Why shouldn’t your garage stand out?

Your garage door is probably one of the aspects of your house you see the most – but do you ever really notice it? People spend time and money improving their “curb appeal” by changing their front door, adding decorative features, and of course, through gardening. So why do people neglect to do the same for their garages?
 
As your garage door takes up 30-40% of your home’s façade, changing it can be one of the easiest way to change the look of your home’s exterior. What’s more, there are plenty of different styles, windows and decorative features to choose from. We’ve selected some of our favourites below:
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Is the garage a safe place to leave my pet?


If you’re going to be out for a few hours or even all day, keeping your pet in the garage can be ideal – especially as it will prevent her from destroying things inside the house! However, you have to make sure that your garage is pet-friendly.
 
This isn’t a DIY post about building a crate for your pet, we’re just simply going to cover some pointers on how you can transform your garage into a safe and comfortable pet palace.
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It’s Unsafe to Repair a Garage Door Spring Yourself!


Maybe you were enjoying a quiet morning with a good cup of coffee. Or maybe you were running around, trying to get your kids ready for school and yourself off to work. Then suddenly, you heard an incredibly loud bang! Although you weren’t sure what had happened, you knew it couldn’t be good.
 
After a few minutes of hunting around for the source of the noise, you notice your garage door doesn’t look right. The large spring above your door has snapped in two. Not sure what to do about it, you decide you’ll deal with it. Later. It can’t be that urgent to fix, can it?
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What does R-value mean when it comes to my garage door?


Many of us are looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Some of these changes come easily, thanks to the ever-growing supply of environmentally friendly home appliances and building materials.
 
One product that can help make your home waste less energy – and therefore help the planet – is your garage door. To help you decide on the right door, you will need to look at its R-value. But what does that term mean?
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Choose the Right Colors for Your Home’s Exterior


Are you building a brand-new house? Are you getting ready to renovate your home? Perhaps you are trying to improve the curb appeal of your home for you get ready to sell. Regardless of the reason, you really need to think about the exterior colors you use. They have to fit together well and create a welcoming environment even before anyone steps inside.
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Contemporary Trends and Styling with Technology

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Tired of the old, boring traditional home designs? Thanks to the latest technological trends, a contemporary home means something much different than it meant to our parents and grandparents. Our lives are more fast-paced than ever before, and many people want to see that diverse change reflected in their homes with urban, contemporary exteriors and unique and different interiors.
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Garage door opener problems? Here are our solutions

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Here at Elite Door of New England, we know how useful your garage can be. You can use it to store all of your recreational items like bikes, canoes and kayaks. You can stow boxes full of Christmas and Halloween decorations until you need them. It’s also a place to safely park your car and for some, to set up your workshop. For all these reasons, your garage should be well protected. If it isn’t, these items could be stolen by intruders or damaged by wild animals.
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Frozen Shut Garage Door? Let Us Help You!

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During the cold season, snowstorms are to be expected. You will want to make sure your garage stays warm and cozy even when it’s -30 ºC outside.

Your garage door is put to the test every winter day when the temperature plunges. Its metal components start to contract and its operating system becomes both a little slower and a little less efficient. This is why we suggest you follow our prevention tips to avoid problems like a frozen shut garage door. If your door freezes to the ground, don’t panic. There are many things we can do to unfreeze your door, and we’ve enumerated them all in this blog post for you. Check them out!
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Ice Rink Made with Old Garage Door? Yes, It’s Possible!

It’s time to update your garage door! First, you must think of a model that will fit your taste, a color that you’ll love and the right installers for a professional installation. Then, you must get rid of your garage door. Forgot this step, didn’t you? Don’t worry, most of us do as well. Getting rid of your garage door can be a little more complicated than you may think. In some situations, you will have to pay to get rid of it. Frustrating right? You can avoid these costs by using your imagination and think of a do-it-yourself type of project. A Quebec man thought of a clever, genius way to get rid of his garage door panels and surprised all of us.
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