How to Get Dog and Cat Urine Smell Out of Concrete

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Sometimes accidents happen even with the best of pets. A little vinegar is often enough to clean the carpet, but your garage can be a lot tougher. The following tips can help you remove pet urine out of concrete so your basement or garage won’t suffer from that little “oops” moment. Getting Started Unlike carpets … Read more

Best Concrete Sealers for Garages and Driveways

Concrete floors may be slowly gaining popularity in homes, but they’ve been a staple for both garages and outdoor use for a long time. Over time, these surfaces need maintenance, and you can’t go wrong with as good sealer. Each of the following products are potentially the best concrete sealer for their type. Our 5 … Read more

Cleaning Oil Spills in Your Garage or Driveway

An oil spill in your driveway or garage is unsightly, messy, and can even be dangerous. It may happen when you’re changing your vehicle’s oil, or if it leaks oil or maybe you accidentally knocked over an oil canister. No matter HOW the spill occurs, promptly cleaning it up will help reduce the possibility of … Read more

How to Remove Rust from Tools

Keeping your tools free of rust can be a chore, especially in humid zones. No matter where you live or how much hard use you put your tools through, there is a rust removal solution. Your options range from using harsh chemicals and lots of elbow grease to biodegradable rust removal. If you like to … Read more

Best Air Movers for a Breath of Fresh Air

You should never confuse an air mover (sometimes referred to as a utility fan) with an ordinary fan. Air movers provide a constant, targeted blast of air, and offer a much higher output than an ordinary fan, yet are much smaller than industrial-sized fans that move comparable amounts of air. Because of their compact size, … Read more

How to Dispose of Old Gas, Paint, or Motor Oil

We all know the feeling. You’ve had those old cans of paint or cans of stale gas lying on the shelves in your garage for years with the constant attention of getting rid of them at some point. Of course, now that you’ve finally decided to get around to cleaning the garage out, you realize … Read more

The Best Shop Vacuums That Really Suck

A shop vacuum is a must-have piece of equipment for every garage. The amount “stuff” that can be cleaned up with it is incredible. Potting soil, sawdust, spider webs, paint chips, water, dog messes, and even engine oil spills are easily and effortlessly cleaned up. When a water pipe in the house has a leak, … Read more

12 Steps to an Organized Garage

Is your garage so full of clutter that you can’t even fit your car in there anymore? Have you been in the unfortunate position of having to purchase an item you already own because you can’t find it in the disorganized mess? Wouldn’t it be great to have a garage that can house your car and … Read more

How to Get Rid of Mice and Critters in Your Garage

Rodents are recognized carriers of disease and can cause a lot of destruction to your garage and home. Whether you have mice, voles, rats, squirrels or other critters, getting rid of them can result in peace of mind and tremendous savings. It’s also important to understand that time is NOT on your side, since rats … Read more

How to Refinish a Deck and Make it Look Like New

A deck can look absolutely beautiful when it’s originally constructed. But gradually, the deck fades and turns gray. Even if the deck still serves its original purpose, you may miss its original beauty. Fortunately, there are ways to restore a deck to its original beauty. It isn’t difficult to learn how to refinish a deck. … Read more