The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

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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How Adding a Screen Can Improve Your Garage Door

Posted by Mary Johnson on Wed, May 15, 2019 @ 01:52 PM

A garage is more than a place to store your car and your Christmas decorations. It can also be a living space. The size and shape of the garage make it the perfect spot to gather when you want to have an outdoor party or barbecue but also want a shady spot to sit. It’s also a great place to host a neighborhood poker game or hold band rehearsals.

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Should You Add a Porch to Your Garage?

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, May 09, 2019 @ 06:09 AM

Typically, a front porch is attached to the front of the house around the front door. However, for many of today’s homeowners, the garage door has replaced the front door as the main entryway into the house. 

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Do You Need a Bigger Garage? 3 Things to Know About Garage Expansion

Posted by Mike Hammond on Thu, May 02, 2019 @ 08:39 AM

Do you have enough room in your garage? Most homebuyers take their garage as they find it; if everything else about the home seems perfect, a smaller garage may not be a dealbreaker. However, as you acquire more cars or just more things that need storage space, a smaller garage can really be limiting. You aren’t necessarily stuck with a too-small garage. If you want to increase your garage space you have a couple of different options. Take a look at a few things you need to know about garage expansion. 

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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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