The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

Thanksgiving Ideas for Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Nov 14, 2019 @ 06:55 AM

Thanksgiving is about many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s about gratitude for what you have in your life. It’s about giving back – to your loved ones, to your community, or to the world at large. It’s about getting together with family who you don’t see very often, or about spending time with friends who are like family to you.

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3 Things To Do for Your Garage This Fall

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Nov 07, 2019 @ 07:52 AM

It’s easy to think of spring as the optimal time for garage cleaning and organization – after all, spring cleaning is an important yearly ritual for many people. But the change of seasons and the change in weather from warmer to cooler is another important time for certain tasks. Take a look at some of the maintenance and organization tasks that you should plan on taking care of in the fall to make your garage more functional and comfortable.

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Can Renovating Your Garage Increase Your Property Value?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Oct 30, 2019 @ 11:46 AM

Whether or not you intend to sell your home anytime soon, your property values are an important consideration. If you are thinking of selling, you want to be able to get as much for your home as possible.

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3 Tips for Storing Camping Gear in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Oct 17, 2019 @ 02:27 PM

Camping is a great family activity and an affordable way to take everyone on a vacation when you need to get away from it all. It also requires a lot of preparation that other types of vacations do not. If you’re going to a hotel room, you can just throw some clothes and toiletries in a bag and go. But camping takes gear – tents, sleeping bags, dishes and utensils, flashlights, sunscreen, bug repellent, and more.

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3 Tips for Storing Sports Equipment in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 @ 11:43 AM

Storing sports equipment can be harder than it seems at first. Some of it is big and bulky, and some of it is just awkwardly shaped. It can take up too much space in the bedroom; it can get in the way in the living room.

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3  Signs of a Dysfunctional Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Fri, Oct 04, 2019 @ 06:48 AM

Your garage should be one of the most functional spaces in your home. Where else can you store everything from car parts to sporting gear to Christmas decorations? In what other space could you build furniture, repair small appliances, and grow plants?

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3 Benefits of Garage Floor Tiles

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Sep 26, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

Unfinished concrete garage floors aren’t the most aesthetically appealing flooring option around, and they may not be the most practical option, either. More and more homeowners are learning about the appeal of garage floor tiles for their home garages, and there are some good reasons why you may want to consider this option as well. Take a look at some of the benefits of garage floor tiles so that you can make an informed choice about whether garage floor tiles are right for your home.

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Is Your Garage Ready for Hurricane Season?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Sep 19, 2019 @ 06:38 AM

Although hurricane season started back in June, it’s right around the back-to-school time when US homeowners really need to start thinking about shoring up their defenses in preparation for a potentially disastrous storm. Record-breaking storms in recent years show how much damage a homeowner – and indeed, a whole community – could be in for if a serious storm hits. Even smaller storms pose a risk of flooding, wind damage, and other problems.

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Keep Your Car Cool in a Hot Garage with These 4 Tips

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Sep 12, 2019 @ 07:23 AM

When the heat is on, how can you cool down your garage? Keeping a car cool on a warm day is difficult enough. When the environment in the garage around it is quite hot, it's even harder to keep your garage and your car cool. What hot tips will cool down your car in your toasty garage this year?

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Are You Making These 3 Garage Storage Mistakes?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Sep 05, 2019 @ 07:35 AM

The garage is one of the most useful spaces in your home. It can work as a place to hang out, a place to do work or pursue hobbies, and a place to store things that wouldn’t fit anyplace else in the house.

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