Is a bare bulb the only light source in your garage? Looking for lighting advice for the garage you’re building?
Nowadays, we’ve recognized the importance of quality lighting. It creates a safe and secure space to park your car, to work on tasks or to access your stored items. Great lighting also makes your garage look good, on the inside and outside.
Selecting the right lights doesn’t need to be complicated. Let’s look at bright lighting solutions for your garage! (...)
When you are designing your garage, you have many things you need to consider. One of those things you must consider is whether you are going to have a large double door or two single doors for the garage. There is no one choice that fits all design styles or that will work for everyone. You need to stop to think about which one will be the best option for you. The following are the most important elements to think about that will help you make your decision so you have the garage that works best for you and your home. (...)
If you’re present when a garage door spring lets go, you’ll know something has happened, because you’ll hear something that sounds a lot like a gunshot – or at the very least, a loud thump. Then, if you look up, you’ll see that the spring above the door has snapped. You might think, “That looks like it would be pretty easy to fix,” and put replacing the garage door spring on your weekend “to do list.”
Please think again. This is not something you want to attempt on your own – the spring system is what supports the entire weight of your garage door, which can be as much as 136kg (about 300 pounds). (...)
Stuck for ideas on where to let your little ones play? Whether you have twins, or a couple of kindergarten-age children, you need to have a place at home where they can be kids and have fun. That place should be safe, protected, bright and happy. If that doesn’t sound like your garage, you might need to rethink things. It can actually be one of the best makeovers you ever do. (...)
How nice would it be to cut down on your wintertime heating costs, as well as your household’s impact on the environment? It’s something that we all desire, but it can be hard to achieve. One way to help make a greener world while also staying more comfortable in your own home during the colder months of the year is to understand the R-value of your garage door. Garage door manufacturers use R-value as an indicator or reference to how well their products insulate, but what does it really mean? And how will that number affect your garage door purchase? (...)
If you’re thinking about painting your home, it’s important that you give ample time to picking the colors. They need to match, but also coordinate in a way that brings your house the right kind of attention. You don’t want passersby staring because your home’s exterior makes it an eyesore. Although it’s imperative that you make the best possible choice, the following guide should make it a lot easier. (...)
New garage doors are equipped with safety features that help prevent accidents or other dangers from occurring. Keeping your garage safe, however, involves more than locking the door at night.
There is a multitude of avoidable vulnerabilities that you can prevent through simple prevention and security monitoring methods. (...)
After a long winter, the springtime presents an ideal time for renewal. The damage caused by the stress of cold temperatures and salt blasting away at moving parts and panels reduces the value and utility of your garage. Alternatively, if you wish to transform your garage into a space that’s more than just storage and parking, spring is a fantastic time to begin a garage metamorphosis. (...)
In addition to making a little bit of extra cash, holding a garage sale can help reduce the amount of time that you spend organizing and ridding your garage of unused or unwanted items.
Instead of having to spend time and effort battling to arrange everything in an orderly fashion, you can make a bit of cash and save plenty of time by holding a garage sale. (...)