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Spring Cleaning Tips: How to Clean Oil Off a Concrete Garage Floor

how to clean oil off a concrete garage floor

Imagine this: you’re changing the oil in your beloved sports car or family minivan and you accidentally knock over the bottle, creating a large, expanding oil stain on your concrete garage floor. Because concrete is so porous, it effectively acts as a sponge, soaking up the liquid and creating a stain. Regardless of what cleaning solution you use, cleaning oil and grease stains often requires quite a bit of scrubbing, but these solutions will help you restore your garage floor to its original beauty. Here’s how to clean an oil spill in your garage* the right way. Continue reading

How to Get Rid of Mice in the Garage (And Keep Them Out!)

How to Get Ride of Mice in Garage

During the cold weather months, it’s not unusual for mice to begin their search for warmth and food, and your garage could be providing both.  Keeping pests out of your garage isn’t just for your own peace of mind. Mice can carry dangerous parasites and diseases. Plus, they can chew through electrical wiring, build nests, and even chew holes through your walls.  Here’s how to get rid of mice and keep them out.   Continue reading

How to Re-Organize Your Garage This Spring


“Honey, where should this extra box go? And what about these old books?”

“Ah, just put them in the garage! We’ll figure it out later.”

Does this exchange sound familiar? Many homeowners can relate. In fact, for the great majority of us, garages can quickly become a space for hoarding things we don’t truly need.

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How to Keep Pests Out of Your Garage


You park your car in the garage. You step outside of the car and ack! A trail of ants is marching across the floor in front of you—or worse, you spot a rat scurrying to its newest hiding place. Not fun! This Halloween season, how can you keep those spooky little critters out of your garage? Read on for tips and tricks from your Portland, OR-area garage experts.

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