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)
Many people keep an extra fridge or freezer in the garage. Often, the garage is the only place where there's enough room to put another appliance, especially if it's a larger freezer chest. But will putting a freezer in your garage use more electricity? Keeping your freezer in your garage can use up to 50% more electricity than normal. This depends greatly on where you … [Read more...] about Does a Freezer in the Garage Use More Electricity?
Look around your garage. You've made it a really cool space that you never want to leave....except when you have to go. So...why not put a toilet in your garage so you don't have to? We spend more and more time in our garages lately and this site is all about making it awesome. There are lots of great reasons why you're thinking about putting a bathroom in your garage, … [Read more...] about Can I Put A Toilet In My Garage?
Growing up in Pennsylvania, a lot of my neighbors had freezer chests in their garage. A lot of them used it for bulk food storage. Many were hunters and would store venison for months after the season. Either way, the garage had a lot of free space and seemed like a perfect place for a large freezer. But is it really OK to put a freezer in your garage? It is okay to put … [Read more...] about Is It OK to Put a Freezer in the Garage?