DIY May not be a good choice

DIY may not be a good choice.

I am a committed do-it yourselfer and pride myself in the money I have saved by diving in and trying to fix something myself.  I do have limits and here are the principles I apply before I try something new.

  1. Can I safely do the work?
  2. Do I have the tools and knowledge required to complete the job?
  3. I am physically able to lift and maneuver the pieces and parts.
  4. Will I be able to obtain the parts and how will I know they are the right ones?

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Preparing Your Garage Door for the Winter

Here in the Midwest we experience winter temperatures that can disrupt any piece of mechanical equipment. Your garage door is no exception, and before long a dip in temperatures and a dose of nasty weather can cost you time and money. This season, get out in front of the weather and implement a couple of these simple maintenance items to avoid headaches when the wind is blowing and the snow is flying.

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Recap of 2013 Garage Door Designs

Garage doors are one of the first things guests and potential buyers notice when they visit your home, making them the ideal place to start if you are looking to make home improvements. Choosing a new color or style can maximize curb appeal for a relatively small investment.

This year featured garage doors that echoed styles of the past as well as vibrant new designs. Here is a recap of the 2013 garage door trends:

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