Garage Info & Inspiration

Whether you’re simply storing a few items and parking your cars, or you have a workshop and an attic full of camping gear and Christmas decorations, our garages are a key element to our organization and ability to get things done. If it’s about organization, DIY projects, or anything else that occurs in the garage, you’ll find it here.

11 Types of Drywall Perfect for Your Construction Project

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Drywall is an important component, without which no construction project is complete. Also known as sheetrock, plasterboard, gypsum board, or wallboard, the types of drywall are typically a […]

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15 Types of Flashlights to Have on Hand to Aid Your Sight

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While we all can wish for sweet, super-hero night vision, we’ve all got to make do with being human and using the various types of flashlights. Thankfully, we’ve […]

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25 Types of Nails Matched to Your Construction Project

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Deceivingly humble, the many types of nails are responsible for holding entire structures together. In use for the last 3,000 years, nails are an integral part of the […]

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20 Types of Drills to Bore the Perfect Hole for Your Project

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Thinking of buying any types of drills can seem like the simplest thing in the world—this humble tool is commonly available and among the most widely used in […]

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12 Types of Sanders to Prepare Your Surfaces Perfectly

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You've just finished your pet project and want the surface to be as smooth and as professional looking as possible—the job gets easy when you have the right […]

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18 Types of Hose Clamps to Securely Fasten That Hose

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From construction and metalwork to woodwork to welding, all types of hose clamps are manna from heaven when you want to securely hold things in place. These extremely […]

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12 Types of Shovels Essential to Your Yard Work Needs

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Often confused with spades, all the different types of shovels are actually a concave tool that usually has a curved tip and a board blade. They're great pieces […]

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32 Types of Hammers for Every Project & Profession

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From carpentry to masonry to welding to DIY projects, the different types of hammers are an essential component—understandably, they hit the nail on the head every single time, […]

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19 Types of Buckets Just the Right Size for Each Task

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Speaking of buckets, you would be quite surprised to know that there are several different types of buckets - not just the ones you have in your utility […]

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15 Types of Septic Systems to Treat & Get Rid of Wastewater

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For the new homeowners, choosing one of the types of septic systems is far from easy. You have to consider its benefits, installation cost, longevity, and size. Then […]

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10 Types of Springs & Their Specific Design Uses

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Almost anything that contains some mechanism around you has at least one of the types of springs – from small consumer products such as TV remotes to larger […]

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21 Types of Axes: the Right Tool for Every Task & Situation

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Still an essential tool for camping and different outdoor purposes, finding a suitable axe first means knowing what types of axes are even available. There are different patterns […]

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28 Types of Bolts & Their Uses in Projects & Industries

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Be it for fixing home appliances or for some heavy-duty DIY project, various types of bolts are something that you will need to use. Naturally, many varieties and […]

24 Types of Chisels to Have on Hand & Fill Out Your Collection

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There are different types of chisels for every job and identifying which one suits your project, is just about a little planning. The best way to do that […]

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19 Types of Drill Bits You Need to Have in Your Toolbox

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Whether you are a professional or a DIYer, a drill is an essential tool in a craftsperson’s repertoire and different types of drill bits are equally important elements […]

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22 Types of Trailers in the Trucking & Shipping Industry

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There are a lot of different types of trailers that are used to carry a variety of heavy-duty items. They are one of the most preferred ways of […]

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16 Types of Rope & Their Uses: Choose the Best Per Task

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For centuries, various types of rope have been used by people across the world. In prehistoric times, ropes made of twisted vines were used as an essential tool […]

19 Types of Lawn Mowers for Every Yard & Style

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If you dream of having a lush, well-manicured lawn like that one neighbor, wishful thinking isn't going to help you achieve this — a one of the trusty […]

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7 Plywood Alternatives That are Sturdier, More Resistant, & Cheaper

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Though better plywood alternatives exist, plywood remains one of the materials most commonly seen in construction and woodworking. It's readily available, durable, and of course, economical. It also […]

20 Types of Screw Heads & Their Purposes

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Collecting all the screwdriver bits for the different types of screw heads out there is extremely important; you don’t want to have to make a run to the […]

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11 Stair Measuring Tools for Fast, Safe, & Accurate Work

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Stair measuring tools are some of the most important but least celebrated devices in our garages. Construction crews and home owners alike will all use these eventually and […]

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12 Types of Tape That Serve Every Need You've Ever Have

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Ever since some genius realized we could stick adhesives to a thin strip of paper or plastic, the world hasn't stopped rolling out new types of tape. From […]

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26 Types of Clamps & Their Uses in All Project Sizes [Pics]

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There are types of clamps for every rhyme, every reason, every purpose, every season—we kid you not. For something that’s supposed to achieve a purpose as simple as […]

12 Different Types of Screws & Their Uses [Pictured]

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Though it may seem like it isn’t much to look at, various types of screws literally hold things together, from furniture to buildings to hobby projects. Whether it’s […]

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13 Types of Plywood: Grades & Prices for Your New Project

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Few people tend to realize there are different types of plywood until you have a reason to need a lot of it for a specific reason. That's when […]

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How to Build a Pallet Adirondack Chair

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Summer is here, and a pallet adirondack chair screams relaxation. It's the best, most comfortable deck chair ever. Now, what if I tell you directly how to make […]

9 Types of Wrenches That Belong in Everyone's Garage

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In our routine life, we come across many different types of wrenches, and their uses can be confusing. Contrary to what sheltered people think, wrenches are used not […]

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11 Types of Saws That Make Each Job Easier

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Saws are one of the most straightforward tools that were invented centuries ago, and over the years, many different types of saws were created to aid in our […]

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8 Garage Door Alternatives That Offer Style & Functionality

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Garage door alternatives can offer much that the usual, powered variety don't (like the motor not breaking all the time). If you don't mind manually opening them, though […]

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8 Garage Alternatives for the Rest of Us

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Garage alternatives save the day when we find ourselves in a home or apartment that can't offer us the traditional drive-in space. We all have cars and projects […]

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19 Concrete Alternatives That Save Money & The Planet

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Concrete alternatives align with our goals as a whole. Sustainability is the mantra of the 21st century. It is becoming increasingly clear that each and every one of […]

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12 Types of Ladders to Efficiently & Safely Get the Work Done

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Whether you're changing a light bulb or painting walls of your new home, any of the types of ladders is a must and a preliminary piece of equipment […]

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Garage Floor Crack Repair 101 (Plus When to DIY & When to Call a Pro)

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No matter how nice your garage floor is when it’s first installed, and regardless of how well you take care of it, you’ll eventually get a garage floor […]

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How to Remove a Stripped Bolt (& How to Avoid Causing Them)

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There are a number of ways that a bolt can become stripped, rounded, seized, and seemingly impossible to remove. Whether you’ve having issues with a screw, a bolt, […]

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How to Store an Extension Ladder in a Garage

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We put a lot of thought into having the right tools for the jobs we do around the house, and in to having high-quality stuff for our yards, […]

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Standard Garage Size: Diagrams & Dimensions Up to 4 Car Garages

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"How big is a garage?" I started to wonder as my brother began talking about building custom shelving in his. Is there a standard garage size or at […]

How to Remove Rust From Tools (Prevention Tips & More)

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Another season has arrived and you head to the garage to find your gardening tools only to find they've gathered rust, and not just a little bit. It's […]

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How to Make a Cutting Board: It's Not as Hard as You Think

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So you want to know how to make a cutting board. As we tend to do, my brother and I were hanging out in his garage last Sunday […]