Amarr Garage Door Increases Curb Appeal on Designing Spaces of Hope – Military Makeover

Aug 5, 2015

Garage Doors

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Entrematic proudly partnered with Lifetime’s “Designing Spaces of Hope Military Makeover” to honor a veteran living in Florida, Purple Heart Marine Veteran 1st Lt. Robert Keefe.  Robert, his wife Bianca, and their three children received a great renovation of their South Florida home, featuring a brand new Amarr Heritage HR3000 garage door to increase the home’s curb appeal and increase the home’s energy efficiency!

Lt. Keefe’s Humvee hit an Improvised Explosive Device during military deployment, causing severe spine injuries and rendering him unable to continue military service.  Wounded Warriors of South Florida contacted Designing Spaces and proposed a home renovation for the Keefe family, which prompted the created of the special Designing Spaces of Hope Military Makeover series.

Hosted by Marine Staff Sgt. Veteran R. Lee Ermey, a Marine veteran who works tirelessly with multiple agencies and charities to help the Marine Corps and military, a battalion of workers from Designing Spaces gave the Keefes’ home a renovation.  “This is just a small token to let the military know, ‘Hey, we do appreciate what you do,'” Staff Sgt. Ermey, aka “The Gunny,” said.  “The Marine Corp retired me in 1971, and I just kept showing up for work.  It gives me something to do, and I support the troops.”

R. Lee

R. Lee “The Gunny” Ermey

“All of us at Entrematic join Sgt. Ermey in recognizing the sacrifice and service of America’s military personnel and Lt. Keefe,” Entrematic Vice President of Marketing Vickie Lents said.  “We are proud to help improve the curb appeal of the Keefe family home with the Amarr Heritage insulated steel wind load approved garage door, as well as help improve the energy efficiency of their home and help protect their home against strong winds prevalent in Florida.”

The Keefes’ beautiful new insulated Amarr Heritage HR3000 in Mahogany woodgrain color was chosen for several reasons:

  • Energy efficiency. An insulated garage door helps maintain the temperature in the garage, while the temperature outside may get extremely hot or cold.  Insulated garage doors are great for all climates.  Energy efficiency is very important for garages attached to the home.
  • Reduced noise level. With the Keefes’ garage attached to the home, a triple-layer constructed garage door, such as the Amarr Heritage HR3000, operates with less noise.
  • This garage door is built with children in mind, with the section profiles featuring our patented Amarr SafeGuard hinges.  Amarr SafeGuard hinges reduce the risk of serious finger and hand injuries.
  • Insurance savings. The Amarr Heritage HR3000 garage door on the Keefes’ home is Florida wind load approved for impact resistance and 165MPH wind protection, making lower insurance premiums a possibility for the family.
  • Curb appeal. The Mahogany dual-directional woodgrain color and the long panel design of the garage door complement the style of the entry door, and significantly increase the curb appeal of the home.
  • The Amarr Heritage HR3000 steel garage door is made of up to 90 percent recycled materials.  And, Amarr garage doors are proudly made in the USA.
The Keefes' garage door before

The Keefes’ garage door before

The Keefes' beautiful new Amarr garage door

The Keefes’ beautiful new Amarr garage door

In case you missed it, you can view the Designing Spaces of Hope Military Makeover segment featuring Amarr garage doors on our YouTube channel.