autoMedia Presents 10 Money-Saving Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Green Garage

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A “green garage” is more than a garage built with natural materials. It’s also an energy-efficient car care and storage haven free of toxins and safety hazards. Here are 10 smart ways to create a safe, organized, money-saving green garage.

Top 10 Green Garage Ideas

Top 10 Green Garage Ideas

There are green garage options for every budget.—a premier online provider of free do-it-yourself car care and driving advice—presents the 10 best ways to create a clean, green garage that can ultimately lower monthly utility bills, reduce toxins and exposure to household pollutants, yield better storage and organization, and provide a family-friendly “safe zone,” according to autoMedia’s Top 10 Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Green Garage.

Greening a garage can be done in steps or completed in a single weekend. Begin by clearing out the clutter, taking any excess paint, chemicals and electronics to a local recycling facility, donating old toys and exercise equipment to a good cause, and getting things off the floor. Garage safety should always be a priority. Now add these 10 energy-efficient features for a green, clean car care and storage center:

1.    Air-Tight Garage Doors
2.    Lockable Tool Chests
3.    Eco-Friendly Flooring
4.    OSHA-Compliant Oily Waste Cans
5.    Wall-Mount Organization Systems
6.    Flammable Storage Lockers
7.    LED Lighting
8.    Weather-Tight Insulation
9.    Renewable-Wood Storage Cabinets
10.    Hybrid Car, Truck or SUV

“Consumers and homeowners committed to safety, DIY car care, energy efficiency, and the environment can benefit from one or all of these ideas,” said Marshall Flemion, president of “There are green garage options for every budget.”

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