Some parts of the house are built for functionality over looks. Garages and basements may not be the prettiest places in your residence, but a home isn't quite a home without them��after all, you can't keep your power tools in the dining room, or install the furnace in your den. Here you'll find information on maintaining and getting the most out of these underappreciated features of your home, including tips on how to keep them safe from hazards, how to protect them from the elements, how to remodel them when the time comes, and just what you can do with them once you've got them the way you want.
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Garages are enclosed areas designed primarily to house automobiles. They are commonly affixed to homes and are usually accessible both through a large door which permits entrance to the vehicle and a smaller door which leads into the home itself.
Laundry is a chore that must be done. Unfortunately, there are not many people who truly enjoy doing laundry. To make the process less arduous, there are tools available to help improve the efficiency of the chore. At the minimum, keep two hampers around to hold dirty clothes, one for whites and one for colors.
As people have a tendency to store old or useless belongings in closets and garages, these end up being the two most cluttered areas in a home. The bathroom, due to the limited availability of room and sizeable collections of one's toiletries and appliances, can appear cluttered as well.