Are GFCI outlets required for outlets in your garage? What about garage lights and garage door opener outlets? What is GFCI anyway? Worrying about GFCI outlets may seem like an afterthought, especially when you want to get into the details of adding additional outlets or lighting to your garage. But it's not. GFCI compliance, as laid out in the NEC, helps save … [Read more...] about Does Your Garage Need to Be GFCI Protected?
One of the best things I did to freshen up my garage was to paint the wall. It's a great way to update your garage without doing a complete renovation. However, I wondered whether I should use interior or exterior paint, so I decided to do some research. It turns out that there are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to painting these walls, including what type of paint to … [Read more...] about Interior Vs. Exterior Paint For Your Garage
If you need a way to organize your tools and display them at the same time, then a garage pegboard may be just what you're looking for. They're great for areas of your garage where you want to have tools within arm's reach. I've got a pegboard installed right behind one of my workbenches. It's a perfect compliment to my tool chest and the modular nature makes it SO … [Read more...] about The Best Pegboard Systems To Organize Your Garage
If you've spent any time detailing your car, you know it requires the right mix of lightning to make sure you're getting the best finish for your paint that you can. Even if you're a only a weekend warrior, you can make some small changes to your garage lighting and have a big impact the next time you detail your car. The best lighting for detailing your car is a … [Read more...] about Best Lighting for Detailing Cars
More automakers are now venturing into electric cars. As a potential car buyer, you need to know how to charge your car. Unlike gas cars where you have to refill at a gas station, electric cars can be charged at home. The kind of outlet needed for an electric car depends on your car model. For example, a Chevrolet Volt uses a 120v outlet, while the Tesla Model S battery … [Read more...] about What Kind of Outlet is Needed for an Electric Car?