Often one of the most ignored and neglected rooms of the house, the garage can be a functional room, and even a retreat if you take care of it. Many men treat their garage as their personal "man cave"; keeping everything from their power tools to their beer fridge in it. Your garage need not be the room in which you stash all of your unwanted stuff.
A well-kept garage should have an electronic garage door. Look online or seek a professional for some Garage door servicing tips and keep your garage private and secure. A great garage door can provide a bit of insulation, let light in and keep your belongings safe.
The next step in making your garage an oasis is to have a tidy and livable space. Paint the walls with a neutral color such as tan or off-white to give your garage a fresh look. Put up posters or pictures and get a stereo or television. Purchase storage shelves or make some yourself by selecting some long boards and fashioning them into shelving units. It's perfectly acceptable to actually use these shelves for storage, but be sure to decorate your garage too! Make it a place that you enjoy being in. (more...)