I thought I'd dialed in my garage lighting all when we built our house. I asked the builder to add four additional recessed lights in the ceiling to make everything a little brighter. It still wasn't bright enough. It's obvious to me that a lot of the "Best Garage Lighting" guides out there are written by people who never bought the the different lights and probably … [Read more...] about The Best LED Shop Lights for Your Garage 2020
Whether you have a small garage or you're just trying to find more space in your garage, overhead storage can be a huge help. In my garage, I can fit a lot on my wall storage system, but there's some things that I can't: bigger or bulky items that just don't fit on a hook. That's where overhead storage racks can make a lot of sense. When you’re looking for the best … [Read more...] about Best Garage Overhead Storage: Buyer’s Guide
Planning to store your car long-term? Then you need to take some steps to protect it from things like dust and moisture. Most experts recommend using a car cover for long-term storage. However, many people wonder if you should use a car cover even if you're storing your car in your garage. You should cover your car in the garage to protect it from external elements like … [Read more...] about Should I Use a Car Cover in the Garage?
Are GFCI outlets required for outlets in your garage? What about garage lights and garage door opener outlets? What is GFCI anyway? Worrying about GFCI outlets may seem like an afterthought, especially when you want to get into the details of adding additional outlets or lighting to your garage. But it's not. GFCI compliance, as laid out in the NEC, helps save lives. … [Read more...] about Does Your Garage Need to Be GFCI Protected?
One of the best things I did to freshen up my garage was to paint the wall. It's a great way to update your garage without doing a complete renovation. However, I wondered whether I should use interior or exterior paint, so I decided to do some research. It turns out that there are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to painting these walls, including what type of paint to … [Read more...] about Interior Vs. Exterior Paint For Your Garage