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Seven Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

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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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Can a Garage Door Be Painted?

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Inside our homes, when something starts to look worn, we paint it. If a coffee table or an old chair starts to show its age, touching it up with a bit of point can be a cheap and easy way to give it a new lease of time. Lots of homeowners wonder whether the same thing can be done to a garage door. Can they be painted or would this be a bad idea?

The simple answer is that, yes, garage doors can be painted. This does bring up another question though – should you paint your garage door? We're going to look at the answer to this question, as well as provide some advice about the best way to go about painting a garage door below.

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