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)
If you’ve been following along in my personal garage transformation, I’ve reached the point where my garage wall is framed and insulated. I only need to install the drywall and slap some paint on it before this part of the project is complete. Should I drywall my garage? There are several good reasons why you should drywall your garage. Your garage would be more … [Read more...] about How to Drywall Your Garage (DIY How-To Guide with Photos)
Now that I've framed my garage wall, the second step in my garage transformation is to insulate my garage walls. If you missed the first post in this series, you can check them out using the links below: How to waterproof your garage walls with DrylokHow to frame garage walls over concrete step by stepHow much does it cost to drywall a garage?How to drywall your … [Read more...] about How I Insulated My Garage…And Was It Worth It?
Now that I've got one wall completely finished, I thought it would be a good time to talk about how much it costs to drywall a garage. There are a couple of cost estimates online, but (as usual) they didn't cover everything involved with putting up drywall. So, I'm going to go into detail and cover ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING that I used to drywall my garage...mistakes and … [Read more...] about How Much Does It Cost to Drywall a Garage?