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Affordable Garage Flooring Options

7.24.2018

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.


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Accent Images for Your Customized Garage Door

6.12.2018

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!


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Insulating your garage. Why it is a must!

5.24.2018

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!

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Four Benefits Of Having An Annual Garage Door Inspection

4.24.2018

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.

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Top Garage Customization Options for 2018

3.26.2018

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!

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Informational Garage Videos Now On the Easy Lift Website!

2.23.2018

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?

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10 Exterior Home Trends for 2018

1.11.2018

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!)

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Our Favorite Winter Wonderland Garages

12.13.2017

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.

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The Right Garage Door For Your Home

11.27.2017

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.

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Bay Area Garage Service You Can Trust

11.3.2017

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.

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Garage Maintenance Tips to Make Your Garage Fall Ready

9.15.2017

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.

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Top Reasons Why Garage Door Springs Break

8.21.2017

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.

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A Garage Door Upgrade Adds Value to Your Home

7.18.2017

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.

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5 Tips for Cooling off Your Garage

6.29.2017

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.

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How to Silence a Noisy Garage Door

5.31.2017

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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Now Hiring Garage Installers in Sacramento & Bay Area

5.23.2017

Are you construction-minded, hard-working and a team player?

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Garage Security Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe

4.25.2017

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.

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2017 Garage Spring Cleaning Checklist

3.22.2017

We hate to say it, but the garage can be a breeding ground for old things, unused household items and winter gunk. Unless you’re extremely on top of it, the garage can become slightly dysfunctional.

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How Much Does a Garage Service Cost?

2.27.2017

Groceries, bills, children… we get it: life is expensive, and the last thing you need to worry about is how much your broken garage will cost to repair.

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Easy Lift Door Company Safety Palooza!

2.24.2017

The 2017 Easy Lift Safety Palooza was a success! You may ask, “Safety Palooza, what the heck is that?”

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12 Simple Garage Workouts Everyone Can Do

2.3.2017

The holidays are wrapped up, vacation is coming to an end and we know just what you’re thinking: Time to get motivated.

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New Year, New Look for Your Home: Garage Doors that Add Curb Appeal

1.24.2017
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Working at Easy Lift Door Company with Sales & Field Manager, Daniel

12.22.2016

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?

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How to Get Your Garage Winter-Ready

11.9.2016

Winter is coming…

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How to Create a Garage Haunted House

10.4.2016

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!

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5 Awesome Ways to Trick Out Your Garage for Football Season

9.16.2016

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!?

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Spring Repair: How to Diagnose and When to Call a Pro

8.29.2016

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!

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Easy Lift is Looking for Bay Area Garage Door Installers!

8.2.2016

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!

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10 Must Haves for Your Next Garage Sale

7.29.2016

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!

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What Will You Create in Your Garage?

6.17.2016

 A garage is a place where challenges occur, creativity is in every corner and where dreams are made. Maybe it’s a place for your junk and storage, but for some it’s where dreams become reality.

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6 Garage Door Maintenance Tips for Spring

4.25.2016

The garage door often goes unnoticed and gets neglected when it’s time for home improvement. Now that it’s spring, it’s the perfect time to get things in order and maintain the home you love—including the garage!

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Common Garage Door Issues and How to Fix Them

4.25.2016

The garage door of a home is a special place for many people. It’s where dreams are made, memories are stored, and things are created.

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