Have you noticed small buildings in neighborhood backyards? Do you want more living space for a home office or a relative living with you? An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) might be just the solution you're looking for. What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)? While it seems like an odd …
When buying a house, most people don't focus on the garage beyond it's size. Once you move in, garages tend to take on a life of their own. Some families actually keep their cars in the garage but many homeowners use this space for a workshop and/or storage.
We explore all the ways to use your garage, solving common garage problems, and the value gained by adding a garage to your house.
There are also articles about storage sheds, used for storing gardening equipment, hay if you've got a horse at your home and maybe you're dreaming about your own woman cave, which we like to call she sheds.
All Garages & Sheds Articles
- What is an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)?
- 5 Tools for Garage Organization
- Is Building a Garage Addition a Smart Investment?
- Garage Workshop Does Double Duty
- Shed Ideas for Crafts, Hobbies & More
- 3 Great Garage Ideas that Work
- DIY Garage Organization to Simplify Your Life
- Home Renovations & Garage Door ROI
- Barns and Sheds: What They Can Teach Us
- Garage Storage for Storing Tools, Gardening Supplies and Cars?
- Garage Floors & Drainage
- Great Basement (or Garage) Storage
The garage is one of the places you toss stuff when company is about to arrive. And once out of sight, you often forget what's missing. This proves you probably didn't need the stuff or maybe you need better garage organization, so you can find things easily? It's a good idea to include …
Building a garage addition can be an expensive home addition. A garage addition might be cheaper than other home additions but the question is whether the value justifies the cost for space that will only be used to store cars and/or stuff. If you're thinking about building a garage addition, here …
While garages are designed to hold cars, roughly half the time we use the garage for other things. Often we use the garage for storage so there isn't enough room for the cars. Growing up in the northeast, we didn't understand why three car garages were so popular. That is, until we moved to …
A shed used to be a simple outbuilding where you could tend to potted plants, prepare other plants for the garden, store yard tools and equipment, and maybe get a little peace and quiet from the household. But now, there are many shed ideas for almost anything you want. (Read: Top 15 Landscaping …
If your garage getting out of hand, you're not alone. Allstate says that a cluttered garage can even be a fire hazard. Although it's often one of the biggest spaces of a house, it's still fairly common to see a vehicle sitting in the driveway because the garage is just too full. That's when you know …