If I Drive an SUV, What Size Garage Door Do I Need?


Pretty much everyone can picture a standard garage door in their mind. In general, a single door is roughly 8 or 9 ft. wide and 7 or 8 ft wide tall. Double garage doors come in similar heights to the single doors, but the widths range from 14 ft all the way up to 18 ft wide. However, even if you have a garage door that is on the taller end of the spectrum, it may not be tall enough to fit a larger sports utility vehicle or SUV, and it most certainly won’t be tall enough to accommodate an RV or recreational vehicle. An 8 ft tall door just isn’t tall enough for most RVs.
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The Electric Garage Door Opener: Understanding How It Works


If you have one, chances are good that you take it for granted. Your garage door opener is one of the unsung heroes in the world of home appliances. It works tirelessly, day in and day out, year after year. It ensures that you enjoy convenience, that you don’t have to get out in the rain or snow to open the garage door, and it never complains. How much do you know about how it works, though? Most people have very little knowledge of how an electric garage door opener works.
 
Below, we’ll run through some of the basics of garage door opener operation so you can have more appreciation for what it does to benefit your life day after day.
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Get That Garage Under Control with a Yard Sale!


Just look at that photo…does it remind you of your own garage? Even if yours is a bit less cluttered, almost everyone struggles with the accumulation of “stuff” that seems to just grow in the darkness of the garage. Even if organized, it can be inefficient and impossible. What’s the answer (apart from a large dumpster)? A garage or yard sale!
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Make Your Garage a Hot Place to Cool Down This Summer!


When thinking about the average everyday uses of your car, you may not be thinking about how it can be used for a place to have fun and cool down during the hot summer season. But just imagine the potential of being able to open up a cool and inviting space to your family and friends in just a few months! This is a great way to stay out of the hot sun’s rays and enjoy a dynamic space.
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5 Steps to Ensure Your Garage Is Ready for Your Move

5 easy steps to prepare the garage when moving

In most instances, people leave the garage for last when packing for a move. It’s often an afterthought, or they dread it so much that they just can bring themselves to tackle it.

However, there are plenty of reasons that it should actually be one of the first areas packed. Often, it’s the place where you store forgotten keepsakes, or items that are hardly ever used. If you’re planning a move in the new year, here are a few simple tips to help ensure that you’re able to pull it off quickly and easily.

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These Garage Doors Will Add a Contemporary Look to Your Home

Contemporary Garage Door

When it comes to garage doors, you want to have as many options as possible. This way, you will be able to find something that fits with the design scheme of your home.

Multiple options are especially important when finding a garage door for a home with contemporary architecture. Leading garage door manufacturer Garaga has 24 different door models. Seven of these models are in the “contemporary” sphere. If you think a modern door would look good on your home, here is what you need to know.

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Important Questions to Ask a Garage Door Dealer


If you did the research and asked everyone for tips or advice, and are ready to get started with a new garage door, you still need to know what to ask your dealer. After all, you probably will buy one garage door in your lifetime and it can be tough to choose the best dealer based on your limited experience. To help you out with this issue, we offer some good questions to ask potential garage door dealers.
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Should you choose an attached or detached garage?

You have chosen to build a new garage. The first question is whether you want to have an attached or detached structure. Different variables will factor into your choice. Remember, a garage is not just a place to store your car. You will keep your other equipment there as well, and if you have certain hobbies, such as woodworking or repairing bicycles, you may end up spending a lot of time there.
 
So the design and location of your garage is certainly worth thinking about. Here is what you need to know to make an informed decision.
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