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The Complete Guide to Weatherstripping Your Garage Doors

The weatherstripping on your garage door helps keep dirt, debris, cold air, pests and intruders from entering the garage and impacting or perhaps endangering the home and everyone in it. Weatherstripping is particularly valuable as a means of keeping winter weather outside where it belongs which in turn keeps your heating bill under control. (If your garage is an icebox it’s going to pull heat from adjoining rooms and make the furnace work overtime to keep up with the loss.) There are a several different types of weatherstripping for your garage door. None of them are particularly expensive or as difficult to deal with as, say, garage door opener repair.

Weather Stripping your Garage

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The Importance of a Battery Backup on Your Garage Door Opener

The modern overhead garage door is one of those things that most people take for granted. They don’t remember a time when entering the garage entailed more than just pushing a button while moving up the driveway and having the door close automatically behind them once they were safely inside. But all it takes to bring back the not-so-good old days is one good old fashioned power outage. When that happens everyone is suddenly reminded what life was like when you had to get out of your car and manually lift and close the door. Everyone, that is, except those people who have a battery backup on their overhead door.

Battery Backup

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Garages and Carports: What are the Differences and Which is Right for You?

If the time has come to build a shelter for your car, van, boat or other vehicle(s) you have two basic choices: the garage or the carport. Which one you choose will be driven by a slew of factors from the climate where you live to the type of vehicle you need to house to the security situation in your neighborhood and, of course, your budget. Even then it’s not a simple choice to make because either one will then drive other considerations like maintenance, potential garage door repair and scalability for years to come. Below we’re going to look at the relative merits of each type of vehicle shelter and hopefully help you determine which one might be right for you.


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