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Jun 21, 2016

Workers Compensation Insurance

If a contractor is working on your garage, do you know if he he has adequate workers compensation insurance to protect YOU?

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Jun 21, 2016

Wall Heaters

If you want to heat a portion of your garage near a workbench say, then checkout the wall heaters we have on display and learn how they work. A few models are programmable.

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Jun 21, 2016

Wood Garage Kits

You need to know what is included in wood garage kits before you purchase one. We will tell you what most suppliers include - and what you will need to acquire in addition to the kit.

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Jun 21, 2016

Wall Framing Primer

Learn the very basic information in this wall framing primer about stud wall construction, the basics about it's components, and more.

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Jun 21, 2016

Vinyl Garage Doors

With their rugged, thick skin, vinyl garage doors are the ideal escape from the maintenance chores of wood or composite garage doors and the door dents and rust problems of steel doors.

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Jun 21, 2016

Steel Garage Kits

Learn about the various steel garage kits available and what it takes to assemble and erect them on your garage foundation.

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Jun 21, 2016

Steel Garage Doors

With their Old World appearance, steel garage doors offer the beauty and design flexibility of the Carriage House Era with the low-maintenance benefits of steel construction. Plus, they are lighter!

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Jun 20, 2016

Modular Garage

If you want a garage fast, the modular garage is the way to go. Some come complete with structural wood floors or they can be set-up upon your concrete foundation!

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Jun 19, 2016

Stair Types

Learn about the various wood stair types in use today for your garage.

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Jun 19, 2016

Stair Stringer Primer

Learn how to layout stair stringers using a framing square in this Stair Stringer Primer!

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Jun 19, 2016

Stair Layout Primer

Learn how to calculate and layout a set of stairs in this Stair Layout Primer!

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Jun 18, 2016

Radiant Heat

Learn how you can heat your garage with radiant heat gypsum board panels placed on your ceiling. The technology has been around since the early 1950's and is making a comeback today.

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Jun 18, 2016

Roof Framing Primer

Study our Roof Framing Primer and learn how to calculate rafter lengths using basic trigonometry and a scientific calculator to achieve perfect rafter cuts every time.

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Jun 18, 2016

Race Deck Flooring

Are you looking for a reasonable cost solution to your garage flooring problems? Check our race deck flooring! Easy to install and great design options!

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Jun 18, 2016

Portable Garage Lighting

Add portable garage lighting to your garage lighting plan for maximum flexibility and use on those special projects!

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Jun 18, 2016

Property Insurance

Have you considered that your garage property insurance is below par for the current condition of your garage and contents?

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Jun 18, 2016

Prefabricated Garage Kits

Learn about the various degrees and types of prefabricated garage kits and how they can be erected on your property by you or a specialty crew.

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Jun 18, 2016

Polished Concrete

Learn how the concrete garage floor you now have can be turned into a showpiece-floor with a procedure known as polished concrete!

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Jun 18, 2016

Panel Garage Doors

Learn about panel garage doors, how they are used architecturally, and how they can be insulated in both the wood and steel versions.

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Jun 18, 2016

Overhead Door Garage Door Opener

The overhead door garage door opener is the GOLD STANDARD for remote controlled garage door opening mechanisms! Learn about their various units and how they operate.

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Jun 18, 2016

Outdoor Garage Lighting

If you need outdoor garage lighting for parking areas or the perimeter of your garage, check out these low-cost lighting fixtures.

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Jun 18, 2016

Mud Jacking

Learn about mud jacking and how you can raise sunken concrete panels in your garage before going to the expense of complete removal!

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Jun 18, 2016

Epoxy Garage Floor

Do you really want an epoxy garage floor? Read this FIRST before deciding.

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Jun 17, 2016

LiftMaster Garage Door Opener

The LiftMaster garage door opener product line is feature rich incorporating integrated battery backup power in their Premium and Elite models and MyQ™ technology that which allows the owner to operat

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Jun 17, 2016

Liability Insurance

Have you considered that your garage liability insurance may be inadequate for the activities you are using your garage for?

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Jun 17, 2016

Insurance Claims

Are you being short-changed on your garage insurance claims? Learn about the biggest secret in the insurance industry to get a fair and equitable settlement!

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Jun 17, 2016

Genie Garage Door Opener

The Genie Garage Door Opener offers a full spectrum of mechanisms for any residential door weight and style. Plus, they have a number of units designed for easy and simple installation by the home-han

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Jun 16, 2016

Garage Workbench

Learn to establish a garage workbench zone as one of the first steps towards total garage organization!

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Jun 16, 2016

Garage Wall Lighting

Learn the effective use of garage wall lighting and how it can help illuminate those hard to reach work-places!

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Jun 16, 2016

Garage Wall Framing

Learn how to construct garage wall framing the way true craftsmen build them. Simple step-by-step process is illustrated for clarity!

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Jun 16, 2016

Garage Tire Racks

Check out our garage tire racks! These wall mounted garage organization products not only store your tires and wheels - they look good too!

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Jun 16, 2016

Garage Storage Systems

Great garage storage systems consisting of a 4' x 4' platform that cranks-up from the floor to near the garage ceiling for storage of rarely accessed items.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Storage Ideas

Learn to think outside the box for garage storage ideas and solve your garage organization problems.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Storage Cabinets

Add garage storage cabinets to your garage storage design plan to store away those materials and tools that are unsafe for little hands.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Specialty Lighting

If you need garage specialty lighting for high bay ceilings consider metal halide lighting fixtures.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Shelving

Creating a wall of garage shelving for storage is simple and easy if you break it down into a step-by-step process.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Roof Framing

Learn how to layout a garage roof framing plan that defines all the individual framing members in a simple to follow analysis that is fully illustrated!

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Roof Erection

Learn the basic steps of garage roof erection including which roof rafters should be installed first and how to tie the entire structure into a sound homogenous unit.

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Jun 15, 2016

Garage Organizer

A simple garden tool or small hand tool garage organizer can go a long way toward getting your garage fully organized!

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Jun 13, 2016

Garage Opener

Are you curious about which electric garage opener is best for you? Learn about the differences in the mechanisms of the various overhead garage door openers available on the market today.

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