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Modern Garage Doors are a Great Investment

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Now that the warm weather is finally here to stay, you might be thinking about doing some home repairs and updates. Maybe even replacing that old garage door you’ve been meaning to get rid of. Did you know that getting a new garage door is actually one of the best investments you can make for your home? According to Remodeling magazine, you’ll get back an average of 98.3% of what you spend on a garage door. That’s a better ROI than pretty much any other home improvement project! We offer a huge selection of Clopay garage doors – you can start your search here. Here’s one of…

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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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Turn Your Garage Into More than a Storage Room

By | Cleaning, DIY, Entertainment, Garage Door Screen, Insulated, Investment, New Garage Door | No Comments

Everyone has that one junk drawer they just can’t seem to get organized. Soon enough, that drawer becomes a junk box, which then becomes several junk boxes that end up in a closet. Many times we give up trying to sort it all out, so we shove it into the garage for storage. Before you know it, your whole garage can turn into one big junk drawer that you can’t even park your car in. But your garage can be so much more than that! Imagine all the space you could use for tailgating, DIY projects, and a play area…

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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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Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

By | Clopay, Energy Efficient, Garage Door Repair, Holiday, Insulated, Investment, New Garage Door, New Install | No Comments

The new year helps us set some goals in our lives, and it gives us a little extra motivation to get them done. But sometimes it’s hard to keep up those resolutions all year long. So here are some easy New Year’s Resolutions for your home that you can actually keep: 1. Save money on your energy bills Many people don’t realize how much cold air they let into their house through the garage. And as brutal as winter weather has been this year, that cold air can really do a number on your energy cost. So this year, make a…

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Getting Your Garage Ready for Winter

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Winter officially begins December 21st this year. But we all know that winter weather won’t wait until then to start. Most of us usually put off doing home or auto repairs until it becomes a bigger problem. By the time we finally get around to it, it’s much more time-consuming and expensive. With winter weather coming our way soon, it’s important to get your home ready for the season – especially your garage. There are actually a few cheap and easy projects you can do now that will save you a lot of time and money this winter. So let’s get a step…

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Preventative Garage Door Maintenance

Preventative Garage Door Maintenance

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The first day of fall hit in the middle of a heat wave this year, but that doesn’t change the fact that we know true fall and then frigid winter is just around the corner. We do live in Ohio, after all. And one thing we’re a big fan of is preventative garage door maintenance. Because preventative garage door maintenance means fewer problems down the line – like making an emergency call in the dead of winter because your garage door is holding your car captive. So we’ve gathered our favorite preventative garage door maintenance tips, just for you: Look…

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Make Your Garage Storm-Proof

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When most people think about protecting their home during a storm, they’re usually thinking about their roof and windows. But many times during storms, garage doors can take just as big of a beating. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has said that damage to garage doors is a major cause of storm damage to homes. Because of their size, garage doors are more likely to suffer from wind damage. And a busted garage door can let several inches of water into your home, costing you thousands of dollars in repairs. So how can you make your garage storm-proof? Here are a…

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Transform Your Home without Breaking the Bank

By | Before and After, Clopay, Curb Appeal, Investment, New Garage Door | No Comments

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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