The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

5 Fast Facts About Garage Envy's WallScape™ Slatwall System

Posted by Mary Johnson on Fri, Apr 15, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

Garage Envy is known for having amazing garage storage solutions, but this is truly the MVP. It is your one stop shop to end classic garage clutter and completely reinvigorate your garage. There are too many good qualities to sum up in a single statement, so here are 5 fast facts about Garage Envy's WallScape™ slatwall system!

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6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Garage Refrigerator

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Apr 14, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

Lots of us like to use our garages as extensions of our homes and living areas. This means lots of us have appliances in our garages, including refrigerators. Just like any other appliances, these can be costly to replace and we want to make sure we get the most out of our money. According to a profile published by the U.S Department of Energy, the average working life of a refrigerator is 12 years. Make sure you garage refrigerator gets the most out of its life with these 6 quick tips!

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Cleaning Out Your Garage? Make Sure You Plan Your Attack First

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 13, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

80% of home clutter is a result of disorganization and not a lack of space. A garage is certainly no exception to this, as many of us use our garages as a storage unit for our larger or less frequently used items. As we look forward to the warmer spring weather, spring cleaning becomes something on the brain and cleaning a garage becomes a top item on the list. You can make this seemingly daunting task doable by coming up with a plan before tackling your big garage cleanup and reorganization.

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3 Great Takeaways from Celebrity Garages

Posted by Mary Johnson on Tue, Apr 12, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

Let's face it, the world is fascinated by celebrities and things celebrities have. People considered to have fame are approximately 1 in 10,000 of the English speaking population, making them an exclusive group. And while celebrity homes have always been something the everyday person in awe of, the celebrity garage is quickly catching up. So how is it possible to have some of the insane qualities of celebrity garages on a sane budget? Let's take a look at 3 aspects of celebrity garages and how that can translate to your garage!

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4 Ways to Keep Order in Your Garage During the Winter

Posted by Mike Hammond on Mon, Apr 11, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

The chill of winter can wreak havoc on more aspects of life than you might initially think. You garage can easily fall victim to snow melt, ice, and other negative side effects of winter weather. Your best defense is to maintain order as much as possible. Here are 4 tips to help you win the winter battle against the mess that can come from cold, snow and ice.

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How to Handle Snow Melt in Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Sun, Apr 10, 2016 @ 05:30 AM

Snow, a beautiful weather occurrence that can produce picturesque landscapes and serene evenings. However, there is a counterpart to everything in life, and one of the downsides of snow is the inevitable snow melt. Those who live in areas prone to snowfall are not strangers to this and the potentially damaging water runoff that comes along with snow melt.

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3 Ways Your Garage Can Go Green

Posted by Mary Johnson on Sat, Apr 09, 2016 @ 05:25 AM

Going green has been a popular topic in recent years, and most people are familiar with the term. But how much do we really know about what it takes to successfully go green? A recent poll regarding going green showed that 34% of the people surveyed had not made green changes to their lives because they did not know where to start.

Just because you have the right intention does not mean you know the right way to go about it. That's where we can help! Here are 3 ways to get you started on your journey to a greener garage.

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6 Ways to Improve Your Garage in 2016

Posted by Mary Johnson on Fri, Apr 08, 2016 @ 05:25 AM

With a new year come a new slate of resolutions--naturally. According to some statistics, 40% to 45% of all Americans make a new year's resolution. The goal of many: improvement.

In the spirit of ringing in the new year with some positive change, here are 6 simple ways that you can improve your garage in 2016!

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6 Things to Store in Your Garage Cabinets

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Apr 07, 2016 @ 04:44 PM

Your closets are overflowing, perhaps even your bedroom has become a haven for an array of "stuff", from suitcases to sports gear. In your kitchen, the cupboards are full to the top with canned goods, leaving little space to prepare for bad weather or other disasters with some extra food. Or maybe you have a host of cleaning supplies and chemicals stored under your kitchen sink and within reach or your children and pets. Whatever your situation, finding more space to store household items is a must, and what better place to tuck away these items than in your garage?

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How to Prepare Your Garage for Winter

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Mar 02, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Autumn's leaves have fallen and the first frost has passed. Yes, winter is coming, and it is time to begin preparing your home to withstand the cold, wind and snow of the long winter season. That means getting your garage ready for winter, too.

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