Test: Can a Thief Open Your Garage Door?


You keep a lot of valuables in your garage, from tools and treasured belongings in storage to your car and other expensive vehicles. The importance of keeping these possessions safe is undeniable. But is your garage secure? Ask yourself these questions to find out whether a thief could open your garage door: Read More

Metal Garage Door Construction Types

Insulated or non-insulated… what’s the difference? Most of the garage doors available on the market are made of galvanized steel. Others are made from aluminum panels (with insulation) or from fully glazed aluminum extrusions They are available in thicknesses ranging from 1 to 2 inches, with or without insulation. Here’s some basic information to guide you!
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How do the preferences of Canadian homebuyers influence the type of construction in Canada?


In 2015, the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) conducted a survey of 12,000 Canadians to learn their preferences, whether they were planning on buying a house or making major renovations to their current home. The results are surprising people in the construction industry. Homeowners are more informed than ever thanks to the Internet and, in this context, it is important to understand their expectations.

The word “space” is used often either in speaking about condominiums or single-family homes: storage space, walk-in closets, spacious kitchen pantries, outdoor space flowing naturally from the kitchen and a large garage… Read More

9 of the Top Toronto Interior Design Bloggers

Toronto is home to some of Canada’s best and brightest interior design experts and television personalities. In addition to their many contributions across the industry, such as features in major home magazines like House & Home or appearances on the Marilyn Denis Show & CityLine, they are also authors of renowned blogs to inspire your own home décor ideas.

Featured below are 9 of the best interior design bloggers that call Toronto home. If you live in the city you might be lucky enough to visit their design studios, see them speak, or bump into them on the street!

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Hanging a Bike on Your Garage Wall? Don’t Make These Mistakes!


If you are looking for a way to hang your bike on your garage wall to conserve space, proceed with caution. If you fail to securely fasten your bike to the garage wall or ceiling, it can tumble on out and not only become damaged itself, but also damage your vehicle or even your child.

Those who’d like to hang a child’s bike in the garage should opt to place it on the wall or a bike stand rather than the ceiling so that the child can access it with ease.
An adult’s bike can be placed on either the wall or the ceiling. Be sure to use heavy-duty hooks with a plastic coating that you can hook right onto the tire and turn the bike upside down. These types of hooks will function as a solid means of support and they’ll also prevent your bike from accumulating scratches.

Take a moment to measure the bike so that you can accommodate it with the proper spacing before you actually get to work. When you go to install the hooks, don’t place them in any old place.
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Questions for choosing the perfect garage door

We know that buying a new garage door isn’t always easy, especially when you must decide if you should repair your current door or buy a new one. Since buying a garage door isn’t an everyday occurrence, we’ve prepared the following questions and answers; they can help you make a more informed choice.
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Is Your Garage Door Vulnerable to Thieves?

Is Your Garage Door Vulnerable to Thieves
When many homeowners come to consider home security, many overlook the importance of the garage in preserving the safety of the home. This is despite the fact that the garage tends to be generously stocked with valuables like power tools, lawnmowers and, of course, cars. Getting access to the garage could also allow access to the rest of the house.
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Do I Need a Permit to Renovate My Garage?

Do I Need a Permit to Renovate My Garage
Customizing your home is exciting. And since your garage is often a key storage and project space, you may be thinking of upgrading it to make it more user friendly. Whether you need any paperwork before you start your renovations depends on what changes you intend to make.
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