If you’re tired of using your garage for storing old junk that culminates in a cluttered mess, or if your children have finally moved out and you have a blank slate to play with, why not transform it into a livable, usable space that you’ll love? With a few upgrades, you can create the perfect space for whatever you need or want – a rec room, home office, woman cave, or workout room. Get creative and have fun with it since it’s not a main, focal part of the home! Here are a few unique ways to transform your garage into something you can use, love, and appreciate.
A Creative Studio
Love to paint, practice photography or do some woodworking but don’t have the space to indulge? The garage is the perfect spot to carve out for creative endeavours so you can get messy in whatever hobby you enjoy. The garage offers an ideal amount of space to get creative without having to worry so much about ruining the floor or getting any dust or paint on the surrounding areas. It’s also handy for containing noise so you won’t keep disturbing your family or irritating them during your creative process. You can easily store your tools and other equipment here without impacting the rest of your home. One tip to consider when converting your garage is to install additional security measures to keep your belongings safe and well protected.
With more people working from home or freelancing, having a home office is almost essential these days. But finding the space to concentrate without dealing with distractions can be a challenge. Thankfully, your garage can serve that purpose too! It might be hard to imagine now with a garage full of boxes and old junk, but just think about how you can transform it to create an atmosphere that lets you get down to business and be productive in your space. Remodelling the garage can give you all the room you need. With newly installed flooring, proper lighting, and of course, some comfy furniture, you can design an office space that truly works for you.
Once you’re able to look past all the clutter, you’ll see there are endless possibilities when it comes to converting the garage into something practical, like a guest room. With added plumbing, insulation, and HVAC included in the reno, you can create a 5-start experience for any of your guests. This is a great option if you’re always hosting out-of-town friends or family and are eager to give them some separate space without having to get out the air mattress. With these extra add ons, we guarantee your guests won’t even recognize it from its former garage-like state.
Instead of wasting money on gym memberships or dreading the commute, make those workouts more convenient and closer with a home gym. This is a simple and quick way to transform your garage since all you really need is a tidy, organized space so it doesn’t feel messy, and a few key pieces of equipment that you’ll actually use and enjoy. Just be sure to install some padded flooring to protect the floor beneath from the heavier weights and equipment.
Gone are the days when the garage was solely dedicated to cars and man caves. Today, it’s all about the woman caves. As hard-working women, we deserve a space to call our own, where we can enjoy some relaxing space to ourselves or enjoy an evening with friends, minus the kids. Since it’s your space to do as you please, get creative! Add some of your favourite memorabilia and exude your femininity with luxury touches in whatever way that suits you. It could be a home theatre, a bar and poker table, a cozy reading nook, yoga space, a games room or just a general hideout where you can unwind unapologetically.
Children’s Play Room
If you have a growing family or a baby on the way, finding the space to accommodate your family’s needs can be a serious challenge these days. But rather than enduring a big move to a new neighbourhood, why not make the most of your current space instead? By converting the garage into a suitable play area for the kids, you can keep them preoccupied, give them space to run around and have fun without tripping over toys or getting in your hair when you’re hosting guests.
When you’re ready to take on your garage with a new and unique twist, give us a call at Renosgroup.ca. Our team can take on any of your home projects, providing the professional advice and workmanship you need to ensure your dream vision can become a reality. Get in touch with us today, or give us a call at (613)727-9427 to learn more or to get a quote!