I'd love to spend my free summer days fixing a classic car in my garage. But living in Florida, my garage quickly becomes unbearable during the hot summer days. I started looking into different ways of cooling down my garage and one of the first things to come to mind was a portable air conditioner. Can you cool a garage with a portable air conditioner? Yes. A 7,000 BTU … [Read more...] about Can you Cool a Garage with a Portable Air Conditioner?
If you're planning on heating or cooling your garage, you need to have as much insulation as you can. We've talked before about the need to insulate your garage door and walls, but what about the ceiling? Usually, I recommend having insulation on any wall that's exposed to the outside, but there are a couple of times when it's absolutely critical. If you have living … [Read more...] about Should You Insulate Your Garage Ceiling?
There's a beautiful Red Maple tree that sits about ten feet away from my house. No matter what time of year it is, I'm always sweeping out the leaves that blow into my garage. It's worse in the fall, obviously, but this is a year round problem. The best ways I found to keep leaves from blowing into my garage involved replacing the seals on my garage door, adding a … [Read more...] about How Do I Keep Leaves From Blowing Into My Garage?
We're finally getting to the point where we want t start storing some of our extra clothes in the garage. Not only does this free up some valuable closet space in the bedrooms, but it means that we're using space more efficiently. As I've been going through this process, I've picked up some tips and tricks to share with you along the way. So what's the best way to … [Read more...] about How to Store Clothing in a Garage
Cold winters and LED lights don't mix, or so we've been told. But is it really true? Back when i lived up in Pennsylvania, I had various LED lights that seemed to struggle in the cold weather. But that was over ten years ago, so I wanted to do a little research to see if that was still the case. LED shop lights work very well in a cold garage! In fact, LED lights … [Read more...] about Do LED Lights Work in a Cold Garage?