The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

3 Ways You Can Prevent Garage Leaks

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 17, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

Water leaks can be a big problem in a garage. Water damage in a garage not only affects the structure of the garage, but it could also affect your car and anything else that you keep in your garage for safe storage. Moisture can enable and worsen any number of problems ranging from rust to mold. The garage may seem more prone to leaks than any other part of the house, but you can prevent garage leaks, especially if you know where they’re most likely to originate.

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3 Artistic Ways to Decorate Your Garage Door

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Apr 10, 2019 @ 06:18 PM

Your garage door is probably one of the first things that visitors notice when they walk or drive up to your home. Because of its size, the garage door is usually even more noticeable than the front door; it’s essentially a moving wall. 

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Too Many Books? How to Store Them Safely In Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Apr 03, 2019 @ 04:51 AM

True bookworms will argue that there’s really no such thing as too many books. However, there is definitely such a thing as too little space on your bookshelves for all of the books that you own. When you’re a dedicated bibliophile, you can become a magnet for books – not only do you pick them up all the time, people always want to give you books they think you’ll enjoy. 

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Which Garage Organization System Is Right for You?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 @ 11:41 AM

There are a lot of different ways to organize your garage, and there’s no one garage organization solution that works for everyone. People who own a lot of automotive tools and do their own mechanical work in their garages have different storage needs than people who are storing a large collection of vintage clothes in their garage. Take a look at some of the different organization systems available for home garages to find out which ones might work best in your garage. 

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Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal By Beautifying Your Garage

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 @ 05:23 AM

“Curb appeal” is a phrase that refers to the aesthetic of a house from the perspective of someone who sees it from the curb – the way that someone who is shopping for a new home might see it. While curb appeal is an important concept when it comes to real estate sales, it can also be important to homeowners who have no intention of selling their home. After all, maintaining high property values is good for everyone. 

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Feeling Paralyzed By Your Messy Garage? Here's How To Make The Cleaning Manageable

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 @ 06:20 AM

With spring on the horizon, you may be thinking about spring cleaning your garage. It can feel good to do a physical chore like cleaning out the garage after being cooped up through the winter, and organizing a messy space can also feel productive and give you a strong sense of satisfaction. However, if your garage is a big mess, you may feel overwhelmed and find yourself unable to get started. This type of paralysis is common when faced with a task that seems too big to handle, but there are ways to make the chore more manageable, which can help you get past the feeling of being stuck and get to work. 

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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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