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RYOBI Garage Door Opener Review

By Jeff Williams on Garages

RYOBI Garage Door Opener Review Back on March 31st of this year, one of our media contacts emailed us about the new RYOBI Garage Door Opener. At first a number of us thought it was a cruel April Fools joke because it sounded like a product that was too good to be true. Luckily, it…

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RYOBI Launches Line of Garage Door Openers and Accessories

By Todd Fratzel on Garages

RYOBI Garage Door Opener Module System The folks at RYOBI continue to design products for the DIY’er and Home Owner that make sense both from a cost and productivity prospective. This week they have introduced something quite different, but certainly spot on when thinking about their core user group. The new RYOBI Garage Door Opener…

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Design & Build A Backyard Shed

By Todd Fratzel on Design, Garages

Need Helping Designing and Building a Backyard Shed? The old saying “there’s never enough storage space” is especially true when it comes to garden tools and outdoor power equipment. I have a rather large garage but there’s simply not enough room for the riding mower, push mower, car top carrier, lawn and garden tools and…

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LiftMaster® Elite Series® Garage Door Opener with MyQ™ Technology Review

By Todd Fratzel on Electrical, Garages

Elite Series® DC Battery Backup Belt Drive Garage Door Openers Garage door openers haven’t changed much in the last 20 years other than different motors that help reduce noise. All that has changed with some really cool new technology from LiftMaster. MyQ™ Technology is bringing smart home features to your next garage door opener! Recently…

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LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Opens But Won’t Close

By Todd Fratzel on Garages

LiftMaster Garage Door Opener Won’t Close Door I’ve been a huge fan of LiftMaster Garage Door Openers for years. I like them so much because they work very well and last a long time. So this winter when I started having trouble with my door opener I was a bit puzzled and frustrated. However, as…

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Reclaim Your Garage Floor – Get Organized

By Todd Fratzel on Garages

Closets By Design Offers Garage Storage Solutions Fall is right around the corner, and all of that outdoor equipment needs to find a safe space inside for protection against the harsh winter months. But over the summer, you garage seems to have collected a whole new persona—baseballs, rollerblades, gardening equipment and toys are scattered across…

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Electric Garage | Workshop Heater Review

By Todd Fratzel on Electrical, Garages

Dimplex DGWH4031 Garage | Workshop Heater The folks from Air & Water Inc. sent us a small 4,000 watt garage & workshop electric heater to test. We’ve been searching for an electric garage heater for awhile now because our garage and workshop are unheated. Needless to say we really need it right now with the…

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Install A Remote Keypad Garage Door Opener

By Todd Fratzel on Garages

Remote Keypad Garage Door Opener Installing a remote keypad for your garage door opener is an easy DIY project. I installed the Liftmaster 976LM Security+ Garage Door Opener Keypad for our garage doors and it was a very easy do-it-yourself project. Liftmaster Keypads The first thing you need to do is figure out which model…

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