Garage

Here we have tips and advice about not only improving your garage, but also ideas for things you can do with it.

The Coolest Garage Door Skins

A cool garage door skin

As I've mentioned before, upgrading your garage door can be a profitable DIY home improvement project, however you can also have a lot of fun by sticking a skin on the front of your garage door.

Applying a new skin to the front of your garage door is a lot cheaper than replacing the entire door - a new skin costs between $200 to $400 while replacing the entire door can easily cost over $1,000.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Makeover Your Garage

5 Questions to Ask Before You Makeover Your Garage

With the discovery that your garage is actually part of your home and can be used for more than storing things you don’t want, the concept of the ‘garage makeover’ has become popular. Just like making over a kitchen or a basement, the garage makeover is designed to enhance the look, function and value of your home.

1. What’s My Overall Goal?

The first thing you want to figure out before you makeover your garage is what you want to accomplish by doing the work. What do you envision when you see the completed garage? Get even more specific by asking questions like:

Good Tips for Having a Garage Sale

tips for garage sale

If your home and garage are getting more and more cluttered, a garage sale, sometimes called a yard sale or a tag sale, depending on where you live, might be the cure for what ails you. Not only will a garage sale enable you to get some of your “treasures” out of your house, but it will also earn you some money, if you’re lucky! Hosting a successful garage sale is about more than simply sticking your stuff in the driveway and hoping for the best, however. Here are some great tips for making your yard sale a success:

Turn Your Home Garage Into A Professional Showroom

People might not realize that the humble garage can be used for so much more. Garages are generally the storage areas of a house, used to park cars, and keep less than beautiful appliances like lawn mowers and power tools stored away.

However, with some ingenuity, garages can actually be used as a professional showroom. This is a far cry from how most people view their garages, which is sometimes an area they would usually like to keep hidden from guests. If you would like to try to turn your garage into a showroom, or are just curious, keep reading below about how to do so.

Items Most Commonly Stolen From Garages

Stealing from garages is easy

Garages are common targets for thieves. Often they are unlocked and contain valuable items that can be easily resold or pawned. Garages can be easily accessible and pose less of a risk for thieves than breaking into a home itself.

Tips On How To Keep Your Garage Tidy & Well Organised

Garage storage
A lack of storage space in the home can be a frustrating problem, making it difficult to keep everything tidy and organised. Although designed for cars of course, garages provide a considerable amount of storage space, but are often treated as a bit of a dumping ground, rather than used to their full potential.

How To Build Garage Shelves Without Breaking The Bank

DIY Garage Shelves

Garage shelving is a great way to make your space go further and keep your belongings in order. As the garage is often a storage space for everything from your car to your garden equipment, it’s wise to make the most of the area and avoid it turning into a dumping ground.

Here, we take a look at how to build your own garage shelves without breaking the bank.

Cobwebs And Clutter: Some Inventive Ideas For Converting Your Garage

Garage conversion

For a large proportion of us, our garage is a place we go when we want to fall over stacked up bikes and find large spiders instead of the tool we are looking for. It seems to be a place for getting lost in dunes of dust, clutter and mess more often than a place for housing the car. Traditionally, garages have found secondary uses other than being rooms purely for the testing of inadequate stacking techniques.