When I insulated my garage, one of the first decisions I had to make was between faced vs. unfaced garage insulation. Although it was easy to tell the difference between them, I had no idea which I should use. So I did some research to find the differences to help make my decision. Each has it's pros and cons, but depending on your situation, it might not be an obvious … [Read more...] about Faced vs. Unfaced Insulation in Your Garage
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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? (FAQ and Buyer’s Guide)
Putting a high-quality fan in your garage can help you to reduce moisture, limit mold build-up, and keep your garage at a decent temperature year-round. However, there’s a lot that you need to think about before making your final purchase decision. Here are some things you need to consider when buying a garage fan. Physical sizeCFM rating (cubic feet per minute)Types … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Garage Fan
Summer heatwaves, poor ventilation, and hot car engines can all make your garage feel unbearably hot. Even if your garage is well insulated, it might not be enough. In some cases, adding air conditioning may be your best option. But with literally thousands of options available, it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you. The best garage air … [Read more...] about How to Shop For The Best Garage Air Conditioner
I spent some time discussing how to keep your garage cool in the summer, so I wanted to tackle the reverse problem and give you some tips on how to make your garage warmer in the winter. I remember being traumatized by the cold, bitter winters in Pennsylvania. It's the main reason I moved to Florida. I'd run outside about fifteen minutes before I had to leave for work, just … [Read more...] about How Can I Make My Garage Warmer in the Winter?