How to Keep a Garage Cool

How to Keep a Garage Cool

High temperatures are no match for an air-conditioned house, but garages are often left out of the equation. If you’ve ever walked into your garage on a hot San Diego day, you know just how blistering a hot garage can be. Maybe you even use your garage as additional living space for your workshop, gym or laundry room, which can be challenging in the summer months. Fortunately, there are many steps you can take to lower the temperature of your garage so you can feel cool and comfortable all year long. Why Do Garages Get So Hot? There are many reasons why your garage […]

How Long Do Garage Doors Last?

Garage doors are essential to our everyday lives. They are an entryway for your garage and house as well as a way to safely store your car and other items. They also serve cosmetic purposes like enhancing the overall appearance and curb appeal of your home. With so many benefits, you don’t want your garage door to undergo too much wear and tear. That’s why it’s important to keep up with regular maintenance so you can prevent costly damage and increase your garage door’s lifespan. Learn more about maintaining and repairing your garage door and how to know when it’s time for a replacement. […]

When to Replace Your Garage Door Opener

When to Replace Your Garage Door Opener The lifespan of your garage door opener can depend on the type of garage door opener you have, how often you use it and how well-cared for it is. If you have a professional routinely inspect and service your garage door, chances are the mechanisms can last a long time. However, no matter how effectively you take care of a garage door opener, you will eventually need to replace it. The lifespan of most garage door openers is about 10 to 15 years. But how do you know when it’s time for a new or updated […]

The Process of Installing a Garage Door

As you finish the process of investing in a new garage door, it’s nice to know what you can expect during the installation process. We are commonly asked how long the garage door installation process takes, and want you to be aware of what common complications could slow down the process. Due to the complexity and potential safety hazards, we never recommend that anyone other than trained professionals attempt installing a garage door.  You bought a great, quality garage door, so let professionals install the door correctly to prevent any accidents or malfunctions. To put your mind at ease, we’ve developed a brief […]

Most Common Garage Door Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Most Common Garage Door Injuries and How to Prevent Them Your garage door is an important part of your home, but you probably don’t think too much about it unless it’s not working properly. It’s important to remember that your garage door is a moving part that can weigh hundreds of pounds. Serious injury can occur if safety precautions are not observed.  In fact, research shows that garage door accidents can cause as many of 30,000 injuries a year, some of which are fatal.  Most Common Garage Door Injuries To help protect yourself, here are some of the most common […]

25 Questions to Ask Your Garage Door Specialist

25 Questions to Ask Your Garage Door Specialist Most of us rarely think about our garage doors unless they are not working. And when our garage doors aren’t working, our only question is usually, “Can you fix it?” However, there are a number of important questions you may want to ask a garage door specialist before you choose them as your regular repair company. Don’t be fooled by fake pros online- ask the right questions before the garage door technician is at your home. Ask any of the following questions to any garage door company to get an idea for […]

Ideas for Your Garage Space

Ideas for Your Garage Space If you’ve ever wished for more space in your home, consider converting your garage into an extra room. Converting a typical two-car garage can give you about 600 square feet of additional living space that can be used for storage or turned into a room for relaxing, working or entertaining. A recent report found that 82 percent of homes in the U.S. have two-car garages or larger, but only 15 percent of people use them to park their cars, meaning that this valuable space is often perfect for many families to use as an additional […]

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