13 Ways to Store Your Lawn Tractor / Mower or Blower

13 Ways to Store Your Lawn Tractor / Mower or Blower

Garages haven’t necessarily gotten bigger but cars have. So let’s talk about all the ways you can store your lawn mower, tractor and/or snow...
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A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

A Complete Guide to the RubberMaid FastTrack Storage System

The Rubbermaid FastTrack rail storage system excels at storing bikes, brooms, nuts, bolts, scooters, toys, baseball bats, and soccer balls. The one thing you might not want to use it for is...
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Does Kitty Litter Really Clean Oil Stains?

Does Kitty Litter Really Clean Oil Stains?

Kitty litter can be an effective and cheap solution to oil stains especially if they are new. For more stubborn stains like those that have been there for years and stains that are not oil there are better...
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Don't Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

Don’t Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

For most cracks and damage, you will clean out the damaged area, making sure it is free from oils dust and debris, and then fill it with the appropriate repair material. Diagnose the issue first. Do-it-yourself repairs won't last if there is an underlying structural problem.
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How Do I Store a Ladder in the Garage?

How Do I Store a Ladder in the Garage?

You can use hooks to hang the ladder on the wall or the ceiling. You can use a pulley system to lift and to lower your ladder. Just don't use...
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How Do You Fix Garage Floor Spalling and Pitting?

How Do You Fix Garage Floor Spalling and Pitting?

How do you fix concrete garage floor spalling and pitting? Test for and remove weakened adjacent areas; clean and prepare the surface to be repaired; and patch the area with an epoxy-based topping. Before fixing the problem, though, check for serious moisture or structural issues that would require professional help
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How Many Garage Lamps? Use this Calculator

How Many Garage Lamps? Use this Calculator

Once you figure which lamps you want, then you need to know how many you need. Our calculator assumes an average brightness of 60 lumens per square foot. If you like it really bright, up that to 70 or so. Or just take the result and get one more lamp
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Ceiling Shelf

How Much Weight Can I Hang From My Garage Ceiling?

Regular garage ceiling joists of modern construction can generally support 50lb/sqft. If you have trusses or your joists are supporting more than just sheetrock or your garage is older this number could be significantly...
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How To Organize the Garage Without Making the Family Hate You

So is it possible for the garage-cleaning adult to get cooperation from the family? Can't we all just clean the garage together? Yes, you should ask for family cooperation, but...
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I Will Never Epoxy My Garage Floor (What I Will Do Instead)

I Will Never Epoxy My Garage Floor (What I Will Do Instead)

I would need to hire a professional if I wanted to epoxy my garage floor. Epoxy is difficult to apply and maintain. I can get a durable, strong garage floor with plastic tiles. I'm choosing the tile based on ...
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Reboot My Bicycle Storage

Read this Before Storing Your Family’s Bicycles

The right family bike storage depends on your kids' ages. You can use kickstands, floor stands, wall racks, pulleys, elevators, covers or a shed. Kickstands work well for the smaller kids. But kickstands won't work if ...
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Should You Insulate the Garage Door? Read This Before You Do

Should You Insulate the Garage Door? Read This Before You Do

Should you insulate your garage door? Yes, if you first seal any air gaps, and analyze other garage areas, including the walls, windows, ceilings and floor.
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Sports Ball Garage Organizers that Fix Wasted Space

Sports Ball Garage Organizers that Fix Wasted Space

Where to store sports balls in the garage? Bags are portable, cages are secure, and butlers are ...
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The Best Way to Start-Off Your Rubbermaid FastTrack Storage

The Best Way to Start-Off Your Rubbermaid FastTrack Storage

You could get a track and hooks to see how you like the FastTrack as a garage storage system. I'll show you the best items to consider. Then I'll show you some specific FastTrack items that will help you solve the tool, ball, and general storage problems in your garage.
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