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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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Is Your Garage Connected? Here's How to Boost the WiFi Signal in Your Garage

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Jun 27, 2019 @ 10:11 AM

The strength of your Wi-Fi signal in the garage is something that you probably won’t spend much time thinking about – until you need it for something. Then you’ll wonder why you never thought about it before and how you can make it stronger. Take a look at some of the reasons why you might need a stronger Wi-Fi signal in your garage and check out a couple of ways to make it happen.

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Benefits of Adding Aluminum Capping to Your Garage Door Frame

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Jun 13, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

There’s a very simple way to improve your garage door, reduce the amount of maintenance you have to do on your home exterior, and upgrade the look of your home to increase its curb appeal. Do you know what it is? The answer is aluminum capping over your wooden garage door frame. Here's what aluminum capping is and why it’s the answer to improving your home’s garage door.

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Reasons to Hire a Professional Contractor for Your Garage Makeover

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, Jun 06, 2019 @ 12:42 PM

When you’re considering a garage makeover, one of the things that you need to think about is how much of the work you’re going to do yourself and how much should be done by a professional contractor. Even if you’re skilled at DIY projects, there are some good reasons why you should consider hiring a professional contractor to do at least some of the work during a garage remodel. Take a look at the most important reasons. 

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