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Garage Transformation

Custom garages can be a money sink that doesn't pay off. With a do-it-yourself remodel, you can save money. Learn how to install a floating wall, a doggie door and custom cabinets to transform your garage.

Tyler Depew and Tia Pedrett decide that on a $4,000 budget, a garage workshop is a more realistic remodel than refinishing their basement. Will their equity boost make a garage upgrade worthwhile or will this end up as a pet project?

Add your own customizations to your garage.

  • Time


  • Price Range

    $2,500 - $5,000

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Install a Top Floating Wall

With garage remodels, ceilings are often a concern. One way to solve this issue is to build a top floating wall. Learn how to build and install a top floating wall with these easy step-by-step instructions.

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate


How to Install a Doggie Door

With garage remodels, don't forget your pets. Adding a dog door is a great tool for animal care. Learn how to install a doggie door in your garage with these easy step-by-step instructions.

  • Time


  • Price Range

    $500 - $1,000

  • Easy/Moderate


How to Install Custom Cabinets

With any remodel, customizing your home is a must. Don't stop with room design, build cabinets tailored to your needs. Learn how to make custom cabinets with this easy project.





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