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Is It Worth Getting a New Garage Door?

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It’s a classic dilemma: “Should I buy a new one, or try to make the old one last longer?” We all face that choice at some point; maybe with a car or a house. Sometimes it makes sense to wait a little longer to replace something, and other times it can be more risky to put off a necessary upgrade. The same goes for your garage door. Many garage doors – especially our Clopay doors – are built to last for a long time. But eventually, they’ll need replaced, too. So is it worth getting a new garage door right now?…

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A New Garage Door with Your Tax Refund

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According to the IRS, the average tax refund people receive in the US is around $3050. For many people, getting your tax return is a very exciting time. When you see that check in your hand or money deposited into your bank account, it’s hard not to want to splurge on that new 70-inch TV or dream vacation. As a homeowner, putting that money into your house, specifically a new garage door may be the wiser choice. Remodeling Magazine magazine’s 2018 Cost vs. Value Report stated that a new garage door recoups around 98% of its cost in improved home…

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How to Enhance Your Garage Security

By | About Deluxe Door, Clopay, Curb Appeal, Emergency Requests, Garage Door Frame, Garage Door Repair, Garage Door Screen, Investment, Liftmaster, Maintenance, New Garage Door, New Install, Openers, Same Day Repair, Springs, Steel Garage Door, Windows, Wood Garage Door | No Comments

Often times when homeowners are considering their home security they tend to overlook the importance of securing the garage. The garage tends to be used as a storage place for numerous valuable power tools, lawnmowers and your cars. Not only are their valuables in the garage but an attached garage could also allow easy access to the rest of your home. As many homeowners overlook this the garage door becomes an easy point in many homes security. Depending on the type of garage door that you have, contacting a professional or consultant for advice may be in your best interest….

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4 Ways to Decorate Your Holiday Garage Door

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It’s hard to believe the Holidays are already upon us. It seems like every year businesses and neighborhood houses are going even bigger with their decorations and start decorating even earlier. Don’t worry if you haven’t started decorating yet you still have plenty of time to create the perfect Holiday Garage Door. The outside of your home tends to get extra attention because that’s what people see first. In the midst of the decorations often times the garage door gets neglected. We’re here to make sure that doesn’t happen this year your garage door makes a huge contribution to your…

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Transform Your Home without Breaking the Bank

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Everyone wants their home to look like a million bucks – but who wants to pay a million bucks? Maybe you cringe when you think about how much it would cost to do some home renovations. And a lot of renovations can be really expensive, like remodeling your bathroom or your kitchen. But not all home projects have to break the bank. Sometimes small upgrades like a fresh coat of paint or new furniture can transform the whole look of your house. And if you’re looking to do some renovations that add value to your home, low-cost projects typically give you a higher ROI…

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Getting Your House Ready to Sell

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We’ve got some great news for anyone interested in selling their house. Many people are calling today’s housing market the “strongest seller’s market ever.” And for good reason – Nearly 12,000 homes have been sold in Columbus in the last five months. So if you’re thinking about selling your house, now is a great time to make some final improvements and get it up on the market. When you’re looking to make those final improvements, it’s always good to know what projects will get you the biggest bang for your buck. For example, easy, low-cost projects usually give you a…

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New Garage Door – Great ROI

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This one’s for everyone thinking about remodeling – and also wanting to get the most bang for their buck. Whether you’re looking to move or make your house into your dream home, we’d be remiss if we didn’t share a few key facts on why replacing your garage door might be one of your best investments this year. Why a new garage door has great ROI   It’s basically free. Let us explain. According to Remodeling magazine – the 2017 Cost vs. Value report shows that the national average ROI for a new garage door is 85%. As in, you’ll get 85%…

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Organize Your Garage for Summer Sports

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Prepping all your kids for their various sports is no small task. Keeping all their game dates, practices, and who’s bringing snack this week straight is hard enough. Keeping track of their equipment… shouldn’t have to be. We looked up some of our favorite ideas to organize your garage for sports equipment. Check it out! A few ideas to organize your garage: BALL CLAW. Ok let’s be real, this is way better than digging in a bin for your kids soccer ball because it has to be in there somewhere. He can just swipe it off the wall on his way…

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How to paint your garage door the right way.

How to Paint a Garage Door

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Sometimes your house could use a facelift, but your garage door isn’t to the point where you want to replace it yet. At that point, is a new coat of paint on your garage door a good option? We hear that question a lot, and the answer is yes. People often forget how much your garage door effects your home’s curb appeal – updating your garage door can literally make it look like a new house. Our manufacturer Clopay has a lot of great tips for how to paint your garage door, and we’ve done some digging for you too. Painting your garage…

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Clopay on HGTV’s Urban Oasis Sweepstakes

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Clopay garage doors are keeping up with every trend, every year, which is why they're getting featured on HGTV's Urban Oasis Sweepstakes. HGTV and Clopay both recognize the trend of close-knit communities and urban style. HGTV states that "with more than 600 new urbanist towns, villages and neighborhoods planned or under construction in the United States, New Urbanism is poised to become one of the dominant design and planning methods of the 21st century." Long story short, URBAN IS IN. People in large cities are wishing for that small-town feel. A great (and timely) example is Stars Hollow in Gilmore Girls, but the best...
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