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Make your Man Cave even more Manly

Posted on 18 September 2017 by Tracey

There are many ways to convert your garage into your personal man cave, but how about making it even more manly with simple DIY furniture hacks. Grab a pint with the lads and retreat to your cave! What’s on your bucket list? This handy sign can create a relaxed atmosphere in your man cave, beer […]

4 DIY Garden Hacks for kids

Posted on 23 August 2017 by Tracey

Wouldn’t you agree most kids love arts and crafts and getting involved with whatever you’re doing? How about putting their imaginative young minds to use with easy and fun DIY garden hacks. From the home to the garden, there are loads of DIY projects that kids and parents can enjoy together. Here are a few: […]

4 Ingenious ways to spruce up your man cave

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Beer Cap Coasters There’s no doubt that you’ll accumulate a lot of beer caps when you’re sitting in your man cave, watching the footie or chilling with your mates. Why don’t you put those beer caps to use by turning them into nifty coasters? Collect a selection of your favourite bottled brews (6 caps per […]

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Three Ways Pallets Can Transform Your Garage

Posted on 14 August 2017 by Tracey

Transforming your garage into the space you’ve always wanted needn’t cost the earth. We’ve got some great tips for different ways you can easily and cheaply convert your garage into the extension you’ve always wanted, and what’s more, all of these looks can be achieved with a few simple tools and some elbow grease. Here […]

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How to Build a Shoe Rack

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Tracey

Did you know that the average British woman now owns a whopping 21 pairs of shoes? And she doesn’t even wear 9 pairs of them! That can only mean one thing – we need storage, and we need it fast. However, there’s one very big issue with store-bought shoe racks – one size most definitely […]

5 Ways to Cool Beer Without a Fridge

Posted on 26 April 2017 by EasyFit

Have you ever found yourself reaching for a beer only to find that it’s still warm? Maybe you’re out in the wilderness on a camping trip, down at the beach or even off on a picnic. In any case, far from electricity and the convenience of a cold fridge, you’ve been left to your own […]

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Garage Door

Posted on 25 April 2017 by EasyFit

Guest Blog by Geoffrey Towers – Easyfit Customer If you had told me all those years ago, when I was full of … beans, that one day I would buy a semi-detached, mock Tudor house in a beautiful area of south London, I’d have said you were mad. But here I am years later, with […]

How to Clean Your BBQ

Posted on 20 April 2017 by EasyFit

There’s nothing quite like a bit of outdoor cooking to round off a warm and sunny Saturday, but unfortunately BBQ grills do require a little care and maintenance to keep them in good condition. But don’t let this put you off! Cleaning your BBQ is actually much quicker and easier than you may think. Here’s […]

4 Crafty Ways to Use Wine Corks

Posted on 22 February 2017 by EasyFit

We’ve been through Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day AND National Drink Wine Day… That should accumulate a lot of wine corks right? If you’ve been clever enough to save the corks from all of that social wine drinking, then you’re in for a treat. We’ve put together the best ways you can […]

DIY: How to turn everyday household items into handy tools!

Posted on 12 December 2016 by EasyFit

Ever found yourself stuck at home without the right tools? Our infographic below shows you how to turn simple, everyday items in your house into handy tools!

Infographic: How to create a Home Gym in your Garage

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Say goodbye to gym memberships, and hello to working out in the comfort of your own home! Check out our helpful infographic below for all the best tips and tricks to creating a home gym.

10 Creative DIY Hacks To Help Improve Your Home

Posted on 24 November 2016 by EasyFit

Do you lack the ‘DIY’ knowledge required to carry out tasks around the home? We’ve put together 10 easy tricks that will make improving your homes appearance a walk in the park! 1. Use old door knobs for hanging towels Simply attaching old door knobs to the wall is a quick and easy way of […]

DIY Or Call In The Pros?

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Your property can take a beating during the summer months with the heat and increased presence of friends and family. Now that we’re into the colder months we need to ensure that our homes are in tip top condition to keep us warm over Christmas. Many home improvement jobs are easy DIY projects; others, not […]

Making Your Garage Child Friendly

Posted on 25 October 2016 by EasyFit

Turning your garage into a fun and safe place for your kids is a great idea. Although most people need their garage for storage or more commonly, a car, if you don’t need the space, then why not make it somewhere for your kids to have some fun? We’ve put together the top 5 items […]

Spook up Your Garage This Halloween

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It’s Halloween season and what better way to spook your treat or treaters than to give your garage the full-on scare factor! We’ve dusted off the best blood-curdling DIY hacks to transform your garage into your very own darkness of doom. 1) The Pumpkin Pumpkins have always been a must for anyone looking to spook […]

DIY: Perfecting the Mighty Workbench

Posted on 29 September 2016 by EasyFit

Whether you’re a dab hand at DIY, or have recently bought your own home and are just starting to dabble in repairs and renovations, it’s well worth having a garage workbench to make those DIY jobs just a little easier. Wooden workbenches can be used for a number of tasks, including sanding and sawing. There […]

Dummies Guide to Installing a Garage Door

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More and more of us are choosing roller garage doors over the more traditional canopy style due to the many advantages this innovative design can bring. They’re ideal for homeowners with short driveways, enabling them to drive right up to the door and ensure they’re car is not blocking the road. They’re also great for […]

The Tech Security Wishlist for the Paranoid

Posted on 14 August 2016 by EasyFit

As we live in a world where the technological edge is evolving on a seemingly daily basis, it should come as no surprise that such innovations are now making their way into our very homes. While some of these devices may appear as if they were taken out of a science fiction film, the truth […]

Infographic: How To Turn Your Old Phone into a Security Camera

Posted on 24 December 2014 by EasyFit

Christmas is a time for celebration, but all too often people let down their guard down and security can become an issue. As a way to save wastage and improve security, we’ve put together a guide for turning that old smartphone of yours into a live-streaming security camera for your home.

Infographic: Christmas Security: How to Keep The Grinch Away

Posted on 28 November 2014 by EasyFit

This infographic has everything you need to know about Christmas home security. Since it’s a rather grim subject (no-one wants to get robbed on Christmas eve!), we decided to write our tips in rhyme and give it a Dr. Seuss twist! We hope you enjoy this infographic and remember to stay safe this holiday season!

Could You Create The Next Google From Your Garage?

Posted on 20 October 2014 by EasyFit

It’s amazing to think that not much more than ten years ago, the colossus that now is Google, with its sprawling technology empire that includes AdWords, YouTube and its Android smartphone and tablet operating system, was just starting out in a garage rented from a friend. This exact point was what the current chairman of […]

The Most Expensive Garages in the World

Posted on 16 October 2014 by EasyFit

Tom Gonzales’ Garage This impressive garage has been valued at a cool six million dollars and belongs to software engineer Tom Gonzales. This ultimate garage was built to protect and house Gonzales’ luxurious car and motorcycle collection and can be found at Lake Tahoe in Nevada. The garage is so large that it resembles a […]

Dangerous War Artefacts Found in Man’s Garage

Posted on 22 September 2014 by EasyFit

The great British garage has long become synonymous with clutter and the storage of anything other than cars and accessories. For many, the humble garage is viewed as a monument to motor vehicles, a shrine to scrap and protector of precious paraphernalia across the land. Or in Alan Tissington’s case, a veritable treasure trove of […]

The Worst Security Breaches at the White House

Posted on 5 September 2014 by EasyFit

The President of the United States is likely to be one of the most well-protected men in the world and the same can be said of his official residence, the White House. However, this does not mean that there have not been security breaches at the iconic building at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and the following […]

5 Extreme Home-Made Security Devices

Posted on 27 August 2014 by EasyFit

In this day and age we can buy all sorts of security systems to protect our homes and this choice ranges from wireless devices to monitor your home and remote garage door openers (to avoid key locks), to light and motion sensors which will alert you to intruders in your home, via your mobile phone. […]

DIY Hacks for Summer – Saving Space

Posted on 22 July 2014 by EasyFit

There are always additional modifications you can do at home, whether it’s in the kitchen, living room or the garage. But it’s during the Summer that people tend to really get into the DIY spirit and start tinkering with things to make life a little easier. Maybe it’s the weather, longer days and better weather […]

Bodyslamming Craze – Will Garage Doors Survive?

Posted on 10 July 2014 by EasyFit

It seems in this day and age trends can come out of literally nowhere, with the strangest things piquing people’s interest. This certainly seems to be the case with “bodyslamming”, the latest up-and-coming craze which has originated in Elk Grove, a small Californian town. “Bodyslamming” seems to be the act of throwing yourself at a […]

What’s in your Garage? Supercar Heaven

Posted on 19 June 2014 by EasyFit

With the recent commercial gaming success of Grand Theft Auto V last year, this long-awaited title saw Millions of people spend literally Millions of dollars on the highly-anticipated title. Gamers could play this “real-world” simulation in a multitude of ways and experience thousands of different locations in-game. The predominant part of the game is made […]

Man Cave vs BatCave

Posted on 19 May 2014 by EasyFit

Everyone knows that when it comes to hideouts, Batman’s is the best. Built underneath his huge mansion, filled with all the gadgets a superhero could want and with the Batmobile on standby it really is a man’s haven. It’s the holy grail of bedrooms. The Fortress of Solitude for every man who wants his own […]

Automatic Garage Doors: Convenience Or Security?

Posted on 15 May 2014 by EasyFit

We all take garage doors for granted as safe, secure and impenetrable and in most cases that is true. However, automatic garage doors can open up security holes which, as long as you are aware of them you can be vigilant and combat against those taking advantage of them. Our reliance on automatic appliances has […]

Garage Sale Discoveries

Posted on 17 April 2014 by EasyFit

The garage sale is an American tradition that is somewhat bewildering to us Brits – most of us wouldn’t dream of turning out the dusty contents of our garage for all the world to see. Car boot sales are more our style, a safe distance from our home and the judgement of our neighbours! But […]

Business Owner Opens Tattoo Parlour Garage

Posted on 15 April 2014 by EasyFit

Here at Easy Fit we were interested to read a story involving an American business owner’s battle to open a tattoo parlour from his garage. According to Ohio newspaper the Columbus Dispatch, neighbours had a problem with the unconventional proposal, but were eventually overruled by the local board. Eric Waterfield, from Delaware County, used to […]

Starting a Business from Your Garage

Posted on 22 November 2013 by EasyFit

Amazon, Apple, Disney – all massive, multi-billion pound companies that are rumoured to have started in a humble garage. It’s the entrepreneurs’ dream – the little start up business that busts out of the garage and into the world. All you need is a little bit of money and a lot of ideas. Have you […]

Bonfire Night Security Tips

Posted on 25 October 2013 by EasyFit

Have you got any plans for bonfire night? Of course you have! With Diwali on November 3rd and Guy Fawkes night on the 5th, the first week of November will be filled with celebration, with public and private displays happening up and down the country. But while most view November 5th as a chance to […]

Garage Door Art

Posted on 28 March 2013 by EasyFit

In this article we wanted to take a detour from our usual themes of maintenance and home security and opt for something a little more light-hearted. It is nearly Easter, after all. When browsing the web recently, we were surprised by the range of garage door artwork out there. If you’ve ever wanted to transform […]

Insulation for the Garage

Posted on 14 February 2013 by EasyFit

The final part of the guide to securing your garage centres on the role of insulation in the home. The cost of heating a home increases all the time, and it is becoming harder and harder for families and homeowners to afford the rising rates of electricity and gas. The issue here is that they […]

Great Uses For Your Garage… And How To Make Them Safe

Posted on 15 January 2013 by EasyFit

This section of the guide will take a look at great uses for the garage, and how to safeguard your garage accordingly… In order to fully secure your garage, it’s important to know exactly what you are going to use it for, so that you can put all the safety and security measures in place. […]

Looking After Your Garage – Part Two

Posted on 28 December 2012 by EasyFit

The fourth part of A GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR GARAGE follows on from Part One of LOOKING AFTER YOUR GARAGE, and looks at other forms of maintenance that can help keep your garage secure… Your garage door is arguably the most important part of your garage to keep in good working order because this is […]

Looking After Your Garage – Part One

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The next step in A GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR GARAGE looks at how you can take care of your garage, starting with your garage door, with a second part to follow which focuses on the garage as a whole… LOOKING AFTER YOUR GARAGE The terms ‘maintenance’ and ‘DIY’ are enough for some homeowners to run […]

The Importance of Home Security

Posted on 12 November 2012 by EasyFit

The second part of A GUIDE TO SECURING YOUR GARAGE centres on the importance of home security… For many victims of burglaries and home related crimes, the whole experience is incredibly traumatic, and can have serious, long-lasting effects. Anybody who has ever watched an episode of Crimewatch on the BBC will know that these instances […]

A Guide to Securing Your Garage

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This detailed guide to securing a garage will come in a series of blog posts. The first is an introduction to the guide… Your garage is an important part of your home, and safeguarding it against thieves and vandals should be an integral part of any home security plan. 245,317 burglaries were recorded in 2011/12, […]

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