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Converting Your Garage Into a Man Cave? Check Out These Inspiring Ideas

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Nov 20, 2019 @ 12:31 PM

Everyone needs a space in their home where they can get away from it all for a little while. For men, the "man cave" has become a popular home addition. And you don’t necessarily need to actually build an addition on to your home to create one – you can convert your garage into a perfectly functional man cave. Take a look at some inspiring ideas that will help you create the perfect man cave in your garage

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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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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 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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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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What Are the Best Colors for Your Garage?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, Aug 07, 2019 @ 12:07 PM

Updating or renovating your home garage is about more than what you bring in or out of the space; it’s also about making the space an attractive and inviting one that suits your preferences and needs.

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3 Garage Storage Options You're Overlooking

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Aug 01, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

It seems that an overcrowded garage is something with which all homeowners eventually deal. It’s easy to just start storing stuff in the garage. Over time, the items that you store accumulate into a disorganized mess.

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3 Things to Get Rid of in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 07:40 AM

It’s easy for the garage to turn into the catch-all for the rest of the house. Is something broken but still salvageable? Used but not used up? Potentially valuable but not especially useful right now? These all sound like items that might wind up in the average home garage.

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Garage Cabinets: What to Avoid and What to Choose

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Jul 04, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

A sturdy and secure set of cabinets can make a big difference in your garage. They allow you to store and organize items that would otherwise clutter up the floor and surface spaces.

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