How to Stain a Metal Garage Door to Give it a Faux Woodgrain Finish


Are you tired of looking at your faded garage door and want to give it a fresh new appearance? Maybe you’d like to give it a more rustic look? Then, why not create a faux woodgrain finish? You can either do it yourself or hire a professional painter. To achieve the desired results, you’ll have to take an approach that’s a bit different from regular painting. But with a little patience and artistic skill, you’ll end up with a garage door you can be proud of.
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How to Build a Laundry Room in Your Garage


Is space at a premium in your home and you’re wondering if perhaps you could use part of your garage as a place to install your washer and dryer? If so, it’s better if you aren’t using your garage for too much more than storing your vehicle during the cold season. And of course, the garage should be reasonably clean. So here are a few tips to help you plan and execute the conversion.
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What are the most common problems with garage doors?


We tend not to worry much about our garage door until something goes wrong. However, it’s easy to ensure that it works properly at all times by performing a visual inspection every two months and lubricating the major parts two times per year.
 
If you happen to find a problem with your garage door, here’s a list of the most common ones. You’ll be able to identify the source of the problem and either correct it yourself or contact a garage door specialist to make the necessary repairs.
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Follow these 3 Tips to Get the Best Returns on Your Garage Door Replacement Investment

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A lot of homeowners across the US are considering having their garage door replaced. A lot of these homeowners will need to do so out of necessity. It’s probably because they have a damaged or broken garage door beyond what is worth repairing. They understand that they need to have it replaced as soon as possible. After all, a damaged garage door is quite an eyesore. It doesn’t help a home’s curb appeal at all. In fact, the opposite is the case.
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Don’t forget your garage door when decorating for the holidays!

It won’t be long before everyone starts decorating their home exteriors for the holidays. While you are stringing lights and hanging garlands, don’t overlook the largest flat surface on the front of your house – your garage door! In a neighborhood of plain, unadorned garage doors, make sure yours stands out and complements your other decorations. Here are some ideas taken from Pinterest to spur your imagination. You won’t need to spend a lot to get a new, festive look. Gather some outdoor lights, weatherproof craft materials, stickers, and a good dose of patience. And why not get your kids involved? They are sure to be full of ideas.
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Self-storage: your garage away from home

Written by our friends at Public Storage Canada
 
 
Okay, so the time has finally come – whether it’s annual spring cleaning, or the Big Garage Reno you’ve been planning so you can cut back on your heating bill, and finally get your caroff the driveway. Either way, you’ve got stuff that you need to remove from your garage. Such as whatever’s at the back of those haphazard piles that you haven’t looked through in years – and yes, plenty of those things probably deserve to be chucked. But for the items that you and your family still use, you’ll be on the lookout for some temporary storage options. Luckily, self-storage comes in a wide variety of sizes to suit your needs. But how do you figure out which size will be right for you?
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Some ways to update your garage door in 2017

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Have you found that your garage door is looking kind of shabby and deserves a transformation to give it a better appearance? What can be done in order to modernize it?

As your garage door is the largest moving object in your home, and amounts to more than a third of its façade, shouldn’t you give it more attention? Did you know that any real estate agent will inform you that changing your garage door will help you get your asking price and be sold even faster?
 
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