Month: March 2017

Kitchen Art Decor

Kitchen Art Decor

Whether cooking or dining, you will spend much of your time in the kitchen – so make sure the walls have plenty of decorative interest. We offer many types of kitchen wall decor to brighten your space. Kitchen Wall Art like tapestries, wall sculptures and […]

Best Office Chair For Back

Best Office Chair For Back

Desk Chair Reviews for Home Offices and Businesses If you are looking to purchase a new office chair but aren’t quite sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. In fact, I suppose you have started already, simply by being here. As someone […]

Wood Shutters Exterior

Wood Shutters Exterior

Custom Exterior Wood Shutters for Your Home Choose a category below to see styles, pricing and information! PlacerCraft Wood Shutters Premium Cedar Wood Shutters Authentic Exterior Custom Decorative or Functional Outdoor Wood Shutters For Your Home! For durable exterior wood shutters that are appealing to the eye and fit well with many different types of windows, the authentic wooden shutters in our store are an excellent choice. Not only are there several different styles and types of material to choose from, we also separate them into three sub-categories: PlacerCraft Custom Wood Shutters, Premium Cedar Shutters and Cedar Movable Louver. All of them can be tailored to a certain extent but there are some key differences in each worth being aware of. PlacerCraft Custom Exterior Wood Shutters Compatible with hardware also available on our site, PlacerCraft outside products are useful for anyone who wants raised panels, Board & Batten, Louvers or Bahama Style shutters. In addition to that, there are five different types of wood available for these outdoor wood shutters, from Southern Yellow Pine to California Redwood to Sapele Mahogany. We know these different types well, and you can compare each one on our site to figure out which combination of style and wood is the best match for your home. Premium Cedar Shutters These attractive and easy-to-install shutters make for effective outdoor wood shutters that can last a long time, with just a little bit of maintenance and a limited warranty to cover them. Made from sustainable Western Red Cedar, you can find shutters in the Fixed Louver, Panel Shutters and Board & Batten styles. Choosing from these, you can pick the exterior wood shutters with the most personality to attach to your windows and count on them for prolonged use. Cedar Movable Louver A combination of historical style and modern engineering makes these outdoor wood shutters remarkable fixtures that add a classic look to a home. They are also Western Red Cedar shutters in the Savannah Plantation style, and are intended to survive rot while lasting for many years of use. Find out more about these and other shutter options by browsing our website today. Choose Larson’s Outdoor Wood Shutters for Affordable Quality! PlacerCraft™ Custom Wood Shutters Louver Shutters. Raised Panels. Board and Batten Shutters. Bahama / Bermuda Style Shutters. Functional Movable Louver Shutter. Authentic exterior wood shutters for your house. Custom options available. PlacerCraft Custom Wood Shutters include our low priced Southern Yellow Pine Shutters along with higher quality woods like Western Red Cedar, California Redwood Shutters, Sapele Mahogany. Quality construction and many options including primed and painted choices make this a popular choice for custom outdoor wooden shutters.
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Authentic Exterior Custom Decorative or Functional Outdoor Wood Shutters For Your Home! For durable exterior wood shutters that are appealing to the eye and fit well with many different types of windows, the authentic wooden shutters in our store are an excellent choice. Not only are there several different styles and types of material to choose from, we also separate them into three sub-categories: PlacerCraft Custom Wood Shutters, Premium Cedar Shutters and Cedar Movable Louver. All of them can be tailored to a certain extent but there are some key differences in each worth being aware of. PlacerCraft Custom Exterior Wood Shutters Compatible with hardware also available on our site, PlacerCraft outside products are useful for anyone who wants raised panels, Board & Batten, Louvers or Bahama Style shutters. In addition to that, there are five different types of wood available for these outdoor wood shutters, from Southern Yellow Pine to California Redwood to Sapele Mahogany. We know these different types well, and you can compare each one on our site to figure out which combination of style and wood is the best match for your home. Premium Cedar Shutters These attractive and easy-to-install shutters make for effective outdoor wood shutters that can last a long time, with just a little bit of maintenance and a limited warranty to cover them. Made from sustainable Western Red Cedar, you can find shutters in the Fixed Louver, Panel Shutters and Board & Batten styles. Choosing from these, you can pick the exterior wood shutters with the most personality to attach to your windows and count on them for prolonged use. Cedar Movable Louver A combination of historical style and modern engineering makes these outdoor wood shutters remarkable fixtures that add a classic look to a home. They are also Western Red Cedar shutters in the Savannah Plantation style, and are intended to survive rot while lasting for many years of use. Find out more about these and other shutter options by browsing our website today. Choose Larson’s Outdoor Wood Shutters for Affordable Quality! PlacerCraft™ Custom Wood Shutters Louver Shutters. Raised Panels. Board and Batten Shutters. Bahama / Bermuda Style Shutters. Functional Movable Louver Shutter. Authentic exterior wood shutters for your house. Custom options available. PlacerCraft Custom Wood Shutters include our low priced Southern Yellow Pine Shutters along with higher quality woods like Western Red Cedar, California Redwood Shutters, Sapele Mahogany. Quality construction and many options including primed and painted choices make this a popular choice for custom outdoor wooden shutters.
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Design Wizard Retrieve Quote Specifications Order Hardware Hardware F.A.Q. Request Catalog Exterior Shutters from Vixen Hill Tradition, Quality and Historically Accurate Exterior shutters from Vixen Hill are handmade from clear, select #1 or better air-dried western red cedar. The shutters are assembled with old world craftsmanship using authentic mortise and tenon construction. The tenons are secured in the mortises with solid teak through pegs. Our exterior wooden shutters are available in all the traditional styles you would expect. We also offer a full line of traditional shutter hardware. The Rebirth of Real Wooden Shutters. In 1980 Vixen Hill began crafting real wooden shutters because they were nearly impossible to find. Fiberglass and colored plastic shutters had virtually monopolized the shutter industry during the building booms of the 60’s and 70’s. Unfortunately, the attempt to replace traditional wood shutters with synthetic materials had inherent problems. Difficulties included window size mismatch, harmful and inaccurate mounting practices, fading and repainting issues. Vixen Hill’s solution was to go back to traditional pegged mortise/tenon joinery with improvements unavailable in earlier shutter designs. First, Vixen Hill built a wood mill to process the world’s finest cedar from British Columbia. Next it offered shutters to match window sizes using strong hidden joists. The result was a historically accurate shutter made of rot and insect resistant wood, designed to discourage water and insect penetration. Virtually all shutter companies emulate Vixen Hill’s designs and superior craftsmanship. And, buying clout and milling expertise allow Vixen Hill to offer the best quality at the best price. Before you commit to other shutter companies, take the time to explore the world of Vixen Hill. Shutter Don’ts and Do’s Don’t believe that plastic, metal and high density foam shutters outlast wood. Plastics and foam are not enduring because of differential surface temperatures and ultraviolet attack. The front and back of darkly painted shutters can have temperature differences of 100 degrees on southern exposures. This causes warping and failure in surface finishes. And when it comes time to refinish, try repainting plastic! Metal shutters eventually oxidize beneath the paint and must be wire brushed and primed before repainting. Salt air can be especially fatal to metal-clad shutters. Don’t hang shutters flat against the wall. Whether wood or synthetic, there needs to be air circulation! Allow an inch or more between the back edge of the shutter and the window frame. Additional benefits include interesting shadow lines and a three dimensional aspect that tells observers that the shutters are real. Don’t hang shutters with louvers angled down when they are open. Do hang them with louvers angled “up” to discourage bat & insect nest-building. This will also allow them to shed water when they are closed. Don’t try to be too “original” in selecting shutter styles. Traditional exterior shutters were installed with paneled shutters on the bottom to keep out the prying eyes of thieves while the second story windows were louvered to allow hot air to escape. And when you see “horns” on paneled shutters, that was allow some air to enter the bottom floor for fresh air circulation. Also, mid-shutter cross rails were typically located to reflect the dividing line between window sashes. Selecting Shutter Hardware Nailing shutters to the sides of your windows often makes a negative statement about your home. Though shutter hardware adds to overall shutter costs, there are inexpensive alternatives to “high end” shutter hardware. Vixen Hill offers several different grades that can give the right look without the costs. Stamped is least expensive followed by Forged/Cast then Hand-Forged. Hand-Forged shutter hardware is mostly used in historically accurate restorations. Rattail shutter holdbacks or “shutter dogs” with edge peened strap hinges were typical below the Mason-Dixon line. Cast dogs were used mostly in Pennsylvania while “S” dogs were found in New England. Whether choosing simple tie-backs, slide bolts or hinges or historically accurate hardware, let Vixen Hill help find what you need. If we don’t have it in stock, we’ll find it. Use our online custom shutter builder and pick different shutter styles, panel options, finishes and more. Then order online. Of course, Vixen Hill Design Counselors are also available in our showroom or by phone to assist in measuring, fit, shutter hardware and with recommendations for your exterior shutters that best suit the architectural character of your home.

Laundry Room Solutions

Laundry Room Solutions

BHG.com Rooms Laundry Room Laundry Room Storage Laundry Room Storage Solutions Control clutter in your laundry room! Use these time-saving tips to keep an orderly, efficient wash room. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus Email Print More Prev View all Next × Prev View all Next […]

Patio Floor Ideas

Patio Floor Ideas

Concrete Patio Learn how concrete gives you complete creative freedom to bring the style and elements of your indoor rooms to the outdoors Despite stiff competition from wood decks, the concrete patio is gaining in popularity as an essential element in today’s backyards. According to […]

Office Furniture Houston

Office Furniture Houston

Contemporary New, Used, Refurbished & Remanufactured Office Furniture Offered in Houston, TX & All Surrounding Areas For the finest selection of new, used, remanufactured, and refurbished office furniture, businesses throughout Texas can turn to Office Furniture Connection. Since 1998, we have been Houston’s Affordable Office Furniture Solution because we provide brand-new and pre-owned pieces that rival the stylishness and craftsmanship of competitor office furniture, but without the high price tag. You can choose from our wide selection of furnishings, including conference tables, office cubicles, executive office furniture, office chairs, and healthcare furniture, to help spruce up your workplace. What’s more, our furniture is manufactured by prominent brands that lead the industry with their well-designed and ergonomic pieces. Some of the manufacturers we offer include Cherryman, Jasper Desk, OFGO, Desk Makers, Highmark, OFS, Global, and a number of other highly respected brands. In our 160,000-square-foot facility, we house a large collection of new and used office furniture, all of which can be delivered promptly. We also have a 30,000-square-foot showroom where you can take a look at our trendy furniture in person and peruse at your leisure. Our remanufacturing and refurbishing center is where we make outdated, used office furniture look like new again. Our refurbished office furniture gets spruced up with a few quick fixes, like changing out the fabric. Remanufactured office furniture, on the other hand, undergoes more extensive upgrades. For example, we can reupholster pieces to match existing furniture in your office, refinish it in different colors, outfit it with new wood panels, and equip it with new wheels, arms, and casters. We offer these services because, as a green company, we strive to repurpose as much office furniture as possible so that otherwise functional furniture isn’t needlessly discarded in landfills. Office Furniture Connection Offers Modern Office Cubicles, Executive Office Furniture, Healthcare Furniture & More in Houston, TX & Surrounding Areas Office Furniture Connection offers the best selection for office cubicles, office chairs, executive office furniture, and more for business in the Houston, TX, area. With our office cubicles, your employees can complete quiet, independent work in a space of their own. Our executive furniture is perfect for furnishing conference rooms and bringing the entire look of your private office together. Additionally, we offer healthcare furniture for medical clinics, nursing homes, hospitals, and other organizations to provide a welcoming atmosphere for your patients and employees. We provide easy-to-clean medical carts, height-adjustable tables, charging stations, waiting room seating, exam tables, reception desks, and other functional furniture for your busy healthcare environment. As a full-service furniture company, we not only provide a unique assortment of office furniture, but also offer services to simplify the process from beginning to end. When you choose furniture from us, our reliable installation partner, VOIS, will oversee the delivery and installation, so you can rest assured that your furniture will be in good hands from the warehouse to your office. And, if you have unwanted office furniture that you need to get rid of, we also provide dependable office furniture liquidation services. Our professional team will remove the furniture you no longer need in an efficient manner, saving you time and stress. Contact Office Furniture Connection to learn more about our new, used, refurbished, and remanufactured office furniture for companies in Houston, TX, and nearby cities. Or, simply visit our showroom to see firsthand why we are Houston’s Affordable Office Furniture Solution. HOT ITEMS Knoll Maple Autostrada Private Office Office Furniture Connection Knoll Reff Light Cherry Private Office Office Furniture Connection Knoll Tubular Brno Guest Chair Office Furniture Connection Trendform Office Furniture Connection
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For the finest selection of new, used, remanufactured, and refurbished office furniture, businesses throughout Texas can turn to Office Furniture Connection. Since 1998, we have been Houston’s Affordable Office Furniture Solution because we provide brand-new and pre-owned pieces that rival the stylishness and craftsmanship of competitor office furniture, but without the high price tag. You can choose from our wide selection of furnishings, including conference tables, office cubicles, executive office furniture, office chairs, and healthcare furniture, to help spruce up your workplace. What’s more, our furniture is manufactured by prominent brands that lead the industry with their well-designed and ergonomic pieces. Some of the manufacturers we offer include Cherryman, Jasper Desk, OFGO, Desk Makers, Highmark, OFS, Global, and a number of other highly respected brands. In our 160,000-square-foot facility, we house a large collection of new and used office furniture, all of which can be delivered promptly. We also have a 30,000-square-foot showroom where you can take a look at our trendy furniture in person and peruse at your leisure. Our remanufacturing and refurbishing center is where we make outdated, used office furniture look like new again. Our refurbished office furniture gets spruced up with a few quick fixes, like changing out the fabric. Remanufactured office furniture, on the other hand, undergoes more extensive upgrades. For example, we can reupholster pieces to match existing furniture in your office, refinish it in different colors, outfit it with new wood panels, and equip it with new wheels, arms, and casters. We offer these services because, as a green company, we strive to repurpose as much office furniture as possible so that otherwise functional furniture isn’t needlessly discarded in landfills. Office Furniture Connection Offers Modern Office Cubicles, Executive Office Furniture, Healthcare Furniture & More in Houston, TX & Surrounding Areas Office Furniture Connection offers the best selection for office cubicles, office chairs, executive office furniture, and more for business in the Houston, TX, area. With our office cubicles, your employees can complete quiet, independent work in a space of their own. Our executive furniture is perfect for furnishing conference rooms and bringing the entire look of your private office together. Additionally, we offer healthcare furniture for medical clinics, nursing homes, hospitals, and other organizations to provide a welcoming atmosphere for your patients and employees. We provide easy-to-clean medical carts, height-adjustable tables, charging stations, waiting room seating, exam tables, reception desks, and other functional furniture for your busy healthcare environment. As a full-service furniture company, we not only provide a unique assortment of office furniture, but also offer services to simplify the process from beginning to end. When you choose furniture from us, our reliable installation partner, VOIS, will oversee the delivery and installation, so you can rest assured that your furniture will be in good hands from the warehouse to your office. And, if you have unwanted office furniture that you need to get rid of, we also provide dependable office furniture liquidation services. Our professional team will remove the furniture you no longer need in an efficient manner, saving you time and stress. Contact Office Furniture Connection to learn more about our new, used, refurbished, and remanufactured office furniture for companies in Houston, TX, and nearby cities. Or, simply visit our showroom to see firsthand why we are Houston’s Affordable Office Furniture Solution.
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OfficeMakers is a full service new, refurbished and used and office furniture store with locations in the greater Houston area.  We are family owned and operated and have been making workplaces better since 1989 by providing quality new, refurbished and used cubicles and office furniture and expert services at competitive prices.  With three generations of experience, no job is too large or too small. We offer free interior design and office furniture layout assistance to all of our customers.  We can help you layout your cubicles in real time via a remote web session. We also provide full office relocation and reconfiguration services. Our office furniture movers are highly trained, insured, and have years of experience. Call one of our office furniture experts now to see what we can do for you. Looking for more product pictures and ideas? Take a look at our online office furniture gallery.  Our large inventory of refurbished and used office furniture changes often so make sure and call for more information. If you are looking for new, refurbished or used office furniture options.  We also carry several new office furniture lines that can compete with used office office furniture prices. Have Tight Budget…? No matter what your office furniture budget is, our staff can help you from interior design to delivery. Come and see our new location in Katy, Texas at 1005 Katyland Dr. Katy, TX 77493. Our new online office furniture catalog is growing fast so keep checking in, but remember that our huge inventory changes daily so call or visit us today for the most up to date information. Office Furniture Stores Houston, TX Katy, TX Browse our new Online Office Furniture Catalog! More products coming soon. Katy, TX  +1 574-3800
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We offer free interior design and office furniture layout assistance to all of our customers.  We can help you layout your cubicles in real time via a remote web session. We also provide full office relocation and reconfiguration services. Our office furniture movers are highly trained, insured, and have years of experience. Call one of our office furniture experts now to see what we can do for you. Looking for more product pictures and ideas? Take a look at our online office furniture gallery.  Our large inventory of refurbished and used office furniture changes often so make sure and call for more information. If you are looking for new, refurbished or used office furniture options.  We also carry several new office furniture lines that can compete with used office office furniture prices. Have Tight Budget…? No matter what your office furniture budget is, our staff can help you from interior design to delivery. Come and see our new location in Katy, Texas at 1005 Katyland Dr. Katy, TX 77493. Our new online office furniture catalog is growing fast so keep checking in, but remember that our huge inventory changes daily so call or visit us today for the most up to date information.

Home And Garden Show

Home And Garden Show

Missouri’s Largest Home Product Market Place!The 40th Anniversary Builders St. Louis Home & Garden Show is celebrating 41 years of making your house your home. The Home and Garden Show has always been THE place to see, learn about and buy the latest home products […]

Black Bathroom Sink

Black Bathroom Sink

Product Overview Bathroom Sink Backpack The Bathroom Sink Backpack is well–suited for any excursion with sturdy hardware attachments and abrasion–resistant fabric. Specialized pockets inside and out keep gear stored securely and separately, including a padded laptop sleeve that accommodates most 13″ devices. A padded back […]

Broken Garage Door

Broken Garage Door

Dwight Eschliman/Stone/Getty Images Garage doors lead pretty simple lives. Up, down, up, down, over and over until they suddenly don't work the way they should. Fortunately, that simple life usually makes for relatively simple repairs. Sometimes, though, even reliable old garage doors bite the dust.If you are having trouble with your garage door, here are some tips on what to do.Quick Garage Door FixesWhen your garage door starts acting up, more often than not it is telling you it's time to do a bit of maintenance. So, before hitting the panic button, try these simple repairs. First, examine the rollers and tracks. If you can't remember the last time you cleaned them (and they look the part!), give them a good brushing and then add some lubricant. Next, perform these simple garage door maintenance tasks.If none of this fixes your problems, or if you would rather just let someone else fuss with the problem, take a look at How To Find the Best Garage Door Installers and Repairmen.Silencing a Noisy Garage DoorNoisy garage doors cause all kinds problems, especially for anyone who has to sleep above or next to the garage. Fortunately, most noisy garage door problems can be fixed with a combination of routine maintenance and the replacement of a few parts. For more information on the latter, see How To Quiet a Noisy Garage Door.Frozen Garage Door?It is precisely on those coldest days of the year when you most need and appreciate the convenience of opening and closing your garage door quickly. Sadly, those also happen to be the kinds of days when cold and moisture combine to make this difficult. Garage doors can and do freeze to the garage floor. Sometimes it is a minor icy connection between the two that can be broken when you hit the opener button.Other times, however, the door refuses to budge. When this happens to you, stop hoping that if you hit that button enough times, a miracle will happen. About the only thing that is going to happen is that you cause a much bigger problem with the garage door opener (including, but not limited to, stripped gears, broken coils and burned out motor).Instead, take a few moments that break the connection. Use a heat gun or hair dryer to melt the ice. Standard de-icing products will also work. And, if you are careful not to damage the door or the seal on the bottom of the door, use a flat shovel or similar tool to chip away at the ice.Once you get the door open, clear any water, ice or snow from the spot on the garage floor where the door rests when closed. That way, you should be able to plan on getting the door open next time you need it.Replacing Broken GlassI don't know about your record, but I have broken the glass on garage doors from both the inside and the outside. In the former case, I put the end of a 2×4 through a pane, and in the latter (and a much more common occurrence) an errant pass with a basketball (or perhaps it was a fit of anger after yet another missed shot) did the duty.Regardless of the cause, this is one problem you want to fix as soon as possible. Broken glass is a safety issue, a security problem, and an invitation to every bird and hornet in the neighborhood to make your garage their next home.It's not difficult to replace a pane of glass. ​Learn how with these instructions.Keep It SafeGarage doors are much safer these days than they used to be. That is especially true of garage doors equipped with garage door openers. Older garage door openers did not have the kinds of safety features that would stop them before closing on a child or pet wandering in or out of the garage while the door closed. That made for many tragic stories.But the improvements in safety haven't eliminated safety concerns when it comes to garage doors. Everyone needs to understand how to stay safe in the garage. See 10 Garage Door Safety Tips for some suggestions. Garage Door Opener ProblemsHave you ever noticed just how much you use, and rely on, your garage door opener? Sure, we spend the big bucks for attractive front doors to our homes, but for many of us, the actual coming and going takes place through the garage. And that means we depend on the garage door opening and closing at the press of a button.So, when the garage door opener decides to take a day off, it can leave you stuck outside, probably during a rain or snow storm. Though they may seem complicated, there really are several things most homeowners can do to diagnose and repair opener failures. A good place to start is with Troubleshooting the Most Common Garage Door Opener Problems.Replacing a Garage DoorThere are really only a couple of reasons why you would consider replacing your garage door. Either is has stopped working properly, or you are sick of the way it looks. Most often, it is some combination of those two factors.Unfortunately, shopping for a new garage door isn't a particularly easy process. Most of us rarely perform this type of shopping, and there really aren't a lot of consumer publications offering solid information on the best choices.It helps to break things down into bite-sized pieces. Your first thought might be along the lines of “What is a new garage door going to cost me?” A good place to look for answers to that question is with these frequently asked questions about the costs of a new garage door.From there, you ought to consider the different materials that garage doors are constructed from (see Choosing the Best Garage Door Material. Once you understand something about materials, you then need to make sure you choose the style of garage door that best complements your house. For that, see Understanding Garage Door Styles.Concerned about doing the right thing for the environment? Then take a look at Choosing a Green Garage Door.Finally, once you've narrowed down the type of garage door you want to grace the front of your garage, you will want to Get the Best Deal on a Garage Door Replacement. And part of that process will probably require that you find a good garage door installer. Read More
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Garage doors lead pretty simple lives. Up, down, up, down, over and over until they suddenly don't work the way they should. Fortunately, that simple life usually makes for relatively simple repairs. Sometimes, though, even reliable old garage doors bite the dust.If you are having trouble with your garage door, here are some tips on what to do.Quick Garage Door FixesWhen your garage door starts acting up, more often than not it is telling you it's time to do a bit of maintenance. So, before hitting the panic button, try these simple repairs. First, examine the rollers and tracks. If you can't remember the last time you cleaned them (and they look the part!), give them a good brushing and then add some lubricant. Next, perform these simple garage door maintenance tasks.If none of this fixes your problems, or if you would rather just let someone else fuss with the problem, take a look at How To Find the Best Garage Door Installers and Repairmen.Silencing a Noisy Garage DoorNoisy garage doors cause all kinds problems, especially for anyone who has to sleep above or next to the garage. Fortunately, most noisy garage door problems can be fixed with a combination of routine maintenance and the replacement of a few parts. For more information on the latter, see How To Quiet a Noisy Garage Door.Frozen Garage Door?It is precisely on those coldest days of the year when you most need and appreciate the convenience of opening and closing your garage door quickly. Sadly, those also happen to be the kinds of days when cold and moisture combine to make this difficult. Garage doors can and do freeze to the garage floor. Sometimes it is a minor icy connection between the two that can be broken when you hit the opener button.Other times, however, the door refuses to budge. When this happens to you, stop hoping that if you hit that button enough times, a miracle will happen. About the only thing that is going to happen is that you cause a much bigger problem with the garage door opener (including, but not limited to, stripped gears, broken coils and burned out motor).Instead, take a few moments that break the connection. Use a heat gun or hair dryer to melt the ice. Standard de-icing products will also work. And, if you are careful not to damage the door or the seal on the bottom of the door, use a flat shovel or similar tool to chip away at the ice.Once you get the door open, clear any water, ice or snow from the spot on the garage floor where the door rests when closed. That way, you should be able to plan on getting the door open next time you need it.Replacing Broken GlassI don't know about your record, but I have broken the glass on garage doors from both the inside and the outside. In the former case, I put the end of a 2×4 through a pane, and in the latter (and a much more common occurrence) an errant pass with a basketball (or perhaps it was a fit of anger after yet another missed shot) did the duty.Regardless of the cause, this is one problem you want to fix as soon as possible. Broken glass is a safety issue, a security problem, and an invitation to every bird and hornet in the neighborhood to make your garage their next home.It's not difficult to replace a pane of glass. ​Learn how with these instructions.Keep It SafeGarage doors are much safer these days than they used to be. That is especially true of garage doors equipped with garage door openers. Older garage door openers did not have the kinds of safety features that would stop them before closing on a child or pet wandering in or out of the garage while the door closed. That made for many tragic stories.But the improvements in safety haven't eliminated safety concerns when it comes to garage doors. Everyone needs to understand how to stay safe in the garage. See 10 Garage Door Safety Tips for some suggestions. Garage Door Opener ProblemsHave you ever noticed just how much you use, and rely on, your garage door opener? Sure, we spend the big bucks for attractive front doors to our homes, but for many of us, the actual coming and going takes place through the garage. And that means we depend on the garage door opening and closing at the press of a button.So, when the garage door opener decides to take a day off, it can leave you stuck outside, probably during a rain or snow storm. Though they may seem complicated, there really are several things most homeowners can do to diagnose and repair opener failures. A good place to start is with Troubleshooting the Most Common Garage Door Opener Problems.Replacing a Garage DoorThere are really only a couple of reasons why you would consider replacing your garage door. Either is has stopped working properly, or you are sick of the way it looks. Most often, it is some combination of those two factors.Unfortunately, shopping for a new garage door isn't a particularly easy process. Most of us rarely perform this type of shopping, and there really aren't a lot of consumer publications offering solid information on the best choices.It helps to break things down into bite-sized pieces. Your first thought might be along the lines of “What is a new garage door going to cost me?” A good place to look for answers to that question is with these frequently asked questions about the costs of a new garage door.From there, you ought to consider the different materials that garage doors are constructed from (see Choosing the Best Garage Door Material. Once you understand something about materials, you then need to make sure you choose the style of garage door that best complements your house. For that, see Understanding Garage Door Styles.Concerned about doing the right thing for the environment? Then take a look at Choosing a Green Garage Door.Finally, once you've narrowed down the type of garage door you want to grace the front of your garage, you will want to Get the Best Deal on a Garage Door Replacement. And part of that process will probably require that you find a good garage door installer.

Winston Outdoor Furniture

Winston Outdoor Furniture

Winston Patio Furniture Making outdoor living livable and relaxation time timeless, Winston has been an industry leader for more than 35 years. Their goal is simple: offer the customer styles, finishes, and fabrics that transform a patio to a destination. Customers with high standards and […]