The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

How to Create a Cool Garage Bar

Posted by Mike Hammond on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Looking for a cool new addition to your garage that might be an expected surprise? Look no further than creating your own garage bar and kick off summer with a great new place to gather and have a good time! Here is some basic information to help you get your garage gears grinding.

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4 Ways to Get More Use Out of Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Aug 15, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

It's important to get the most out of what you have with a home, especially when it comes to your garage. Far too often are garages overlooked for their hidden potential because of their traditional use. This no longer has to be the case. Unlock your garage's full capability with these helpful ways to get more use out of your garage!

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Why Cabinets Make a Huge Difference in Small Garages

Posted by Mike Hammond on Mon, Aug 08, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Just because the size of the average American home has more than doubled since the 1950s doesn't mean our garages are growing at the same rate. Many of us don't have the luxury of an oversized garage, and, considering that it is a great place for storage, our garages end up feeling even smaller.

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3 Great Garage Painting Ideas

Posted by Mike Hammond on Mon, Aug 01, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Knowing you want to upgrade the look of your garage is step 1, step 2 and beyond is how to go about it. One of the major choices to make is the painting of your garage interior. Changing the face of your four walls can completely transform the entire garage space. Thinking about painting this way is exciting, but slightly daunting. Take away some of the fear and focus on the fun with these garage painting ideas to assist in your creative brainstorming!

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How to Get Your Dream Garage On a Budget

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jul 25, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Homeowners are proud of their homes, and a home includes a garage. Lots of times garages can become neglected because many of us don't want to invest a ton of money into this extension of the homestead. But a show-stopping garage doesn't have to come with a bank-busting budget. Here are some tips and tricks for getting an extraordinary garage without an exorbitant price tag.

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Here's the Safety Gear You Need for Your Garage Workshop

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

It seems that more and more people are converting garages into multi-faceted spaces, such as workshops. Along with fitting your garage workshop will all the proper gear, like workbenches, racks, and tools, you should be equally prepared with safety gear. Here are some key safety items that you need to incorporate into your garage workshop setup.

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Don't Make These 4 Spring Cleaning Mistakes in Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Spring is here and we all know what the means for our homes: spring cleaning! Home organization is something that causes stress year round. One survey even shows that worrying about if your home is organized enough is one of the top five most common triggers of stress. However, doing something with good intentions for your home can produce bad results. Here are some classic spring cleaning mistakes to bring to your attention so you can be aware of what NOT to do.

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What's the Best Flooring for Your Garage?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jul 04, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

It can feel like the one area of your garage that you can't change when trying to upgrade is your floor. Standard concrete slab seems like the only way to go because that's what we are generally used to. Although you can change your concrete floor in various ways, like painting or staining, you don't have to have stick with concrete. Here are some other options for garage flooring that could work for you!

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3 Tips for Great Garage Lighting

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Lighting is a design element that we take for granted because of its frequent use. However, upgrading lighting can completely improve the atmosphere of interior spaces. One study has shown that mood can be affected by lighting within 5 minutes of entering a room. Make sure your garage sets the right mood with these 3 helpful tips for homeowners to improve garage lighting.

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How to Build (or Buy) the Best Garage Workbench

Posted by Mike Hammond on Mon, Jun 20, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

With garages becoming increasingly versatile from their days of just storing your vehicles, garage workbenches have been on the minds of more and more homeowners. Deciding to add a workbench to your garage is the first step. The next step is how do you want to go about it.

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