The Home Organization and Garage Talk Blog

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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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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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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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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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 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  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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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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