As my hubby and I were walking our dog through our new neighborhood one recent evening, I was commenting on how I loved the carriage style garage doors. Granted, nothing is wrong with our garage door that it needs replacing any time soon, but I just loved the look of these doors so I knew it would be awhile before I’d have reason to get this look. Then, while perusing Facebook – I spotted a blog post from Home Sweet Heavenly Home in my newsfeed about how one might update their garage door to look like the carriage style in under 15 minutes – and get this, for under $10. Yes, really. I had to check it out. Here’s what you do:
Step 1: Get thee to Home Depot. Buy this kit for $6.99.
Step 2: Place and measure where you want to situate the brackets, making sure they line up on both sides and are level.
Step 3: Drill the screws in the brackets in the designated holes.
Step 4: Figure out where you want your handles situated. There are a few different options, whether you want them closer together or farther apart. Make sure they are level (if you don’t own a level, there’s an app for that!), then mark where you need to pre-drill the holes.
Step 5: Pre-drill where you marked the holes, put on the handles, then insert the bolts.