Kevin Thompson is a homeowner, DIY enthusiast, and garage fixer uperer. He writes comprehensive guides, product reviews, and tips on everything from selecting the best garage storage to painting the garage floor. Learn more about Kevin here.
How Do You Fix Garage Floor Cracks?
Clean small cracks with a wire brush, a hammer and a cold chisel. Prepare a larger crack using an angle grinder with a crack chasing wheel. Vacuum away the debris. Fill small cracks with RTG Crack Filler. Fill medium cracks with EpoxyShield Patch & Repair. Fill large cracks with Epoxy Patching System.
The Best Garage Floor Mats
The Resilia heavy-duty garage floor mat is best for protection from oil spills. It protects from water too, but the water sits on top of the vinyl, so large snow melts turn into puddles. The ArmorAll garage floor mat is best for protection from ice and salt. It handles oil spills, but you will have to use a pressure washer and degreaser to get them out.
What is the Best PVC Garage Floor Tile?
I’d prefer my garage floor concrete not commit suicide by sucking in the winter salt and snow. To protect it, I will put down a PVC floor tile specifically made for garage floors. I found several really good brands, so choosing the “best garage floor tile” was just a matter color preference. That’s why I’m going to show you the brands I like so that you can pick from a good set of choices.
Don’t Buy Garage Gym Flooring Until You Read This
Rubber is the best garage gym flooring for machines and resistance training. It resists tears and provides cushioning. Vinyl tile is the best garage gym flooring for yoga. It provides the same traction as the wood floor at a yoga studio without cushion to throw you off balance. Vinyl is the best for Martial Arts for the same reason. Artificial Turf is the best garage gym flooring to practice field sports and agility training.
What is the Best Material for a Garage Door?
Steel is the best material for a garage door. An insulated steel garage door has the best R-value and durability. Unlike other materials, steel performs well in extreme cold, extreme heat, and moist climates. While wood is the most attractive garage door material, it is also the most expensive, and the most likely to fail.
Carports: The Ultimate Guide for Homeowners
A carport protects the car from snow and rain, but not freezing temperatures and dust storms. It protects your vehicles better than nothing at all, but not as much as a garage. In this guide, we will cover carport types, materials, benefits, and steps to build one yourself.