You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the gutters, etc. That’s a good start, but there are jobs that homeowners often forget about, or don’t even know about. Here are some important home maintenance items that may not be on your list—items that may cause a big headache, or worse, cost you big money if you neglect them.
This historic Boston garage makeover is a favorite of ours and our Pinterest followers. The homeowners loved their colonial style home. What they didn't love was the detached cinder block garage. When one of the garage doors stopped working, they loved it even less. So they turned to a Concord Carpenter and Clopay for help. Check out the results. Doors shown: Coachman Collection carriage style garage doors. www.clopaydoor.com
Charles & Hudson found that you can recoup 71% of the cost of a door replacement (Like this Clopay carriage house door!) when you resell your home. Read more here: http://charlesandhudson.com/door_to_door_whats_new_in_garage_door_designs_and/
Details that soften and define can be a great way to give your garage a low- to mid-cost facelift without a lot of structural heavy lifting. One good option is a narrow pergola or horizontal trellis over the garage doors.