Too often during the design stage of a home, residential garage doors are treated as an afterthought – favoring utility over design. But garage doors are one of the most prominent features in homes with front-facing, attached garage doors – for better or worse. Modern garage doors have more options than ever, which places the design power back into homeowners’ hands. Let’s look at the different types of residential garage doors, to discover which suits your style and curb appeal.
Forget the gorgeous new windows or hours of time spent on your beautiful landscaping, if your home has a front-facing, attached garage, the garage door is the first thing that people will notice about your home – but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. The majority of garage doors that are installed in residential homes across America are sectional garage doors. Not only are sectional garage doors often inexpensive and easy to maintain, but you can choose from a variety of colors and styles that can add to your curb appeal.
The last thing you want after installing a new driveway gate is to have wild animals scratching at, soiling, or ruining it. If you live in an area with a lot of wildlife, your driveway gate, as well as the home it protects, may be at risk of being damaged by them. Here are four ways to protect your property and your driveway gate from wildlife damage.
If you own a home, you likely have thought about ways to increase your property value without breaking the bank. Homeowners can quickly increase property value by improving curb appeal and enhancing home security. One of the best ways to do this is by installing an automated driveway gate. Adding a driveway gate to your home property can increase the value of your home by as much as 5%.
According to Realty Times, adding a driveway gate can increase your home’s value up to $50,000. Not only are driveway gates great for security, but they add style, elegance and a level of mystery to your estate. However, purchasing a driveway gate can be a little overwhelming if you have never done it before. Let The Door Company show you four important tips to help you purchase the right driveway gate for your home.
If you have a garage in your home, you are most likely familiar with the pesky oil stains on your garage flooring. Nothing makes a garage look bad, like a floor stained with oil or grease. In this blog, we will highlight several different methods to remove oil and grease stains in your garage.
A garage is often used for parking cars and storing household items. To ensure your garage remains the versatile space that it is, your garage door needs to be operating correctly. Garage doors are an essential part of your home, keeping you and your belongings safe. To better understand your garage, here’s how garage doors work.
Whether it’s an infestation or just a few unwanted pests, no one likes to be greeted by animals or insects when they walk into their garage. More so, you don’t want to see damage from those pests on your personal items or the garage structure itself. Here are some helpful tips to keep those unwanted pests out of your garage.
Gates have come a long way in the age of automation. Today, you can find a gate that fits just about any need that your business or property has. If your property is limited in space, traditional gates with a large swinging radius just won’t do. Luckily, there are folding gates available for just such an occasion. Here are some of the benefits that a folding gate has to offer.
When your garage door is brand new, its function should be smooth with little noise. As time goes on, even the highest quality doors will begin making some funny noises due to wear and tear. Some noises are normal, but many mean that you need maintenance or a repair. In order to be able to diagnose which is necessary, we’ll share some tips on how to listen to your garage door. Here are some sounds you may hear and what they mean.
For those who use the garage to park your car, you may have found yourself finding dings, dents and other maladies as you walk to your car in the morning. If this is a common occurrence for you, then the state of your garage may be putting your car in “danger”. In this blog, we identify some items that can be a danger to your car and some ways to prevent damage.
Many treat their garage as the outcast of their home typically choosing not to finish the room with paint or drywall. It is typically where we store the items that we simply don’t know what to do with. We don’t always think about painting it, making it nice or even adding insulation. However, there can be benefits to insulating your garage. In this blog we help answer the question, “Should I insulate my garage?”
It seems like everything is “smart” nowadays. From your car to your air conditioner, the Internet of Things (IOT) has made it easy to manage your personal items from your mobile device, and your garage door is no different. In this blog, we explore some of the benefits of owning a smart garage door.
The emergency release on your garage door may not be something that you think about very often, but understanding how it works is a good life skill and could even save you or a loved one’s life. In this blog, we tell you why it’s important, how to operate the release and what to do if there is a problem with your garage door.