The choice between attached and detached garages

If you are planning to build a new garage, you will have to make some important decisions. You will have to match the type and size of garage with your needs and the needs of others in your household. One of the first decisions will be whether to build an attached or a detached garage.
 
You will need to weigh the different variables to decide which type of garage is best suited to your needs. What questions should you ask yourself? What type of things do you need to consider?
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Getting your dream garage is as easy as ABC!


Sick of looking at a mighty mess every time you open your garage door? You’re not alone! But thankfully, transforming your garage from a hot mess to an organized haven is easy!
 
Once upon a time, these HOUZZ users also felt like you, but they took things into their own hands and now have beautifully organized garages. These are just some of our favourites.
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What not to try at home: 5 repairs to leave to a pro


Garage doors can be dangerous things. If they’re in tip-top working order, you’re unlikely to lose a limb, but start fiddling around with a damaged door and you could be putting yourself at serious risk. While there are some repairs you can handle yourself, don’t try and tackle any of these five issues.
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How to paint your garage like a pro


If you’re thinking about painting the interior of your garage, first you need to do some planning.

Chances are your garage isn’t empty, so you’re going to have to find somewhere to store its contents for a week. Maybe someone you know has space in their garage? If not, you could always rent a storage unit. Read More

Turn the Garage into a Scrapbooking Workshop


What are you using your garage for right now? Some might use it for their car, but many people end up using it as an extra storage space, or they do not use it at all. Why not consider turning it into something else that will be perfect for your hobby – scrapbooking!
 
If this idea sounds intriguing, you will be happy to know that it is easier to do than you might think. Imagine how nice it will be to head out there and scrapbook in your own space.
 
We’ve compiled a list of the things that you need to have if you want to turn your garage into the perfect scrapbooking workshop.
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Wall-mounted door openers: What are they, and who are they for?


Wall-mounted door openers are generally used in garages with high ceilings and a lot of space above the garage door. They are common, for example, in garages with cathedral ceilings, ceiling heights over 10ft., and also in garages were homeowners want to maximize storage space.
 
So if you’re building a new garage and the plans show a lot of extra space over the garage door, you might consider installing a wall-mounted (or Jackshaft) door opener.
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4 important factors to think about when shopping for a new garage door


Your garage door is past its best and it’s time to invest in a new model. But what exactly should you be looking for in a garage door?
 
These days, there are so many different styles and materials to choose from that it can be a little bit overwhelming.
 
To make your decision a little easier, we’ve come up with, what we think are, the four most important factors you should consider when shopping for a new garage door.
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