The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

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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3 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a New Garage Door

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 @ 05:18 PM

Many homeowners use their garage doors several times a day – sometimes more frequently than they use their front doors. Even with frequent use, a garage door is a long-lasting home feature that doesn’t need to be replaced very often. You can live in the same house for a long time without ever having to worry about shopping for a new garage door. 

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Is Your Garage Safe From Burglars? 3 Ways to Secure It

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 @ 08:00 AM

It’s common for homeowners to use the garage as the main entry-way to the rest of the house. But have you considered that if the garage is a convenient way for you to get into the main house, it might also be a convenient entry-point for somebody who you don’t want to access your home? It’s surprisingly common for burglars to enter the home through the garage. Not only should you make sure that your garage is secure to prevent burglars from getting into your home, it’s also important to make sure that the expensive items stored in the garage itself – like tools, car parts, and sporting equipment – are safe. Take a look at some of the steps you should take to help ensure that your garage is secure. 

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What Professionally Installed Cabinets Can Do for Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Apr 12, 2018 @ 09:15 AM

If you’re looking for a way to improve your home’s garage, a set of professionally installed cabinets is a good place to start. Sure, there are a lot of different things that you can do to update your garage, but there are some smart reasons why a good set of cabinets might be the best first step. 

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3 Signs Your Garage Needs a Makeover

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 @ 06:06 AM

What was the last room in your house that you renovated? Was it your kitchen? A bathroom? The living room? Odds are good that it wasn’t your garage – that’s the space that often gets overlooked when homeowners decide to improve a part of their home. Your garage may be a more utilitarian space than the rest of the house, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t need some love occasionally as well. Take a look at some signs that your garage should be next on the list of rooms to renovate in your home. 

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3 Tips for Keeping Garage Door in Great Shape

Posted by Mary Johnson on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 @ 06:13 AM

Your garage door both serves an important function and contributes to the curb appeal of your home. You probably open and close the garage door several times a day, and you need it in good working order to protect your car and other items. It also makes up a large chunk of your home’s exterior, which means that its physical condition can affect the overall look of your home – a dirty garage door tends to make the house look shabbier, while a clean garage door makes the home look well cared for. Take a look at some tips that will help you keep your garage in great shape. 

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Why Replacing Your Garage Door is a Great Investment

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Oct 02, 2017 @ 03:58 PM

As home appliances go, the garage door is seriously overlooked and underrated. You probably use your garage door several times a day, and chances are that it doesn’t give you too much difficulty, even if it’s the same garage door that was there when you bought your house years ago. These doors are definitely built to last. However, even if your garage door is raising and lowering without incident, it still might be time to look into a replacement. Take a look at some reasons why a new garage door might be a terrific investment for your home. 

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Can't Afford Your Dream Garage Right Now? Chip Away at It

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

The garage is often the last place in a home to get some renovation, but it’s an important space that deserves to be remodeled and upgraded. Not only is it the place that safeguards your car – which is likely one of your most expensive possessions – it may also be doubling as a storage space, workspace, or social gathering space, or possibly all three of those things. Even if you don’t have the money to give yourself the garage of your dreams all at once, with some careful planning and budgeting, you can improve your garage in stages over time. Take a look at some tips for renovating your garage in stages.  Read More

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Is Your Garage Door Opener a Target for Thieves?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Openers were designed to make your life easier, but thieves can use them against you.

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