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How to Make a Garage Refrigerator Work

Keeping an old refrigerator running in an uninsulated garage can cost more than it's worth. First, you'll have to heat it in the winter to make the freezer work; then it needs more power in the summer heat. If you have to have it, here's how to make it work.

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  • Garage Security Tips

    Garage doors are traditionally weak links in garage security, giving thieves easy access to your home. Use these tips to burglar-proof your…

  • Making Garage Building Plans

    Whether you're building a new garage or just want to upgrade your existing one, you'll find loads of helpful tips here. We collected tips from…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Garage Door Makeover

    Get the look of a traditional carriage-house garage door for a fraction of the retail price. With these DIY plans you can make your own using a…

  • Garage Door Tune-Up

    An annual garage door tune-up helps ensure reliable, quiet operation and safety. Each step of the tune-up takes 10 minutes or less and is worth…

  • Garage Flooring Options

    Garage floor coatings like epoxy paint or concrete stain, or coverings like snap-together tiles or floor mats instantly improve your garage.…

  • Garage Remodel Tips

    Transform your garage into a room by adding wiring, insulation and wall covering. A finished garage can become a workshop, mechanic's space,…

  • How to Install a Garage Door Opener

    Check out these expert tips for easier installation and trouble-free operation. We'll clarify the instructions that are most important and…

  • How to Fix a Noisy Garage Door

    Noisy garage doors are usually caused by worn rollers, loose hardware, parts that need lubrication or an opener in need of anti-vibration…

  • Organize Your Garage in One Morning

    Maximize your garage storage space quickly and easily with simple and inexpensive shelves, baskets and hooks. And it will only take you one…

  • How to Rebuild a Garage Door Opener

    A garage door opener that hums or grinds but doesn't open the door may just have stripped gears—an easy, inexpensive repair. Use this guide to…

  • Garage Door Won't Close

    Does your garage door refuse to stay closed? When it hits the floor, does it go back up? You don't need a new garage door; you just need to…