You know that a custom garage is going to cost a decent amount of money. How much can you expect to get back when you sell your house? If you're like me, you've probably spent hours looking at pictures on Pinterest of custom garages. After the initial glow has worn off, you're finally ready to think about money. Does a finished garage increase the value of your home? … [Read more...] about Does a Finished Garage Increase Home Value?
It's time to frame and drywall the garage. This is it: The biggest home improvement project I've ever started, and I'm a little nervous. In theory it's not that difficult. My only problem is that my garage is unfinished cinder block on three of the walls. So I'm going to have to frame garage walls over concrete, which makes it a little more challenging. Don't worry, … [Read more...] about How to Frame Garage Walls Over Concrete (DIY Guide with Photos)
It may be the Sunshine State, but it rains in Florida every now and then. It’s a little humid sometimes too… After Hurricane Irma passed through town, it took weeks for the water to drain away. I spent a lot of time wading through more than my share of puddles (small lakes, really). So when I started to drywall my garage, the first thing I thought about was how to keep … [Read more...] about How to Waterproof Your Garage Walls with Drylok (With Photos)
I'm not a car guy. I'm not a DIY guy with a ton of tools either. But I love a cool garage. So I wanted to turn my drab two-car garage into something that I could be proud of. But I had a problem with that plan. I'm not made of money and a total garage renovation is expensive, right? So once I got some of my other house projects done, I wanted to see just how much a … [Read more...] about What Does a Garage Remodel Cost?