From Garage to Yoga Studio

From Garage to Yoga Studio

If you love the idea of practicing yoga in your own home, but you worry that you do not have a nice and quiet space where no one is going to bother you, there is hope. You might want to consider turning your garage into a yoga studio.

It is easier than you might imagine, and this could be the ideal place for you to enjoy your yoga in some peace and quiet.

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The Hidden Energy Costs of Choosing the Wrong Garage Door

Garage door constructionTo the untrained eye, most garage doors can look pretty similar. That misperception is compounded when two different doors offer the same R-value. Doesn’t that mean that they offer the same thermal protection for your garage, and should work the same way when it comes to their impact on your energy costs? Actually, that is not the case. Read More

Tips for Painting a Garage Door


The color of your garage door…is it still appealing to you, in style, or well suited to your home? If not, now is a perfect time to consider updating it and getting a tidy and fresh look. Of course, that is a bit easier said than done if you’ve never refurbished or simply painted your garage door before!

No worries! In this article, we are going to look at non-insulated and insulated metal doors, and how to paint them. If you have a wooden door, it is a good idea to contact your local paint or stain dealer. They can steer you towards the best methods and materials to use for a good outcome.
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How to educate your children about garage door safety


Drivers use their garage door regularly, but so do others in the home. In fact, garage doors have become the main entry point in many households.
 
Since your children will pass through the garage to get inside and to access their bicycles, toys or other things, it is imperative to teach them about garage door safety.
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Why Is Covering Your Exterior Garage Door Frame in Aluminum a Good Idea?

You want to do something to improve your garage door, but you aren’t quite sure what it needs. Perhaps you are tired of painting the door, and you are looking for a better option. Something you might want to consider is covering the exterior frame with aluminum. This is called cladding or capping, and it can provide you with some nice benefits. It is becoming a popular choice for homeowners with good reason. Let’s look at some of the reasons you might want to consider this option.
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Can the Garage Be Hazardous to the Car?


Cars face plenty of hazards when out on the roads, or even when parked. Unfortunately, your garage may also be a place that puts the car at risk for damage. How? Most of us use the garage to park the car (at least part of the year), but also for storage of all kinds of items. Limited space, dangerous materials and even just entering and exiting can lead to damage. To overcome this, we offer the following tips:
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Is It Truly an R-16 Garage Door?


You have been on the hunt for a new garage door. You have been searching on the web and have discovered that doors with an R-16 thermal resistance are a top option that will meet your needs. Top resources agree that R-16 is a great thermal rating. However, you need to make sure you are working with a company that can truly provide you with that type of insulation. Some companies out there may want to pull the wool over your eyes and sell you a lesser door just so they can make a quick buck. How do you know you are getting what you paid for?
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