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How to Soundproof a Garage for Band Practice

How to Soundproof a Garage for Band Practice

Practice makes perfect, and unless you have access to professional musical studios or practice venues, many amateur musicians start out practicing in the garage. In today’s blog, the garage door experts at Larry Myers Garage Door cover how to soundproof a garage for band practice so that you won’t disrupt the whole neighborhood while perfecting your sound. Continue reading

The Advantages of Having a Detached Garage

detached garage

Adding a garage to your home can create additional storage space for cars, ATVs, motorcycles, golf carts, boats, and other large items. Garages can also be repurposed to be used as a home gym, workshop, art studio, home office, a mini greenhouse, or additional living space. In addition to their practical uses, garages also add a significant amount of value to your home. Here’s what you need to know about detached garages. Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know About Garage Fire Safety

Garage Fire Safety Tips

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, every year, there are over 6,500 garage fires in homes across the country. Because garage fires can spread farther and faster than fires in other areas of the home, these yearly fires result in an average of 30 deaths, 400 injuries, and $457 million in property loss. That’s why garage fire safety is so important: it can literally save lives. Here are some garage fire safety tips to help keep you and your family safe. Continue reading

Tips for Selling Your Home: Staging the Garage

Staging Your Garage to Sell

The internet is full of tips for staging your home for sale, but one area that is often overlooked on these lists is the garage. Not only is the garage door one of the first things people notice when looking at potential houses, but the state of your garage can greatly influence a buyer’s decision. Here’s how to stage the garage in a way that makes people want to buy your home. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Tips: How to Clean Oil Off a Concrete Garage Floor

how to clean oil off a concrete garage floor

Imagine this: you’re changing the oil in your beloved sports car or family minivan and you accidentally knock over the bottle, creating a large, expanding oil stain on your concrete garage floor. Because concrete is so porous, it effectively acts as a sponge, soaking up the liquid and creating a stain. Regardless of what cleaning solution you use, cleaning oil and grease stains often requires quite a bit of scrubbing, but these solutions will help you restore your garage floor to its original beauty. Here’s how to clean an oil spill in your garage* the right way. Continue reading

Manufacturer Spotlight: C.H.I Overhead Door

C.H.I Accents Woodtones Residential Garage Door

There’s a reason Larry Myers Garage Doors is your trusted source when you need a garage door repaired or replaced, and it’s not just that we deliver exceptional work at a fair price. We also carry a full line of residential and commercial Garage Doors from the best brands in the business. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on C.H.I. Overhead Doors, one of the most trusted names in the garage door industry. Continue reading