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
More automakers are now venturing into electric cars. As a potential car buyer, you need to know how to charge your car. Unlike gas cars where you have to refill at a gas station, electric cars can be charged at home. The kind of outlet needed for an electric car depends on your car model. For example, a Chevrolet Volt uses a 120v outlet, while the Tesla Model S battery … [Read more...] about What Kind of Outlet is Needed for an Electric Car?
Solar power is becoming more affordable and easier to have installed on homes. It’s important to make use of all of the space you have because some roofs can’t have solar panels placed on them. You can put solar panels on a garage roof if the slope of the roof will allow you to do so. Detached garages can be utilized as a great source of solar power. If you don’t like the … [Read more...] about Can You Put Solar Panels on a Garage Roof?
When I started my garage renovation, a building permit was the last thing on my mind. When I was talking with a neighbor about some projects around the house. He mentioned that he was getting a permit for the pool he was installing. Which got me thinking...do I need a permit to drywall my garage? What other garage projects would I need to get permits for? The answers … [Read more...] about When Do You Need a Permit for Your Garage Project?
If you've purchased a new refrigerator recently, you probably thought about putting your old one in the garage. But if your garage isn't climate controlled or insulated, putting your old fridge in there might not be the best option. You can put a fridge in an uninsulated garage, but temperature fluctuations in the garage can affect the fridge’s performance and ability to … [Read more...] about Can You Put a Fridge in an Uninsulated Garage?