Category Archives: Industry News and Trends

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

Manufacturer Spotlight: Northwest Door

Modern Classic Northwest Doors

At Larry Myers Garage Door, we offer the best garage door prices, service, and reliability in Portland. Not only do we carry a full line of residential and commercial garage doors from the best brands in the business, but unlike a franchise, we’re committed to caring more about our community than the bottom line. That’s just one of the many reasons we’re so proud to partner with Northwest Door, a family-owned company based in the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

Using Your Garage as a Mini Greenhouse

Greenhouse

As spring in the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington area draws near, many people have gardening on their minds. As you know, your garage doesn’t just need to be your carport. We’ve talked about different ways to repurpose your garage in previous blogs, showing how your garage can second as anything from a home gym to a tiny guest house to an art studio. However, did you know that your garage can also be used as a mini greenhouse, too? Well, it can!

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Pros & Cons of Using Garage Doors in Indoor Living Spaces

Indoor Glass Garage Doors

It’s true: garage doors aren’t just for our garages. One of the latest home design trends? Installing glass garage doors in interior spaces. And really, it’s not just popular in homes—businesses, such as local restaurants, are doing it, too.

Could an indoor garage door be the right fit for your living space? In this edition of the Larry Myers Garage Door blog, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of this increasingly popular design trend.

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