Recent Garage Articles

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Best Features of Today's Compact Kitchens

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 09, 2015

How big is small? The typical American kitchen is pretty roomy these days, edging up toward 200 square feet. And 10 feet by 10 feet is considered to be on the modest side. But a new...

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Remodel Your Garage for More Living or Working Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 17, 2015

You don't have to sign up for a pyramid scheme to get more … more living space, more room to work, or even more cash. As a homeowner, you may have an important, underused asset...

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Build a Garage to Add Value to Your Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 22, 2015

Are you thinking of adding a garage to your home? There are a great number of advantages to this idea. You'll be protecting your vehicle -- not only from weather damage due to snow,...

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Shape Up Your Garage

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Jan 16, 2014

How long has it been since you've been able to park your car in your garage? Or, uh, find something you needed in the garage? Is your garage a terrifying danger zone of toppling boxes,...

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Crafting (Har!) the Perfect Craft Room

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | Feb 04, 2013

For a lot of us, a craft room is a luxury. For the dedicated crafters, it is a necessity. Lest the craft room seem out of reach for everyone with limited space, I'd like to share some...

This person turned his garage into a photography studio. (Photo: Illusive Photography/Flickr)

Ten Fabulous Uses for a Garage

Posted by Cris Carl | Dec 19, 2012

Garages: they’re not just for cars anymore. Last year I wrote an article about making over your garage if you wanted to have a garage band. I started thinking afterwards that...


For cyclists, autumn is time to winterize bikes

Posted by Steve Graham | Oct 06, 2011

Recently, the League of American Bicyclists released its annual community survey data, which showed a 39 percent increase in bike commuting over the past decade. Still, bike commuting...


Remodeling the Garage for a Garage Band

Posted by Cris Carl | Mar 20, 2011

Jim Weeks, an employee of Downtown Sounds in Northampton, MA, says there are three important considerations when remodeling your garage for a garage band. “You have to look at how...