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?
It's really easy to spend a fortune upgrading your garage. But how do you know which garage upgrades will actually increase your home's value and which ones are just throwing your money away. If you're thinking of selling your house, potential buyers expect that the house will be finished to a high standard. That extends to the garage too! Here are seven garage … [Read more...] about Seven Garage Upgrades That Actually Pay Off
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)