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Buying New Garage Doors: With Or Without Windows?

When the time comes to replace the garage door many homeowners are faced with a choice: should the new garage door have windows or not? There are a number of factors that potentially impact your decision including security, privacy concerns, aesthetics and cost (windows typically add a bit to the price of a door). But ultimately the choice is entirely yours to make. Below we’re going to look at some of the pros and cons of having windows in the garage door.

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Minimize the Chances of Rust Building Up on Your New Garage Door with These Tips

When most folks think of garage door maintenance they understandably think of painting the panels, cleaning any windows, maybe having someone in to look at the opener and things like that. What doesn’t often occur to people is the issue of rust. But rust can be a major concern regardless of whether you have a door with metal panels, glass panels or traditional wood panels. That’s because, even if the panels themselves are not metal the hinges, rollers, tracks, springs, chain and more are made of metal and subject to corrosion just like any other metal objects. So how do you minimize the chances of rust building up on the components of your new garage door? Below we’ll take a look.

How to avoid rust on your garage door

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Hot Garage this Summer: A Few Options to Cool It Down

The attached garage is one of those things that separate the modern house from its forebears. In the olden days the carriage house was a good distance away from the main house in order to ensure odors from the horses stayed clear of the living room, kitchen and bedrooms. Today we drive our vehicles directly into the house with nothing but a standard interior door separating the garage from the living space. It’s incredibly convenient. But it also creates a few vexing issues, including those having to do with the garage environment. Like the basement the garage is typically unfinished, which means that in the winter it gets incredibly cold and in the summer it can be hot as an oven. Below we’ll look at some ways to cool the garage down this summer.

Garage Cooling Tips

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