Your garage door can knock the socks off your neighbors this Halloween!

It’s almost that time of year, when we see ghosts and goblins come down the street in search of tricks or treats. Increase their enjoyment by decorating the front of your house and adding to the atmosphere. It will make a memorable evening for all!
Lots of people put up Halloween decorations, but did you ever consider using your garage door as a blank slate for your creations? It doesn’t take a big budget to get the scary look you want. Use your imagination and some homemade decorations, like rigid foam cutouts, old clothes, duct tape, etc. Decorative lights or projections and appropriate music can top it all off!
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How the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright is again being seen, now on today’s contemporary homes

Does the name Frank Lloyd Wright ring a bell? He was an American architect (1867-1959) whose ideas of open floor plans and organic architecture have continued to today. At the time, in the early to mid-1900s, he was a pioneer, designing residences with low-pitched roofs, overhanging eaves and long horizontal lines. This style, known as Prairie School, was also characterized by multiple sets of vertical windows to let in lots of natural light with gridlines that mirrored the frames. They were building that blended in with nature, living in harmony with the environment.
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6 of the top home improvements trends this year

Maybe the time has come to update your home’s exterior, giving it a makeover to improve its looks and thus curb appeal. Recent research from Texas Tech University has plainly shown that enhancements to the outside of a home can boost its value up to 17%.

But which improvements will give you the best return on your investment?
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September has arrived, so now is the time for garage door maintenance

The summer months are gone, and September is here. Back to school, shorter day, trees changing color – all the signs of fall, meaning winter can’t be far away.
Hand in hand with these events are some maintenance tasks you yourself can perform on your garage door system at this time of year. They will only take a few minutes but ensure your door’s correct operation throughout the fall season.
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This is Why You Never Leave Your Garage Door Open Overnight

Protect Your Garage, Protect Your Home

For whatever reason, some homeowners decide that it’s OK to leave the garage door opened while unattended.
This careless action can lead to a variety of nasty consequences, especially if you have an attached garage. A solid garage door is your first line of defense against unwanted intruders, ranging from people to small animals, preventing serious problems from occurring because you didn’t take the time to shut the garage door.
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How to prevent a fire in your garage

Did you know that in the US, there are on average 6,600 residential garage fires every year? Each year, this results in 30 deaths, 400 injuries and over $457 million in property loss.
Here are some recommendations from the USFA (US Fire Administration) to help you avoid this happening to you, especially if your home has an attached garage.
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Make Your Garage Sale a Success

If the robin isn’t proof enough that spring is here, then the crowds at the garage sales are a sure sign that spring has finally sprung!

It can’t be denied that when summer arrives, we all feel the need to discard items that are cluttering up the garage and house. That’s what spring cleaning is all about! Here are a few garage sale tips from Garaga, the garage door manufacturer.
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