If your garage is a disaster area, getting organized can seem like a monumental undertaking. A quick way to make some progress is by getting your tools up off the garage floor - especially your garden tools. I chose to use the Gladiator GearTrack, which is one of the more popular garage track systems, but there are several different brands to choose from. See why I … [Read more...] about How to Install Gladiator GearTrack on Concrete or Drywall
It may be the Sunshine State, but it rains in Florida every now and then. It’s a little humid sometimes too… After Hurricane Irma passed through town, it took weeks for the water to drain away. I spent a lot of time wading through more than my share of puddles (small lakes, really). So when I started to drywall my garage, the first thing I thought about was how to keep … [Read more...] about How to Waterproof Your Garage Walls with Drylok (With Photos)
My first summer as a homeowner in Florida was brutal. After a few weeks, I started looking for any way I could to help keep my garage cool. I found a few things that helped, and over the next few years I added a couple more until I came up with this list. Hopefully it'll save you some time and give you a few ideas that you might not have thought about. How do you keep … [Read more...] about Garage Cooling Ideas That Actually Work!
What has eight legs and scares the crap out of most people? Spiders. One of spider's 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 … [Read more...] about How to Keep Spiders Out of Your Garage: Best Killers and Repellents
If you hear a horrible grinding noise as your garage door shudders up the track when you open it, you should definitely look at replacing the rollers. Plastic garage door rollers come standard with many new homes. They're even installed by many aftermarket companies as a cost-saving measure. They're only meant to last as long as your warranty and often fail soon after it's … [Read more...] about How to Quickly Replace Garage Door Rollers