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Mary Johnson

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2 Surprising Garage Statistics and What They Mean for You

Posted by Mary Johnson on Thu, Jan 16, 2020 @ 01:58 PM

Are you happy with your garage? Happy enough that even if you had the chance to make changes to it, you wouldn’t? If so, you’re a rare homeowner. Only 11% of homeowners say that they’re completely satisfied with their garages.

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Need Extra Vehicle Space? 3 Considerations for Buying Home Garage Car Lifts

Posted by Mary Johnson on Mon, Jan 06, 2020 @ 01:46 PM

If you have a small garage, you know the difficulty of trying to fit storage items in while still leaving enough space to ensure that you can get in and out of your car without bumping or tripping over anything. And if you now have an additional vehicle that you need to find space for, finding the room you need may seem like an impossible task.

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What Would Your Ultimate Garage Design Look Like?

Posted by Mary Johnson on Tue, Dec 24, 2019 @ 05:29 PM

There are a lot of things that you can do with your garage if you take the time and effort to design it to meet your needs. Whether you’re interested in turning the space into additional living or recreational space or if you just want a garage where everything is organized and easy to find, take a look at some ideas for designing the ultimate garage.

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Want to Have the Best Christmas Display on the Block? 3 Tips for Turning Your Garage Into a Winter Wonderland

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Dec 18, 2019 @ 09:17 AM

Outdoor Christmas decorations are a great way to bring a little bit of your own holiday joy to the rest of your neighborhood. Whether you want to win the neighborhood Christmas decorating contest or just give the neighborhood kids a fun display to look at, you can do a lot by tapping into unused space in your garage.

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Garage Insulation: Why You Need it and How to Choose The Right Kind

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Dec 04, 2019 @ 01:48 PM

Does your garage need to be insulated? If you were thinking about any other room in your home, you wouldn’t think twice. You know that insulation helps keep your home more energy-efficient, and it also helps you feel more comfortable in your home.

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How Freezing Weather Affects Your Garage Door Opener

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Nov 27, 2019 @ 11:27 AM

Garage door problems are a bummer at any time of the year, but they’re even worse in the winter. When you wake up on a snowy morning and have to rush out to get the kids to school or make it to work on time, the last thing that you need is to have to stop and figure out why your garage door won’t open.

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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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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  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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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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