One of the smartest ways you can think to do with your garage is to convert your garage into a living space. Most of the homeowners have garages attached to their homes, making it easier for them to convert the garage into a more liveable space. You can make your garage a kitchen, a bedroom, a home office, or a living room.
At times when the garage is very spacious, you can convert it into a new home that you can rent to get more money. Your garage can be more functional when it is converted, but you have to plan for the conversion. Planning helps you to make sure that your extension will function well as you wish. However, when planning to convert your garage into a living space, you have to co...
It is important for people to take steps to keep their house secure. One of the most often overlooked security issues is the garage door. Fortunately, there are a few easy tips that people can follow to increase their garage door security. This can go a long way toward providing everyone with better peace of mind both while in and out of their house.
July 29, 2020
Take the Garage Door Remote Out of the Car
One of the first steps that people can take to secure the garage door is to take the remote out of the car. Yes, it is convenient to keep something in the car to open the door, but this also creates another security risk. First, the remote can fall out of the car where it might be picked up by someone else. Sec...
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April 9, 2020
Stay Safe with Stapley Action Garage Door
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A frequently overlooked part of your life, your garage door, is more significant than you think. Garage doors are a surprisingly heavy feature of a home, and they need consistent upkeep to remain a secure entry point and an instrument of ease. The system that makes these rolling doors so simple to lift suspends hundreds of pounds so you can access your garage for tools, storage or to park your vehicle.
Just like your car, continual maintenance is not optional for garage doors if you want them to last and remain a useful feature of your home. Annual garage door checkups will inform and prepare you for any necessary repair...
- "No Contact" Service calls to maintain social distancing
- We provide our technicians hand-sanitizer and sanitizing wipes
- Paperless transactions with email payments
- Annual manufacturer-re...
As a homeowner, you’ve probably never researched the parts of your garage door, but you’ve most likely heard of a garage door’s torsion or extension springs. These are two different types of springs that are responsible for managing your garage door’s counterbalance system. The counterbalance system uses force to offset the weight of the door, allowing it to safely and reliably raise and lower. To manage the counterweight, the system uses either a torsion or extension spring.
So if both springs perform the same function, what’s the difference?
TORSION SPRINGS VS. EXTENSION SPRINGS
While there are sever...
With the arrival of spring, you might’ve opened your garage to realize that this space has become a haven for overflow and unorganized storage — old boxes and toys, seasonal decor, home improvement tools, vehicle fluids, lawn and garden equipment and more. While cleaning and organizing may seem impossible, you can easily reclaim the space in only a day or weekend.
Start by establishing a clear objective or vision to reorganize your garage to fit your daily needs. For example, do you simply want more organized storage for tools and decor, or do want to repurpose the space into a wor...
You can instantly increase the value of your home by upgrading your old garage door. While homeowners often jump at the chance to makeover their kitchens and bathrooms, many are quick to forget one of the most important aspects of the home: curb appeal. Replacing your garage door gives the front of your home a facelift. Additionally, new garage doors can offer up to a 98 percent return on investment.
How Garages Impact the Look of a House
Maximizing your garage door cur...
A garage is a valuable space for storing some of your most important assets. When you live in an area that experiences harsh winters, you’ll want to ensure your garage stays as warm as possible. When you keep your garage warm, you’re able to extend the lifespan of your belongings — everything from cars to bikes and toys for the kids.
But where do you start with keeping your garage warm? Here’s a list of ideas for making sure your garage is warm and your belongings are well-cared-for this winter:
February 15, 2018
Torsion and Extension Springs
Your garage door is so handy and so convenient — but it also represents an investment that should be protected and maximized. That's why you should be thinking about snow protection for your garage. When winter comes and the snow starts to pile up, it can have an adverse effect on your garage and its operation.
So make sure you’re thinking through winter preparedness for your garage. Here’s a look at a few snow removal tips for garages to help you get started.
- Add weather-stripping: When was the last time you looked at your garage door’s weather-stripping? Weather-stripping...
How Can Snow and Ice Damage Your Garage Door?
Keeping your garage safe from snow and ice is extremely important because of the damage that can occur if y...
If you live in a place that experiences extreme weather of any kind, you need a garage door that can stand up to that extreme weather. Here in Arizona, we experience serious wind and dust storms that can pose threats to structures of many kinds — garage doors included. The same holds for areas that may experience tropical storms, hurricanes or even tornadoes. What a homeowner should do in these cases is take steps to properly stormproof the garage door.
Wondering how to stormproof a garage door? It’s not as complicated as it might sound when you investigate your options and...
November 28, 2017
Torsion and Extension Springs