The garage: It’s where we park our cars and store our stuff. Garages, whether attached or detached, add a great deal of value. However, no garage is complete without its share of cool gadgets! Here are seven of our favorite products that will have you immediately declaring I want that for your garage, vehicle, or both.
Take a drab, stained or chipped concrete floor to the next level with epoxy coating. Epoxy flooring won’t stain or chip, is easy to clean, and keeps your garage looking tidy. Additionally, epoxy – when professionally installed – is damage and chemical resistant, safe and low maintenance. It is available in your choice of more than 14 colors.
Have you ever driven away from home wondering if you left the garage door open? With a smart garage door opener, you can monitor and operate your door using your smartphone from virtually anywhere in the world; assuming you have a reliable Internet connection. Whether you’re upstairs, at the office or on vacation, you’re always in control. You can also receive notifications whenever your door is opened or closed.
Emergency Roadside Kit
Getting stranded with a dead car battery or being caught off guard by a flat tire is not only stressful, but potentially dangerous, which is why it’s a good idea to store an emergency roadside kit in the trunk of your car. You can either purchase a roadside kit online or build your own. A well-stocked kit is composed of both first-aid and automotive emergency items, including (but not limited to):
- Paper towels
- First Aid items
- Fix-a-Flat sealant
- Tire pressure gauge
- Coolant (one gallon min)
- Motor oil (one quart min)
- Flares or triangle reflectors
- Non-perishable food and bottled water
- A portable jump starter kit or jumper cables
Whether you share your garage with another car or space is at premium, a laser parking assistant takes the guesswork out of parking by telling you exactly when and where to stop. A laser beam switches on as soon as you enter the garage and guides you to the correct (predetermined) spot. No more need to inch back or forth. Best of all, they’re easy to install.
It’s inevitable. From the grocery store, pediatrician’s office or local entertainment venue, today’s families are always on the go. Make car rides easier with Travel Tray; an innovative two compartment snack and drink travel tray. It can be taken anywhere and fits conveniently into vehicle, car seat and stroller cup holders. 100% food grade safe; BPA-free, PHT-free, and PVC-free; as well as top rack dishwasher safe for easy cleanup.
When you replace your garage door with a single-layer, embossed steel door with new galvanized steel hinges and nylon rollers, you’ll see a 76.9 percent return on investment (ROI). Garage door models are available in a full range of materials, colors, and styles. You can also choose from a variety of window designs, insulation, and decorative hardware to match any home’s architecture.
Make your vehicle a smart car with Automatic. Designed to plug conveniently into your vehicle’s diagnostics port to monitor things like fuel efficiency, driving habits, and diagnostics. This, in turn, allows you to save money on gas and repairs; diagnose your service engine soon light; never forget where you parked; and get emergency help in the event of an accident. Supports iOS and Android.