How to Use a Shop Vacuum to Its Fullest Potential

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You’ve probably owned a shop vacuum at some point, own one now, or heard plenty of recommendations to buy one, but few people know how to use a shop vacuum to its fullest potential. A shop vacuum (or wet/dry vacuum) is commonly referred to as a “Shop Vac” which is actually one brand of shop … Read more

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

5 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

How to Clean Oil Spills From 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 (5 Methods)

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 for removing rust from tools range from using harsh chemicals and lots of elbow grease to biodegradable rust … 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

8 Best Shop Vacuums for Quick Wet or Dry Cleanup

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A shop vacuum is a must-have piece of equipment for every garage. The amount of “stuff” that can be cleaned up with it is incredible. Shop vacuum uses range from sucking up potting soil, sawdust, spider webs, paint chips, and water to blowing away leaves to filling up inflatable pools. When a water pipe in … 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 Other Pests 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