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Visit your local Container Store, they have great closet and shelving systems. We have a set in our Showroom and several of our customers have used them for laundry rooms and one is building their entire new master closet out of their product.
Hi Anthony. There are several types fo shelving especially well suited to a garage. Garage shelving generally needs to be able to hold higher weight capacites than, say, pantry shelving. You want something rated for at least 50 punds per lnear foot. "On Wall" shelving should be easily adjustable with the ability to add more shelves in the future with a minumum of effort. Epoxy coated wire shelves will hold up well in a garage environment - better than melamine or foil faced shelving. Wire shelves also don't collect dust like solid shelves will. Shelves can be mounted to vertical standards that are secured to the wall, or can be installed on a slot wall system which will also allow for other types of storage accessories to be used along with your shelving. You may also consider extra heavy duty and deep shelving (24" deep) higher on the wall, above your head. These are great for large bulky or seasonal items like coolers, holiday decorations, lawn furniture cushions and the like. Hope this helps!
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Sealing the floor with an epoxy or sealer is a great feature like Bob said. Also make it a hang out with cool furniture and theme it to match what you love...
A finished room over the garage is a great place for guests to stay on your property and not feel like they are "in the way" from Inlaws to old friends the Guest suite can be an amazing place to get away
If the ultimate work shop is your flavor look into conditioned space or controling the moisture
- Note check building codes and NEVER use existing HVAC for garage area space to be applied to cool/ heat. mixing living space and garage space on the same system is very dangerous due to gases and fumes.
SPOUSE TIP: Always look to an expert and Let your loved one do what they do best and Outsorce the rest
Check our www.slide-lok.com. See if they have any dealers in your town. They manufacturer a Polyaspartic floor coating product that is the best in the industry. It has to be applies professionally, but you will be very happy with the final product.
Bob Davis, CEO/Presiden
Garage Floor Outfittes
Is your garage attached to the house or is it on its own? If it is attached is there living space above the garage? Are you looking to insulate the walls and ceiling? Are you going to drywall the garage? I would suggest using batt insulation, with a vapor barrier. I would then drywall everything. Before you drywall I would make sure that you have all the electrical and anything else that you want in the walls installed.
This is a common problem with many homeowners with rooms above the garage. There really isn't a solution to completely remedy your problem. Here are a few suggestions to help alleviate the harshness of the extreme temperature changes.
1. Check the insulation above the room and make sure its at least R-60.
2. Insulate attic kneewalls if you have some with R-19 and then with foam board.
3. Air seal any holes from wires, pipes, vents or ducts to that room.
4. Insulated Garage doors help a lot.
These are some things you can do yourself that will help make your room more comfortable. It's a good idea to hire a professional to perform a whole house energy audit and complete HVAC system check.
We have had a lot of positive results with these options and I hope they help you too.
All the best,
Aladdin Insulation and Home Improvements
STEP 1. This is a very common for homes with room(s) obove a garage. Replacing the window (s) in the bedroom may not solve your entire problem if the glass package you select does not include a high performance heat reflectant type glass. Which ever manufacturer you decide, its best to pay the additional cost and upgrade to thier best performance glass. If you have already invested in new windows then check your paperwork to see if there is a greater performance glass option you can upgrade with for that type window . This is a simple process and can greatly reduce your Solar Heat Gain for minimal investment.
STEP 2. Select a certified insulation professional in your area to provide you with a "critical point air seal". Properly applied by a certified professional at upper and lower rim joists in this room aproximatly 1' in width by 2" in thickness. Air sealing the upper and lower rim is a minimal investment and provides a significant and noticable change in comfort with a quick ROI. Consider this service for the entire home.
Colorado Home Exterior
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