Electric garage door openers come standard on most houses today. And for those who like a little extra touch of convenience, garage access keypads are a piece of hardware that is not far behind on the “must-have” list.   Some garage door openers can now be purchased with the entire bundle of electronic means of opening and closing. In addition to the unit that opens the…

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Just before my wife and I had our first child in 2013, my stepdad was involved in a bad car accident. We are grateful he is still with us, but the road to recovery from the trauma inflicted on his neck and back has been a long one. Multiple herniated disks forever changed his ability…

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Picture with me, if you will, my old garage. 50-year-old house, two-car garage that had been largely a dusty, cluttered “original” until I came along. It was filled with ancient tools and whatnots from my wife’s late grandfather, and to add to the clutter, the disaster known as my untidy workbench.  We built some wooden shelving…

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