Garages are notorious for getting hot and holding in heat. Thankfully, there are quite a few solutions out there to keep garages cool. One of those solutions is simple and cost-effective: use a fan. Contrary to what you may think, cooling a garage with a fan isn’t as simple as plugging in the fan, leaving it, and enjoying cooler air. You’ll need to have the right … [Read more...] about How To Cool a Garage With a Fan the Right Way
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I'd love to spend my free summer days fixing a classic car in my garage. But living in Florida, my garage quickly becomes unbearable during the hot summer days. I started looking into different ways of cooling down my garage and one of the first things to come to mind was a portable air conditioner. Can you cool a garage with a portable air conditioner? Yes. A 7,000 BTU … [Read more...] about Can you Cool a Garage with a Portable Air Conditioner?
If you're planning on heating or cooling your garage, you need to have as much insulation as you can. We've talked before about the need to insulate your garage door and walls, but what about the ceiling? Usually, I recommend having insulation on any wall that's exposed to the outside, but there are a couple of times when it's absolutely critical. If you have living … [Read more...] about Should You Insulate Your Garage Ceiling?
Winter is a cold, dark time...especially in your garage. When I lived up north, it felt like my garage was hovering right around freezing for half the year. If you use your garage as a workshop, or even if you just use it to park your car, keeping your garage at the right temperature can make all the difference. The cheapest and easiest way to make your garage warmer is … [Read more...] about Best Garage Heater: 2020 Buyer’s Guide
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