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September 30, 2016
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.
September 23, 2016
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?
September 15, 2016
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.
August 26, 2016
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.
August 16, 2016
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.
July 11, 2016
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.
July 11, 2016
Are you wondering if you should add windows to your current garage door or to the garage door you are planning to buy? First of all, determine your needs. Why do you want to install windows?
July 5, 2016
The drain in your garage floor can serve more than one useful purpose, and there are different options depending on your drainage priorities. Here are some key facts about garage floor drains.
June 27, 2016
So your garage door is making quite a bit of noise and you don’t know what to do? It’s even more frustrating when your bedroom is located over your garage and you’re woken up late at night. Here are some ways you can reduce garage door noise.
June 24, 2016
Proper storage of all your summer toys, gadgets and vehicles ensures that they’re ready to go when the warm weather returns. If you’ve been too busy having a fantastic summer, the garage may be cluttered with stuff that’s been accumulating during the season.

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