The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

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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3 Garage Maintenance Tips for Summer

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jul 17, 2019 @ 08:25 AM

The summer months are a good time to get to projects that you’ve been putting off or haven’t been able to find time for previously. Maybe you want to tune up your car, repair a piece of furniture, or hold a garage sale.

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The 4 Most Important Facts about Garage Floor Coatings

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jul 10, 2019 @ 09:29 AM

Your garage floor puts up with more wear and tear than you might know. Not only do you drive in and out of the garage on a daily basis, but the garage floor is also exposed to moisture, spills, leaks, dirt, and debris. Not to mention that it’s exposed to potentially extreme temperature changes as the seasons change.

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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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Want the Perfect Garage Remodel? Avoid These Common Mistakes!

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 @ 07:33 AM

When you stop thinking of your garage as just a place to park your car or store your holiday decorations and start thinking of it as a possible workshop, hobby area, or living space, you may envision all sorts of different ways you might remodel and make over the garage.

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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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What to Do with a Dented Garage Door

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, May 30, 2019 @ 10:48 AM

Many homeowners use their garage doors as the primary entry to the house, and in that way, a garage door isn’t that much different than the front door. However, in other important ways, garage doors are very different than other house doors, and not just because they’re so much bigger. 

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Is it Safe to Store Wine or Beer in Your Garage?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Wed, May 22, 2019 @ 11:51 AM

If you enjoy collecting good wines or making your own craft beer at home, you can quickly begin to run out of room to store your bottles. They can begin to take over the kitchen fridge or shelves in the pantry. What you need is a larger space in which to store beer or wine bottles where they’ll be safe until you’re ready to use them. 

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