I've taken the time to frame, insulate and drywall my garage, so I often get asked, would I do it again? Is insulating your garage worth it? Do I recommend it to others? Like most things, it depends. Should you insulate your garage? If you have an attached, conditioned (actively heated or cooled) garage then definitely! Insulation is probably the single biggest factor in … [Read more...] about Should You Insulate Your Garage? (Door and Walls)
Welcome to my third installment in the "is this accessory compatible" series. Today we're going to be looking at the Kobalt K-Rail track system. If you frequent Lowe's like I do, you're no doubt familiar with their Kobalt products. Kobalt is Lowe's store brand of tools and accessories. It was created in 1998 to compete with Home Depot's Husky brand and Sears' … [Read more...] about Is This Accessory Compatible With Kobalt K-Rail?
Building your own workbench is a badge of honor for a lot of people. I'm not one of those people. No disrespect intended. In fact, quite the opposite. It's really impressive that someone will take the time and have the talent to build their own workbench from scratch. But I know my limits. When I was shopping for a workbench (or two) I wanted something that was … [Read more...] about Gladiator Workbench Review: Is it worth the price?
I think everyone can agree that humidity makes US miserable. Heat is bad enough by itself, but humidity makes everything that much more miserable. But how bad is it for the stuff you store in your garage? As it turns out...pretty bad. One of the reasons that humidity is so damaging in your garage is that your garage is home to your tools, personal items, exercise … [Read more...] about Garage Humidity is Destroying Your Tools and Electronics
If you've shopped for a new garage door recently, you've likely heard the term "R-value" thrown around a lot. Unless you've done a lot of home renovations, you may not be familiar with the term or know why it's relevant to your garage. What is a good R-Value for a garage door? Detached garages need a lower overall R-value (between 0 and R-6). Attached but not … [Read more...] about What Is A Good R-Value For A Garage Door?