A garage door opener is a solid investment if you need an easy way to lift and lower your garage door. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best garage door openers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home.
While avoiding the garage during the heat of the day is obviously an option, some folks find their happiness or make their money in their garages or workshops. But is suffering through oppressive heat the only way to stay productive all summer? Is there no hope for summertime garage projects? These smart, practical, and effective tips for how to cool a garage will help.
There are two basic types of garage door springs—extension and torsion. Here’s how to identify and replace them.
This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner upgrade her curb appeal by replacing her old garage door.
Assembling and hanging a new garage door with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
If you’re running out of storage or simply want to take advantage of unused wall space in your garage, shelves are the answer. These simple shelves are easy to build, sturdy, and inexpensive.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva heads to Chicago to transform a garage into a woodworking shop.
Big kids want to be on their own—and parents like to know where they are. For one family, bonus garage space just steps from the house offers the perfect hangout solution.
Whether you plan on using your garage as a working space for DIY projects or as a storage area, you’ll need it to be well-lit to navigate around the space. Keep reading for five garage lighting ideas and tips on adding light to your garage.
Protect your home and everything inside with these simple tips to help make your garage, an easy entry point for burglars, more secure.
For many of us, the garage door is the primary way we come and go. While replacing one is a big decision, it’s also an opportunity for a major upgrade. Here’s how to pick the right one.
Garage floor coatings add a durable and protective layer to your existing garage slab. Keep reading for our recommendations on the best garage floor coatings. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Read our guide to learn about the five best garage heaters on the market that will warm your garage and make the space usable during the cold winter months.
Read this guide to help you finish the garage floor with epoxy from preparation to the final top coat.
A messy garage makes it difficult to complete home improvement projects in your workspace and find the tools needed for those projects. Keep reading to learn about a few garage shelving solutions that will help declutter your garage. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Are you dealing with a garage door that won’t close? Don’t call the repair service just yet, as you might be able to fix it yourself. This guide will help point out some of the most common issues to look for when a garage door won’t close and how you can fix them
If you’re looking for a permanent storage solution for all of your home improvement tools, take a look at the best tool chest options available on Amazon.
Here are 14 garage organization ideas and tips to help start cleaning up and maximizing your garage space.
One the most cost-effective ways to gain bedroom space is to expand the area above your car’s resting spot with a garage add on.
Kevin O’Connor lends a hand to the garage door expert with his crew installing a steel insulated door.
A step-by-step guide to lighting the driveway with outdoor garage light fixtures with a motion sensor.
Here are the materials, insulation, installation, and maintenance considerations to help you select the best garage door for your home.
Few home improvement projects can transform your home as effectively as a new garage door, and today’s faux-wood doors are more energy-efficient and realistic than ever. Here’s what homeowners may not know about faux, and how to find the wood look you love with a fraction of the upkeep.
Find out how you can dramatically improve your home's curb appeal with one affordable, easy project.
A Tudor-influenced hodgepodge from the 1970s gets a much-needed makeover
With warmer weather on the horizon, now’s the time to whisk away winter’s salt and sand—and while the floor’s clear, clean up any oil spots and rust stains, too
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron replaces an old garage door opener with a smart opener in this edition of DIY Smarts.
Front-facing gables, a mix of siding, and Craftsman-style details make an unremarkable home into a standout
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron installs ultra-thin, LED lights on a garage to replace a broken floodlight.