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Insulated Garage Door | Perks for ALL Weather

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Insulated garage doors don’t sound that glamorous, but they might be the best and most underrated thing you could do for your garage, your home, in any weather. Next time you reach for the thermostat, whether there’s an unexpected chill or it’s crazy muggy out – think about this: An insulated garage door helps with climate control in your home. Our 3 Top Reasons to Get an Insulated Garage Door: Climate Control: Not only does an insulated garage door keep your garage temperature more manageable, but it helps protect the “buffer zone” between your house and the outdoors. People often…

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Insulated Garage Doors Are Worth It

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Well, it’s snowing again. And it’s COLD. Whenever the weather swings dramatically enough to consider moving to a different climate, we reach for the thermostat – but have you ever thought that an insulated garage door helps with climate control in your home? Here are 3 reasons to consider an insulated garage door: 1 – Climate Control: It’s pretty obvious. An insulated garage door keeps the temperature in your garage a lot more manageable. What we sometimes forget is that the garage acts as a buffer zone between your house and the outdoors. Keeping it warmer makes it easier to keep…

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Save Money On Your Electric Bill

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Investing in a good garage door can actually help you save money on your electric bill, especially if you’re investing in a Clopay garage door. A lot of people think highly insulated garage doors only benefit you in the winter on those cold days, but they help a ton when you hit the warm summer days we’ve been having. Here’s a little more info on what to look for in your garage door when you want higher insulation. Save Money on Your Electric Bill with This Type of Garage Door: When you’re looking through garage door options, polystyrene can get the…

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Garage Door Intellicore Insulation | Energy Efficiency

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Everyone knows that a new garage door can make a home come alive. You can see the difference between an old faded door and this brand new, highly insulated Clopay Canyon Ridge garage door system. Aesthetic isn’t the only thing that gets better when you get a new door. You upgrade the look, but you also have the opportunity to upgrade the quality with better garage door Intellicore insulation.That’s why it’s important to know about the new kind of insulation that Clopay offers called Intellicore technology. Here are the three biggest differences that Intellicore insulated garage doors make. You garage door will make your…

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2016 Garage Door Trends

By | Composite Garage Door, Energy Efficient, Environmentally Friendly, Glass Garage Door, Insulated, Liftmaster, New Install, Smart Garage, Wood Garage Door | No Comments
So there’s this big show that happens every year called the International Builders’ Show, where a bunch of top-notch businesses display what’s trending in 2016. It’s a big opportunity for them not only to show off their quality products, but also to show off how modern they look. Clopay (our garage door manufacturer) attended the show just last week in Las Vegas, and with their new design for aluminum and glass garage doors, they fit right in. It’s cool to hear that Clopay is keeping up with the big dogs…and in a lot of cases, leading the pack. They’re doing...
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Garage Door Insulation | R-Value | Energy Efficiency

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This time of year you’re dreading that walk into the cold garage every morning to get in the car, or worse - looking for some obscure tool in your bare feet and wondering why you didn’t take the time to put your slippers on. Garage door R–value plays a big role in how warm your garage is, and how warm your garage is plays a big role in the energy efficiency of your home. Your garage is another room in the house, so why not have it insulated that way? According to Clopay, the top-grade garage door manufacturer we work with,...
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Bexley Community Pool Garage Door Install

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Deluxe Door Systems gets to do some pretty cool community garage door jobs, like replacing a past-its-prime door in Bexley for the David H. Madison Community Pool. When you’re filtering in dozens of families each day, a garage door is a necessity for easy access to the pool. Families carrying tote bags of floaties and sunscreen don’t just fit through any old door. You need a lot of space to get all those swimmers in and out without getting caught in the breezeway. This Clopay Coachman garage door is practical, looks beautiful, and helps preserve the building interior. By installing…

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Garage Door R-Value | Save Money & Energy

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What the heck is R-Value anyway? If you appreciate science, you’ll want to know that R-Value is the measure of thermal resistance. The R-Value will help with conductive, convective, and radiative heat transfers but doesn’t account for the radiative or convective properties of the material’s surface. If you’re not really into that science stuff, you’ll want to know that the higher the R-Value on a garage door, the more it stops heat from entering or exiting your house. You’ll also want to know that the type of material you want your garage door made out of can make a huge…

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Is Your Garage an Icebox?

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It’s the worst feeling when you realize you left that frozen family dinner in the freezer. Not just any freezer. The garage freezer. Now you have to wind through the car maze in your socks and search through the frozen bags of peas until you find it. By the time you’re done you look more like a blueberry and less like a human. It’s clear that we don’t linger in the garage longer than we have to in the winter, nor do we like paying to warm up all the cold air we let in when we open the door….

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Windows on Garage Door

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Adding windows to your garage doors can make a huge impact. These Lewis Center homeowners chose carriage-style Clopay garage doors with windows, and you can see how their decision added some serious curb appeal. Unless you hate Vitamin D and shiny bright light, why not add some to your garage doors, too? Windows make garages seem more like extra living space, and they help create balance. When we say balance, we simply mean symmetry. When you see a house with windows and then a giant box with a big wooden slab (also known as your garage door) attached to it,…

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