Understanding the Versatility of Glass Garage Doors


Today, more and more people are investing in their yards, transforming front and back yards into extensions of their home’s interior. It’s a great way to enjoy life more, and get the most out of those warm summer evenings, or just for soaking up the beauty of nature outdoors. There’s no reason that your garage door can’t be included in those improvements.
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What are reinforcement struts used for?


Reinforcement struts are generally installed on double garage doors, for example, doors that are 16 feet wide. You’ve probably noticed a U-shaped bar, but maybe you weren’t sure what it was… Well, now you know. Read on to find out what they are used for.
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Party in the garage!


Hosting a party but not sure you have enough space in your house? Hosting a garden party but worried the weather might throw a spanner into the works? Worry no longer! If you’ve got a garage, you’ve got the perfect party environment.
 
Okay, I know what you’re thinking, “garage = perfect party environment, really?” Well, it might not look like a party venue at first glance, but if you follow the tips in this article, you can easily and quickly transform your garage into the ideal party space.
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A garage door with a pedestrian (walk-through) door: the pros and cons


It looks interesting on the Internet, but you’re wondering if it’s really worth it. You tell yourself “Instead of opening my big garage door, I could access the garage through the small one.” Indeed, there are building layouts where using a garage door with a pedestrian door is definitely worthwhile. The most common residential situation is when the garage is located in the basement of a house making a regular access steel door (36″ X 78″ or 91 X 198 cm) next to the garage door or on the side of the garage is almost impossible.
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What are the advantages of a new garage door?


Homeowners do not often consider the advantages of getting a new garage door. They may think that as long as their current door is still opening and closing, it does not need to be replaced.
 
These eight advantages, however, show that upgrading your garage door, even if it is still working, can be a good idea.
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Buying a new garage door? Here’s what you need to know


Your garage door is a really important part of your home; it takes up much of your home’s frontage so you certainly don’t want it to stick out like a sore thumb. Most homeowner’s look for a garage door that works well and is efficient, enhances their home’s appearance and that lasts for years to come. What’s more, your garage door is likely the largest piece of moving equipment in your home, so you need to look for a quality door that requires minimum maintenance.
 
But where do you start? Don’t worry if you’re feeling a bit lost, most people do. We understand that choosing a new garage door isn’t an easy task, that’s why we’ve compiled a list of five things we think you should consider before handing over any money.
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Help! I backed into my garage door! What do I do?


You’ve been woken up late, you’re having a bad hair day, and your kids’ alarms didn’t go off. Maybe you didn’t even have time for coffee in the morning. Quickly, you scramble to get yourself and your kids ready in time for work and school. Everyone is running amok, but you’ve finally gotten everyone in the car and you’re ready to back out. Suddenly, BLAM! You’ve just hit your garage door. You might start to cry in frustration! However, once you’ve had some time to breathe, you might start wondering what you should do next. How do you fix your garage door?
 
Or perhaps you were unaware of the harsh weather conditions outside. You’re driving during winter, and the roads have become slippery with ice and sleet. You finally make it home, and you turn into your driveway to drive into your garage…and BOOM! Your wheels skid on the surface and your car careens into the front of your garage door. And what if your car has an extra bike rack on top? You don’t have enough room to clear the garage, and you scrape up the door and the opener system. What do you do to fix this?
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Change your home’s look by upgrading your garage door

Garage doors… not exactly the first thing the pops into your mind when you think about the most attractive parts of your home! But it doesn’t have to be that way. Garage doors take up between 30 and 40% of your home’s façade, so upgrading yours is an easy way to improve your curb appeal.
 
There are styles, decorative features and windows to suit each and every style of home. Here are some of our favourites:
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