Garage Side Door Benefits (and Why You Should Have One)

Garage Side Door Benefits (and Why You Should Have One)

The garage side door has many benefits that you should consider when renovating or building a new house or detached garage. Benefits include added convenience and saved time, increased safety, privacy, and energy conservation. A garage door or outside wall with a personnel door is a normal-sized access door built into the bigger garage door…

Where Should Detached Garage Be Located? (Info and Guidelines)

Where Should Detached Garage Be Located? (Info and Guidelines)

Are you building a detached garage and thinking about the best place for it? There are rules and guidelines, and building codes to consider.  Lay of the land and lot size, among other things, generally rules where the garage fits. Ease of access, the slope of the land, and proximity to neighbors all play a…

Is It Dangerous to Live Above a Garage? (Safety Info)

Is It Dangerous to Live Above a Garage? (Safety Info)

It can be dangerous to live above the garage if both spaces are not properly sealed and ventilated, and build to code. There are many things to consider when building a garage extension or living above the garage permanently, or using the above garage room as a guest room.  Dangers include carbon monoxide, volatile organic…

Garage Christmas Decorations (How-to Guide & Storage)

Garage Christmas Decorations (How-to Guide & Storage)

Christmas season is here again, and decorating outside of the house is a holiday tradition for many. Christmas lights, Snowmen, wreaths, and other decorations bring the Christmas spirit alive. The garage door is an excellent place to decorate, and people will surely notice your house.   Decorate your garage door with many options like magnets, decals,…