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R-value rates the insulation in your garage door. The higher the R-Value, the more insulated your door. For example: The Raynor Centura Door has an 18.0 R-Value and the Clopay Premium Series 9200 Series has a 18.4 R-Value.  In addition to being more sturdy, a well insulated door keeps the heat and A/C inside your home… Read more »

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After the seedlings were getting to tall for all of the containers I had them in and the peas needed some support, into the ground they went.  We put fall leaves into these raised beds then just add a garden soil mix with compost right on top.  The worms job is to keep the dirt… Read more »

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It’s easy to get seeds started.  It just take water, sunlight, and love.  These sprouted in just a few days. After they got too big for these trays, I needed a way to keep them critter free outside, AND have the whole batch be easy to move in and out.   I got the bay window… Read more »

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Not everybody needs a garage, but don’t let this space go to waste! There are an infinite number of alternative uses for your garage that you may never have though of. So if you’re thinking of transforming your space, consider some of the following ideas. A Studio Perhaps you’re an artist or a carpenter looking… Read more »

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This is a great way to recycle the old panels of  a garage door and use them in the garden…https://www.pinterest.com/pin/284782376407177124/  

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Check out this tip for warming up those garden beds early…http://wholelifestylenutrition.com/gardening/warm-garden-soil-up-early-planting/ If anyone has some other great ideas for starting seedlings, building raised garden beds, or tips for early planting, please share them here.  

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This Kansas City house is in much need of some updating. The first big step was the garage door.  We took out a 1992 door with virtually no insulation, a 1970’s avocado green “vintage” door opener, and light leaking around the whole door.         The new door is a Relante from Raynor… Read more »

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There were some new style unveiled from Clopay at this years International Builders Show…check out this article from Clopay’s Facebook page…http://charlesandhudson.com/clopay-goes-mod-squad/. Which one of these looks would you choose for your home?