As Sean Bean once said, winter is coming. And while many are scrambling to buy their winter woolens and sports gear, others are prepping their homes for snow and frost and burst pipes. An often overlooked part of winter prep is the garage door, which can allow drafts to enter the house and drive up heating and energy bills if it is not properly maintained. Once you ensure your garage door is ready and able to withstand the arctic blast that’s coming your way, you can be warm and toasty with a properly insulated house with every opening covered, while everyone else is pretending to have fun making snowmen in their living rooms.
November 27, 2015
November 13, 2015
When you make improvements to your home, you are not just thinking about how the project will impact your home right now, but also how it will impact its value later on. Is what you are about to do going to increase the value of your home? How much? Is the investment worth it?
October 30, 2015
Many homeowners believe that a man cave requires building an addition to the home, or transitioning a spare room, den or basement. One of the most commonly overlooked spaces for a man cave is the garage. Let’s take a look at how to convert your garage into the ultimate man cave.
October 16, 2015
For obvious reasons, storing firewood inside of your house isn’t usually an option. While you can store your firewood outside, this will expose it to the elements. Another option is to store your firewood in the garage. Knowing how to store your firewood properly in your garage will help to keep your garage from becoming cluttered and will eliminate any safety issues, all while keeping the wood easily accessible and in good condition. The following are 5 garage storage tips for your firewood:
September 25, 2015
Have you ever taken a good look at your garage and thought it would make a terrific organic food space? Whether you’ve considered this idea or not, here’s the good news: in the space of a few weeks, you can turn an underutilized area into a thriving greenhouse! Constructing your own greenhouse in an existing garage will save you a good sum of money and it’s not that difficult to do. Follow these steps and you’ll be creating an unlimited supply of fresh herbs, greens, onions and tomatoes all year long.
September 11, 2015
If you’ve had enough of your leaky garage roof, don’t live another day with the problem. Fixing it doesn’t have to be too burdensome of a task, and if you correct it before it’s too late, you just might avoid a major roof replacement.
August 28, 2015
If you never considered a garage door as a statement piece, think again!The garage door is the focal point of these Pinterest entries.
August 14, 2015
Let’s say you had a garage door installed a few years ago and, at the time you bought it, you ordered it without any windows. Now you find that your garage is dark and dreary and you’re wondering if perhaps you could have some windows installed in your garage door. The answer is “yes”. However, there are several important things you should be aware of before you do. Don’t rush out and buy window frames without first reading these recommendations.
July 31, 2015
Have you ever taken a look at your “Honey Do” list, and cringed at “organize the garage?” It really doesn’t have to be all that horrible. In fact, if you approach it with the right attitude and a creative mindset, organizing your garage can be fun and easy!
July 17, 2015
You might already have a fire safety plan, but fire is one situation where an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure. Unfortunately, most homeowners focus their fire prevention strategies on what to do inside the home, such as not leaving lit candles or cigarettes laying around. Garage fire safety is often overlooked, even though it is extremely important. Here is what you need to know about common garage fire safety risks, and how to prevent them.