Garage Door Resources - A Better Garage Door, Inc.

The Best Doors for Garage Conversions

Former Garage Converted to Living Room

If you have decided that you would like to convert your garage into an extra living area for your family, you have probably also considered replacing the existing door with something that is more visually appealing. While some homeowners opt to install sliding glass doors or wooden doors on hinges when they convert their garages, we recommend sticking with a conventional up-and-over garage door but choosing one that won’t look out of place in your newly-converted garage. We suggest choosing a conventional garage door because it means you will not have to spend any money altering the existing door frame and also because if you wish to move in the future, prospective buyers can easily convert the garage back to its original purpose.

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Security Considerations When Choosing a New Garage Door

Intruder Approaching Home

When choosing a new garage door for their home, most people focus on color and style. They are primarily interested in how good each door looks and how well it will complement the exterior of their property. These are important points to consider of course but of equal importance is security. Your new garage door should be capable of deterring potential intruders and thieves from attempting to gain entry to your property through your garage: it should be strong enough to keep your family and your possessions safe. If you are not sure what features to look for when evaluating how secure a new garage door is likely to be, read through our handy guide and make notes as you go.

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Preventative Maintenance for Garage Doors

Preventative Maintenance for Garage Doors Animation of Garage Door

If your garage door is in good working order, you may feel there is no need to pay it much attention. However, if you would like to make sure that it remains in excellent condition in the future, it is worth investing a little time in regular maintenance tasks. In this article, you will find some very useful maintenance tips from our garage door repair team, which could save you a lot of time and money. Spend a little time looking after your garage door every month and it will repay you with years of hassle-free service.

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