Did you know that your garage doesn’t have to stay unfinished or just hold vehicles? Instead, there are many different ways you can use it to its fullest potential. In this guide, we go over six different ways you can utilize your garage.
One of the most common things homeowners convert their garage into is an at-home gym. Your garage is the perfect place to do this because you do not have to do too much renovation to it. Plus, you can easily open or close the garage door to stay warm or cool off. To learn how you can create an at-home gym, check out this guide.
Sometimes you just do not have enough space in your home to store everything. And that is a-okay. Instead, use that additional space in your garage as a storage center. When we say storage, we are not talking about just throwing everything in there and calling it a day. We mean that you need to organize things properly. For example, you will want storage containers like boxes, kits, etc. You will also want to label these boxes so you know what is in them. Then, you will want to create an organized filing system for everything. If you are having trouble, we recommend working with a personal organizer. Give us a call, and we will give you our recommendations.
If you need space for your hobby, then converting your garage into a hobby room is a great choice for you. Whether you like to build model trains or craft, your garage can be the perfect place to do it all. We recommend adjusting the airflow and quality to match what your hobby needs. For example, some crafting supplies or antiques cannot withstand high or low temperatures. That is why you would need to control the temperature in the room.
With many companies choosing to let their employees work from home, homeowners need a space dedicated just for work. And you can do that in your garage. This room may need a little work if you do not have temperature control or much lighting. You will need to renovate the room, and our team of experts can help. For more inspiration, check out this guide on how to create an at-home office.
Some houses are too small to hold everyone in the house. Or maybe you want to take on an extra tenant. If you have a large enough garage, then you can have a bedroom conversion. When it comes to a bedroom conversion, there are many steps you need to take — adding insulation and flooring, painting, airflow and more. If you plan to go this route, we recommend working with a team of skilled professionals to get the job done. You do not want to cause additional time, cost and stress by completing the project on your own.
Another common way homeowners switch their garage is to make it into a laundry room. Many garages even include washer and dryer connection ports. However, you can take it to the next level by adding extra things like a drying rack, storage options, ironing section and more. For more inspiration or ideas, check out our utility room blog.
No matter what you decide to use your garage for, Valor Home Services is here to help. We can help you convert your unfinished garage into anything you want. For more information or to book an appointment, give us a call today.