Why Steel Garage Doors Won the Popularity Contest

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Choosing a garage door isn’t like buying a new pair of shoes. You can’t try some on and see how they fit or take them back if you decide you don’t like the style. It’s a big decision, because it’s one you’ll live with for years to come. One of the choices you’ll have to make when picking your new garage door is what material you want. Obviously you want your garage door to match your house nicely, but you should also take into consideration what type of maintenance and upkeep you’re looking at. Here are some pros and cons…

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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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New Clopay Garage Door in Upper Arlington

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We proudly installed a brand new Clopay garage door in Upper Arlington recently. Not only did this new garage door give this house a beautiful newl aesthetic, but the customer was looking to increase the energy efficiency of his house. Right now you're wondering how on earth a new garage door can make a big difference in the efficiency of this or any home. Before: As you can see with the before and after photos, there is a room above this garage. Rooms over garages are likely to be cooler in the winter and warmer in the summer than the rest of the house. In...
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