Why Remodeling Your Garage is a Great Idea!
by Rohit on May 3, 2018
Have you been looking over your dark and dingy old garage and thinking it is high time to get a little remodeling done on it? Your garage is a strategically located unit. Renovating it from the outside will make your house look more attractive and remodeling it from the inside will make it more organized and comfortable. These renovation tips to convert all or part of your garage into a reusable space will not only enhance the overall value of your home but will also make the up gradation experience a great deal of fun to work on and are bound to renew your living conditions.
1. More Storage Space.
A growing family needs a growing home and a growing garage. The lady of a home can never have excess storage space. With every passing day, you keep buying more and more furniture and accessories to decorate your home. Don’t worry, it happens in all homes! In most cases, a large portion of the garage space is vacant. Apart from a place to keep your vehicle, some people use their garage as a storage unit as well. Sometimes it is hard to part from items that have happy memories linked to them, like your child’s old drawings, your first self-bought coffee maker, old photo albums, etc. Also, as the kids grow, they want to have their vehicles. The garage will have to house these extra vehicles so that the kids learn to be more responsible about their assets. For the above reasons and many more, you need to have a bigger garage space. Turning your garage into a storage space will free up space in your home.
2. Store A Cooler.
Say you are working on your lawn under the scorching sun. You wish to grab a cool drink to escape the heat but you can’t get your muddy footprints inside the house. So, what do you do? That’s right! Make a provision for a refrigerator in your garage! This way you can enjoy your favorite beer and have a nice refreshing drink while working on a hot sunny day.
3. Create A Small Workspace.
It is nice to have your tools at hand when you are working on your vehicle. Build a small workshop inside your garage to store your spanners, grease, and oils. Alternatively, the workspace to keep your gardening equipment such as tillers, lawnmowers, fertilizer bags, pesticide bottles, etc. Or even to store away extra tires and rims.
4. Increase the Resale Value of Your Home.
Apart from making your home look fancier and your stay more enjoyable, a large and efficient garage could really up the value of your home when you go to sell it. Real estate agents think that a modern and efficient garage will offer you a bigger bang for your buck when you try to sell your property.
5. Replace Your Garage Door.
Lastly, the door. It makes no sense to invest so much on the inside of the garage if you do not have a strong and sturdy door to safeguard whatever is in it. Studies show that a good door adds a higher cost versus resale value to the home. You have a variety of options to choose from. Some doors open from side to side instead of opening overhead. There are canopy doors that protrude outwards while opening. If you are on a spending spree then you can install a new and stylish automatic garage door opening system. Visit the link to find out more about the cost of a door opener installation procedure for your garage. You can also add windows to your garage door so that the daylight can sleep through and keep the garage bright and airy. Garage doors with windows look more elite and fancy. This can improve the overall curb appeal of your home. You can consult a door installation company for more ideas to suit your requirements.
With these few ideas in mind, you can start planning on remodeling your garage. Before you know it, you’ll be the owner of the most functional and stylish garage in your neighborhood.
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