Category Archives: Tips

Curbscaping: How to Improve Curb Appeal Through Garage Landscaping

Curbscaping

What is Curb Appeal?

Curb appeal refers to the attractiveness of your house from the street view and includes your home’s exterior, driveway, front yard, and sidewalk. It’s the first impression someone has of your home, and when it comes to selling, it could make or break a sale. Whether you are preparing to put your house on the market or are aiming to have the best-looking house on the block, curb appeal can increase your home’s value and is worth investing a little extra time and money into. Continue reading

Make Better Use of Your Space: Detached Home Office

Detached Garage Home Office

Garages aren’t just for parking your car! If you’re undergoing a garage-office conversion, creating the perfect design can feel overwhelming. At Larry Myers Garage Doors, we’ve installed countless custom garage doors in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington, and our professional garage door design team is ready to help with your next project, whether it’s using your garage as a mini greenhouse or creating the quirky home office of your dreams. These garage office ideas can help you easily create a home office transformation that is as stylish as it is functional. 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