You know that a custom garage is going to cost a decent amount of money, but how much can you expect to get back when you sell your house? If you're like me, you've probably spent hours looking at pictures on Pinterest of custom garages. After the initial glow has worn off, you're finally ready to think about money. Does a finished garage increase the value of your home? … [Read more...] about Does a finished garage increase home value?
I want as much stuff off the floor of my garage as possible, but to do that, the stuff has only one place to go. Up. The problem is, my garage door rails are in the way. So I started researching a way to get some more headroom. That's when I found out about high-lift garage door kits. A high lift garage door extends your garage door's track so that the door hugs the … [Read more...] about What is a high lift garage door?
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 GarageWorks GearTrack, which is one of the more popular garage track systems, but there are several different brands to choose from. In … [Read more...] about How to install a garage track system on concrete or drywall