Author: thedoormaster 

How to Troubleshoot Steel Garage Door Problems

Steel garage doors incorporate the traditional panel garage door with the strength and sturdiness of steel.  The result is a garage door that can stand up to harsh weather and insulate your garage and house while providing a low maintenance entryway for your vehicles.  However, constant or infrequent use will eventually cause a garage door […]

4 Tips to Winterize Your Garage

Before the weather reaches the extremes of cold it’s a good time to prepare your garage for the winter.  By leaving it too late you risk having to work in sub-zero temperatures or putting it off completely.  The result can be a catastrophe in the dead of winter and you’ll end up wishing you took […]

Turn Your Garage Into A Haunted House for Halloween

Halloween is typically thought of as a children’s holiday, but there are ways for adults to get involved as well. One way to exercise your Halloween creativity is to convert your garage into a haunted house. A little bit of planning and preparation can make your garage the ghouliest on the block. Clean The Area […]

6 Tips for Securing Your Garage

A garage is typically one of the less secure portions of anyone’s property and hence becomes a frequent target for thieves.  Keeping your garage secure will not only lower the risk of property damage or theft, but it will also lower your risk of personal harm.  This article will cover some of the top tips […]

Today’s Top Garage Door Trends

Garage doors have come along way!  It’s no longer your grandfather’s garage door.  Here’s a list of today’s top garage door trends.   Smart Technology   As the 21rst century popularizes the “Internet Of Things” so too have garages given way to smart technology.  Security features such as smartphone controlled opening/closing systems, keyless smart locks […]

Creating A Multi-Purpose Garage Space

Although the primary use of any household garage is for vehicle storage, you can put your garage to use for many other purposes.  If you have more garage space than you need for your vehicle alone, consider transforming parts of it for other uses.  Here’s a list of how you can use your garage space […]

The Best Lighting For A Garage

  Your garage use and how often you use it will play important roles in deciding what type of lighting it needs.  Is it just a place to park your car?  Will you be using your garage for woodwork or other construction?  How important will being able to discern various colors (as in painting) factor […]

The Pros And Cons of A Walk Through (Pedestrian) Garage Door

The pedestrian door is one of the most recent innovations in home garage door installation.  A pedestrian (or walk through) garage door is basically a normal sized door embedded into the full garage door.  This allows you to directly enter and exit your garage without raising the whole garage door or going through the house. […]

8 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Garage Door

Don’t throw away that old garage door! It’s large, it’s weather resistant, it’s made of multiple panels… and it has a lot of potential! With a little work and a little ingenuity, you can give your old garage door a new purpose! Here are just a few of the things you could do…. Display it […]

The History of Garage Doors

I bet you’ve never looked at your garage door and wondered where the idea for it came from. How could you possibly wonder that about such a mundane object? As with any invention, there was a need behind having a garage door. Of course, this makes sense. You wouldn’t want someone to wander into the […]