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September Garage Door Safety Checklist

Running through a safety checklist on your garage door before winter hits will allow you to rest easy over the cold months.  Knowing that your garage door is in good repair and you won’t be stuck out in the snow trying to fix a situation that could’ve been done while it was still warm outside […]



5 Fall Garage Cleaning Tips

The changing of the seasons is a great time to get reorganized.  Fall is the perfect time to clean up your garage because it’s probably seen a lot of use throughout the summer and you’ll find it hard to motivate yourself to spend time out there once the snow and cold weather hits.  Although you […]



How to Paint a Garage Door

Because your garage door is exposed to the elements year round, it can be subjected to quite a bit of abuse.  Exposure to heat, cold, rain, wind and snow can take its toll on a garage door’s paint job.  Painting your garage door can extend its life as well as upgrade the appearance of your […]



How to Tell if Your Garage Spring is Broken

Properly maintaining your garage door not only increases the security of your property, it also ensures your safety.  Damaged garage doors can be very dangerous.  They’re much heavier than they look and having one fall down on you or your kids can have disastrous consequences.  Ensuring your garage door springs are in good working order […]



How to Increase Your Home’s Value With a New Garage Door

One of the easiest ways to increase your home’s value is by installing a new garage door.  Because a garage door makes up such a large portion of a house’s exterior, it plays a huge role in the aesthetics of the entire home.  By updating your garage door, you can give your house a virtual […]



4 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Garage

Although garages are meant as an enclosed space in which to store your vehicles, there’s no doubt people store a whole lot of other things in their garage as well.  And there’s nothing wrong with that! However, there are certain things you shouldn’t store in your garage. Due to factors such as temperature fluctuations, some […]



Top Tips for Hosting a Successful Garage Sale

Putting on a garage sale will not only bring in some extra money, it will help declutter your house.  It seems like a spring rite of passage for garage sales to take root in neighbourhoods all over the country.  Because of that, competition can be fierce. Here are some tips to help make your garage […]



4 Reasons Why Your Garage Door Should Never be Left Open Overnight

Your garage door is probably the largest opening you have available in your house.  For this reason it’s not a good idea to keep your garage door open for any extended period of time or while its unattended.  Many people ignore this simple idea and have suffered the consequences because of it This article will […]



7 Tips to Prevent a Garage Fire

Because of what they contain, garages may be more prone to fires than other structures in your yard.  Quite often a garage becomes a storehouse for all types of fuels, paints and other volatile substances.  The use of power tools and the byproducts of woodworking and other activities can lead to unintended fires.  Vehicles are […]



Automatic Garage Door Safety

You might not initially consider it, but an automatic garage door can pose a great danger.  Automatic garage doors are incredibly heavy and under considerable tension. Having a garage door fall on someone can cause serious injury or even death.  To prevent any tragedies, consider these garage door safety tips. Educate Your Children Children can […]