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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

How to Get Rid of Mice in the Garage (And Keep Them Out!)

How to Get Ride of Mice in Garage

During the cold weather months, it’s not unusual for mice to begin their search for warmth and food, and your garage could be providing both.  Keeping pests out of your garage isn’t just for your own peace of mind. Mice can carry dangerous parasites and diseases. Plus, they can chew through electrical wiring, build nests, and even chew holes through your walls.  Here’s how to get rid of mice and keep them out.   Continue reading

Standard Garage Door Dimensions & Options

garage door dimensions

Deciding on the right garage door dimensions can depend on several factors—many of which are based on your lifestyle and belongings. Other influences may depend on the style of your home and the aesthetic you’re trying to create. At Larry Myers Garage Doors, we deal with these questions every day.

We’ve put together some pointers that may come in handy as you do your homework for a new garage door.
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How to Open a Garage Door Manually

How to Open a Garage Door Manually

Most homeowners will never have to open their garage door manually. The electric garage door opener was invented in 1926 by C.G. Johnson and since WWII they have become universal. The only time you will ever need to open your garage door manually is in the event of a power outage. While unlikely, it’s still a good idea to know how to do it. Read the steps to open a garage door without power below.
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