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Garage Air Filtration

The likely cause of garage smell in most garages is mold, mouse droppings, garbage stink, dog poo and cat urine ...
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How to Find, Kill and then Prevent Garage Mold

Visually inspect the garage, and use a moisture meter to find mold growth areas. Fix leaks everywhere including the floor, ...
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Unboxing My New VacMaster Wall-Mounted, Wet-Dry Garage Vac

Unboxing My New VacMaster Wall-Mounted, Wet-Dry Garage Vac

The unboxing, assembly and installation were incredibly easy. The machine has well-designed on-board accessory storage, a blower and a wet-vac ...
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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Garage Better

Clear out the garage floor. Light the garage. Clean the garage. Control the garage temperature. Beautify the garage floor ...
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What is the Absolute Best Garage Vacuum Cleaner in 2021

What is the Absolute Best Garage Vacuum Cleaner in 2021

This year's winner includes the wheel kit, wet vac function and the wall mount. Its upgrade lacks features and 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 ...
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The Best Garage Wet Vacs for 2021

The Best Garage Wet Vacs for 2021

This year the top two wet-vacs for the garage check all the boxes. I included the VacMaster and DeWalt for ...
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The Best Garage Wall-Mounted Vacuums for 2021

The Best Garage Wall-Mounted Vacuums for 2021

Choose between a highly-rated wall vacuum with a very long hose but no wet vac function, or a reasonably well-liked ...
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11 Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuum Facts You Need to Know Before Buying

11 Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuum Facts You Need to Know Before Buying

Some garage wall-mounted vacuums are also wet vacs. Some act as blowers as well as vacuums. Some have long cords ...
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Vacuum Cleaners and Shop Vacs

How to buy and use a garage vacuum cleaner or shop vac ...
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Organize the Garage

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How to Hire Out Your Garage Cleanout and Organization

A downsizing company sells your stuff. A garage cleanout (or "junk removal") service hauls unwanted items to recycling or the landfill. A garage organization service helps you plan, buy and install garage cabinets, shelves, slatwall storage and accessories. They also organize your garage items you've decided to keep.
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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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10 Overhead Garage Storage Rack Features to Consider Before Buying

How much does the rack cost What are the pros and cons of garage ceiling storage? What is the best garage overhead storage rack for your garage? Can you handle the rack assembly and installation? Should you get a stationary or a lifting platform? How much weight will you need
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These NewAge Garage Cabinets Will Make You Feel Like a Confident Homeowner

NewAge Products is raising the bar on garage cabinet quality. Customers are doing happy dances over the quality, engineering and features. You will regret buying your cabinets if you don't compare your choices to the NewAge Base, Wall and Locker garage cabinet choices. Here are 14 reasons you need to
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This rack really does hold 8 bicycles.

10 Multi-Bike Wall Rack Questions to Answer Before Buying

To get the right bike rack, ask questions such as: "Does the rack hold the right quantity of bikes?" Think about dismounting the bikes: "Is there room to get the bike down from a full rack?" Think about the bike widths: "Are the hooks adjustable so you can move the
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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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Garage Cabinet Guide

If you are planning to organize your garage you may be wondering if you should get shelves or cabinets. There are certainly arguments to be made for both. Later in this article I drill down more about the different types of cabinets there are and how to choose the ones
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Three Ways to Use the Wall Instead of the Floor for Storage

One main principle for garage organizing is: “Keep things off the floor!”
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Elegant Ways to Store Awkward Bicycles, Snowboards, Skis, Kayaks, Ladders and Tools

Store fat tire bicycles on wide bicycle racks. Store multiple bicycles on an adjustable multi-bike rack. Store snowboards on a lumber rack board. Store skis on a ski wall rack. Store lumber on a sturdy arms attached to the wall studs for stability. Store kayaks and canoes on ceiling racks.
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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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Repair the Garage

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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
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Don't Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

Don’t Fix Your Garage Floor Until You Read This

Concrete cracks are easy to repair so long as they're not structural. Spalling is the pockmarks that come from freezing and thawing. Aging causes pitting, which looks like spalling but with deeper holes. Salt moving through water to the concrete surface causes laitance and efflorescence. While both are usually harmless,
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How Do You Fix Low Spots in Concrete?

How Do You Fix Low Spots in Concrete?

Use a de-greaser to remove oil from the surface. Use a wire brush, or a grinder or an acid-substitute, to prepare the concrete. For large areas use a floor buffer with a grinding attachment. Vacuum up loose material. Trowel a patch kit onto the surface.
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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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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Garage Better

Clear out the garage floor. Light the garage. Clean the garage. Control the garage temperature. Beautify the garage floor.
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Improve the Garage

What is the best material for a garage door?

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
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Are Garage Mats Worth It?

Garage mats are worth the investment. In fact, they have the highest return on investment of any garage floor covering. Mats prevent ice, salt, snow, water, oil and grease damage to the garage floor. The better question might be, "Which garage mat should I get?"
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Do Dehumidifiers Work in Garages?

Dehumidifiers do work in garages, but some work much better than others do. Refrigerant-condenser dehumidifiers are effective above 60 deg. F. Desiccant de-humidifiers can remove moisture when the temp is about 40 deg. F. Even a small dehumidifier can bring moisture down to safe and comfortable levels.
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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
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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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Can You Leave Extension Cords Outside?

Can You Leave Extension Cords Outside?

An outdoor extension cord is highly resistant to weather, but it's not going to last forever in snow, ice, rain, and wind. Outdoor cords do withstand these elements for years, but will eventually win out over the cord's strength. Use an outdoor extension cord for as long as you need
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7 Reasons to Get New Garage Doors Plus 8 Things to Consider

Replacing garage doors is worth the investment if the current doors are costing you money, are unsafe, or have aged out of their beauty. Replacement doors can have more effective insulation, keeping out the cold and the noise. They can beautify the house, making it easier to sell your home.
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Garage Security Tips

I have a personal distaste for alarmist posts. I am writing this because crime has not ceased to exist and there are some simple things you can do to keep yourself from being a victim of break-ins.
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49 Ridiculously Nice Classic Car Garages

1940's trucks, Ferraris, Mercedes, old garage art, garage signs, neon signs, sports cars, racers, checkerboard floor classic car garage pictures
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Don’t Get Left In the Dark! A Lighting Guide For Garages

Don’t Get Left In the Dark! A Lighting Guide For Garages

Why should you change your garage lighting? Aside from just being bad lighting, the regular incandescent bulb you might still have is very inefficient. For the same energy cost, you could get something really worthwhile that will make it possible...
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8 Items All Garage Door Buyers Must Consider Before Buying

8 Items All Garage Door Buyers Must Consider Before Buying

How much do new garage doors cost? Should you repair or replace? Which door material is best? Which has the best insulation? What is the best garage door spring?
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Can I Grow a Garden in My Garage?

Can I Grow a Garden in My Garage?

You can convert your entire garage into a garden, or allocate part of the garage using a grow tent or vertical aquaponics.
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5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Garage Better

Clear out the garage floor. Light the garage. Clean the garage. Control the garage temperature. Beautify the garage floor.
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109 Amazing Garage Floor Tile Designs

View 109 beautiful examples showing off stunning Swisstrax, Racedeck, Block Tile and Incstore garage floor tile installations.
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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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I Will Never Epoxy My Garage Floor (What I Will Do Instead)

I wouldn't mind having an epoxy-coated concrete garage floor. It's just that I know how hard it is to get it right. I'd rather cover the floor in PVC tile to protect the concrete from salt, water, ice, chemical and oils.
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Paint peels, which is why I don't want it on moist concrete

Should I Paint my Garage Floor?

You might consider painting or protecting your garage floor in some way. It adds to its durability, makes it easier to clean and generally brightens up the place. Literally.  But painting is messy and the prep work is difficult and if you don’t do it right the results can be...
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About C Bogart

I am a programmer, writer, and web developer. I build free websites for animal rescues. I was once featured in the Boston Globe. I am obssessed with all things garage.
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About Reboot My Garage

About Reboot My Garage

Hi! We're just typical homeowners who have realized our garage needs some therapy. We're engineering types, so we like to analyze all of our options from all of the angles. We spend a lot of time figuring out which garage products and ideas make sense. Our site is focused on
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How to store kayaks, ladders, dangerous liquids, and awkward items like hoses.
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Kickstands, wall mounts, and ceilling winches are just three of the many ways you can store your family's bicycles. Learn more here.
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Learn how many lamps you need to light your garage; how to use lights for garage safety and security; and how to choose lightbulbs for your garage space
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