Turn Your Garage into an Oasis
Many homeowners use their garages for more than just storing cars. They are the workshops, extra storage, and all-purpose rooms designed for DIY projects. However, your garage is an untapped resource for unleashing your creativity. When you want to add value to your home and create a special space, consider turning your garage into your
What’s That Smell? How to Treat a Stinky Garage
With more and more garages being used for more than just housing cars, it is important to treat the inside of your garage like you would the inside of your home. In other words, keep it clean and neat. But because your garage is where you might store items that shouldn’t live inside your home,
A Brief History of Garage Doors
While Richards-Wilcox Doors has been around since 1912, it might be hard to imagine a time when garage doors were not a common part of our Canadian homes. Many people take their garages and garage doors for granted. Almost three-quarters of homes in Canada today have a garage and garage door as part of their
Six Tips for Selecting and Buying a New Garage Door
Before decide what type of garage door you want for your home, it’s best to research the different options, styles, and features available. A high quality garage door will last a long time and provide years of worry-free service. In some cases, it could even last a lifetime. It makes perfect sense to invest a
Tips on Winterizing Your Garage
Did you know your garage plays an important role in your home’s heating costs during the winter? If your garage is not properly winterized, it can lead to heat loss from not only the garage but the rest of the home as well. In addition, anything you have stored in your garage could also be
Six Tips to Ensure Your Garage is Secure
Most people use their garages to store items or to park their vehicles. The big heavy door, with a seal along the bottom, makes it seem like our garages are almost impossible to break into. But how secure is your garage and garage door really? Here are some simple tips and suggestions you can use
Leaky Garage Door? How to Find and Stop Leaks
Garage doors can develop leaks for a variety of reasons and affect homeowners all across Canada. A leaking garage door can become frustrating when you constantly dry out the garage and attempt to find the cause for the leak. Leaks can also lead to unwanted problems inside the garage with mold and mildew that can
Seven Tips on Getting Your Garage Organized
Do you dread going into you garage to look for tools or some other item you stored away? Do you dislike having to leave your car parked outside the garage because it so cluttered it will not fit? Whether it is making space for your car or making it easy to find stored items, check
Deciding What Colour of Garage Door to Get for Your Home
Choosing a new garage door for your Canadian home is an exciting process. Once the new door is installed, your home will have a new, refreshed appearance and look! One essential decision you will want to make, prior to having the door installed is what colour you would like. Modern garage doors from Richard-Wilcox Doors