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3 Ways You Can Prevent Garage Leaks

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 17, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Water leaks can be a big problem in a garage. Water damage in a garage not only affects the structure of the garage, but it could also affect your car and anything else that you keep in your garage for safe storage. Moisture can enable and worsen any number of problems ranging from rust to mold. The garage may seem more prone to leaks than any other part of the house, but you can prevent garage leaks, especially if you know where they’re most likely to originate.

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3 Artistic Ways to Decorate Your Garage Door

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 @ 06:18 PM

Your garage door is probably one of the first things that visitors notice when they walk or drive up to your home. Because of its size, the garage door is usually even more noticeable than the front door; it’s essentially a moving wall. 

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How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Garage Door

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Mar 07, 2019 @ 10:36 AM

When you think about it, a garage door is one of the larger parts of your home that you may someday have to replace. The door to a two-car garage is probably almost as large as some of the walls in your house. When you have to replace something so big, it’s worth taking the time to consider whether it’s an eco-friendly addition to your home. Take a look at some tips that will help you choose an environmentally friendly garage door. 

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3 Garage Safety Tips to Try Right Now

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 08:28 AM

You want to keep your home safe so that your family will be safe, and the garage is an important part of your home. There are a lot of reasons why the garage should be one of the first spaces that you think of when you are improving home safety. 

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Is Winter the Best Time to Replace Your Garage Flooring?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

Winter is as good a time as any to consider renovations to your garage. In fact, the beginning of the new year in January might have inspired you to start making plans to improve your garage. 

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3 Upgrades to Turn Your Garage into a Luxury Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 @ 02:05 PM

Would you ever decide to paint every door in your home except for your front door? Probably not. You want to project your best look to the outside world. Upgrading other rooms in your home while ignoring the garage is a similar proposition. This is the case, especially if, like most homeowners, you often use the garage door as the main entrance, rather than the front door. Your garage is important, and it makes an impression on the people who walk through it. There’s no reason why your garage shouldn’t be as comfortable, attractive, and high-tech as any other room in your home. Take a look at some upgrades that can help you turn your ordinary garage to a luxury garage. 

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Don't Throw Your Treasures Out With the Trash: Check for These Valuables in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 @ 08:24 AM

When confronted with a cluttered, overstuffed garage, you may feel tempted to save time by just tossing it all into dumpsters and having it hauled away, rather than painstakingly going through each item. 

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Improve Your Garage Door without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

A well-maintained garage door can add curb appeal to your home, making it more attractive to visitors, neighbors, and potential buyers if your home is up for sale. However, if you're thinking about adding a new garage door to your home, you might balk at the expense. How can you improve your garage door without breaking the bank? 

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Deck Your Garage Doors Out for the Holidays

Posted by Mike Hammond on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 @ 06:12 AM

One of the fun things about the holiday season is the opportunity to show your spirit for the season by decking out your home in holiday decorations. Your garage door makes up a large amount of the visible exterior of your home, so it’s the perfect place to concentrate on if you’re looking for a surface to cover with holiday cheer. Take a look at some tips that will help you deck out your garage doors for the holidays. 

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Keep Your Garage Pest-Free With These 3 Tips

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

As the leaves fall and the temperatures drop, everyone wants to spend more time inside, and unfortunately, that applies to household pests as well as humans and pets. For many homeowners, the garage is the weak point in the house that allows pests to get in and eventually make their way into the main part of the home. Take a look at some tips that will help you keep prevent pests from getting into your garage and finding their way into the rest of your home. 

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