Should You Choose a Traditional Garage Door?

Carriage house style

You are getting ready to buy a new home, or maybe you are renovating your current property. You want to have a home that has a beautiful, traditional look, and you know that it’s probably a good idea to get a traditional garage door to go along with the house. However, you might not really know much of a difference between garage doors. Keep in mind that even though garage doors might work similarly, they can have vastly different aesthetic styles. You want to choose a garage door that will match the style of the rest of your home, as this can help to make it more attractive, and even bump up the curb appeal.

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How to teach your children about safe garage door use


Garage doors have become the most common way to enter a home. This means that everyone in the household, including children, should learn how to stay safe around the doors. Here are some tips for teaching your children about how they can stay safe and avoid dangers associated with garage doors.
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Can a Garage Be Dangerous for a Car?


Honestly, there are many words we might all find ourselves using to describe our garages. Crowded, necessary, and frequently used are but a few. If you are someone who cannot say that your garage is empty, spacious and free of clutter, then we have some tips for you. After all, if you use your garage for both storage and parking the car, it can be difficult to keep possessions in good shape and keep the car protected too. The good news is that we have several easy tips that can ensure the garage is safe for the car and all of the rest of the stuff inside it.
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How to Be Sure a Garage Door Is Actually an R-16 Garage Door


If you have just started the search for a new garage door, it’s likely that you found out about the value of an R-16 door. This is one that has a good level of thermal resistance, and is something you have added to the “must have” list of features for the new door or doors on your garage. Naturally, you know you need to perform due diligence when investing in a door, and you want to know just how to be certain a door really is R-16. The good news is that we have a few ways to help you figure that out.
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Avoiding Garage Door Repair Scams


What is the biggest moving part in many homes? The garage door, and while it opens and closes to allow you to use the car, it might also be a main entrance into your home. This is why the safety and function of a garage door is so important, and why you shouldn’t just trust garage door repairs to the first person who returns your call for service.
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If your garage door is making noises, you may need to act!


Let me guess, a while ago your garage door started making noises, but it’s still opening and closing fine, so you’re wondering whether you should be concerned…
 
Well, it all depends on what type of noises it is making, it could be a simple case of lack of lubrication, or it could be a sign that you need to have your garage door serviced before it becomes a more serious issue.
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How to Choose the Right Driveway Surface


Though a driveway serves a few, universal purposes, there are many factors to consider when selecting a driveway’s surface materials. You can focus on the looks, the practical use and even the environmental factors, but you always have to consider maintenance and upkeep, too. It is also a wise idea to consider “prep” needed for a particular type of surface as that too has a lot of impact on costs and look.
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