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Renovating a Garage

Renovate your garage to suit your needs. Build a workshop, change wiring and add light fixtures. Learn how to install windows, entry doors and garage door openers. Choose among finishing touches for walls, ceilings and floors. Organize with shelves and hanging devices. Add insulation, heating and cooling for added comfort. Create a comfortable home office, soundproofed music studio or laundry.

Best Choices in Electric Space Heaters
There are many ways to heat a garage. Learn which types of electric space heaters might be best for your garage.

Best Choices for Garage Floor Finishing
If you are looking to add a little style and color to your garage, one of the best places to start is with the floor. Standard concrete garage floors are functional, but with a little effort they can also be attractive . . . and even comfortable. Learn how to make the best choice for your garage.

Choosing the Best Epoxy Floor Coating
Several types of epoxy floor coatings are available. Make sure you choose the best product for your floor.

How To Apply Garage Floor Paint Like a Pro
How to prepare and apply a long-lasting garage floor paint job.

How To Apply Garage Floor Epoxy Like a Pro
Step-by-step instructions on how to apply colorful, durable epoxy to a garage floor.

3 Tips on Using Your Garage for Hurricane Preparedness
Three simple steps for using your garage for hurricane preparedness.

Repair Drywall with Popped Nails and Screws
How to handle drywall repairs for bumps caused by popped nails or screws.

How To Install Drywall Like a Pro
Drywall is the most popular material for finishing walls in the garage and throughout the house. And for good reason--it is inexpensive, readily available and easy to install. Even the tools needed for a drywall job are affordable. The following checklist will help lead you through the planning, shopping and installation steps necessary for a finished job worthy of a pro, but at a much lower cost.

How To Earn a Tax Credit with New Insulated Garage Doors
Tips on how you can earn a tax credit of $1,500 with new insulated garage doors.

Choosing a Garage Heater
Buying an independent heater for your garage can significantly increase the time you spend out there. Here are some heating options.

Drywall Repair
How to repair drywall, from small scratches to big holes.

Drywall Finishing
Step-by-step instructions on finishing drywall.

Finishing Drywall Corners
Simple step-by-step instructions on how to finish drywall corners.

Installing Drywall to Ceilings and Walls
Tips on installing drywall to ceilings and walls, even when working alone.

Drywall Costs
How to estimate costs and needs for your next drywall project.

Making Cutouts in Drywall
How to make cutouts in drywall for electrical boxes and other obstacles.

Planning Your Drywall Installation
Simple planning suggestions for better drywall installation.

How To Cut Drywall
How to cut drywall in seven simple steps.

Choosing the Right Drywall Tools for Cutting
Choose the tools you need to cut drywall.

Childproofing Your Garage
Tips on childproofing a garage.

Buy an Overhead Garage Ceiling Storage System
Tips on how to find the best overhead garage storage system for your garage ceiling.

Buy a Garage Wall System
Tips on choosing the right wall system for your garage storage needs.

Buy Garage Cabinets
How to choose garage cabinets that best suit your needs.

9 Steps to a Well-Organized Garage
Everyone appreciates and benefits from having a neat, clean and well-organized garage. The key to getting there is taking a systematic approach. Here are some tips that are sure to make any garage easier and safer to use and enjoy.

Testing a Concrete Floor for Moisture
Learn how to test a concrete floor for moisture before applying epoxy or some other type of floor coating.

How To Choose the Best Garage Floor Tiles
Tips on choosing the perfect floor tiles for your garage.

How To Choose the Best Garage Floor Mats
Tips on choosing the perfect floor mat for your garage.

Getting Your Garage Ready for an Electric Car
Discover the changes you may need to make in your garage before buying a new electric car.

Getting the Most from a Garage Space Heater
Tips on how to improve the efficiency and performance of a garage space heater to make your garage more comfortable in cold weather.

How To Install Underground Cable
Tips on how to run electrical lines from the house to a garage or other outbuilding using underground cable.

Buying and Maintaining a Craftsman Garage Door Opener
If you are in the market for a Craftsman garage door opener, or need some information on troubleshooting and finding replacement parts, you should be able to find the help you need below.

How To Find a Good Garage Door Repair Technician
Tips on how to find a good professional garage door repair technician.

Getting the Best Deal on a Garage Door Replacement
Replacing your garage door can be a very good home improvement investment. Find out what kind of return you can expect when you replace your old garage door.

Quick Guide To Wooden Garage Doors
A quick guide to the pros and cons of choosing wooden garage doors.

Top 5 Questions Regarding Garage Door Costs
Replacing a garage door can be a great investment in your home. Learn how to choose a new door wisely to keep the cost down without sacrificing quality.

How To Program a Garage Door Opener
Learn how to program an in-car garage door opener in about five minutes.

Where To Find Garage Door Opener Instructions
Repairs and maintenance on a garage door opener often require access to an instruction manual. Learn how to find the right manual for your brand and model.

How To Organize a Successful Garage Sale
Some garage sales succeed, others fail. Find out how you can make sure that yours is as successful as possible with these tips.

How To Install a Garage Door Opener
Save money by installing your own garage door opener. Learn how in this step-by-step article.

Garage Door Repairs and Maintenance
Having trouble with your garage door? Want to try and fix it yourself? Here are some practical and simple tips for getting your garage door back in operation.

A Guide to Garage Door Size
Garage doors have grown over the years to accommodate larger vehicles. If you have questions about your existing garage door size, or are planning a new garage, here are answers to some common questions.

What's New in Gypsum Drywall
Here are some new products relating to drywall installation and repair that could make your job much easier. Pros and DIYers alike should take notice.

Concrete Slab - Tips for a Better Garage Floor
Need a new concrete slab for your garage? Here is the information you need to make sure you get a slab that will last as long as the house.

How To Install a Garage Door
A new garage door can improve the appearance of almost any house. Learn how to install the door yourself in this step-by-step instructional article.

Shopping for a New Garage Door
Great advice on what to look for when shopping for a new garage door.

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