The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

How to Have a Garage Like Jay Leno's

Posted by Mike Hammond on Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

What do a Jaguar C-X75, Lamborghini Countach, and Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster have in common? They're all part of Jay Leno's car collection, and a very small part of it at that. The former Tonight Show host-cum-celebrated car collector can currently be found hosting the Emmy Award-winning YouTube web series, Jay Leno's Garage. And while you may not have a spare 17,000 square feet to house your own car collection, you can still make sure your prized automotive possessions have a Big Dog-worthy garage of their own.

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Tags: garage

If Your Garage Could Talk, This Would Be Its New Year's Resolutions

Posted by Mike Hammond on Tue, Apr 14, 2015 @ 03:54 PM

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Tags: garage makeover advice, garage ideas, garage makeover

6 Crucial Garage Safety Tips

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 08, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Thousands of garage door accidents occur every year in the United States, but garage doors are far from only threat lurking in the typical garage. Read on to learn some basic garage safety tips which can help you head off safety hazards and keep your garage -- and its inhabitants -- safe.

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Tags: garage safety, garage safety tips

3 Benefits of a Wallscape Slatwall System

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Apr 01, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

How many homeowners can say they're making the best use out of every square foot of their home? Very few. Fewer still can make the same claim about their garages. Why? Because with limited resources, many people struggle with the idea of investing time and effort into a space they barely use.

But what if you were actually able to increase the usability of your garage by optimizing the space? This is precisely the purpose of Garage Envy's patented Wallscape slatwall system. Read on to learn three amazing benefits of this innovative storage concept, and how you can join the ranks of homeowners who are confidently maximizing garage space thanks to this clever solution.

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Tags: custom cabinets and shelving, garage slatwall storage

3 Great Garage Ideas for the Active Family

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Mar 26, 2015 @ 03:21 PM

The family that plays together, stays together. This expression says it all. While today's families are often spinning off in different directions, shared activities can help foster a critical sense of kinship.  

But what if we told you your garage could make or break your family connection? While it may sound a bit extreme, taking the time to organize and arrange your garage can cut back on wasted time and promote plenty of opportunities for enjoying the activities you love together. Consider these three activities which can help keep your family connecting, along with ways in which a garage renovation can support your efforts.

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Tags: closet storage ideas, garage

Should You Control the Climate in Your Garage?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Today's homeowners are faced with many important decisions when it comes to renovations, upgrades and redos. The overriding question: how do you know which is an investment and which is throwing money down the proverbial drain? The truth is that most people overlook garage makeovers when they think about improvements most likely to earn them a big return.  However, climate control is among the garage remodeling improvements with the potential to make a large impact on both your bottom line and your quality of life. Let's take a closer look.

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5 Ways to Take Your Garage from Cluttered to Clean

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Mar 11, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

Vibrant flowers, warm weather, and delightful daylight are just a few of the things to look forward to in spring. Unfortunately, this season of renewal is also accompanied by one less-than-appealing chore: spring cleaning. Garages, in particular, are long overdue for some serious elbow grease during this time of year. Read on for five ways to take your garage from clutter to clean.

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How Much Value Can I Add to My Home with a Garage Makeover?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Mar 04, 2015 @ 08:32 PM

With so many homeowners still under water and others simply looking for a way to improve the return on their real estate investments, it's important to know which home improvements  offer financial rewards at resale. If you're wondering whether garage remodeling is worth the effort and expense, we've got the scoop.

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How to Create the Ultimate Storage System in Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 06:42 PM

Just because the words "beautiful" and "garage" are not often used together doesn't mean the concept is an impossible one. In fact, a beautiful garage is within the reach of most homeowners as long as they implement one design imperative: storage. Read on to learn how to transform your overflowing and unappealing garage into a functional and attractive part of your living space.

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Tags: garage storage ideas

5 Reasons to Invest in Quality Garage Cabinets

Posted by Mike Hammond on Tue, Feb 03, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

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Tags: garage cabinets, cabinets, cabinet storage solutions, closet storage, custom cabinets and shelving