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Do I Need Annual Garage Door Maintenance?

Homeowners typically have their heating systems, cars and many other household items inspected and maintained on a regular basis. Why not the garage door? It can be easy to forget that your garage door is the largest moving object in most homes and has many expensive moving parts that need proper maintenance. Most people open and close their garage door hundreds of times every single month, which leads to the natural wear and tear associated with heavy use. While it can be easy to forget about your door, life would be extremely inconvenient without it. That’s why annual garage door maintenance services are beneficial to any homeowner with a garage. (more…) Read more

How to Battle Bugs in Your Backyard

keep backyard patio bug free It can be great to enjoy your backyard in the summer — sitting out on the patio with friends, enjoying a refreshing drink or two. In most parts of the country, though, it’s hard to hang out in the backyard without some unwanted pests spoiling the party. Figuring out how to keep bugs out of a backyard can be a stressful challenge, but you don’t have to live with these insect invaders. People have figured out how to keep bugs off patio decks, and you can, too. Here’s how to make a patio bug... Read more

Garage Door Maintenance Checklist

Garage Door Maintenance Checklist When do I need maintenance on my garage door? It’s a fair question. It’s important to realize that your garage door requires regular maintenance. Even the best garage door has parts that will wear out eventually, and the sooner you see signs of a problem, the better chance you have of correcting it before it becomes a major repair. It’s tempting just to wait until something goes wrong to get someone to service your garage door, but that could be costly and inconven... Read more

Benefits of a Storm Door

benefits storm door Have you considered the benefits of a storm door on the front door, or for that matter, on any door of your home? If you’re like a lot of people, you may have felt that since you don’t live in a hurricane zone, you don’t need a storm door. But there are actually many benefits of a storm door you may not realize until you install one. Before you discount the idea of having your very own storm door, here are some storm door benefits to consider. Read more

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

summer home maintenance checklist As each season approaches, there are some maintenance tasks you want to accomplish so you’re ready for everything that season. The best way to keep track of all you need to do is with a checklist. Some key elements of your summer home maintenance checklist will be ensuring you can stay cool during the summer heat. However, there are some tasks that apply to each season. To help you put together your own summer home maintenance checklist, here’s a look at ours. Read more

How Does Summer Weather Affect Your Garage Door?

summer weather affects garage door When you buy your garage door, you will probably take the effects of weather on garage doors into consideration. For example, you may opt to purchase an insulated garage door to help keep your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Or you may buy a steel or composite door to help protect you against rain, hail or snow beating against your door. But have you really thought about all the possible effects of weather on garage doors, especially summer weather? Here are some ... Read more

Ways to Beat the Summer Sun

ways to beat the summer sun The summer can be a wonderful time to have fun outside and bask in the sun’s rays. However, sometimes those rays can be a little too strong. It’s important to enjoy the sun responsibly and not get overheated. Summer’s no fun if you’re laid up in bed with heatstroke. Fortunately, with a little preparation, you can avoid such a fate and have a great summer in the sun. Here are some ways to beat that summer heat. Read more

Entry Door Buyer Guide

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How to Pick an Entry Door That Will Look Best With Your Home

As the entrance to your home, the front door is one of the most important features on your property. Therefore, when the time comes to change out this feature, it's important to know how to choose an entry door that complements your home's façade. The following tips for choosing an entry door can help you find the right style, color, material and texture. <... Read more

How to Create Better Curb Appeal

how create better curb appeal All homeowners want to love the way their houses look, but the idea of improving curb appeal can sometimes feel overwhelming. Where should you begin? The good news is this: There are plenty of outdoor design and exterior decorating tips that are affordable and easy to implement to upgrade your home’s curb appeal. When you’re wondering how to increase curb appeal, here are a few places you can start: Read more

Backyard Party Planning Tips

backyard party planning tips Your backyard should be a usable space, a place to play and a place to relax. It should also be a space where you can entertain on days and nights when the weather is just right. However, you don’t want to throw just any old backyard party. When you want an outdoor party that’s truly memorable, you have to do something that’s distinct and that will help set the tone for a great time. To help get you started, here are a few tips on how to throw a backyard party that guests will remember: Read more

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