Spring break is usually a period of intense fun. However, not all spring breaks are good times. The one we are talking about will most likely produce a sudden, loud noise but is not followed by any fun at all. This noise resembles a gunshot. That sound will come from your garage.
Maybe it seems like common sense that you shouldn’t keep your garage door open for hours, especially when it happens to be after the sun sets. However, people forget to close their garage door pretty often. You might have a reason to rush in or out of the house and find that it simply slips your mind. At the time it might not seem that important, but we’re here to explain why that isn’t the case.
It’s amazing what we can get used to in our lives. That noisy fan belt in your car? Chances are good you don’t even hear it anymore. The same thing applies to your garage door. If you go long enough with it squeaking and squealing, you might not even notice that it makes those sounds. We generally ignore small, minor noises. We chalk them up to normal operation.
If you have a carport, you may be dreaming of ways to extend the summertime glow and spend a little more time outdoors relaxing. Right? Well, you can! It is easy to turn your carport into a multi-season living space. Now, you can spend more time entertaining family and friends with these tips to help you get your project out of your head and onto your house.
Are you planning a new home build? Perhaps you’re renovating your existing house, or maybe just remodeling the garage. In many instances, there are tons of things you can do on your own, from framing and general carpentry to pouring concrete footers for a new porch. However, there are things that should really be left to the professionals. For instance, you would probably never try to wire a new home’s electrical system on your own.
When it comes to residential garage door sizes, most of us have a pretty good estimate in mind. Single doors generally measure about nine feet wide by eight feet tall at the maximum. Double doors are usually 16 feet wide, but may be up to 18 feet wide. However, are those large enough for sports utility vehicles (SUVs)? What about recreational vehicles (RVs)?