Design - Home

May 25, 2022
The stunning panorama of a full-view garage door is unmatched by any other type of door. You’re afforded the luxury of a view that you can only receive when you’re seated outdoors within the elements, with all the amenities of remaining comfortable inside of your living space. These doors have become more popular recently, and there are a few important things you need to understand before purchasing one.
March 25, 2021
A garage can increase the value of your home in multiple ways. It’s a useful feature to have, and it can also enhance the curb appeal by making the entire property more attractive. This can help significantly when it comes to resales.
January 13, 2021
Still working from home and finding it challenging to have both family space and somewhere to work? Rather than adding on to your home, have you thought about converting your garage? It’s simple, quick, and more affordable than you might think. Plus, you can get the room you need without infringing on the rest of the family.
March 30, 2018
In the 1950s and ‘60s, swing style carriage house doors were extremely popular. Starting in the early 2000s, homeowners rediscovered this classic country-style design. They were drawn to it not only because of the sense of nostalgia that it evoked, but also because of its classic, rural look and the sense of style from a bygone era.
December 23, 2016
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:
September 14, 2016
We were recently impressed by a brilliant idea one of our own employees at Garaga had – turning an unused extra garage into a bright, warm, and safe place for her kids to play. Since making the conversion, her kids haven’t had to brave cold winter weather when they’ve wanted to run around and play games, and she always knows where they are at playtime, too. Because we loved this idea so much, we decided to help our customers out by providing some great tips and tricks for doing the same with your garage. With just a little bit of work and some creativity, you can turn your garage into an insulated wonderland where your kids can play.
July 22, 2016
Choosing the exterior colors for your home is a big decision. Whether it’s because you’re simply repainting it or you’re building a new house, the colors you choose will have the biggest impact on the first impression people make about your home. That’s why it’s so important you put lots of thought into the choice and make sure the colors you decide on coordinate well. To help you through the process, we’ve put together this helpful guide.
March 18, 2016
For 2016, there is no question that “bigger is better,” when it comes to garage doors. Not only do these bigger doors look great, they also add to the functionality of the garage.
October 23, 2015
Many people find that they eventually want to replace or update their garage flooring. Whether you do work in the garage on your vehicle, or you want to turn the space into another living area, the right flooring can make all the difference in the world. With the right flooring, it is possible to protect the floor from chemicals, as well as from the daily wear and tear that the floor endures. Sometimes, you want to have some flooring that will help to increase the aesthetic value of the garage. The options are endless. The type of flooring that you will ultimately choose will often depend on several things including your taste, your budget, and your needs.
October 9, 2015
Are you tired of looking at your old garage door? If you are, you don’t have to let that feeling of garage door inadequacy linger! Something that you might want to consider as a means to add a little variety and aesthetic appeal to your garage door is to add some accents. While buying a brand new garage door is certainly one option, you don’t necessarily need to have a new door. Instead, you might want to add some decorative accents to your current door. It’s a good way to give your garage door a little bit of extra life until you are finally ready to upgrade. Fortunately, you have plenty of options when it comes to garage door accents.