9 of the Top Home Automation Blogs

In just a few short years, the Internet has started to add connectivity to everything from home audio to even garage doors. Known as the ‘Internet of Things’ this growth in technology is now leading to affordable and easy-to-use systems, apps, and hardware for automating your entire home.
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9 of the Top Green Living Blogs

These days, it’s become all that more important for everyone to do their part to take care of the environment. For homeowners, that means a collective effort around sustainable building, eco-friendly habits, and energy efficient materials.

Whether you’re just starting your journey into the world of green living or you’re looking for inspirational ideas to shrink your ecological footprint at home even more, there are many great blogs on the web that have just what you need!

Here are 9 of the best green living blogs to help you lead an eco-friendly life at home!
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June: It’s Garage Door Safety Month

The International Door Association (IDA) and the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) have designated June as Garage Door Safety Month.

The IDA and its affiliated dealers will be working to increase awareness of the possible hazards of garage doors and automatic opener systems, and the need for periodic inspection and maintenance to insure they are safe. Give your garage door a safety check to be certain it’s in proper working condition by using these ten garage door safety and security tips.
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How to Turn Your Garage Into Your Very Own Sports Haven

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Your garage is filled with so much junk that you don’t even park your car in it. Or you do park your car in the garage, but it could just as easily stay out in the driveway. You’d like to do something cool with your garage—make it a place where you’d actually like to spend some time. Well, how about turning it into your very own customized sports zone? Doing so would be a fun project for you—or you and your kid—and leave you with an awesome hangout and a place to keep all your sports stuff.

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Preparing Your Garage Door for the Summer


The cold winter months are behind us and summer is quickly approaching. So the time is just right to start on some garage door maintenance.

Winter’s icy conditions and cold weather can be tough on garage doors, so some repairs and touch ups may be needed. And the inside of the garage will need some maintenance done as well.

You may think your garage door and door opener look fine. But checking the parts, cleaning and repairing any damage can save you a lot of money later on. Here are some general tips to keep your garage door in top shape for the summer months.

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