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5 Garage Renovation Projects You Can Do Yourself

Posted by Ben Bennett

Sep 27, 2016 8:05:00 AM

For many people, the garage is more than simply a place to park the car. It is a storage space, a workshop and one of the areas that give your home life. However, unless you put some effort into making your garage neat, organized and attractive, it is easy for this space to become cluttered and messy. It makes sense because we spend so much time in this area and often use it as an entryway, so everything that comes into our home goes through the garage. Why not begin the process of renovating this ever-important space? Does the project seem like it would be too complicated? While you can certainly choose a complete renovation that changes it from floor to ceiling, there are several tasks that you can do yourself to improve this space. We’ve put together five jobs that you could start working on this weekend and make a huge change in how your garage looks and feels.

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Topics: Garage Storage

The Most Common Problems with Epoxy Floor Coating (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Ben Bennett

Sep 15, 2016 8:11:00 AM

Epoxy floor coating is one of the best garage flooring options on the market for its durability, beautiful shine and low level of maintenance. However, if applied incorrectly, you can experience problems with your garage floor.

When an epoxy coating fails, it doesn't offer the protection and durability that usually comes along with this type of flooring. And once installed, epoxy is extremely difficult to remove. So if the application isn't done correctly, you could be left with a very unattractive floor that's nearly impossible to remove.

Here are some common problems with epoxy floor coatings and ways to avoid them.

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Topics: Garage Flooring

How to Use Your Walls and Ceiling to Maximize Garage Storage Space

Posted by Ben Bennett

Aug 26, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you ever find yourself wishing for more space in your garage, there's a solution that doesn't involve tearing down walls. By making the most of your ceilings and walls, you can maximize the space you already have in your garage without undertaking an expensive renovation project.

Let Boston Garage show you how it's done.

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Topics: Garage Storage

The 5 Most Durable Commercial Flooring Options for High Traffic Areas

Posted by Ben Bennett

Aug 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If your business has high-traffic areas or regularly deals with heavy-weight equipment, such as machinery or cars, your commercial flooring is a major concern. Having a durable surface that can handle this type of abuse is essential. Here are five of the most durable flooring solutions available to commercial clients. 

 

1. Hard tile ceramic flooring.

When it comes to tile flooring, ceramic is one of the hardest and most durable materials you can choose. This material is also stain resistant and easy to clean, making it the perfect choice for a commercial building with high traffic. Properly installed tile can last for many years, even with significant use. In addition, ceramic tile is also affordable, allowing you to install it without going over budget. Furthermore, ceramic tile flooring is available in a variety of styles and colors, so owners of commercial buildings are able to choose a design that meets their needs.

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8 Tips for Your Garage to Increase Your Home's Value

Posted by Ben Bennett

Jul 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you're thinking about putting your home on the market, making few cosmetic upgrades will probably help it sell quicker and for more money. A fresh coat of paint, some new carpet and tidy landscaping go a long way to help you get the most money for your home. But have you considered how the appearance of your garage might help -- or hurt -- your home selling prospects? Often overlooked by many sellers, a neat, tidy and organized garage will speak to buyers' desires for usable work and storage space.

So how can you make the most of your garage to increase your home's value? Here are some tips to help you create a garage space that helps you realize a tidy profit on your home.

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Topics: Garage Flooring, Garage Storage

Try This 5-Step Approach to Improving Your Basement Storage

Posted by Ben Bennett

Jul 7, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Your basement is a potential gold mine for storage. It's spacious, easily accessible and probably sitting there practically empty. Even if your basement is filled with stuff, you can follow a simple five-step approach that creates custom basement storage that's functional for your family.

1. Clear the Stairs and Doorways

Before you start hanging lights or choose a wall organization system, take time to prioritize safety. Clear any clutter off the steps, and remove any items that block the doorways. You need to ensure that you can easily access your basement space or get out in a hurry if there's an emergency.

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Topics: Garage Storage

The 6-Step Guide to Simple Garage Organization

Posted by Ben Bennett

Jun 29, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Let's face it. The last thing you want to do on a beautiful Saturday afternoon is clean and organize your garage.

If you're like most people, you probably put this tedious task off as long as possible, if you even do it at all. It just sits there on your to-do list while the clutter continues to pile up in your garage. Before long, you won't be able to find anything you need, let alone park your car or work in your garage.

But garage organization doesn't have to be stressful or overly taxing. Here are six garage organization ideas to help make the process simple and efficient so you can finally mark "organize garage" off your list of weekend chores.

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Topics: Garage Storage

How Safe is Your Garage?

Posted by Ben Bennett

Jun 23, 2016 7:30:00 AM

You want your home to be a safe place for your family. That's why you take care to lock the doors, set a security system, install baby gates on stairwells and put a fence around the pool.


But have you ever considered the hidden dangers lurking in your garage? You may not realize it, but your garage can be a hazardous place for your family. Don't think so? Here are some ways to determine if your garage is safe and ways to improve potential dangers.

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Topics: Garage Flooring, Garage Storage

It's Time for You to Get Epoxy Floor Coating in Your Warehouse

Posted by Ben Bennett

May 26, 2016 7:30:00 AM

If you own or operate a warehouse, you've probably never given much thought to the building's floor. But the floors of most industrial and commercial spaces can really take a beating. Lots of foot traffic, heavy equipment and day-to-day operations can damage the floor and make it look old, worn, dingy and dirty.

So why not incorporate a floor coating on your warehouse's concrete floors? Thousands of homeowners use an epoxy floor coating to make their garage flooring both functional and aesthetically pleasing. There's no reason this garage flooring solution can't work for your industrial space, too.
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Topics: epoxy floor coatings

3 Steps to Choosing a Garage Storage System

Posted by Ben Bennett

May 24, 2016 7:30:00 AM

A garage storage system can transform your garage from a cluttered mess to a calm, functional space. Before you purchase a garage storage system, however, it is important to consider your options carefully so that you can get the job done correctly on the first try. In order to ensure that you choose the storage system that is best for your garage, follow these simple steps.
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Topics: Garage Storage

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