The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

How to Choose an Eco-Friendly Garage Door

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Mar 07, 2019 @ 10:36 AM

When you think about it, a garage door is one of the larger parts of your home that you may someday have to replace. The door to a two-car garage is probably almost as large as some of the walls in your house. When you have to replace something so big, it’s worth taking the time to consider whether it’s an eco-friendly addition to your home. Take a look at some tips that will help you choose an environmentally friendly garage door. 

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3 Garage Safety Tips to Try Right Now

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 08:28 AM

You want to keep your home safe so that your family will be safe, and the garage is an important part of your home. There are a lot of reasons why the garage should be one of the first spaces that you think of when you are improving home safety. 

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Is Winter the Best Time to Replace Your Garage Flooring?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

Winter is as good a time as any to consider renovations to your garage. In fact, the beginning of the new year in January might have inspired you to start making plans to improve your garage. 

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3 Creative Storage Ideas for Your Lawn and Garden Supplies

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 @ 06:07 AM

The last thing that you want to do is step on the wrong end of a rake or shovel while you’re making your way through the garage. You probably also want to be able to find your pruning shears quickly without having to hunt for them when you’re ready to do some gardening. 

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3 Things You Can Do With Custom Garage Cabinets

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Feb 07, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

The garage is often the obvious place for storage in a home. It’s big, has plenty of empty space, and is already designated as a storage space for your car, so why not everything else? Unfortunately, it’s really easy for a garage to become cluttered, overstuffed, or just plain inaccessible, especially if you don’t have a good organizational system in place. 

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3 Upgrades to Turn Your Garage into a Luxury Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 @ 02:05 PM

Would you ever decide to paint every door in your home except for your front door? Probably not. You want to project your best look to the outside world. Upgrading other rooms in your home while ignoring the garage is a similar proposition. This is the case, especially if, like most homeowners, you often use the garage door as the main entrance, rather than the front door. Your garage is important, and it makes an impression on the people who walk through it. There’s no reason why your garage shouldn’t be as comfortable, attractive, and high-tech as any other room in your home. Take a look at some upgrades that can help you turn your ordinary garage to a luxury garage. 

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3 Ways to Start a Side Hustle in Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 @ 07:23 AM

If you’re looking for a way to make some extra money on a regular basis, you’re not the only one. As prices rise while wages seem to remain stagnant, it’s become commonplace for people to create some additional income by building a side hustle of their own – something that allows them to work independently and become more financially independent. 

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3 Ways to Store Your Family's Bikes in Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jan 16, 2019 @ 08:43 AM

Bicycles are great for fitness and convenient for transportation, but storing them efficiently can be difficult, especially if each member of the family has their own bike, or if you simply own several bikes. The size and shape of bicycles make them difficult to store, and when you have several of them, it’s much easier for them to end up being knocked over. They can also take up valuable floor space in your garage. 

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Don't Throw Your Treasures Out With the Trash: Check for These Valuables in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Jan 09, 2019 @ 08:24 AM

When confronted with a cluttered, overstuffed garage, you may feel tempted to save time by just tossing it all into dumpsters and having it hauled away, rather than painstakingly going through each item. 

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Make a New Year's Resolution to Make the Most of Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jan 02, 2019 @ 08:22 AM

Does your New Year's Resolution begin at home? Upgrading and updating your home can make it more beautiful and more functional.  This year, resolve to add ease and class to your home by undertaking a garage makeover. 

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