The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog
Of the many legends surrounding software innovator Apple, only one is accompanied by the sheen of motor oil: that the company was started in Steve Jobs' garage. The only problem with this notion? It may or may not be true: according to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, no actual design work took place in the garage. Regardless of the specifics, one thing holds true: the spirit of collaboration was alive and well in that Palo Alto garage. And with the right makeover, your business can also get a boost from transforming your garage into a studio, workshop or other office space. Here are some things to keep in mind when starting your own garage-based enterprise.
What good are garage cabinets if they can't hold all of your belongings? While your first instinct may be to skimp on garage furniture and choose the cheapest and lightest cabinets and storage pieces, you are likely doing yourself a serious injustice in the long run. Read on to learn why heavy-duty premium garage cabinets, engineered to turn your storage woes into storage wonders, are an essential component of successful garage makeovers.
Your car is one of your biggest investments. It may also be your baby, your pride and joy, and your heart's delight. But would you keep your beloved baby out in the elements day and night? Probably not. So why aren't you housing your car with the same level of care and attention? Read on to learn more about how mindful garage makeovers can help you create the dream home for your dream car.
Think garage space is a free-for-all in terms of what you can safely store there? Think again. While your first instinct may be to stow your overflow, unused or out-of-season stuff here, putting these five items in your garage is a domestic no-no.
Not all men are created equally; neither are all man caves. And while there's no such thing as the perfect man cave, many do share common attributes. If you're thinking about making over your garage into a man cave, here are some things to keep in mind.
Man caves may get all the buzz, but the fact is that women make up approximately 52 percent of the population. So shouldn't they have equal claim on the garage? Here are some ways women are taking back the garage with female-friendly makeovers of their own.
A whopping 80 percent of the clutter in today's homes is not caused by lack of space, but by lack of organization, according to the National Association of Household Cleaners. Garages are usually the worst offenders -- a catch-all for the cast-offs of the rest of the house. Rather than sacrifice your garage to the clutter, implement these six techniques for maximizing your storage space and -- ultimately -- taking back your garage.