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.
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.
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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.
DIY Garage Cabinet
This spacious cabinet efficiently organizes and stores all your painting clutter or other tools and hobby supplies. It's easy to build in just two hours.
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 get your opener running again.
Customizable Garage Storage
Organize your garage and cut the clutter with this garage storage system that you can easily customize to fit any space and can hold just about anything. You can quickly move hooks, shelves and bins around to find the most efficient arrangement. And the entire system is inexpensive and easy to build. You only need two power tools—a circular saw and a drill.
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 pads—all simple fixes.
Garage Storage Projects: Plywood Rack
This storage rack protects your full and partial sheets of plywood and keeps them within easy reach. It also works great for storm window, paneling and other large flat items.