Garage Door Resources - A Better Garage Door, Inc.

Making the Most of Unused Garage Space

As the Boulder area’s most trusted garage door installers we see garages of all shapes and sizes, all styles and ages. One of the things that fascinates us the most is when we’re called out to do a custom garage door installation on a garage that has been transformed into a living and/or work space. While it’s understandable that most people want to reserve the garage for their car, it’s no surprise others want to make productive use of excess garage space and wind up converting it into a home gym, study, workshop and more. This idea works particularly well on two-car garages that now only house a single car. Below we’re going to look at what needs to be considered when converting unused garage space.

Garage Space

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5 Good Reasons to Keep Your Garage Door Closed

Unless you have someone in to fix the garage door there is no excuse for leaving it open. The garage door after all is not some tiny, out of the way window, it’s the largest single component of your home’s exterior, the largest single moving object associated with your home and, for most people with an attached garage, the primary entrance to the home. You wouldn’t leave the front door open for no reason. And there is no excuse for leaving the garage door open either. To make our point we present 5 good reasons to always keep the garage door closed.

Garage door thefts

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Hot Weather and Your Garage Door

There have been a lot of words written about the effects of extreme winter weather on the garage door. And rightfully so. Extremely cold temperatures and snowy, icy conditions that come with them are tough on everything: from house paint to plants to your car and the garage door. What isn’t talked about quite as often is the potential negative effects of extreme summer weather on the garage door and its constituent parts. Because, just as extreme cold can interfere with the normal operation of your door so too can extreme heat lead to situations where you may have to call for garage door repair.

Garage Door in Hot Weather

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