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February 19, 2016
They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and that you know art when you see it. Whether homeowners and businesses like it or not, Toronto’s residential garage doors and walls of businesses have become canvases for some of the most talented (and not-so-talented) graffiti artists and muralists.
February 17, 2016
A major component of an energy efficient garage is a well-insulated garage door. But are all insulated garage doors the same? Definitely not! The thermal resistance factor, R-value, of a door means little if the door isn’t equipped with effective thermal breaks and appropriate weather seals around the perimeter and between the sections of the door. Without these weatherproofing features, cold and heat can reduce the energy efficiency of the door.
February 16, 2016
Is the garage the most underrated part of your home? If you own a home without a garage, you might not know just how much value it can add. Aside from bumping up the home’s value, a garage will also prove quite useful.
February 5, 2016
Getting a gift that you know your partner will appreciate for Valentine’s Day can be difficult. Finding that perfect gift can be next to impossible. If your loved one happens to enjoy crafts, they will appreciate gifts that make it easier for them to enjoy their hobby and create fantastic results. Here are some sure-fire, last-minute gifts that your crafty partner will love.
January 29, 2016
Is your garage lacking power? Sometimes we could all do with an extra outlet or two, whether it’s to help us see what we’re doing, install a garage door opener, or for those home DIY projects. Today we’re going to show you exactly how you can rewire your garage. The process is simpler than you might think, but it still requires skill and attention to detail.
January 22, 2016
The amount of heat that leaks out of your home is directly related with the cost of keeping your home warm. Whenever any part of your house isn’t properly sealed and insulated from the effects of winter, utility bills rise. If your garage is attached to your home, check the following places to test for heat loss.
January 15, 2016
Is it time to expand your living space? Have you been torn between moving to a new home or remodeling your existing home? If this is the case, one option is to renovate your garage. If your garage isn’t getting much use, converting it can open up many possibilities for your home. A converted garage can become a guest studio, an entertainment space, a “man cave”, a home gym, a recording studio, an office and so on.
January 12, 2016
Take a look around and you’ll notice that a garage door located on the front of a home takes up from 20 to 40% of the façade. House hunters often notice the garage door first when shopping for a new residence. Here are the benefits of changing or upgrading your garage door, and find out the possible return on investment from the purchase of a new garage door system.
January 12, 2016
The first thing to consider before you set out to prepare your garage door frame is that a garage door is (or at least should be) a one-time investment that can either enhance or damage the aesthetic appeal of your building. You need to select raw materials and a design that not only fits your garage door needs, but also contributes to overall building’s appearance.
December 25, 2015
The pouring snow, gusty winds, and chilling cold all take a heavy toll on the constructional integrity of your garage door. During the colder months, the metal parts of your garage door, such as screws and springs, tend to shrink, not only causing unexpected problems with closing and/or opening, but also making your garage door an unnecessary danger.

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