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?
As I'm setting up my dream garage, I'm starting to look at buying a dedicated vacuum cleaner for my car. I've got a shop-vac that I use to clean up spills and clean my garage floor. But I want something that's a little better for detailing. Garage vacuums may mean different things to different people. Some people thing of heavy-duty wall mounted vacuums. Others think of … [Read more...] about What Should You Look For In A Car Detailing Vacuum?
Now that my garage is framed and drywalled, I'm starting to look at the fun stuff: What colors to paint the walls and what is the best paint for garage walls? I'm really glad I started thinking about this before I got to the hardware store. As I was doing my research, I found out that there are garage wall paint options that sound like a great idea at first, but they can … [Read more...] about What is the Best Paint for Garage Walls? (Drywall or Unfinished)