Since your home is a significant investment, it should look similar to or better than the others in your neighborhood. Whether it's time to sell your house or make it look more appealing to you and your guests, you may want to know how to improve curb appeal. The best way to create curb appeal is by taking care of your exterior property. Plant a few flowers, update your light fixtures, and keep the siding clean. It also helps to repair or replace your garage and entry door to complete your home's overall design. Explore the importance of curb appeal to find out how ... Read more
June 7, 2017 Posted in: General Tips & Tricks
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 According to the American Housing Survey, nearly 80,000 Americans have a garage. Garages are a great asset to have at home — they keep your vehicles safe, provide additional storage and can be used as a workshop or hobby room. Unfortunately, many garage owners strugg... Read more When it’s time to choose a garage door, you have two major choices: steel or wood. It’s easy to tell the difference between steel and wood garage doors, but it’s not always easy to know which one is right for you and your home. Here’s a look at the difference between steel and wood garage doors to help you make the right choice. Read more
May 24, 2017 Posted in: General Tips & Tricks
It’s the reality of being a homeowner: Your home is never looks exactly like you want it to. There’s always a project waiting to be undertaken or a major renovation you dream about when falling asleep at night — but, of course, you always have the additional realities of time and financial constraints. That doesn’t mean you can’t improve the look and feel of your home, though, making it more like that ... Read more
March 8, 2017 Posted in: General Tips & Tricks
February 22, 2017 Posted in: General Tips & Tricks
Fire doors exist to keep guests in commercial structures safe from danger. To ensure every commercial building lives up to the same set of standards, the National Fire Protection Association has outlined what are known as NFPA-80 section requirements, which provide a wide range of achievable stipulations. These requirements are important to protect your building and the people who visit it. To maintain compliance with NFPA-80 section requirements, you must have your fire doors inspected and drop tested at least once a year. Additionally, you must have evidence that you’ve undertaken this inspection and test. Read more
February 13, 2017 Posted in: Garage Door Openers
A garage door is one of the most often used appliances in a home, but all that raising and lowering can begin to take a toll over time. Make sure you avoid expensive garage door repair costs by signing up for regularly schedule garage door maintenance.
February 8, 2017 Posted in: Garage Door Repair Tips
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Storm doors are everywhere, and they’re relatively inexpensive to install. But what is their purpose? Surely there’s a reason why someone would install a storm door, right?
January 25, 2017 Posted in: General Tips & Tricks
The Benefits of Storm Doors Well, we’re glad you asked. Quality Overhead Door is your source for storm doors in the Toledo area, and we can serve as a resource for you as you consider storm doors or other products for your home or business. Here’s a look at the storm door benefits you would enjoy after installation:
- Protection: A new entry door represents an investment that should be protected. A storm door helps protect that investment. Think about it: The best new entry doors are made of real wood and are stained to deliver the maximum attractiveness for y... Read more
We all know that snow and ice can be damaging to our homes, but what are the best ways to prevent this damage? Is it inevitable, or can a homeowner take action to prevent it from occurring?
January 19, 2017 Posted in: Garage Door Repair Tips
Protect Your Home From Melting Snow It is possible to avoid damage from melting snow. Here’s a look at how to do it:
- Clear wood areas: Snow settles onto wood, and, if left there, it can create lots of damage. That goes for the wood along the threshold of your front door and garage door as well as for wood decks and other wooden surfaces at your home. You don’t want to wait for the snow to melt only to find a surprising amount of damage. Take action to clear away snow... Read more