One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at The Garage Junkie (aside from wanting to know if we’re available to help clean out your garage) is how to add additional lighting to a garage’s existing set-up. This is an understandable request, as most garages are notorious for being dark and sparsely lit. Luckily for you, we have compiled our best tips and…

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Creative Ways to Change Up Your Garage Part 2 - In need of some fresh ideas for your garage? Welcome to Part 2 of a true Garage Junkie's ideas for a man cave, a hobby room, or a home bar.

An Article by Murph, a True Garage Junkie  Welcome to our second installment of Creative Ways to Transform Your Garage! Apparently, I had more to say than would fit in just one article. So, you lucky people are now in for the latter half of my riveting story. My friend had asked me if I had the…

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Insulating your garage makes a lot of sense, especially if you plan to heat or cool the space for projects. One of the vital steps of this process is choosing the correct materials. Even though you can use the same insulation types for both your house and the garage, areas like the garage door and the ceiling may require some additional research. Whether your…

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Garage Gym Fans – The Best Cooling and Heating Tools for Your Space  Isn’t it addictive, this pump that you’re doing?! There is nothing, nothing more exhilarating than getting a pump – that sudden burst of power and confidence especially when you’re just in the zone and every rep feels like it’s nothing that it’s so lightweight,…

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What in the heck is a garage door limit switch? Well, that may not be your question, but it was certainly mine when I recently encountered a problem with a garage door opener, which, of course, captured my ridiculous curiosity of the cat and got me digging deeper into the simple reasons why a garage door would even need such a nefarious device. In my case, I…

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In the wake of all the craziness happening in the world right now, I’ve found myself spending more time in the woodshop in my garage. It’s relaxing – I build, I tinker, and sometimes I find something that is marketable, and I sell some of what I make. A buddy of mine recently reached out…

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All About Garage Exhaust Fans

All About Garage Exhaust Fans – Ten Considerations Before You Buy and Install    When you think of exhaust fans, usually the room in the house that comes to mind first is the bathroom. We typically use these smaller exhaust fans to move steam from the shower and noxious fumes from the aftermath of chili night up and…

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Housefires can be immensely destructive and even fatal. Most people go to great lengths to ensure that the inside of their home is protected by installing fire alarms, mapping emergency exits and making sure that their kitchens are safe and up to date. A critical room that many people overlook, however is the garage.   Typically, if a fire starts in the…

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Before moving to Arizona in 2009, I lived in Michigan. I had a job where I worked outside and was used to the cold weather. Once I moved out here, while going to college, I worked for a company where I was installing satellite service and was often in attics during the heat of the summer.   Attics in the summer…

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I have a friend who is always out in the garage. If you were to drive by his house, and he was not at work, you would see the garage door open and he would be tinkering on some project that he came up with while he was pondering life on one of his many yearly…

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