12 Different Types of Sanders and Their Uses

There are many different types of sanders out there, each with their own special purpose. You may have heard of all of these types, used some of them, or they may be totally new to you. Below you’ll find the most common types of sanders listed, what they’re used for, how they work, and pictures … Read more

4 Types of Garage Openers – Which is Best?

Have you thought about replacing your old garage door opener or do you want to add modern convenience to your old manual garage door? It’s a question many homeowners ask themselves, but once you’ve decided to add extra functionality to your garage, the next obvious step is to ask yourself “what kind of garage door … Read more

6 Common Garage Door Issues You May Not Know About

If you’re a homeowner with a garage and you use it routinely, it’s easy to overlook some common issues that may arise from constant use. Life is always on the move, work and school may take up your schedule and monthly bills keep coming, so it’s no surprise that most people don’t necessarily find the … Read more

How to Keep Your Tools From Rusting and Working Like New

A translation of an old French saying is “A bad craftsman blames his tools.” As any good mechanic or craftsmen will tell you though without well-maintained tools it doesn’t matter how skilled the hand holding it is. Keeping your hand tools in working order is an essential part of being a mechanic or craftsman. However, … Read more

How to Take Care of Your Power Tools (the Right Way)

“A poor workman blames his tools” is an old saying among craftsmen. If you do not take care of your tools, it won’t just be an old saying… it will be true. Power tools especially, will not perform if they are allowed to deteriorate for lack of care. Proper care also means they will be … Read more

5 Tips for Installing a New Garage Door Opener

It is a warm spring day and you’ve decided to finally install that new garage door opener. Perhaps your door is currently a manual, but probably more likely that you have a slow or noisy door opener, or have just gotten tired of the door opening whenever the neighbors across the street change the channel … Read more

3 Ways to Store Bikes in Your Garage

Everyone who has a garage will probably agree that they fill up quicker than you can imagine. This is especially true with a family. You have your car(s), outdoor power equipment, workbench, all your tools, and toys for the kids. Finding a good spot to store your bicycles is often an afterthought. If everybody in the … Read more

5 Tips For Clearing Garage Clutter To Make Life Easier

Garage clutter is something that every homeowner is pretty much guaranteed to experience at least once. Because the garage is typically the last stop for items on their way out the house, they simply get stuck. It doesn’t always happen at once either. A cluttered garage happens over time until suddenly you can’t park your … Read more

9 Ways to Save Space in a Crowded Garage

For most of us, the garage is a multi-purpose room that acts as a storage unit, a workshop, and a place to park the car. But these various uses all require space, and it probably doesn’t take long to fill the garage up and make it difficult to move around or even find the things … Read more

How to Stop Tool Theft and Recover Stolen Tools

For a craftsman, losing some or all of your tools to theft means missing work and being able to perform to your full potential. Even a home DIYer would be without the use of their tools and hundreds or even thousands of dollars in personal property. The nicer the tool (think Snap-on or Matco), the higher … Read more