The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

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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Improve Your Garage Door without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

A well-maintained garage door can add curb appeal to your home, making it more attractive to visitors, neighbors, and potential buyers if your home is up for sale. However, if you're thinking about adding a new garage door to your home, you might balk at the expense. How can you improve your garage door without breaking the bank? 

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Deck Your Garage Doors Out for the Holidays

Posted by Mike Hammond on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 @ 06:12 AM

One of the fun things about the holiday season is the opportunity to show your spirit for the season by decking out your home in holiday decorations. Your garage door makes up a large amount of the visible exterior of your home, so it’s the perfect place to concentrate on if you’re looking for a surface to cover with holiday cheer. Take a look at some tips that will help you deck out your garage doors for the holidays. 

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Keep Your Garage Pest-Free With These 3 Tips

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 11:07 AM

As the leaves fall and the temperatures drop, everyone wants to spend more time inside, and unfortunately, that applies to household pests as well as humans and pets. For many homeowners, the garage is the weak point in the house that allows pests to get in and eventually make their way into the main part of the home. Take a look at some tips that will help you keep prevent pests from getting into your garage and finding their way into the rest of your home. 

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3 Tips for a Green Garage Sale

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Dec 06, 2018 @ 07:51 AM

Holding a garage sale is a great way to make sure that the things you don’t want or need anymore get reused, rather than winding up in a landfill. It’s not just a way to make a few extra dollars and clear some space in your garage for other things; it’s also an environmentally-friendly way to handle getting rid of your extra junk. 

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Christmas Gifts for Garage Lovers

Posted by Mike Hammond on Tue, Dec 04, 2018 @ 08:19 AM

Do you know someone who spends a lot of time in their garage doing home repairs, mechanical work, crafts, or gaming? The garage isn’t just a storage space for a car, it can also be a man cave, workstation, or artist’s studio, among other things. If you have someone in your life who is putting their garage to good use on a daily basis, that might be a good place to start when it comes to finding the right Christmas gift for that person. Take a look at a few great Christmas gift ideas for the garage lover in your life. 

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3 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a New Garage Door

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 @ 05:18 PM

Many homeowners use their garage doors several times a day – sometimes more frequently than they use their front doors. Even with frequent use, a garage door is a long-lasting home feature that doesn’t need to be replaced very often. You can live in the same house for a long time without ever having to worry about shopping for a new garage door. 

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How to Plan a Garage Sale for Charity

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 @ 08:11 AM

With the holiday season approaching, you may be thinking about how you can support a favorite charity this year. For most charitable organizations, cash is the best gift that you can give. If you’re on a tight budget this year, or if you’re just looking for a way to give a little more than normal, you may be interested in finding a way to make some additional money. A charity garage sale can be a great way to earn some extra money to increase your donation. As a bonus, you’ll decrease the clutter in your home, and people in your area will be able to pick up items they can use for a reasonable price. It’s a win for everyone. Take a look at some tips for planning a garage sale for charity.

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