What’s In Your Loft

In past blogs we have shared some ideas for adding a custom loft.  Some owners will want a sports cave or man cave. Others will want a place to relax and hang out with friends which looks and feel more like a family room.  How do you build your mezzanine loft? The most popular structure is a staircase going up …

Paul D. ReynoldsWhat’s In Your Loft

Premier’s Road Trip Adventure

As part of the planning process for Premier Garage Condos, our sales manager, Don Nault took a road trip. He spent days on the road looking into a variety of condominium projects throughout Alberta, Idaho, Washington and BC. Talking to owners, managers and sales people Don learned what types of developments were having success and which ones were struggling. Learning …

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SEMA Show Finds Part 2

Cabinets were another big find at SEMA. We had a chance to personally see and feel the quality construction of products such as Rousseau and Borroughs. The variety of their storage solutions was mind-boggling and ranged from tire racks and traditional tool cabinets to hanging parts storage and wall mounted bumper racks. Of course, there was also the fun pieces …

Paul D. ReynoldsSEMA Show Finds Part 2

SEMA Show Finds Part 1

At the beginning of November, Premier Garage Condos attended the 2012 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. This is one of the single largest events that Las Vegas sees each year and boasts more than two million square feet in exhibits. The exhibits ranged from safety products, restoration parts, handling equipment mobile electronics, wheels and tires and …

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Dare to Dream

For today’s post we are going to dream.  The sky is the limit, cost is no obstacle. Set practicality and common sense aside and take some time to imagine what is possible… Check out this blog site that pictures beautiful retro cars, unique storage ideas and to die for exotics.                     …

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Get Wired

When planning your Premier Garage Condo, there are the more obvious choices you will have to make – type of flooring, whether you want a mezzanine or not and what types of storage and cabinetry. But don’t forget about some of the smaller things that can make a big difference in your enjoyment of your space. One of these things …

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Garage Condo Storage Ideas

A garage condo is a glorious thing. Lots of room for all the toys, the tools and maybe even some bikes or some of those boxes that have been sitting in your basement taking up space for years. But how do you make sure you don’t have a jumbled mess when you move into your condo? The possibilities for storage …

Paul D. ReynoldsGarage Condo Storage Ideas

Magnificent Mezzanines

Once you have made the decision to purchase a garage condo, the fun stuff begins – deciding how to customize your space! One of the options you have available is adding a mezzanine to your condo. The mezzanine is a great way to optimize your square footage because it uses up otherwise unoccupied space. In fact, you can probably get …

Paul D. ReynoldsMagnificent Mezzanines

Making a Man Cave

Someone who is not a garage guy but a very interesting blogger, Root Simple, highlighted something that I love to talk and write about – the Man Cave. He spotted a special-edition magazine from the publishers of WOOD Magazine yesterday at the checkout line in Home Depot. He says: “According to Manland, the “ultimate man cave site,” this magazine is …

Paul D. ReynoldsMaking a Man Cave

Man Caves of All Types

Man caves in a garage don’t have to be about cars or motorcycles.  I saw a photo today of a “golf cave” where a man had converted part of his garage into virtual golf course. That would not take up very much of the large garages we are developing in Spruce Grove. I can see some of our buyers looking …

Paul D. ReynoldsMan Caves of All Types