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Convert Your Garage Into a Man Cave

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Have you ever wondered why your car gets a room of its own while you can’t find a quiet corner where you can put up your feet? When you convert a garage into a man cave, no longer will you need to be jealous of your vehicle’s private quarters. Turning a garage into a hangout can be as simple as plugging in a TV and plunking down a comfortable chair. Or, you can go all out and convert the space into a proper room.

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What Style Garage Door Is Best for My Home?

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Is the design of your garage door helping your home’s curb appeal, or hurting it? A garage door is often the first thing people see when they visit. Maybe it’s an ordinary door that functions well, but why not choose a door that makes a design statement? A stylish garage door will not only improve the look of your home, but it can add value to your property.

Modern garage doors come in a wide selection of colors and styles. Ponderosa sells and installs doors that are sturdy and stylish. Windows are available with most of our doors, and you’ll often be able to choose a custom color to coordinate with your home. Here’s an overview of some of the most popular looks in garage doors.

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Insulating a Garage Door from Winter Cold and Summer Heat

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Homeowners know how important insulation is to keeping a house comfortable. Without adequate insulation, it would be difficult, if not downright impossible, for a home to maintain its heat in the winter or its cool air in the summer.

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Tools for Garage Door Tune-Up

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Regularly maintaining your garage door can both preserve its lifetime, save you money, and most importantly: keep everyone in your home safe.

If not properly maintained, risks include a garage door spontaneously falling down on a family member or vehicle. There is also the risk of the opposite happening, where a garage door will all of a sudden not close completely, leaving your home exposed to burglary. This is why good maintenance is a must!

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Top Reasons a Garage Door Won’t Open

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When to DIY vs. Call a Garage Door Professional There are some garage door issues that a quick battery swap or a simple cleaning will resolve. However, when these do-it-yourself solutions do not work, there is usually something more serious going on, and in that case you should call a professional for proper garage door […]

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Garage Door Maintenance Best Practices

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Preventing Garage Door Safety Hazards in the Pacific Northwest Generally the largest moving object in a home, the garage door can be very dangerous if it is not properly maintained. There are several things you can do for your homes in Portland, OR and Camas, WA to make sure that your garage door does not […]

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Keeping Your Children Safe Around the Garage

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The garage is one of the most versatile areas of the home, but it can also be one of the most dangerous–especially for children–if you’re not careful. There can be many hazardous items in the garage, such as chemicals, sharp tools, and much more. If you’d like to make your garage “kid-proof,” read on to […]

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How to Pest-Proof Your Garage

Pest problems, including mice, rats, raccoons, and even birds, can wreak havoc on your garage door and all the it protects. Once they’ve made their way inside, you may discover holes chewed in your storage bins, unsanitary droppings, hair, and allergens, all spread about and hidden in the small corners of your space. If vermin […]

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Four Reasons to Replace Your Garage Door

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On your home-related to-do list, we’re guessing “garage door replacement” is somewhere near the middle. You know it’s important, you know it’s been too long and your door has outlived its usefulness, but there’s just so much else to complete. However, we’re here to tell you that prioritizing your garage door replacement is not only […]

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The Most Versatile Room in Your Home

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Thinking of installing a garage door or investing in garage door repair? You are investing in more than just a place to house your cars. The garage is an incredibly versatile space that, due to its easy access to the outdoors, is suitable for a number of projects that may otherwise interfere with the cleanliness, […]

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