. Maybe they don’t want the animals to cause a mess throughout the house. This is especially true of the pet with separation anxiety while you are away, and they would otherwise destroy furniture or cause other problems. One of the options that many people take is to keep the animals in the garage. While it is possible to keep the pets in the garage, you need to take some steps to make sure the space is safe and comfortable for your pets first.
 
While crating might be suitable for some, it’s not a method everyone wants to use. In this article, we’ll be covering some ways that you can make your entire garage a place for your furry friends to hang out and be safe while you are away.
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8 Reasons to Insulate That Garage Door of Yours


Garage doors are often forgotten pieces of a home, and they are without insulation in many cases. This is actually a disservice for such a large space that could be utilized better year round. Not only is this is a primary point of entry into your home, it is also a place where work and entertainment can take place should it be so desired. Given the fluctuations in outside temperature, however, a door needs to be properly insulated in order to create a quiet and comfortable environment. Many people wonder why this is necessary. Garages, after all, are just a place to store things – right? Well, this does not have to be the case. Consider the following 8 reasons to insulate your garage door and get a better use out of that space.
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How to: Garage to Playroom Conversion

 

 
Are you using your garage to its full potential? Or has it simply become a home for all of the things you don’t have room for in the house? You don’t have to put up with this wasted space. Particularly if you have children, you know very well how quickly toys can over your home. Why not expand your living space and give your kids an safe and amazing area all their own, where they can spread out, be active, and do what kids should do – play!
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Lengthen the Life of Your Garage Door Using Lubrication


You want your garage door to last a long time, naturally. If you’ve been hearing some sounds lately that have caused some concern when you are opening and closing the garage door, such as a terrible squeaking and rattling sound, the solution to the problem might be easier than you realize. In many cases, you can clear up this problem and get rid of those terrible sounds simply by lubricating the major components on the door.
 
 
 
 
 
Regular lubrication can help to increase the life of your garage door and reduce the potential for a catastrophic failure. You don’t want to have to deal with an emergency if you can help it. With some simple care for the door, you can prevent these issues and make sure it is operating properly at all times. However, that’s not all you need to do.
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What to Do About a Noisy Garage Door

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Does it seem like the opening and closing of your garage door is something that can easily wake the entire household or sound like a catastrophe occurring? If you have ever jumped at the sound of your garage door opening or asked, “Why do I have such a noisy garage door?”, the following tips are for you.
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