The second step in my garage renovation is to add insulation to my newly framed garage walls. If you missed the first post in this series, you can check out how I framed my garage walls here. The insulation was easy and can be done in about an hour as long as your studs are lined up correctly. Should I insulate my garage? A lot of people skip the insulation step and just … [Read more...] about How to insulate a garage step by step
Whether you've got a spare set of tires for the snow or a set for the track, anyone who's passionate about our cars is looking for a better way to store tires in the garage. No matter what you use your spare set of tires for, you want a good place to store them and get them up off the ground and out of the way. How do you store tires in the garage? Whether mounted or … [Read more...] about How to store tires in the garage
Now that I've got one wall completely finished, I thought it would be a good time to talk about how much it costs to drywall a garage. There are a couple of cost estimates online, but (as usual) they didn't cover everything involved with putting up drywall. So, I'm going to go into detail and cover ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING that I used to drywall my garage...mistakes and … [Read more...] about How much does it cost to drywall a garage?
When I started my garage renovation, a building permit was the last thing on my mind. But when I was talking with a friend about the projects we were doing to our new homes, he mentioned that he was getting a permit for the pool he was installing. Which got me thinking...do I need a permit to drywall my garage? The answers are a lot harder to find than you'd … [Read more...] about Do i need a permit to drywall my garage
I'll bet your idea of how to clean your garage door is hosing it off once a year if it looks dirty. There's a bit more to it than that, especially if you've got a chalky garage door like the one below. One of the craziest parts abut becoming a homeowner was all of the maintenance that comes along with the house. I've already written a quick guide on how to lubricate … [Read more...] about Do’s and Don’ts: How to clean your garage door