Let HOUZZ inspire and guide you in renovating or reorganizing your garage

If you’re not familiar with HOUZZ, it is a website and mobile app that provide you with ideas about architecture, interior design, decorating, landscape design and home improvement, even for your garage! Through photos, it can motivate you to renovate or better arrange your garage. HOUZZ connects more than 40 million homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world, and has 2 million Facebook followers and close to 300,000 on Twitter. Read More

An Introduction to Garage Doors


How many garage doors or garage door openers does a homeowner buy in his or her life? According to statistics, one or two… or a few more if this person needs to move more often than the norm because of work or other obligations.

To help you better understand the language used in the world of garage doors, here is a basic introduction to the most used terms. This will help you more clearly understand what garage door specialists tell you if they are repairing your door, or if they suggest you get a new door. In this blog, we will focus on the components that make up a garage door system.
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The first impression your home makes sets the tone for the overall aesthetic of your house


When renovating, often the focus and dollars are given to achieving that “designer look” for the interior of our homes. We forget that the first impressions are made by the exterior of the house. We’ve all heard of “curb appeal”, especially when getting ready to sell your home. However, curb appeal should not be just for resale purposes as it can set the tone for the overall aesthetic of your home.
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10 Uses For Your Second Garage


A second garage isn’t something everybody has. Those who are lucky enough to have the extra space are sometimes stumped with what to do with it. That second garage can add value to your property not only for storage, but as a special space for entertaining or special interests.
 
Here are 10 ideas to help spark your creativity when you want to do more than store the lawnmower in your second garage.
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How To Make Your Driveway The Envy Of Your Neighborhood


In every neighborhood some homes command more attention than others. Eye-catching aspects of these homes might be an individual item or a combination of items, including: a beautiful front porch, a clean and interesting garage door, breathtaking landscaping, or interesting walkways and driveways.

Your driveway literally and figuratively welcomes your family and visitors to your home. There are several ways to make your driveway more appealing, possibly becoming the envy of your neighborhood.
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Residential garage doors: North America versus Europe


The vast majority—if not to say practically all—of the residential garage doors used in North America are the sectional type. The height of the panels varies from 18 to 24 inches (46–61 cm). The garage doors are also frequently equipped with an automatic garage door opener. In Europe, it’s a bit different. Besides sectional doors–which aren’t the most commonly used, by the way–you’ll also find single-panel up-and-over doors, rolling doors, and side-sliding sectional doors.
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Currently, the best buy on the market in electric garage door openers is the 8550W


Is your garage opener starting to feel its age? Could this be the time for you to change it? But which garage door opener model should you choose? With so many makes and models, and with the prices varying between single and double doors, it’s easy to be lost. If you’d like to purchase the best electric garage door opener currently on the market, here are the reasons why LiftMaster’s 8550W will both meet all your needs and last a long time.
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