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Rolling Forward – Garage Door Trends of 2024

When was the last time you thought about updating your garage door? Many homeowners don’t think about replacing their door until it breaks. But an outdated garage door can really date your home’s exterior, reducing its curb appeal. Like with other home designs, garage door trends change from year to year, and if your design is from decades ago, it may be time to update it. And, with an ROI of 102.7% for garage doors (according to the 2023 Cost vs. Value Report), you can be confident a garage door update will pay you back in case you ever sell your home. Here are some garage door trends to look for in 2024.
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Make Your Garage More Energy Efficient

Every homeowner is looking for ways to save money, especially when the cost of basic needs, like groceries, gas and water, rises. Taking steps to make your home more energy efficient is one place to start. Consider your residential garage; if an attached garage isn’t energy efficient, it can negatively affect your heating and cooling bill. An attached garage takes up a lot of space and has a huge opening that lets in cold air in the winter and hot air in the summer. That air can seep into your home, forcing your HVAC system to work harder to keep temperatures regulated. Making your garage more energy efficient helps maintain steady temperatures inside your home.
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What You Should or Shouldn’t Store in Your Garage

Garages are an integral part of your home. They offer a safe place to park your vehicle and store items essential to your home, i.e., gardening tools, vehicle maintenance supplies and outdoor play equipment. But no matter how tempting it is, not everything belongs in the garage.
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Easy Garage Door Upgrades that Boost Your Home’s Value

Those looking to sell their homes want to get the most money out of them as possible. While a hot real estate market, like the one we’ve been having, might mean your home has a better chance of selling fast, investing in a couple of upgrades could provide a bigger return on investment or ROI. Garage door upgrades are an easy, cost-effective way to upgrade the look of your home, boosting its value and curb appeal.
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NEVER Do This Winter Practice

Everyone does it. Especially in the Midwest. Especially when the weather is cold and frigid. But, it is so highly-dangerous that it should NEVER be done. It’s starting your car and letting it warm up inside your garage.
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Don’t Let Old Man Winter Rattle Your Garage Door

on Jan 17, 2024 8:00:00 AM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Garage Door Maintenance
The best winter defense is a good winter offense, so if you want to guard your garage and your home against Old Man Winter’s chilly grip, add a monthly garage door inspection to your list.
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Don’t Settle for an Imposter: Look for the Red Ribbon Logo

on Dec 18, 2023 8:00:00 AM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments |
Overhead Door Company of Sioux City has been serving Siouxland customers for more than 50 years. In that time, we’ve earned the respect and loyalty of our customer because of our commitment to service and superior workmanship. That and we actually invented the garage door. No other garage door company can say that.
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Garages and Turkey Fryers Don’t Mix – And Other Turkey-Frying Tips

on Nov 19, 2023 10:00:00 AM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Garage Door Safety
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to talk about the turkey! After all, the turkey is one of the highlights of this holiday. While traditionally baked in the oven, more and more families are opting to fry this portion of their meal. Not only does the turkey cook faster when it’s fried, but many swear it tastes better, too.
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Help! My Garage Door Won’t Open!

There are few feelings as worse as when your garage door won’t open or close. Since normally you’d only open your garage door when you’re coming or going, you don’t have time for it not to work. Fortunately, there are a couple of quick, DIY fixes you can do to get your garage door back on track.
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How to Host the Ultimate Garage Football Party

on Aug 7, 2023 1:09:05 PM By | Overhead Door of Sioux City and Yankton | 0 Comments | Thermacore® ResidentialGarageDoor
Hosting a big party can be challenging when you have limited space in your home, particularly if you're throwing a football party. There never seems to be enough seats that provide the best view of the game, and the temperature rises quickly when everyone is crammed inside. A more practical option is to have the party in your garage. With ample open space and a few modifications, it can transform into the quintessential party venue.
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