What has eight legs and scares the crap out of most people? Spiders. One of their favorite places to live is dark areas filled with lots of stuff, like your garage. I actually don't mind spiders usually. They eat a lot of insects that would otherwise bug me (pun intended). But here in Florida we're home to four species of widow spiders: Two different species of black … [Read more...] about 5 tips on how to keep spiders out of your garage
Deciding to replace garage door rollers is one of the easiest (and cheapest) ways that you can upgrade your garage door. Whether you have steel rollers that clang up and down the track or old plastic rollers that look like shredded cheese, for less than the price of dinner you can make your door feel better than new. How do I pick the right garage door rollers? The first … [Read more...] about Easy upgrade: How to replace garage door rollers
I never think about my garage door...unless it doesn't open when I want it to. Or it squeaks. That's even worse. Like anything else, a garage door needs a little love and attention to keep working the way it should. They call that 'preventive maintenance.' I'm going to show you a quick, five minute process that you should do once a year to help your garage door last … [Read more...] about How do you lubricate a garage door? (with pictures)
Whether you live in the Florida heat like I do, or suffer through the northern winter cold, there are going to be times of the year when it's pretty uncomfortable to be in your garage. Every day in the summer, I pull my air conditioned car into the garage, step out into what feels like a sauna (instantly fogging up my glasses) and try to blindly make my way to the door so I … [Read more...] about Can I insulate a garage door?
I'm not a car guy. I'm not a DIY guy with a ton of tools either. But I love a cool garage. So I wanted to turn my drab two-car garage into something that I could be proud of. But I had a problem with that plan. I'm not made of money and a total garage renovation is expensive, right? So once I got some of my other house projects done, I wanted to see just how much a … [Read more...] about What does a garage remodel cost?