Tips and Tricks for How to Install Additional Lighting in Your Garage

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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The Best Types of Lighting for Any Garage

When you think of the quality of lighting in your garage, most people would probably describe it as a dim, uninviting environment akin to the average Law & Order interrogation scene. This is because most garages employ utilitarian florescent lighting. But it doesn’t have to be this way.   With just a little bit of effort you can have…

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The Basics of Garage Insulation

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

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 is a Garage Door Limit Switch?

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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What is the R-Value of an Insulated Garage Door?

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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10 Things to Look for in a Garage Exhaust Fan

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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7 Tips for a Garage Laundry Makeover

We have some friends who recently moved to a different part of the city here in Phoenix. It is an older house, originally built in the 1950’s. But, as the real estate market would have it, some savvy house-flippers got a hold of it and breathed some marketable new life into the walls. They remodeled and upgraded kitchen, knocked down a couple…

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7 Things to Do Before You Drywall Your Garage

It’s project time again, garage enthusiasts! And today we will be talking about preparing to drywall your garage. If you’ve come to this article first, and have questions about why to spruce up your unfinished walls, check out our article on Link to “9 Reasons to Drywall Your Garage”. All the “why’s” are covered there.    Now to the…

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