Converting Garages to Living and Working Spaces: Garage Door Blog

Converting Garages to Living and Working Spaces: Garage Door Blog

  • Four Simple Tips To Get Your Garage Ready For Winter

    Don't overlook your garage when you are getting your home ready for winter. Blowing snow and draining melt can encroach into the garage, damaging any items you have stored inside. Wind and cold is also a concern, especially on attached garages where it can impact the heating costs for the rest of the home. Use the following tips to make sure your garage is ready for winter. Tip #1: Savvy Stripping

  • Garage Door Issues That Can Arise From Severe Spring And Summer Weather

    Severe weather can take a variety of forms during the spring and summer months in Canada. These include hail and heat waves, lightening and thunderstorms and even tornadoes. While the first order of business during a severe condition would be to ensure the safety of you and your family, you should also be mentally prepared that these conditions can also cause damage to your house as well. Your garage door is possibly one of the more vulnerable areas to the effects of weather conditions, since it is quite often less protected than other areas of your house.

  • Torsion Versus Extension Springs

    Chances are, you haven't given the springs that operate your garage door a single thought. You probably won't until you have to, which is usually when they break. The springs are one of the most important parts of your garage door and they are also responsible for keeping the door operating safely. They should always be in working condition and replaced when they break. Continue reading to learn about the two main types of garage door springs so you are able to know which springs to choose for your door.

  • About Me

    Converting Garages to Living and Working Spaces: Garage Door Blog

    Welcome to my corner of the internet. My name is Gina, and I have always loved making the most of spaces. In this blog, I am going to give you the tips and tricks you need to turn your garage into a living space. Here, I plan to cover everything from insulating the garage to installing new garage doors. If you need to add anything from a music studio to a kids' play room in your garage, you have come to the right place. I have been converting garages both professionally and personally for years. Please explore, and I hope you like these posts!