CLOPAY GARAGE & ENTRY DOOR BLOG

  • Are You the Vanilla Garage Door Type

    Oct 09, 2011
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    Vanilla is the most popular flavor of ice cream -- 92% of companies surveyed say their consumers choose it above all others. It may be a bestseller in the garage door category, too, but with all the design options available, is the safe choice always the best bet when it comes to your home’s curb appeal?
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  • Easy, Breezy, Beautiful – Introducing the Clopay Canyon Ridge Collection Garage Door in White

    Mar 30, 2011
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    It's the perfect addition to a coastal cottage or rustic mountain home. One look and it makes you think Cape Cod, Carmel, Vermont, Door County, Wisconsin, Northern Michigan... wow our summer vacation destination wish list keeps getting longer. Painted white garage doors are a fixture in those regions contributing greatly to the quaint, architectural charm they are known for
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  • From Functional to Fashionable – Garage Doors Have Come Along Way over the Last Two Decades

    Dec 20, 2010
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    “Garage doors become a fashion statement” is the headline as the magazine looks back at the manufacturing materials and technology that have catapulted doors to increasingly higher levels of energy efficiency, design, durability and security.
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  • Real-Life Re-Do: A Garage Door Proud 60s Split Level Gets Some Much Needed 21st Century Charm

    Oct 12, 2010
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    The experts from HGTV’s “Curb Appeal” helped this St. Louis Park, Minnesota homeowner bring her mid-century modern split level into the 21st century with some charming upgrades that didn’t require a whole lot of demolition – just an open mind and inspired vision.
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  • Wind Load: Not Just a Coastal Issue

    May 21, 2010
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    The adoption of the International Building Code (IBC) in most states means wind load is no longer an issue exclusive to Florida and other hurricane hot spots. States like Minnesota, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, Nevada and California also have wind reinforcement requirements for various building products, including garage doors, because of wind related to the terrain and weather in those regions. Be informed. For more information, visit www.clopaydoor.com/wind-code-about.aspx.
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