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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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Your Garage Before & After

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Before & After pictures are addicting to look at. They catch our eye because we love seeing ugly things become pretty. Remember  ABC’S Extreme Home Makeover: Home Edition where houses get completely overhauled? Or really any HGTV show these days where a homeowner’s dream home becomes a reality? We LOVE these kinds of shows, because 1) they show us change is possible, and 2) because we imagine what it would be like if our dreams came true. Whether or not you have boatloads of money sitting around for home makeovers or not, there’s a small Before & After project that may make more…

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Cleaning Your Garage Door Windows

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Most of us put off cleaning something because it seems like too much work. And cleaning your garage door windows just sounds stressful. Thankfully, our garage door manufacturer Clopay doesn’t like stress, either. If you have a Clopay door, you can clean your windows in just three easy steps! Step 1: Removing window inserts. Find the tabs around each of the snap-out window inserts. There should be four of them around each window insert. Remove them and pull the insert out of the window. Step 2: Cleaning windows. Rinse with a little bit of warm water to get rid of…

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Choosing the Perfect Garage Door to Match Your Style

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Making small decisions can be hard enough, let alone choosing a garage door, right? Well, it’s always easier when you have a friend to help you out. So we’re here to help you choose your perfect garage door. What Should I Look for in a Garage Door? Garage doors are great for a few reasons. They can save you a lot of money on your energy bills; they add a lot of value to your home if you ever sell it; and they can act as a centerpiece for your home’s personal style. So when you’re choosing a garage door for…

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Spotting a Garage Door Scam

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Turns out that Tim Patterson, a leading garage door technician for Garage Door Services (GDS), was “bound over for trial in San Diego Superior Court on nine counts of felony residential burglary and nine counts of theft, most of which are felonies,” according to Door + Access Systems magazine just this spring. It’s crazy how spotting a garage door scam can be easier than you’d think! So how exactly do you identify them? Anyone can have a great website and some big promises, but there’s so much more to a business than that.   Comb Through Reviews Any website can look…

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Summer Garage Door Trends 2017

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Garage Door Trends Summer 2017 Summer brings cookouts, patio updates, planting flowers, inviting friends – and enjoying the space you’ve worked to create. We also know it happens to always be busier than we want it too. Here’s the top summer garage door trends that will help make your summer go off without a hitch.   CREATE A GREAT SPACE – Glass Garage Doors One of the best things about summer is the cookouts, hangouts, and every other reason to be “out” in the fresh air. A lot of people are using glass garage doors to turn their garage (or sometimes…

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New Garage Door Columbus Ohio | Clopay Door Collections

New Garage Door Columbus

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New Garage Door Columbus At Deluxe Door Systems, we use Clopay® garage doors – and quite frankly, they’re amazing. Clopay® says that “a garage door can represent more than 30% of your home’s curb appeal, which makes choosing the right design especially important – and Clopay® has the widest selection available. With over 1,000 different garage door designs in wood, steel, composite, aluminum and glass, you’re sure to find the perfect style to transform your garage… and your home.” A new garage door Columbus style is exactly what Clopay is good for. They aren’t kidding. Your new garage door Columbus style will make your…

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Garage Door Screen: Have you heard of them?

Garage Door Screen | Summer Prep

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We have news for you: Garage Door Screen. We’re all itching for warm weather, being outside, getting those projects done – and if you find yourself working in the garage, hosting parties outside, or letting the kids play, you tend to find your garage door open a lot as well. We tend to find that people either don’t know they exist or love them. And what’s really great about getting a garage door screen is that there are types to fit every need and budget. We’ve seen a garage door screen used in so many ways, we thought we’d share…

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How to Avoid Replacing Garage Door Springs

Replacing Garage Door Springs

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Replacing garage door springs is usually the biggest repair we run into at Deluxe Door Systems. Just a couple weeks ago, a Gahanna homeowner ran into this very problem. We were out to visit him in less than a day and had him back on track (pun intended) in no time. Because we are replacing garage door springs all the time, we are really good at it. It’s not an easy job, and it can be dangerous. If the tension caused by the springs released, the door could come crashing down. On you. Or your cat. That’s why people like us are…

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