Is a Glass Garage Door Hurricane-Rated in Florida?
Hurricane season arrives each year in Florida in June, and it doesn’t end until November. While hurricanes can be terrifying, you can put proper safeguards in place to protect your home and limit damages when a bad storm hits. Installing hurricane shutters to protect your windows, bringing your outdoor furniture inside, and storing all your […]
Can I Finance a Garage Door?
If you need a new garage door, you may not simply have money sitting around to pay for a new one. Of course, saving is one option for getting the new garage door you need. However, financing is another solution, and for many homeowners, it’s one worth considering. Can You Finance a Garage Door? There […]
How Much Can a New Garage Door Improve My Home’s Value?
Updated: March 12th, 2020 Many Floridian urban and suburban homes feature a street-facing garage door — when looking at your exterior facade, does the garage door look dated or detract from the overall appeal of your home? Drab, dinged and damaged steel sectional doors can negatively affect the visual appeal of your home and also […]
Do I Need Garage Door Maintenance?
Garage doors are an essential convenience for most Florida homeowners. While these systems are designed to function smoothly for many years, the best method for ensuring long-term performance and convenience is routine garage door maintenance. Most garage door professionals recommend residential garage door systems have scheduled maintenance — including inspecting and lubricating moving parts, checking for […]
Lower Your Energy Costs with an Insulated Garage Door
A leaky, non-insulated garage door may not be an obvious culprit in rising monthly utility bills, but it’s worth a second look if you have an attached garage. Replacing an older garage door with a new, energy-efficient model can reduce energy loss through the garage by up to 71%, according to a study conducted by engineers […]
How to Keep Your Garage Cool in the Florida Heat
Updated March 25th, 2020 Southeast Florida summers are coming and so too is the heat. Is your garage ready for the high temperatures? Florida has a climate unique from other states in the country. It not only routinely hits high temperatures during the summer, but it also has very high humidity, too. If you’re a […]
Common Reasons Your Garage Door Won’t Open
Updated March 25th, 2020 Like with any mechanic object, sometimes the garage door doesn’t work the way it should. However, unlike other things, your garage door malfunctioning can be a security issue, and it could also keep you from entering your home. If you find that your garage door isn’t opening, the reason could range […]
Do I Need an Insulated Garage Door in Florida?
Updated July 21st, 2020 When many homeowners consider replacing their current garage door with a trendy insulated option, they consider protecting their garage space from extremely cold temperatures — so how would those upgrades benefit Florida residents? Garages aren’t considered additional living space, so when your house was built, this area was not constructed with […]
What to Do If Your Garage Door Is Misaligned
Updated: March 12th, 2020 Garage doors are used by most homeowners every day as the primary entrance to their homes. With constant use, it’s common to experience problems with garage door functionality due to worn or damaged hardware. One of the most universal garage door issues for homeowners is a misaligned garage door, which makes the […]
Florida’s Premier Home Improvement Show: May 24th -27th
Florida’s premier home show is coming to our neck of the woods again when the Home Design and Remodeling Show arrives at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center. For more than 40 years, the Home Design and Remodeling Show has featured area vendors that offer the best in products and services for home construction, renovation […]
Best Ways to Keep Your Garage Door Clean
You’re already doing routine chores around the house, like vacuuming, dusting, and mopping. But, did you know you should be cleaning your garage door, too? When you routinely clean your garage door, you’re maintaining your home’s curb appeal and helping keep the mechanisms in good working order. If too much dirt and grime build-up, it […]
4 Reasons to Get a New Garage Door
Updated July 23rd, 2020 When you think about home improvement projects, kitchen and bathroom remodels probably come to mind. You’re probably considering many different factors to help you decide which project to start. Your budget, the return on investment, the timeline and how the project will affect your home life are all important things to […]