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How to Stop Air Infiltration in Your Garage

Two-story red brick residential home with two-car white paneled garage door on gray, winter day

An attached garage is a massive convenience for those who don’t like slogging through snow, rain or frigid temperatures in the dark to get from their car to their house. But while the garage provides protection from the elements it’s not without its downsides. Primary among them is the fact that when builders construct a house in Broomfield they don’t insulate the garage. This makes the garage a cold, clammy place and causes it to suck heat from any adjoining living spaces. Some homeowners try to fix this by ordering a new garage door installation with a heavily insulated door. But that new insulated door won’t do much if cold air is leaking in all around it. In this post, we'll talk about how to stop this kind of air infiltration.

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Seven Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Ranch-style stucco house with modern wooden garage door

Curb appeal is a phrase that until recently was mostly used by real estate agents. In the past few years, however, it has become mainstream and homeowners everywhere are looking for ways they can boost their own curb appeal. But why? It's simple really. Curb appeal can affect the value of a home by as much as 10%, and with the average price of a single-family home these days clocking in at nearly $400,000, 10% is nothing to sneeze at. In this post, we're going to look at new garage door installation and other ways you can boost your home’s curb appeal.

There are dozens and dozens of things you can do to make your home more attractive from the street. However, for the purposes of this post, we're going to go with the ones that produce the biggest bang for the buck, rather than things like new door handles. That said, let's begin.

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Seven Ways to Improve the Ventilation in Your Garage

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Garages were once an untapped resource in most households, used for little more than dumping "stuff". But today, with savvy property owners looking to maximize every last square foot of space available, they're used for a lot more. From home gyms to workshops, the possibilities of this space are many, but there's often one factor that prevents a lot of these homeowners from realizing their vision – poor ventilation. When a garage is poorly ventilated, it usually results in uncomfortable conditions, particularly in the summer months.

We specialize in garage door installation and repair in Parker and Broomfield, but in our line of work, we come across a whole range of garage space dilemmas. In this article, we're going to discuss the options you have to try and improve the ventilation in your garage space.

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