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.

  • Helpful Tips on How to Build Your Own Wooden Carport

    Usually, people living in the country have space problems. Also, another thing that really bothers people living in the country a lot is the fact that there are a lot of birds flying around. In such instances, people every day find their cars covered in bird droppings. As a result, they have to get the dust and bird poop off the car every time they want to use their car to drive somewhere. This makes owning a wooden carport really essential. Carports are standalone structures that are useful for protecting cars and other vehicles from bird droppings as well as other elements like dust and dirt. These structures are either freestanding or built on top of secure foundations. If you also park your vehicles outside and birds faeces and other elements are also a trouble for your car and you, t... (More)
  • Wooden Garage Maintenance: Keeping Your Wooden Garage Beautiful

    It is a well-known fact that wooden garages, when compared to concrete garages, do not require as many building materials. Additionally, the laminated log cabins available these days are durable, eco-friendly and easy to maintain. Wooden garages are easy to maintain but they do need to be maintained in order to prevent the wood from decaying prematurely and to maximise their length of service. Log home maintenance is different from regular home maintenance. There are several issues concerned with log cabins or garages made of logs than the regular hardwood floors and concrete walls in homes. If you have a wooden garage then you have to take into consideration the proper care and maintenance of the log materials. Check the ceilings, walls and the floors regularly and decide if you need to ... (More)
  • An Alternative Extra Room - Wooden Garage

    Not everyone considers a garage an important and essential addition to a house, especially if a vehicle is used extensively and almost all day the space allotted for parking the vehicle lies empty. But, one can’t deny the fact that proper parking space is essential. A nice covered parking area doesn’t only protect your vehicle from dust, dirt and burglars, it also give your house a very proper and systematic look. In addition, a proper parking space is important if you have kids in your house and the available free space that is supposed to be their play space is being used by you to park your car. And also when gorgeous looking, spacious, sturdy wooden garages are easily available at pocket friendly rates then getting an ideal parking space for your car is also very easy. Now, we are... (More)
  • Keep Your Wooden Garage Warm in Winters Using These Effective Techniques

    When it’s cold outside and the roads are covered with snow and the temperature is continuously dropping, it becomes important that you keep every nook and cranny of your house warm and cosy. In such instances, keeping your log or wooden garage warm also becomes extremely important, especially when you use your wooden garage for a multitude of purposes (for more information about wooden garages click here). In areas where temperature gets really low, it often becomes difficult to keep a wooden garage warm. If you have been struggling to keep your log cabin warm and cosy, and you have been failing in your efforts, then worry not, here are few really effective and successful ways that can help you keep your wooden garage warm and comfortable. Close and seal all windows: Primarily and most... (More)
  • Planning Permission Requirements for Your Wooden Garage and Other Outbuildings

    As soon as one thinks about assembling a log cabin or wooden garage, the thought of planning permission or building permit immediately comes to mind. Certainly, it is extremely important that you find about any building permits before you invest in a log cabin. Here, we will be discussing the various planning requirements for a wooden garage that will help you understand and learn about the rules governing outbuildings. Nevertheless, consulting your local planning authority is highly recommended. Under UK planning laws, garages are referred to as ‘outbuildings’ along with greenhouses, sheds and other outer structures. Planning permission for garages differs from property to property. For example, if you reside in a Listed Building, you are not allowed to construct any outbuildings on ... (More)
  • What To Consider When Buying A Wooden Garage

    Things to keep in mind when buying a wooden garage. Seeing as the need to shelter one’s car is extremely important, it seems fortunate that log cabins also make great wooden garages. But when you look around or search online for a wooden garage, the wide availability of sizes, shapes, styles and wood types makes it extremely confusing for you to choose one that can best help you meet your requirements. If you are considering a wooden garage as your car shelter, then here are few things that you should consider. Keeping these things in mind won’t only make buying a wooden garage easier, you will also be able to choose the most suitable log cabin that can best help you meet your requirements. 1  Consider the real purpose of log cabins: the key reason behind the popularity of log cabin... (More)
  • 5 Tips for Maintaining Wooden Garage Door

    Maintaining the beauty and usefulness of your wooden garage door requires you to provide it with a little TLC through regular maintenance. Wood that is exposed to the sun and changes in the weather can begin to deteriorate and potentially break if it isn’t properly maintained. If you have invested in a beautiful wooden garage door, then I’m sure you want to help to keep it looking like it did when you first installed it. Below you will find 5 Tips for maintaining your wooden garage door so it will serve you proudly for many years to come.    1  Maintaining The Garage Door Opener on A Regular Basis Maintaining your wooden garage door means making sure that your garage door opener is working properly. If the garage door opener is not properly maintained, it may break or not operate c... (More)
  • Features and Benefits of Wooden Garages

    There are always advantages and disadvantages of any decision or purchase, and buying home garages is no exception to this. A home’s garage serves many purposes: from simply lending beauty and value to the home to adding security and protection for families and vehicles. It is important to do some research as well as contact a professional contractor before deciding or actually making a purchase. There are many options available on the market these days. One of the most popular choices today are wooden garages. Advantages In the past, garages erected from wood were the norm for families but recently technology has brought new choices in terms of different types of materials and pre-fabricated structures. Nonetheless, many individuals are revisiting the past for its nostalgia and remark... (More)

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