With the holiday season fast approaching, November’s top home industry blog posts took on a bit of festive feel, but there were also must-reads about staying organized, design trends for 2015, and home improvement ideas too! We’re happy to share with you 10 of the most popular blog posts across the home improvement, home organization, interior design and home automation industries from November 2014. Check them out below!
October was a great month for blog posts across the home industry, from futuristic apps for your car (including ones that open your garage door!), to kitchen recipes perfect for the fall season. We collected a list of 10 of the most popular and shared posts across automotive, interior design, home improvement, and home automation blogs to share with you here!
Your garage is not just a space to keep only your car. For many of us, we use it to store most of our unused stuff with little concern over clutter building up. The problem with that is you’re limiting the large open space in your garage from being wisely used. If you’re a homeowner, you’re missing out if your garage isn’t organized for saving space. Here are a few tips to make sure that will never happen to you!
Your garage door is the largest moving part in your entire home, and is used multiple times per day at any hour and in all seasons. To keep your garage door operating smoothly for decades to come, it’s very important that you take the time to perform regular preventive care and maintenance. Here are 10 things that all homeowners can do:
Fall is upon us again and Halloween is just around the corner. When it comes to making your house look spooky, the garage is one area that’s not always fully taken advantage of! Here are a few ways to keep trick-or-treaters shivering with fear.
You may think that buying a garage door is as simple as finding a dealer, picking out a door, and having the garage door company install it. However, it’s not quite that simple. Of course, you want to find a garage door professional with a solid reputation. But it’s also a smart idea to find out if they also offer a warranty and stand by their work. Here are some tips for when you are shopping around for a garage door dealer.
And do it with a swipe of the finger from an Apple, Android or Blackberry device. Garage door control from a smartphone? Yes… there is an app for that as well, if you purchase a brand new garage operator from LiftMaster equipped with the MyQ technology! But it’s not a game. It’s an exciting addition to your overall home management and security plan. Check out the garage door opener for the 21st century.
With a seemingly never-ending stream of options, picking the right garage door for your home can be a daunting task. You want a door that’s not only safe and durable, but stylish as well. There’s a fine line between wants, needs, and practicality, and The Great Garage Door Buyers Guide is here to help!
Your garage stores your car, tools, equipment, and other valuables that we normally want to keep safe but separate from the main house. However, garages can also be a vulnerable area of a home, often serving as a primary entrance and exit way and being more isolated than others areas of the house.
Is your home limited in storage space? Do you wish you had a convenient place where you could safely put away your tools, lawnmower or recycling bins? Many homeowners struggle with inadequate storage space in their homes. When thinking outside the box, one homeowner found a creative solution to solve this problem. He converted a basement area into a garage. Instead of keeping the patio doors leading from his walk-out basement, the homeowner replaced them with a garage door equipped with an electric opener. He then added insulation to the rooms’ walls and ceiling in order for the garage to be up to code.