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Why You Should Insulate Your Garage Door

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If someone told you your home needs insulation, you’d probably give them a funny look, as if to say, “Obviously.” What if someone told you the same thing about your garage, though? You’d probably give them another funny look, but for a different reason. Why insulate a garage? It’s the garage, after all; unlike the people living under your roof, it’s not like your power tools are going to complain about getting a chill. But, in reality, there are three important things garage door insulation does:

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Pacific Northwest Problems: 6 Ways to Handle Mold in Your Garage

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In the Pacific Northwest, we enjoy some of the most diverse weather in the United States. So while rainy winters fade into beautiful summers, with the changing seasons come some unique PNW home maintenance issues. Mold is a common problem for homeowners in the Portland region. Once it starts, it can be difficult and expensive to get rid of. Fortunately, you can take action now to prevent it with our top six techniques and maintenance tips. Continue reading

Does the Weather Affect My Garage Door?

If you’ve ever wondered how the weather affects your garage door, you’re in the right place. At Larry Myers Garage Doors, we advocate for taking preventative action against changing weather conditions such as high heat, humidity and heavy rainfall. Learning about how the ever-fluctuating temperature impacts your garage door is the first step. Continue reading

Larry Myers Garage Doors: Summer Garage Door Maintenance Tips

At Larry Myers Garage Doors, we take pride in providing the best garage door maintenance services to our Portland and Vancouver communities year round. While inspecting your garage doors is probably the last thing on your mind this summer, it is important to maintain them in order to avoid costly repairs in the hot, humid months ahead. Our staff of garage door experts compiled a list of garage door maintenance tips for the summer: Continue reading

Keep Your Garage Insulated This Winter with Insulation and Sealing Tips From Larry Myers

On cold winter mornings, a warm garage is a lifesaver. You don’t need to scrape ice off the windshield or wait for the car to warm up. People often overlook their garage doors during the winter; yet a well-insulated garage can cut down energy costs, prevent costly damage, and protect items stored in your garage from the cold. Continue reading