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An Old Garage Transforms Into a Gorgeous Guesthouse

By Becky Harris, Houzz Photos by Jack Bremen  Guesthouse-Media Room at a Glance What happens here: A family enjoys watching movies, making popcorn, entertaining friends and hosting overnight guests. Location: Santa Monica, California Size: About 450 square feet (42 square meters) Designers: Essi Safdie … Continue reading

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Why Choose PVDF Coating for Amarr Aluminum Doors?

Amarr Aluminum Full View and MultiView garage doors are a beautiful, modern choice for contemporary homes.  There are many choices for Amarr aluminum garage doors, including glass options and color options, but perhaps the most important choice is the choice … Continue reading

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4 Winterizing Tips for Your Garage Door

In many areas, the weather is getting colder, and it’s time to make sure homes are winterized.  Winterizing is all about preparation, so don’t forget the garage door in your winter checklist!  Take about an hour to make sure the … Continue reading

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How to Repurpose Old Garage Scraps Into Cool New Shelves

By Vanessa Brunner, Houzz When Ryan Hill decided to design a new office bar for his magazine, The Garage Slab, he didn’t want to use the same old minimalist wall shelving he’d seen everywhere. Hill’s magazine is dedicated to giving a … Continue reading

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6 Creative Garage Makeovers to Inspire Your Own

By Vanessa Brunner, Houzz Most of us could use a little extra space — for an office, for entertaining or just for relaxing — but few of us have the budget or room to add on to our existing homes. … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Home from Hurricane Winds with Amarr Wind Load Hurricane Rated Garage Doors

Coastal homeowners are familiar with how damaging a hurricane can be to their homes.  The combination of wind and water can be destructive.  In the last two decades, building codes and requirements have been strengthened to ensure that homes and … Continue reading

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Embrace Your Inner Designer with Amarr Color Zone

For many homeowners, the design of their home is an expression of their personality.  Since garage doors are often the largest opening in a home, they shouldn’t be neglected when it comes to home design!  With Amarr Color Zone, they … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Get Creative with Your Driveway’s Contemporary Curb Appeal

By Lauren Dunec Hoang, Houzz Driveways can take up a lot of front yard real estate but are rarely given as much thought as other areas of the garden. Instead of seeing the area as simply a track for cars, … Continue reading

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A Vancouver Garage Turns Into a Dreamy Eclectic Studio

By Becky Harris, Houzz It’s hard to believe that not long ago only the spiders used this detached one-car garage in Vancouver. Even though it was unfinished and full of cobwebs, the homeowner and her interior designer, Andrea McLean, saw … Continue reading

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Finally Clean Out Your Garage in These 8 Steps

By Jeanne Taylor, Houzz On my street, every home has a two-car garage. Yet hardly any of the garages are used to park two cars. Even fitting one car in the garage is a stretch for many of my neighbors. Because let’s … Continue reading

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