Want to Get In On Community Fun? Here’s How Your Garage Can Help
If you flip through a calendar, you’ll likely see different dates throughout the year that would be fantastic times for fun. During the fall, there are opportunities to go apple picking, drink cider, rake up piles of leaves and jump into them, or carve out pumpkins and set up spooky Halloween decorations. In the winter, people can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding, or even just bundling up under layers of warm clothes and making snowmen and snow angels outside. When the nice weather of spring and summer rolls around, you’ll likely head to the park, engage in community BBQs, go swimming, take part in fun watersports, toss a ball around outside, or maybe even pick up something fun like tennis, baseball, or basketball. Now, what do all of the above activities have in common (despite being a blast, that is)? They all require some sort of storage space! Now, most homes are running low on extra closets, basements, attics, and other places to stash this kind of activity gear – especially when you consider all of the other things your average family needs to find space for. Here’s where your garage enters in. But are your garage doors up to the task of shielding and guarding all of these tools? Mississauga is full of events all year round, and it would be a shame to find your bicycles damaged – or stolen. A little preparation and maintenance can go a long way in this regard. Here’s how you can trust your residential garage doors to protect the things you need for seasonal and community fun.
Storage Shortage: Why the Garage is Such a Prime Place to Store Goods
Basements, attics, and storage closets used to be the primary place to stash your skis, put your camping equipment, or hold your tennis rackets. But this kind of storage arrangement is becoming an endangered space. Homes are becoming smaller and smaller, and ‘storage space’ is now a luxury that’s up there with swimming pools, bay windows, and heated bathroom floors. So homeowners who feel like they’re up to their necks in stuff to store turn to their garage as the next place. It’s spacious, the garage doors make for good security, and it’s better than leaving it on the dining table!
How Homeowners Can Get the Most Out of This Storage Space
With a little creativity, your garage can hold everything you need it to. While homeowners should never attempt Do It Yourself jobs when it comes to your garage doors, setting up shelves is a good solo mission to tackle in your free time. By shelving and organizing the goods in their proper place, you can be equipped for events all year round and still have plenty of space for anything else you might want to store.
Why You Want to Keep Your Fun Accessories & Apparel Under Wraps
Anyone who’s ever had something precious taken from you knows how much it hurts. When you’re a kid and someone takes the Game Boy out of your backpack at school, or a coworker nabs your lunch out of the communal fridge, you probably see red. But when you’re dealing with sports equipment, a barbecue, or a high end bicycle, the stakes are higher than ever. Here’s where a solid set of residential garage doors that have been properly maintained and come in handy. Opportunistic thieves have been known to make off with hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of equipment before – don’t let it happen to you. Your doors can be the first and last line of defense against such an attack. You also want to protect your valuable goods from the elements – there’s nothing worse than losing a good piece of equipment to damage from sun, snow, wind, or rain. A strong and sturdy set of doors stand up to Mother Nature and ensure your stuff stays dry and in good condition.
Additional Ways to Stay Safe
While a strong pair of doors are a great way to keep opportunistic invaders at bay, McKee-Horrigan Inc. also offers additional garage security. The science shows that thieves that would be interested in your top of the line bikes or summer grill are spooked by security measures; they’re looking for an easy target. Therefore, having security measures set up is a fantastic way to sleep soundly at night knowing that you’ve deterred any potential invaders.
Be Prepared for All the Fun Mississauga Has to Offer!
There’s a lot going on in a city like Mississauga, so you want to be prepared. There’s nothing worse than having to scramble last minute to find a pair of shoes that fit, a sled right in the middle of the craziest kind of winter, or a BBQ that can handle the big summer cookout you have planned. Mississauga has parks, festivals, fairs, and events for folks of all ages and interests – and if you plan ahead, you can show up right on time to enjoy the fun with the equipment you need well on hand. Having a reliable and safe storage means you can buy these things in advance, not procrastinate and struggle to find it right before an event!
McKee-Horrigan Inc. was established in 1974 and we’ve been working on local garage doors since then. If you have an issue that needs to be solved, need to plan maintenance, or are looking for an upgrade to your doors, you can give us a call at 1 888 244 4171 for a free quote or a discussion about what kind of service you need.