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  • Clopay Garage Doors Featured on Green Builder Media VISION House Series

    Jan 10, 2011
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    Two unique Clopay garage doors – the Avante and the Canyon Ridge® Collection, are headlining the Green Builder Media 2011 VISION House Series, two incredible sustainable homes that will be unveiled to the public at the International Builders' Show this week. Green Builder Media’s VISION House Series showcases realistic, affordable green housing options to help builders, architects, interior designers and homeowners understand what it takes to design, build, retrofit, and live in a green home.
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    Avante™ CollectionSustainable HomesGreen Builder Media 2011 VISION House SeriesClopay Garage DoorsCanyon Ridge Collection2011 International Builders' Show

  • 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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    carriage house garage doorswoodgrain finishesgarage door innovationenergy efficiencycomposite polymersClopay Garage Doors

  • FAUX WOOD GARAGE DOORS: FOR THOSE WHO LOVE THE LOOK OF STAINED WOOD

    Nov 08, 2010
    Clopay faux wood garage doors on a stone home
    Faux wood garage doors are becoming a popular alternative to real wood doors. Unlike natural material, they are UV resistant and impervious to moisture, meaning they won’t rot, warp or crack. Durable, energy efficient, and very easy to maintain, once installed, they are virtually indistinguishable from the original.
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  • Maintenance Tips to Get Your Garage Door Ready for the Cold

    Oct 27, 2010
    Use a clean rag to remove any debris, grease or dirt build-up from the track. Lubricate all moving parts of the door (hinges, metal rollers and track) with 3-in-1oil. You’ll be amazed at the results. Suddenly all the creaking and squeaking will disappear into a pleasant hummmmmm. Never use heavy oil or grease. DO NOT LUBRICATE nylon rollers, plastic idler bearings or locks.
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    winterizing garage doorsgarage door maintenance

  • Happy St. Patrick's Day! Yes, even a garage door can be "green."

    Mar 17, 2010
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    Homeowners looking for ways to make their house “green” shouldn’t overlook the hardest working door in the house – the garage door. As the largest moving part on a home, the garage door plays an important role in energy efficiency and sustainability – two important criteria in green building design.
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    sustainable garage doorsinsulated garage doorshurricane reinforced garage doorsenergy efficiencyeco-friendly garage doors


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