Top 10 Home Industry Blog Posts of November 2014

With the holiday season fast approaching, November’s top home industry blog posts took on a bit of festive feel, but there were also must-reads about staying organized, design trends for 2015, and home improvement ideas too!

We’re happy to share with you 10 of the most popular blog posts across the home improvement, home organization, interior design and home automation industries from November 2014. Check them out below!
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Top 10 Home Industry Blog Posts of October 2014

October was a great month for blog posts across the home industry, from futuristic apps for your car (including ones that open your garage door!), to kitchen recipes perfect for the fall season.

We collected a list of 10 of the most popular and shared posts across automotive, interior design, home improvement, and home automation blogs to share with you here!
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Tips for Saving Space in Your Garage

Tips for Saving Space in Your Garage

 

Your garage is not just a space to keep only your car. For many of us, we use it to store most of our unused stuff with little concern over clutter building up. The problem with that is you’re limiting the large open space in your garage from being wisely used. If you’re a homeowner, you’re missing out if your garage isn’t organized for saving space. Here are a few tips to make sure that will never happen to you!
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Top 10 Preventive Maintenance Tips for Garage Door Owners

Top 10 Preventive Maintenance Tips for Garage Door Owners
Your garage door is the largest moving part in your entire home, and is used multiple times per day at any hour and in all seasons. To keep your garage door operating smoothly for decades to come, it’s very important that you take the time to perform regular preventive care and maintenance. Here are 10 things that all homeowners can do:
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What to Know When Choosing the Right Garage Door Dealer

What to Know When Choosing the Right Garage Door Dealer
You may think that buying a garage door is as simple as finding a dealer, picking out a door, and having the garage door company install it. However, it’s not quite that simple.

Of course, you want to find a garage door professional with a solid reputation. But it’s also a smart idea to find out if they also offer a warranty and stand by their work. Here are some tips for when you are shopping around for a garage door dealer.

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Monitor and Control Your Garage Door from Your Smartphone – From Anywhere in the World!

Tel_MyQAnd do it with a swipe of the finger from an Apple, Android or Blackberry device. Garage door control from a smartphone? Yes… there is an app for that as well, if you purchase a brand new garage operator from LiftMaster equipped with the MyQ technology!

But it’s not a game. It’s an exciting addition to your overall home management and security plan. Check out the garage door opener for the 21st century.
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How to Keep Your Garage Secure

How to Keep Your Garage Secure
Your garage stores your car, tools, equipment, and other valuables that we normally want to keep safe but separate from the main house. However, garages can also be a vulnerable area of a home, often serving as a primary entrance and exit way and being more isolated than others areas of the house.
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Converting a Basement Area into a Garage

Converting a Basement Area into a Garage
Is your home limited in storage space? Do you wish you had a convenient place where you could safely put away your tools, lawnmower or recycling bins?

Many homeowners struggle with inadequate storage space in their homes. When thinking outside the box, one homeowner found a creative solution to solve this problem. He converted a basement area into a garage. Instead of keeping the patio doors leading from his walk-out basement, the homeowner replaced them with a garage door equipped with an electric opener. He then added insulation to the rooms’ walls and ceiling in order for the garage to be up to code.
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