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The “Carriage Style” doors are designed to look like the doors on old carriage stables featuring vertical lines in the panels and the wider stiles for handle (and hinge strap) hardware. They add charm and distinction, and a touch of class.  Both Raynor and Clopay offer this style.

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Windows allow light into the garage and add an architectural element to your curb appeal. One rule to keep in mind, if you get a well-insulated door, you should also get well-insulated windows.    You can also get a door that is all windows. Both Raynor and Clopay offer glass door options. Click here to download a… Read more »

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Polystyrene (like the white coolers) is a sheet of insulation and fits inside the door panels.  Polyurethane (spray foam) is an expanding insulation that gets into all of the crack and crevices.  You can get Raynor and Clopay doors with either type.  It just depends on what you need…of course you can also get a… Read more »

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Several of our Raynor and Clopay  doors are available in stain options. It’s a good idea to take some samples home to see what works best with the rest of your exterior colors.      Find out more about the Raynor AccuFinish here Find out more about the Clopay Ultra-Grain options here

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In the interest of full disclosure, the first efforts to keep the critters away failed miserably so we went back to the drawing board. I like looking around at things hoping new ideas will jump out at me and sure enough…I found an interesting application at KC ReStore, these are re-purposed wall paper holders wrapped… Read more »

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Most of our LiftMaster operators have smart technology called “MyQ” capabilities that give you the option to access your garage door from your smart phone when you get the “internet gateway.” For more information click here https://www.liftmaster.com/for-homes/myq-connected-home or call us at 913-422-0441.  Right now we have a mail-in rebate offer going on…https://www.raynorkc.com/about-us/specials/

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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 »