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6 Creative Ways to Use Your Garage Space This Year

If you’ve ever wished you had an extra room in your house for something fun and creative, you’re in luck, because you do!

The garage is one of the biggest rooms in the house, and—besides parking the car, and storing knick-knacks—one of the most underused.

Here are some creative ways you can put your garage space to its best use this year:

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Adjusting Garage Springs: A Short Primer

Adjusting Garage Door Springs

Working on garage doors may seem intimidating for the average person, but adjusting garage springs is actually fairly routine. In fact, maintaining not just the springs, but all parts of the garage door can mean extending the life of your door and avoiding more costly problems down the road. Following some simple guidelines, any homeowner from Erie to Denver can feel more confident in maintaining their garage door springs.

An Introduction to Garage Springs:

Garage springs are very tightly wound, heavy duty springs that are responsible for all the heavy-lifting in opening and closing garage doors. They are under an immense amount of tension which offsets the weight of the door, making sure it opens and closes smoothly.

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Garage Door Lubricants and Why Should you Use Them

The modern garage door is a marvel of efficiency and durability. It’s one of those inventions that have been constantly refined over the years and is today an indispensable lifestyle accessory most homeowners couldn’t imagine living without. But that doesn’t mean they take care of themselves. If not properly maintained garage door components can become dirty and rusty which in turn can cause them to squeal and groan while opening and closing. This dysfunctional symphony can be quite disconcerting but that doesn’t mean it’s either inevitable or incurable. All you need are some decent garage door lubricants.

Reduce Friction and Keep Things Moving

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