My wife and I have three young children, and as time goes on it seems that the stockpile of outdoor playthings continues to grow. Now, I’m truthfully not sad about the amount of joy that this collection of toys produces for my kids (or myself and my wife for that matter). I love being able to watch them whip around corners on…

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You did it. You made the call. It’s time. . .  It’s finally time to clean out your garage. Deep breath, my friend. A lot of us have been there – where the mess is finally too much to handle any more. And either something needs to change, or you may just light it all on…

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Garage slatwall is one of those things that seems to fit nearly anywhere. The utility these provide make them a force for good in nearly every corner of your garage. And one of the best things about implementing slatwall in your garage is that you are able to redeem areas that would otherwise be difficult, if not impossible to use otherwise. …

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Let’s face it, none of us are made of money. Many of us DIYers understand the value of some good old-fashioned sweat equity and how that can reduce the dollars and increase the satisfaction of any project. But even then, the cost of materials is still a factor. Being budget-conscious can certainly make your dollar stretch farther. But…

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Hanging garage shelves are one of the best ways to maximize the storage space in your garage. They are versatile and can be installed above cabinets and vehicles, leaving floor space for other things. They can also be stacked, one under another on the same wall, and some can be suspended from each other. Depending on your…

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I have a buddy who lives a few miles down the road from us. The houses are about a two-and-a-half-mile canal walk away. Since we live closer now, he has been keeping up with what we are doing with our garage and this website. He had a few questions for me that prompted some new research…

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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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So, there is this rake that I have always just stashed in the corner of the garage since I have never really had a place to put it. It has sometimes ended up outside where I “forgot” about it, and it was left outside to weather in the Arizona heat. Over the honey-do’s and the projects around the…

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