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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Tips to Organize Your Garage

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We’re sending our kids back to school and buckling down for fall. Summer isn’t quite over, but the breeze is starting to get that cool edge that remind you that sweaters and pumpkin spice everything is around the corner. Summer has its own set of priorities—free time and parties and projects and yard games. If your garage is anything like ours, your kids have chucked shoes and tossed pool noodles and you’ve tripped over bikes and tackled all kinds of projects and… where is that screwdriver again? Cold weather doesn’t have to be unpleasant, but you don’t exactly want to…

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Cape Cod Style Garage Door

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It’s summertime, and many of you may be taking a charming beach vacation. It’s natural for us to wish we had that beach feel all year round, but the good news is – we can. All it takes is some Cape Cod style. Obviously as a garage door company, we’ve got to tell you about our Cape Cod style garage door from Clopay’s Reserve Collection, but we also want to help you identify some other Cape Cod themes for the exterior of your home.   Here are some features you should know about when trying to make the outside of your home…

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10 Tips To Help You Sell Your Home

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The housing market is crazy this spring. Zillow can barely keep up. It’s the perfect time for some tips on helping you stand out from the other homes for sale in your neighborhood. Below you’ll find 10 tips to help you sell your home. Some of them you have probably heard of, but there are a few you may not have thought about yet. Since there are so many people selling, it’s important to go the extra mile. Not only do you want to beat the competition, but you also want to make sure you get the biggest bang for…

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Cleaning Your Garage Door Windows

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Cleaning your garage door windows sounds like a massive pain. Good news is that if you have a Clopay door, the likelihood is the crossbars in your windows pop out. So instead of cleaning all those tiny panels, you can make the process go quickly. According to our garage door manufacturer Clopay, you can clean your garage door windows with a mild dishwashing soap and a soft cloth. You’re not supposed to use a harsh solvent-based cleaner of any kind, like ones with ammonia. Those could actually affect the quality, color, or insulation of your windows. If you do have those…

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Outdoor Patio Ideas | Garage Door Partitions

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You'll want to check out this awesome game day outdoor patio idea. Maybe it's too big and bold for your taste, but maybe it's exactly what you're looking for. Who doesn't want a temperature controlled outdoor living space? In this cool Houzz find, you can see that homeowners got creative with garage doors. Instead of housing a car, they decided to house at big screen TV for entertaining in their backyard. It's good for safety, good for looks, and good for easy access. It's one of many awesome ideas that was provided by our manufacturer Clopay for outdoor patio decor. The...
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Ideas To Spruce Up Your Home And Front Lawn | New Garage Door

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There's something about an exterior facelift that gives a home some much needed mojo. All it takes are some good ideas on how to spruce up your home and front lawn, and maybe even your garage door. Check out these amazing Houzz curb appeal ideas and see if you can spot the Clopay Avante garage door collection that's sweeping the nation in one of these photos below. Just click the arrows at the bottom of each picture to see the small things you can do that pack a big punch. Front-Yard Makeover Ideas With Mojo Deluxe Door Systems installs new garage doors in...
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