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Crafting the Perfect Garage “Man Cave” – The Electrical Logistics

man-caveMan caves, the place that is marked for handy work, sports games, and, most likely, a few cold ones. So how can you take your typical garage of a man cave and turn it into something a little bit more? The Fusion Electric team put together the logistical components that you will want to include.

A Work Bench Must – Outlets

Whether you need these for plugging in tools or a television, the garage man cave is never fully equipped without enough outlets. More specifically, you will want outlets that are found at bench height. We recommend placing outlets about 52” off of the floor. Remember, if you do not know what you’re doing, it is important to call an electrician when adding a new outlet.

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The Necessity: A Garage Heater

garage-space-heaterThe best man caves can be used year round, and more importantly, they are comfortable year round. When planning your garage man cave, be sure to include space for a garage heater. Places like Lowes and Home Depot sell all kinds of heaters specifically designed for garages. From heaters that hang on the ceiling to portable heaters, you have plenty of options to choose from.

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Let There Be Light

If you’re a handyman, you will find garage lighting to be very valuable. Why? Because it allows you to work day or night. Take this into consideration when you are laying out the perfect man cave. From long shop lights that hang over work benches to stand up work lights that are portable, there is something for everyone!

Looking for help turning your standard garage into the man cave that you want it to be? Give the Fusion Electric team a call today at 913-563-7975.