I've taken the time to frame, insulate and drywall my garage, so I often get asked, would I do it again? Is insulating your garage worth it? Do I recommend it to others? Like most things, it depends. Should you insulate your garage? If you have an attached, conditioned (actively heated or cooled) garage then definitely! Insulation is probably the single biggest factor in … [Read more...] about Should You Insulate Your Garage? (Door and Walls)
To most people, your garage is much more than just a place to park their vehicle or store all those Christmas decorations. Finishing the walls of your garage allows the space to be used in multiple different ways from added storage to organization, as well as adding your own personal style to one of the most used rooms in your home. How can you finish your garage … [Read more...] about How to Finish Garage Walls
I was pretty stoked when I bought a Ring security floodlight to go above my garage. It turns on the lights as soon as I hit my driveway so I never need to struggle with putting my lights on a timer or try to park in the dark. There was just one problem. My new Ring camera couldn't connect to my WiFi even though it should have been easily inside the range of the access … [Read more...] about How Can I Get Better WiFi in My Garage?
If your house is like mine, there's one spot on your garage floor where the water flows to and forms a puddle. Probably more than one. In my garage, that puddle seems to always be in the front right corner and it drives me CRAZY. When I bought the house, my builder made a point to say that the garage was sloped to direct all of the water to the corners. There was … [Read more...] about How to Keep Water Out of a Garage
Google "garage paint ideas" and look at the images. Consider them a "what NOT to do." When I was designing my garage, I found dozens and dozens of pictures of garages with red and yellow walls, black and green walls, Harley orange and grey walls. It might look cool at first, but when you have to live with it for years or even weeks, you're going to get sick of it. … [Read more...] about What Color Should a Garage Be? (Six Design Tips)