27 Feb 2015

8 Ways To Help Your Teen Park In Your Garage

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Teenager Driving Car Outside House

Prevent Accidents Before They Happen The time has come: your teen is now old enough to drive. As you cautiously, almost regretfully, hand your keys over to your teenage daughter or son, you can’t help but envision potential driving obstacles. That recessed fire hydrant where it’s easy to get a ticket. That four-way stop where turning […]

5 Feb 2015

Garage Flooring

Garage Door New Flooring

A Home Improvement Worth Making? Garages serve different purposes in different households. While many people use the garage as a storage space for vehicles and other large valuables, others set up a home workout space or a tool bench. Some people even convert their garage into an office. Now, imagine how you want to use […]

20 Jan 2015

5 Steps To Prevent Squeaky Garage Doors

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Headache from the Noise of His Broken Garage Door

Fix The Headache You’re headed out for work in the morning, coffee in one hand and garage door opener in the other. You’ve steeled yourself for the busy day, but nothing prepares you for the ear-splitting screech that hits as soon as you click the “up” button. Whether it’s an extreme noise or a milder […]

9 Jan 2015

Garage Home Safety

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Garage Door Safety Women Lifting Old and Damaged Door

Secure the Castle A suit of armour is only as strong as its weakest link. This same principle applies to a home. As one of the largest openings to a house, your garage door needs to be secure if your family is to be safe. While break-ins have been decreasing, a Statistics Canada report suggests […]

10 Dec 2014

Create Your Garage Man Cave 4 Easy Steps

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Men Repairing His Car - Garage Door

The Getaway You’ve Always Dreamt Of For many of us, finding a place to relax, eat a sandwich and watch the big game is just about as hard as finding the time. Maybe you’re one of the lucky ones that does have time, but your home wasn’t built with a space dedicated for man time. […]

15 Nov 2014

4 Easy Garage Storage Solutions

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Organized Garage Storage With Tools

These days it is fairly common for people to use their garages for everyday storage and leave their valuable cars and other possessions out in inclement weather conditions. Instead of putting your valuables at risk and safely storing your junk, use your space better by following one of these 4 simple storage solutions for your […]

18 Oct 2014

How To Choose The Right Garage Door For You

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Wooden Garage Door Matching House Exterior

Selection To Satisfy Every Need Congratulations on making the decision to install a new garage door. What should you do next? If you’re like most people, you may feel somewhat overwhelmed by the choices in front of you. Which material is best? Which style will work best for your home’s exterior? Which doors need the […]

2 Oct 2014

High Tech Accessories

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High Tech Garage Door Opener Remote

The Latest Garage Door Technology It’s truly the technology age, as everyone who owns a smart phone or tablet can attest. Every day we seem to hear about another mind-blowing gadget or fun new piece of technology. It’s not all about entertainment, though – advanced garage door technology is all about making your life easier. Today’s […]

27 Sep 2014

Your Garage Doors Needs

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overhead door with opener motor

Knowing Your Garage Doors’ Needs: Consumer-Savvy Tips If you don’t generally pay much attention to your garage door system, you’re not alone. Most of us assume our garage doors will work well, day in and out, and are unpleasantly surprised when something goes wrong. If you know how a garage door system works, though, you’ll […]

15 Aug 2014

The Ins And outs Of Homeowner Garage Door installations

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Garage Door Installation Team

Sound Advice If you’re handy, installing a garage door is probably no problem for you. However, if you’re like most of us, you may need help: Ask a technician at The Garage Door Company – we’re happy to give advice! Have a helper or two nearby through the process. Consider purchasing lightweight doors such as […]