It's time to frame and drywall the garage. This is it: The biggest home improvement project I've ever started, and I'm a little nervous. In theory it's not that difficult. My only problem is that my garage is unfinished cinder block on three of the walls, so I'm going to have to frame garage walls over concrete, which makes it a little more challenging. Don't worry, … [Read more...] about How to frame garage walls over concrete step by step
In the not too distant past, someone got the incredible idea of putting an old refrigerator in his garage. I'm pretty sure he won the Nobel Prize that year. He should have anyway... All over the world people tried to do the same thing with their old refrigerators. There's only one problem. Depending on how hot or cold your garage gets, those old fridges probably broke … [Read more...] about What is a garage ready refrigerator?
If your garage is a disaster area, getting organized can seem like a monumental undertaking. A quick way to make some progress is by getting your tools up off the garage floor - especially your garden tools. I chose to use the Gladiator GearTrack, which is one of the more popular garage track systems, but there are several different brands to choose from. See why I … [Read more...] about How to install a garage track system on concrete or drywall
The last time I bought a garage door opener, I only looked at the horsepower and ended up buying more than I should. I mean...more is better, right? Maybe for cars, but not for your garage door opener. How much horsepower does a garage door opener need? If you have a single car, steel garage door (roughly 8' wide) you only need a 1/2 horsepower garage door opener. If … [Read more...] about How much horsepower does a garage door opener need?
It may be the Sunshine State, but it rains in Florida every now and then. It’s a little humid sometimes too… After Hurricane Irma passed through town, it took weeks for the water to drain away. I spent a lot of time wading through more than my share of puddles (small lakes, really). So when I started to drywall my garage, the first thing I thought about was how to keep … [Read more...] about How to waterproof your garage walls with Drylok