All too often, garages are resigned to being pretty unpleasant places - damp, cold, full of creepy crawlies and home to piles of neglected storage boxes and rusty old power...
If we were to walk into your garage right now we’d probably see boxes all over the floor, some wall-mounted shelving and a whole lot of clutter, right? Don’t worry,...
We all know that space is at a premium, and with house prices continuing to rise, renovating and repurposing a second garage is a great opportunity to add extra value to your home, and increase functionality.
Here are just a few ideas on what you could use your second garage for:
Renting office space can be a costly burden to a fledgling company, and working out of your home can be inconvenient, but thankfully converting your garage is both reasonably priced and relatively simple job. Follow this handy guide for help converting your garage from a place to store cars and junk to a high-quality office.
Playing music is a great way to socialise, let off some steam, and develop yourself. Sadly, band practice usually requires a lot of space and makes a lot of noise. This can often leave you with one option; practice in the garage! But no-one wants band practice to be interrupted by angry neighbours, or worse, the police! Soundproofing keeps neighbours happy and lets musicians focus on their craft.
Garages are often used to store vehicles, tools, chemicals, decorations and other miscellaneous items. For those with young, curious kids, the garage can appear to be a treasure trove of fun and adventure, and this has the potential to result in injuries. Our handy list below will help you identify the hazards in your garage and help you to minimize the risks.
Your garage takes up a sizeable portion of your home’s square footage, yet often this is an under-utilized space, with many Americans not making the most of their garage’s potential. Below are a series of strategies proven to work, that will improve your garage and make it an invaluable part of your home.
It is well-known that fitting new windows and doors, painting the outside of your home, and even landscaping the garden are all ways of increasing the value of your home and giving it real curb appeal. One of the less well-known ways though is through a garage makeover. Investing a small amount of time and money can make a big impact on how your home looks and increase its selling potential. Below are a few ideas to help you transform your garage from a bland space to a selling feature of your home.
The holidays are a great time to relax with family and friends and give thanks for all you have, but one part of the holidays which is always a hassle is getting the decorations in and out of storage. Whether it is Halloween, Easter or Christmas, make your holidays stress-free by following these simple tips for holiday decoration storage.
We all know that space comes at a premium, and that moving home is not always a practical option. Thankfully, transforming your garage into a usable space is not the costly, time-consuming project it once was. With minimum cost and skill, you can convert your garage into a liveable and inviting space with these simple tips:
We all know that garages are a great place to store vehicles, decorations, tools, and those items you no longer have a need for but just can’t bear to part with. But did you know your garage can also be a great space for socialising with family and friends? If you have ever felt that your home is too small to comfortably host people, or your rooms are too tight for a relaxed atmosphere, you might want to follow the steps below and turn your garage into the perfect place to watch the big game, play a round of poker, or even host a party.
Whilst this might seem like a trivial and frivolous blog post, it is quite important and something you should consider carefully. You will see your garage door every day, and an attractive garage door will add curb appeal to your home and help add value to potential buyers.