Tag Archives: organization and design

Decorate Your Garage Door for Fall and Winter Holidays

Garage Door Decorations for Holidays

The garage door tends to be a large, flat, highly-visible space on the front of most houses. This makes garage doors great for holiday decorations for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve. We’ve seen a lot of creative garage door decorations over the years, including everything from festive Thanksgiving magnets to garage door murals depicting elaborate winter wonderlands. Here are a few garage door decorating ideas we’ve gathered so you can find what works right for you and your family.

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

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

4 Steps to Giving Your Garage Door a Makeover with Fresh Paint

Paint 1

Even though spring is not until March 20th, 2018, it’s never too early to think about fun spring makeovers for your house. Applying a fresh coat of paint to your garage door is a great way to make your home feel new, bright, and welcoming. While we don’t do paint jobs ourselves here at Larry Myers, we do recommend the following steps when updating and reinvigorating your garage’s paint job!

Continue reading

Holiday Season Tips: Damage-Free Ways to Decorate Your Garage

Holiday LightsAh, ‘tis the holiday season. A season of fun, family, delicious food, festive parties, thoughtful presents, and sure, maybe a bit of extra stress. For many homeowners, the holidays mark a time to stand out in the neighborhood, showcasing their homes with gorgeous lights and decorations. Many homeowners will choose to decorate their garages, hanging lights and festive decorations over their garage doors.

Continue reading

How to Keep Pests Out of Your Garage

Pests

You park your car in the garage. You step outside of the car and ack! A trail of ants is marching across the floor in front of you—or worse, you spot a rat scurrying to its newest hiding place. Not fun! This Halloween season, how can you keep those spooky little critters out of your garage? Read on for tips and tricks from your Portland, OR-area garage experts.

Continue reading