Category Archives: Blog

9 Ways to Prepare Your Garage for Winter

There’s no doubt that Winter is on its way. Every new day brings a drop in temperature and the piling on of seemingly endless layers of clothing. The home thermostats are in overdrive, but is anyone paying attention to the often forgotten (attached/detached) garage? While your home is warm, cozy and abuzz during the Holiday…
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To insulate or not? The Great Garage Door Debate

As Fall approaches the temperatures starting to migrate down your thermometer might have you thinking about the cost of your heating bill climbing upwards. Often, and correctly, people's minds move straight towards insulation every nook and cranny... including their Garage Door. I mean, it is the largest entry point to your home right? The thing…
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Decorating Inspiration for the exterior of your Home & Garage for Halloween

As the Season's change, we're reminded that Halloween is right around the corner. Here's some festive inspiration for ways to decorate the exterior of your home and garage to suit the season! Us garage afficionados are big fans of the classic Halloween setup and thought what better place to create some fun for tick-or-treating kiddos…
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Radiant heat transfer and insulation options for your home.

Your garage door is most likely the largest physical entry point to your home. Ensuring your garage door is insulated will minimize heat transfer and ultimately maximize financial savings. To gain a better understanding of the importance of insulation, here is a quick rundown on the science behind heat transfer and home insulation options. First,…
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Tips to Get Your Home Fall-Ready

September is upon us. We’re beginning the business of kids starting school, packing away gear after summer vacations and watching the dreaded fall rain starting in. But, don’t get caught up in all that doom and gloom! (more…)
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Event: BC Home and Garden Show 2018

We know it is snowing even though all of you are eager for spring to show up.  But we promise, under this dusting of snow, there are crocuses waiting to bloom and tulips peaking out.  In a few weeks, we will have a lovely west (or wet) coast spring.   So get ahead start on spring…
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What you don’t know about keeping a Fridge in the Garage

I’m sure almost every homeowner you know keeps a second fridge or freezer in their garage. It's great to have extra storage for frozen meats, berries and dinners when heading into the colder months. Did you know that most freezers today are designed to be kept in heated rooms? (more…)
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Event: Vancouver Fall Home Show 2017

The leaves are changing colour, the weather is cooler and the days are shorter.  This all means it is finally time for the much anticipated Vancouver Fall Home Show.  On right now and through this weekend, this must attend event is bigger and better than  ever.  From fabulous celebrities on the main stage, to the…
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Love It or List It Vancouver

Are you a Love it or List it fan?  It is a local show on HGTV that showcases a couple that is torn between renovating their house or listing it and finding a new house. Did you catch the recent episode that featured our Smart Garage door? In Season 4 Episode 18 that aired on…
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