Find DIY projects, ideas and tips to create your dream garage with plenty of storage space, a workbench, an epoxy coated floor and room for your cars.
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Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:
Garage Storage Tower
Here's an easy-to-build tower for storing stuff in your garage, basement or mudroom—it's perfect for organizing those big, plastic storage bins you keep throwing everything into. And you can build two or three towers in a weekend without breaking the bank.
Fixing Garage Doors
Make weather-tight garage door seals, replace rotted trim with maintenance-free vinyl and clean up a rusty track. Do it yourself and save a bundle.
DIY Toy Storage
These bins are great for sports gear and handle all kinds of miscellaneous garage clutter. Shelves and cabinets are great places to store kid stuff, but when you're in a hurry (and kids always are), it's nice to just throw and go.
How to Wire a Finished Garage
If your garage doesn’t have enough outlets and you’re sick of squinting to see what you’re working on, then here’s the solution. Using PVC conduit and metal surface-mount electrical boxes, we’ll show you how to connect additional outlets to an existing garage outlet and how to add bright, ...
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 garage door.
How to Apply Epoxy Floor Paint to Your Garage
Transform a dull garage floor into a brilliantly colored auto showroom in one long weekend with a durable, professional quality epoxy floor finish.
Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space
Create a huge, accessible storage platform on the upper walls of your garage without taking up any floor space. With these 2-ft. wide shelves you can make 150 square feet of storage space in a weekend.
Garage Storage Systems
This garage wall hanging storage system makes every inch count. You can easily store all kinds of tools, bikes, garden equipment and even add shelves and bins for smaller stuff. It's easy to build with a circular saw, router and drill and is easy to adapt to any garage.