Why California’s New Garage Door Battery Backup Law Is Essential

Do you know what common household items can save your life in an emergency? Fire extinguishers and first-aid kits top most lists, and many households maintain smoke detectors and carbon dioxide detectors for this reason. Less obviously, furniture can brace a home’s doors against intruders, and flashlights will illuminate the way out of a dangerously darkened home. But did you ever imagine that your garage door opener could be part of this lifesaving suite of objects, too? It can, and as of July 1, 2019, California law requires that all garage doors in the state have a battery backup. A…

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Three Things To Modernize Your Home

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Whether you’ve recently purchased your home or have been living there for many years, you may be considering a project to modernize your home. Taking on a project like this is a great way to add value to your home and give you pride as a homeowner. The exterior of your home is an important feature. While you may not think about it every day like you would a kitchen or bathroom, it influences home value, curb appeal and other factors. The following projects are excellent choices when it comes to cost, added value and the end result. These projects…

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Tips For Purchasing Your First Garage Door

Because most garage doors will last nearly 30 years before they need replacing, homeowners have some significant decisions to make when the opportunity to select a new one arises. Most of our customers are first-time garage door buyers who are surprised to learn that the garage door you pick IS a big deal. Garage doors account for approximately 30 percent of a home’s facade. That’s almost a third of the entire exterior — making your garage door one of the most prominent features on your home. A new garage door is a simple way to boost your home’s curb appeal — and value.…

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