Home Design Guides: Garage
Garage storage solutions are about more than just keeping the place tidy – it’s an important part of maintaining safety in the home.
There are various garage doors to select from, including variations on style, operating mechanisms, and materials. Choose the right type for your home.
There are many costs to building a carport. Make sure you include all of them in your budget.
Do you need to build a carport or a garage? Both have many benefits.
All the information you need to selection the carport that right for your home and vehicle protection needs.
Garage doors come in a range of sizes, with many sizes considered 'standard'. Learn how to measure your garage and choose the right door here.
Make the most of your garage's storage potential - use the walls.
A lot of space is wasted in garages, just below the ceiling. This article looks at how to make the most of this space with overhead storage.
For a quick, cheap solution for garage storage, flatpack cupboard units are ideal. Assembling should take less than an hour.
Sturdy and strong, metal shelves are ideal for storage in garages and workshops.
Brackets come in many shapes and forms. Find out how to choose the best ones for you and install them.
Wire shelving systems are an affordable, easy-to-install storage option that readily adapts to your needs.
Squeaking garage door driving you insane? It's time to lubricate the moving parts with help from our comprehensive article.
Repainting a garage door is a great way to update the look of a house and prolong the life of the door. To ensure an excellent finish, time must be taken for the correct prep work.
Flex-a-doors combine the corrugated iron of a roller door with the movement of a sectional door, providing security without occupying much space.
Sectional doors are made of large, horizontal panels that open by lifting up and moving into space below the ceiling. They come in a variety of materials and finishes.
Garage and workshop lighting needs to be bright and functional - not just for safety, but also for security.
Garages, sheds and workshops, particularly those where dust, particles or sprays float around, may require extra ventilation to ensure your safety.
This is the floor where spills don’t matter, where dirty work is done regularly, where cars are fixed and lawnmowers are taken to pieces and reassembled.
Electrical systems installed outside may be exposed to the elements, so it's vital that appropriately weatherproofed equipment is used. Find out what the law says about outdoor electrical fittings.
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Tools, tips, home maintenance schedules & useful advice to help you maintain your home.