If you would like to build sturdy garage overhead mightyshelves as described in my earlier post here, but don’t have attic space above your garage, one of several alternative hardware support methods is required. The original design for these shelves uses threaded rod with washers and nuts. You run a piece of threaded rod through the shelving and up into the attic space where it is secured to a block with washers and nuts that is fastened to the top of the bottom chord of the trusses. But you can only use this method when you have accessible attic space above. When you don’t, (when your house has living space above your garage for example), you’ll need to use an alternative hardware support method. Read more…
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Would you like custom built-ins without the custom built-in price tag? Frame them! Ealier this year I finished a basement for some customers who wanted some built-in bookshelves with a toy chest, and a TV area with shelves and component cubbies. It took a little more work and material with the framing, sheetrock, trim and painting stages of the project, but saved them money over going with custom built-in cabinets.
Scheduling is a key component of managing any construction project. I recently completed a partial basement finish with a large family room, kid’s study, and some storage closets, in just 3 weeks. Here’s how I scheduled the work so that it could be finished in just 16 work days:
What could possibly make you feel more MANLY than having a workbench, either in an unfinished basement, garden shed or garage? It can be a place to get away for a minute to work on a project or fix something, and also a place to keep your tools organized.
With warm spring days on the way, many of you will be doing some spring cleaning. Do you have a place where you can put away all your winter/seasonal items? By installing overhead garage shelving you can easily add 200 square feet of storage to a typical 2-car garage. Imagine organizing all the items cluttering your home in bins on these garage overhead mightyshelves.