Published at Sunday, September 23rd 2018. by Marva Gilbert in Garage Modern.
Garage door styles are not likely to be a hot topic of conversation but with so many to choose from today they could well be! If you have decided to purchase a new garage door suddenly you take notice of every door you see! You may be quite surprised at the variety of styles and materials to be had! Take a good look at your house. Does it have arches and curves or is it boxy and straight-lined? Match the garage door to the home! If your home features wood trim or panels a matching garage door would be an excellent choice.
If you are thinking about building a detached framed garage with garage plans it is helpful to know the best construction features to use. For best results and to build the best garage plan it is important to use a 6 bag mix of concrete when you pour your garage slab. The 6 stands for 6 bags of concrete per yard mixed. Anything less than a 6 bag mix is not strong enough. Compacting the 4 inches of crushed stone is also important. Compacting the crushed stone assures that the concrete will be sealed air tight and will eliminate any cracking in the concrete slab. Before the concrete is poured be sure to use wire mesh reinforcement this mesh should lay over the crushed stone.
Semi-custom doors are the next level and make up the vast majority of garage door sales. Semi-custom doors allow the home owner to choose materials colors and windows based on set styles and materials. The number and shape of panels materials insulation or not and hardware can be selected to formulate a near custom garage door for less than the cost of a custom door.
Jammed Doors: Do you feel like your garage door has turned into a block of ice and wouldnt move? Cold weather can do this to your door. The moisture during the winter season causes the wood on the door to swell and also freezes the tracks. The solution is to increase the heat in the garage for about 30 minutes to loosen the tracks and the door as well. The heat will take away the moisture. If there is no heating equipment in the garage use a blow drier or vacuum blower to do the job. After opening the door clear the ice and water that has collected beneath the door.
Larger garage spaces or a garage that is used frequently as a work space may warrant a larger more comprehensive garage heater. These units are powered by natural or propane gas and come in the form of standing units or overhead systems that distribute warm air to the entire space. While a gas garage heater is more efficient for larger areas they must be properly vented. Because this garage heater uses gas there are fumes that must be vented to the outside. Further it is wise to have a gas garage heater professionally installed to ensure optimum safety.
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