Garage Building

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How to Make Your Garage Energy Efficient

Does it really matter if you have an energy efficient garage? The answer may surprise you.

How to Add a Room Above the Garage

Some general outlines for finishing off a bonus room.

The Importance of Garage Ventilation

Not ventilating can be dangerous.

How to Build a Flat Garage Roof

A flat garage roof is far easier to build than one with a pitch so it is a good project for a DIYer.

Building an Attached Carport: Mistakes to Avoid

Whether your garage is full of hobby supplies or your home doesn't have one at all, a carport could be the solution you're looking for.

Cost of Building a Detached Garage vs Attached Garage

Size matters when it comes to garage cost.

Building a Garage 4 - Laying the Wall

Intro - Materials - Foundation - Laying Wall - Positioning/Framing - Roof Framing - Sheathing - Windows

Building a Garage 5 - Nailing and Positioning the Wall

Intro - Materials - Foundation - Laying Wall - Positioning/Framing - Roof Framing - Sheathing - Windows

Building a Garage 10 - Applying Felt and Asphalt Shingles

Intro - Materials - Foundation - Laying Wall - Positioning/Framing - Roof Framing - Sheathing - Windows

Building a Garage 7 - Sheathing

Intro - Materials - Foundation - Laying Wall - Positioning/Framing - Roof Framing - Sheathing - Windows

Building a Garage 9 - Siding and Soffit

Intro - Materials - Foundation - Laying Wall - Positioning/Framing - Roof Framing - Sheathing - Windows

Building a Garage 6 - Roof Framing

In this step, we’ll go into greater detail on the installation of trusses for a garage roof.

Building a Garage 3 - Foundation

Perhaps the most important part of building a garage is having a sturdy foundation.

How to Convert a Carport into a Garage

Converting your carport into a fully functioning garage is easy with a few tools and and some handiwork.

How to Build Carports

Give you car some protective cover without the hassle and cost of building an entire garage.

Garage Ceiling Insulation Mistakes to Avoid

Stop heat loss from your garage by installing ceiling insulation, but make sure you aren't doing it wrong.

Enclosing a Carport: Five Mistakes to Avoid

Never waste your space. Create a new room off of your home using your unused carport, but avoid making these mistakes.

Enclosing a Carport in Six Steps

Having enough space can be a big issue. Solve the problem easily by enclosing a carport and creating an extra room with these steps.

Building a Concrete Block Garage: Mistakes to Avoid

If you're considering concrete blocks to build your new garage, check here first for some common first-timer mistakes.

4 Best Ways to Heat Your Garage Workshop

Check out these tips for beating the chill in your garage workshop!

Garage Closet Construction Basics

To build a garage closet, you’ll use the same basic steps you’d use for a closet in the house,

Concrete Garage Repair Tips

There are few concrete garage repair tips that will keep your garage concrete floor safe and looking

3 Reasons To Get A Garage Parking Mat

Ugly oil stains are just one of three reasons to get a garage parking mat. A mat for your garage floor

How Long Will a Portable Garage Last?

Portable garages are becoming more and more popular with many people. They are easy to assemble, often

Garage Wall Covering Options for the Budget Conscious

Garage wall covering is something that people tend to struggle with. There are a wide variety of options

Building Garage Doors: Create A Beautiful Facade

When building a new home, it is essential to look at all the details. The exterior’s finishing

Garage Building Plans: How To Draw A Blueprint

When it comes to designing a new garage, it is important to have a plan available that a building inspector,

Garage Builders' Guide: Impressive Design Ideas

Building a garage is a huge undertaking, and requires plenty of planning. Today’s garages are not

Building Garage Storage Units: Ten Helpful Tips

When it comes to building garage storage, it seems there can never be enough. Garages tend to become

6 Reasons To Build A Detached Garage

A garage is a convenient and helpful element for living, prompting many to make the effort to build a

Setting Up a Portable Garage

Having a portable garage is a convenient way to set up storage temporarily. They are great if you are

Constructing a Block Garage

Constructing a block garage will give you a much stronger and much more durable type of garage in comparison

Building A Carport

If you want to protect your car from the elements without the expense of adding a garage, building a

How To Build Footings For A Garage

A strong foundation is important for any garage. Without the right footings you are risking a garage

Adding A Garage: Calculating Cost

When you decide to extend the functionality of your home by adding a garage, you'll want to begin by

Adding A Solar Fan To Your Garage

A solar fan is a practical and undemanding solution to reduce electricity bills. Solar fans use the energy

Adding An Attached Garage: What To Consider

An attached garage can be very useful. It offers you a way to protect your vehicles and any yard equipment.

Garage Vent Installation Tips

With a garage vent it can get very hot inside the garage during the summer months. Installing a couple

How to Install a Carport Next to Your Home

Carports make for an excellent outdoor addition to your property. A popular design for many carports

How to Cut a Roof for a Carport

Building a carport on your own is not only a rewarding process, but is something most novice handymen

Installing a Light in a Metal Carport

Installing a light, or any electricity for that matter, into a metal carport isn’t the easiest

How to Expand Your Old Carport

If you’ve come to decide that your carport isn’t as big as you’d like or need, there