Category: Around the House Tips

Tips for an Organized Garage

Decluttering and organizing your garage can be overwhelming without a plan. Follow these simple yet effective organizing tips for plenty of helpful suggestions.

8 Inspiring Garages Trending Today

By Brenna Malmberg, Houzz If you’re looking for garage ideas, specifically garage door materials and features, check out the 8 most popular garage photos added to Houzz from April through June 2017, as measured by the number of people who saved them to their Houzz ideabooks during that period. Photo by ザウス株式会社(ZAUS Co.,Ltd) – Browse… Read more »

How to Repurpose Old Garage Scraps Into Cool New Shelves

By Vanessa Brunner, Houzz When Ryan Hill decided to design a new office bar for his magazine, The Garage Slab, he didn’t want to use the same old minimalist wall shelving he’d seen everywhere. Hill’s magazine is dedicated to giving a real-life inside look at multipurpose garage spaces, so he decided his office should have the… Read more »

6 Creative Garage Makeovers to Inspire Your Own

By Vanessa Brunner, Houzz Most of us could use a little extra space — for an office, for entertaining or just for relaxing — but few of us have the budget or room to add on to our existing homes. But there may be a blank slate nearby, just waiting to be reinvented: the garage…. Read more »

Finally Clean Out Your Garage in These 8 Steps

Organized garage by Murphy & Co. Design

By Jeanne Taylor, Houzz On my street, every home has a two-car garage. Yet hardly any of the garages are used to park two cars. Even fitting one car in the garage is a stretch for many of my neighbors. Because let’s be honest: It’s pretty common for the garage to turn into a home’s dumping ground…. Read more »

8 Popular Garage Trends

By Becky Harris, Houzz Vroom, vroom! Whether seeking out a car turntable or a few extra feet to store lawn tools, people were fast and furious when saving these photos to their ideabooks this year. Much like the cars they house, these high-performing garage designs are stylish, sleek, classic, custom and futuristic. Photo by Geoff… Read more »

How to Clear Out the Garage in 7 Days

By Laura Gaskill, Houzz If you are ready to transform your garage from dumping ground to a useful, well-organized space, this plan is for you. It breaks down a monster of a task into manageable steps, so you can stop fearing your garage and finally start using it again. Not only is the garage generally… Read more »

10 Design Tricks Professionals Put to Work in the Garage

By Shane Inman, Houzz Don’t let your garage become an afterthought — this valuable space doesn’t have to be dirty, disorganized and crowded. Get inspired by these professional spaces and tips to turn your auto space into an organized and fun addition to your home. 1. Garage edition. Short on space? Convert your garage into… Read more »

8 Garages That Get Creative With Parking

By John Hill, Houzz One of the biggest problems with the single-family home is the garage: its design (apparently an afterthought in many cases), its size, and its placement. The norm, an attached multi-car garage often closer to the street than the front door, needs improvement. This blog post takes a broad look at garages, garage… Read more »