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Tips for owners of wooden garages and carports

Wooden garages like other wooden buildings require some special knowledge and maintenance every owner should know. Here you will get acknowledged with all the different features and benefits of wooden garages, how you can take care of them and how to avoid damage from pests and environment, how to keep them beautiful, durable and long lasting. If you are a new owner of wooden garage and have no idea where to start, you'll be able to find many useful tips of maintenance, interior and exterior ideas and other needed information.

  • 6 Tips on How to Decorate Your Wooden Carport

    Sometimes we get tired of things the way they are. If you are ready for a change in your wooden carport, you have come to the right place! There are so many possible themes that it can be difficult to choose just one. In this article, we are going to give you 6 tips on how to decorate your wooden carport. Clean the Floor The first thing to tackle in all of these themes is the floor. Even if you don’t use it as the official bottom of your room, there is no reason it can’t be clean. Seriously. Clean it as best as you can with the tools you have. If you want the cleanest possible floor, rent a power washer or hire a professional. 6 Wooden Carport Themes Tip #1. Nature away from Nature If you live in a city, suburb, or other crowded area, you may not get all of the time in the great outdo... (More)
  • 6 Things You Need to Know about Wooden Garage Restoration

    If you own a wooden garage, it is no secret they require regular upkeep. However, you may be in a situation where it is too late for regular maintenance. Your building may need restoration. After so many years, all wooden structures show age. Sometimes, there may even be structural issues. It might be time to fix your garage if it makes your land look shabby. Your neighbors probably don’t appreciate it, and the eyesore lowers property value. If your wooden garage is in very bad shape it could even be a safety hazard. For the sake of everyone, it is time to refurbish your wooden garage. Anyone up to the necessary task should know a few important things about restoration. The following are the 6 most vital. #1. Assess the Damage The first thing you need to be prepared to do is assess your... (More)
  • Carport Made of Wood: Advantages and Disadvantages

    If you are in the market for a carport, it can be a confusing world out there! The different models, shapes, and colors are enough to decide! However, the material you choose for your building is the most important decision you will make. You can pick steel, aluminum, wood, or a combination. Many people opt for a carport made of wood, and who can blame them! Nonetheless, you must read this first if you are thinking of installing one. Even though wooden carports have many pros, there are also quite a few cons you should take into consideration. The following is a list of advantages and disadvantages to think about before you dive into the world of wooden carports. Advantages Aesthetically Pleasing It is true. Wood has an undeniably classical look. The other options, aluminum and steel, hav... (More)
  • The Most Important Tools to Have in Your Wooden Garage

    Are you building a new garage? Are you ready to upgrade your wooden garage? Either way, there are a few tools that are more important than others. If you have limited space, or have to share your space with storage, you may have to pick and choose. However, this list will allow you to decide what are the most important tools to have in your wooden garage. Not everyone needs every item, nor does everyone want every item. Furthermore, what you keep in your garage will be individualized to the activities you enjoy doing. Whether you are a carpenter or do car repair in your spare time, you are guaranteed to identify some important tools you are missing from your wooden garage. Hand Tools Although power tools make life a little bit easier, nothing can replace the utility of certain hand tools.... (More)
  • Is it Possible to Build a Carport in Early Spring?

    Instead of asking if it is possible to build a carport in early spring, you should be asking who wouldn’t build a carport in early spring? The fact is, the season responsible for budding trees and delicious smelling flowers has a dark side. Namely, the wicked weather that usually accompanies this breathtaking time of the year. No matter where you live, chances are the time after winter and before summer are full of destructive storms. Sometimes, these ferocious thunderstorms drop hail that can damage you car. Even if no white stones of ice fall from the sky, don’t forget about the wind gusts that accompany the rain. In certain areas, a grey sky means hiding in the basement to avoid tornadoes. Still other locations with a desert experience a different kind of storm. If you have ever be... (More)
  • Wooden Garages: Positive inside Features

    Wooden garages are quite popular and common in contemporary properties. Wood structures have always captured the attention and preference of most homeowners especially in terms of the overflowing benefits they have to offer. Opting for wooden garages instead of other construction materials is more preferable and beneficial because of the intrinsic properties of wood. Thus, timber garages offer a wide range of upsides from long-term durability to classic aesthetic appeal, among many others. Why go for wooden garages? The numerous features of wood as the main material for the construction of this type of garage are reasons enough why you should choose timber garage in the first place. Different types of garage could vary in layout and design. Some garages are integral parts of the primary r... (More)
  • Wooden Garage: 4 Hacks to Keep it Clean and Neat

    Now that you have done your spring-cleaning, most of the hard work is over. At this point, many wooden garage owners do nothing more until spring-cleaning the following year. However, this is not the time to sit on your haunches. Having everything clean and organized now is great, but what happens after a few weeks of consistent use? A few months? By the time a whole year rolls around, the whole wooden garage is in need of another deep clean. To keep everything neat and clean for more than 5 seconds, you will need a plan! Even if you think staying tidy isn’t possible for you, this isn’t true. In fact, these 4 hacks will keep your wooden garage clean and neat the whole year through! Top 5 Wooden Garage Hacks #1. Label Everything While some people decide to use plastic bins, others opt... (More)
  • 10 Things to Avoid When Installing Wooden Garage Flooring

    Garage floors can be tricky. Unlike flooring in homes, they need to be able to withstand a considering amount of tough wear and tear, such as several tons of automobile regularly going in and out of it. Not to mentions tools, project spaces, oil and other fluid spills...it can be a minefield of potential damage. Like wooden garages themselves, the floor needs to be treated carefully. If you are considering installing a new garage floor, you need to be sure to avoid certain common mistakes. Don’t Improperly Prepare Your Floor Before Applying Epoxy - Most flooring, unless it is poured concrete, is going to require some epoxy to secure it. You can’t just lay it down, however. Flooring has to be properly taken care of and prepared before laying epoxy down. That includes any time you may w... (More)
  • Which Carport is best for you

    After you have made the decision to build a carport instead of a garage, you need to decide on the next step - which carport is the most suitable to you. Money wise a carport is a very economical option comparing it to the cost of a garage, while still offering great protection from the sun, wind or snow. Time flies and you are still not sure what design of carport you would like to go ahead with? Here we will share some basic aspects you have to think about before the final decision as to which carport is ideal for you. To start with let's discuss what the difference is between the carport and the garage. A carport structure could be simply described with one word - shelter. The structure is an alternative design to a garage which has lower cost because it is not an enclosed building. It... (More)
  • Wooden Garage Door maintenance in Spring

    A well-maintained garage door is key to a long life of a wooden garage. This is the part that will be used the most and will have most wear and tear, therefore it has to be looked after properly. Garage doors are especially important in heated garages, as this is where most of the cold air will come through if it is not in mint condition. Even if the garage is not heated, cracked or broken seals will allow dust and draft into the garage. In many house designs, the garage will be situated under a room, and if there is cold air coming into the garage, this will also affect the overall warmth and heating bills of the house. The first step of maintaining your garage door is cleaning it! If your wooden garage door is made from steel, you might occasionally find some rust on it, in which case i... (More)

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