Whether you need more space for your favorite hobby or for a growing family, you already have a huge untapped resource to add more square footage to your home: your garage! If you’re in search of a creative use for your garage, we’ve collected 6 clever ways to convert your garage to a living space. Find your favorite below.
You’re coming home from work, hit the garage door opener, and hear it - SCREECH! At one point or another, we all deal with a squeaky garage door, but that doesn’t make the sound any less irritating.
We’ve been missing our team lately, and we know how hard everyone is working from home to keep everything going for our customers. We wanted to do a little something to show our appreciation, and a little birdy told us that delivery is all the rage these days!
Your garage door is one of your home’s features that you may take for granted until something goes sideways. Need to know how to reprogram your remote after a power outage? Trying to decide between garage door repair or replacement? We’re here to help.
Home maintenance and repair needs don’t stop while you’re home around the clock. We know it can be a struggle to get the repairs and maintenance you need with social distancing protocols in place. We at Easy Lift are working diligently to make sure your garage door is in top working order.
We all know that money doesn’t grow on trees, and adding upgrades to your home can get expensive. Transforming your home doesn’t have to break the bank! If you want to improve your curb appeal by upgrading your garage door on a budget, you can do this through customization. Easy Lift has incredible add-ons for your existing garage door to make it look brand new.
Did you know there is a new California law regarding garage doors taking effect in 2019? In the wake of the recent wildfires, this new California law could be lifesaving. If you’re a homeowner or residential property owner interested in buying a new home or replacing your garage door, these changes will affect you. Here’s what you need to know:
We have exciting news to share… Easy Lift Door Company is expanding to bring our exceptional garage doors and repair services to Reno, NV! This expansion is a culmination of the hard work performed by our staff and management to see this dream become a reality this year. Leaders at Easy Lift Door Company had this to say about the recent expansion.
Your garage door plays a huge role in the overall look and appeal of your home, which means that painting your garage door can further increase the curb appeal of your home. Painting your garage door may seem like a daunting task, which is why we’ve created this guideline for painting your garage in one weekend.
What is the largest moving object in your home and the cause of nearly 13,000 injuries annually in the U.S.? (Hint: it’s not the monster under the bed that your kid swears is there) It’s your garage door, and it can cause injuries as a result of sharp edges, the door falling, pinching/crushing section joints, and spring issues to name a few. That’s why it’s imperative to trust an expert to handle your garage door spring repair.
With the click of a button, your garage door provides convenient access to your home. It’s something we use every day. It increases your home’s value and curb appeal, and it protects access to your vehicles or personal belongings. But with such a great tool, comes great responsibility.
Looking for little ways to increase the value of your home? But you know, easy to accomplish, not crazy expensive, and can make daily life a little nicer?!
Why not upgrade your garage floor? It can be a great way to protect flooring, add interest, and even add to the durability! There are a variety of options on the market today than can help increase the overall value of your home. There is lots to choose from, and whether it is paint coatings or floor coverings, each one has its own features and benefits! Learn about several affordable garage flooring options below.
As a homeowner, making small home improvements periodically are a fun way to revamp your property, but also improve the curb appeal if you were to decide to list it on the market. One great way to renovate your garage is to customize the interior or exterior of your garage door with custom images that match your personality and interests. Keep reading to find out the top reasons people are customizing their garages!
The garage is a key part to a home! Not only does it provide a safe, protective space to park your car but it is practically your own storage unit. Nowadays though, garages are being used for even more! Gyms, children’s play areas, workshops and much more! By insulating your garage, you will be able to use it all year long for whatever purpose you choose. The values of insulating your garage are endless… It will be safer for you and your loved ones, the temperature will be better regulated, complete noise reduction and more! Continue reading to find out why insulating your garage is a must!
As a homeowner, it is important to keep up on maintenance in order for your home to be in tip-top shape, whether that is to avoid expensive repairs down the road or even for future selling purposes. That being said, an annual garage door inspection is extremely important for a variety of reasons, those being from safety to security. Garages take a lot of wear and tear due to being used multiple times a day, which is why checking on it annually is key to preventing malfunctions and broken parts.
Spring is here! Time for spring cleaning and better yet, a facelift for your home! Whether it’s some new flowers in the yard, getting fresh outdoor furniture or repainting the front door, spring is the time to get your house spruced up for the new season and the rest of 2018. One great way to spruce up your house is to customize your garage, which improves your home’s curb appeal and functionality. Depending on your budget, there are many customization options for your garage! Read on to see Easy Lift’s top picks!
Have you ever had a problem with your garage or needed to program a new garage remote, but don’t know where to go for help?
Happy New Year! With a new year comes new trends and the want for home improvements. No matter your budget, there is a way to update your home and increase it’s curb appeal. A new, popular color paint can go a long way! Below, we have compiled a list of 10 exterior home trends for 2018 (including some of our garage favorites!)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We are in the full swing of the holiday season, the temperatures are dropping and there are beautiful holiday decorations all around. Our favorite holiday activity with friends and family (especially kids!) is to drive around at night to look at all the Christmas lights and front yard decorations. We love it when people go all out and decorate their garages too… just because that is our favorite house feature ;) Below, you will find our favorite winter wonderland garages and hopefully give you inspiration to decorate your’s this season or next.
The right garage door can really emphasize the overall look and curb appeal of your home. Sure, landscaping and exterior finishing materials can make a difference, but a garage door is a huge factor since it takes up a very large portion of the home’s exterior.
Have you ever been rushing out the door for work only to find that the garage door doesn’t open? If it hasn’t happened to you, then consider yourself lucky! This is a major hassle and often times a very costly issue homeowners have to deal with. The next problem is trying to figure out who to call for a repair that is trustworthy and won’t break the bank.
The kids are back in school, football season has begun, the leaves are beginning to change to gold, and the weather is finally cooling down. With the fall season soon upon us, it’s time to prepare for the season, from garage maintenance to organization before you get too busy with all of life’s activities. Keep reading for information and tips on how to make your garage fall ready and why it’s important to do so.
Have you ever pulled into your driveway after a long day at the office only to find that your garage door doesn’t open when you hit the button? Yeah, not a fun thing to have to deal with! Especially when you have no idea what went wrong or malfunctioned.
Your garage door typically provides one of the first impressions of your home for passersby. Intentionally or not, your garage door stands out and makes a statement about your property. A garage door upgrade adds to the aesthetics appeal, while adding value to your home, which, in turn, adds to the overall look and feel of your neighborhood.
When summer arrives and the temperatures rise, it’s often too hot to work in your garage. That won’t do for most of us because our garage is a valuable workspace and there’s a lot to get done. With a few simple modifications, you’ll be able to comfortably work or play in your garage all summer long. We’ve put together 5 tips for cooling off your garage.
Squeaking and creaking are two noises that are awfully familiar to homeowners, specifically in the garage. There are a lot of moving parts that are metal that can cause a real ruckus. Talk about annoying when you’re trying to stay quiet when people are sleeping!
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When you leave the house for work or a five day vacation, you make sure your house is locked down. Front door, check. Back door, check. Coffee maker, off. But what about the garage? The garage is often an overlooked part of the home, and this is the case specifically relating to security.
When you think about what it’s like to work at a garage door installation and service company, what do you think of? Harsh environment? Long days? Too much work?
After many talks with family, friends, and helpers, you’ve decided to turn your garage into a haunted house this Halloween. Let’s just say… we think you made the right choice! The garage is the perfect place to make a frightening area for trick-or-treaters to enjoy!
It’s the time of the year Americans and fans around the world have all been waiting for—football season! It means it’s time to bring the jerseys out of the closet, clean off the BBQ and get the drinks cold. Are you ready for some football!?
Did you press the garage door open button in hopes of leaving for work, only to find out your garage won’t open? You’re probably thinking, “What the heck is wrong with the motor?” However, chances are it’s not your motor—it’s the spring!
Easy Lift Door Company is looking for garage door technicians in the Bay Area! If you’re a garage door tech with installing experience, or someone with previous construction experience and the willingness to be trained, we want to hear from you!
Your kids have outgrown everything and the garage (AKA “the storage container”) is filled to the brim. It’s that time of the year again—garage sale season! And this year, you have Easy Lift Door Company, the garage door experts, to help you with a garage sale checklist! Think about all the things you could buy after a perfectly executed garage sale—including garage door customization!