Updating My Home's Exterior
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Updating My Home's Exterior

After we listed our home for sale, I could tell that things really needed to change, and fast. Our real estate agent mentioned that there were a few issues with the exterior of our home, so we took her suggestions to heart. She mentioned that our garage door desperately needed to be updated, so we worked hard to take care of the issue. We completely repainted the door, and then we worked on adding hardware and handles that gave it a little visual interest. This website is here to help people to update their home's exterior in a productive, convenient way. Check it out!


Updating My Home's Exterior

  • Overhead Garage Door Seen Its Better Days? Why You Should Consider A Roll Up Garage Door

    11 December 2018

    If your overhead garage door has seen its better days, you should consider replacing it now before problems start happening with it. One type of door available is a roll up garage door. Below is information about this type of garage door is as well as the benefits of choosing this. Roll Up Overhead Garage Door A roll up garage door is made with one metal piece, so it does not have many sections when rolling up.

  • Prep Work For Installing A Garage Door Opener

    27 May 2018

    There is prep work for installing a garage door opener? Yes, there is. After you have purchased the garage door opener you want and brought the box kit home, you will have to do all of the following before you can even install the opener; that is, of course, if you are going to do this DIY. Select and/or Install a Wood Beam  You should either have a wood beam in your garage that runs parallel to the top edge of your garage door, or you will have to install a beam that runs perpendicular to the door.

  • How To Replace Garage Panels

    7 March 2018

    Updating your garage doors is a smart and fun remodel project. In fact, it can even be a rewarding DIY project if you have the type of the garage door that has removable panels. Most modern system have panels that are set within their individual frames. The panels are often attach with just bolts, so they can be removed with a handheld wrench. In fact, the entire job can usually be handled without any power tools.

  • How To Repair A Weather Warped Garage Door

    27 November 2017

    For several reasons, you may consider garage door repairs. It saves money for one, and for another, you can do it yourself. The problem may also be a simple one like changing out a worn part. It may even be more difficult like fixing a warped panel. The weather can really make your door become terribly out of shape especially if it wasn't weatherproofed. Even if you may have just inherited a weather warped garage door.

  • When Was The Last Time You Replaced Your Garage Door Springs? 3 Reasons You Should Replace Them Before They Break

    16 November 2017

    When it comes to your garage door, there's one component that you might not pay much attention to. That component is the set of springs that are connected to your door. Many people seem to overlook those heavy-duty springs that attach your garage door to your garage and help operate the entire system. Unfortunately, those springs are the last things you should overlook or ignore. Without those springs, your garage door won't move as smoothly as it should, and it will be much heavier to lift.