Archive for Garages

Cedar garage doors can be a great way to enhance the exterior beauty of your home. They provide a rich elegance that cannot be matched in a door made from metal, and they offer a distinct look and feel to any home. Before buying cedar garage doors, however, you should give some thought to the […]

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Laundry sinks, or utility sinks as they are also known, are really important to any home.  Having them will not just help you when doing the laundry, but also when bathing your pets, cleaning up from gardening or outdoor work, and doing some spring cleaning.  Aside from their practical purposes, more and more people are […]

Categories : Garages, Miscellaneous

In our modern current economic climate, making any significant purchases requires a lot of forethought and consideration.  As a result, many are trying to find ways to reduce their costs for various home-related projects, not the least of which includes housing their vehicles.  A unit like a carport is a less expensive option than building […]

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If you are the owner of a car, van, truck, RV, speedboat or other vehicle, and are looking for some way to protect your vehicle from the vagaries of the weather, then you will probably be looking for a shelter of some kind to offer the protection you need.   A look around the place where […]

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If you feel the need for more garage space to allow you to enjoy a hobby or for additional vehicular storage, but can’t afford to employ a builder to construct a custom designed garage, or an architect to design it, then why not look at buying a prefab garage?  You can buy one in kit […]

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It doesn’t happen very often, but if you own your home long enough, you’re going to need to replace your garage doors eventually.  It doesn’t matter how well you maintain your garage door (cleaning and oiling all of the parts), eventually all mechanical parts wear down.  I know, it sucks, but hopefully you’ll only have […]

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An inexpensive option for limiting your car’s exposure to the outdoor elements is to have a carport installed.  This can be one of the most cost and space effective garage ideas. Carports are structures that stand freely from your home, but are often installed along one of its sides.  You can choose, however, between attached […]

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Everyone should have at least one automotive floor jack in their garage.  Even if you don’t work on cars very often, sooner or later it’ll come in handy.  For example, you might need to change a tire or even swap on a set of winter tires, and it’s much easier to do with a real […]

Categories : Garages, Outdoor Tools

The benefits of having a proper garage door seal on your home or business property are considerable.  The potential for damage from intrusion by everything from the weather to varmints is real if your garage door is not properly sealed.  Unfortunately, compared with all the other areas of a property’s interior, the garage quite often […]

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Wooden garage doors add an elegance and beauty to a home.  They express that the homeowner not only has excellent taste, but also appreciates quality workmanship.  Wooden garage doors come in many different styles with a variety of wood trims to match the exterior features of any home.  They are versatile in that they can […]

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Are you tired of the piles of garden tools that are strewn around your garage, shed or garden building?  Do you find it hard to find what you need when you’re doing some gardening?  Then get a few garden tool racks (or even just one!) to organize your tools and you’ll always know where your […]

Believe it or not, one of the big selling points of a house is the garage, particularly if one of the buyers likes cars.  And nothing turns off a car loving buyer like an ugly garage floor.  You know what I mean – a big oil stain or two, a crack running across the garage, […]

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Carports have gained popularity for the excellent protection that they offer to vehicles from sun, storm and rain.   A carport can be easily fabricated at an affordable price from materials like wood, aluminum and steel.  They work in a similar fashion to porch awnings, providing overhead protection without fully enclosing all sides of the space. […]

Homes need lighting both inside and out.  Outside lighting not only adds ambience and beauty to a home’s exterior décor, but it is an important feature for safety and security reasons as well.  Outside house lighting ensures that visitors can see their way along paths and up and down stairs, highlights interesting elements in garden […]

If you are tired of looking at old, dull concrete floors or walls, then a few coats of concrete paint can be just what is needed to spruce up the space. Most garages have concrete floors and some exterior home features also have areas of concrete that could use a bit of sprucing up. Concrete […]