Articles for the Month of March 2018

Some Unique Ways to Renovate Your Garage

The garage is one of the most overlooked spots of your home when it comes to home renovation. However, small changes in your garage can have a big impact on the look and feel of your home, as well as your usage of your garage. People use their garage for a variety of different purposes including keeping their car safe from the elements, storing tools and working on home renovation projects, and adding living space to your home. Having the right home renovations in your garage can revolutionize how you use your garage and your home.

Adding a Window and Some Light

Garages are often thought of as utility spots where most people keep store their junk. One of the best ways to better utilize your garage is by adding some natural light to the room so that you can better focus on the jobs that you are working on. While it may be impractical to add a window to the garage walls if they are connected with your home, you can add a new garage door that can create more usable space.

Many modern garage doors not only have the automated opening and closing features that are useful to a homeowner, but also have strong and durable glass panes that can let in natural light without being fragile or prone to break. Garage doors take a lot more wear and tear than you might think, and a well-designed and properly installed garage door with window panes can be a real difference maker.

Epoxy Floors

An epoxy floor coating can be another big difference maker when it comes to your garage. Epoxy floors are thin chemical coating which are applied in a similar way to any painting. However, these epoxy floors serve a huge practical benefit to homeowners above their aesthetic appeal (although they are attractive and sleek additions to your garage). Epoxy floors help to prevent dirt and oil stains in your garage and are easy to clean and maintain. They serve as a seal which can prevent your garage floor from cracking or becoming damaged, thus extending the life of the floor. Epoxy floors also look beautiful and create an impressive view when you open your new garage door and display your garage in all its magnificence.

Creating a New Living Space

Some homes and families are in desperate need for new living space due to adding family members. The garage is a great option for many families and renovations into your garage can add a new bedroom, additional bathroom, or man cave. There is no limit to the different options that you have for renovating your garage to add living space. Be creative when upgrading your garage but keep in mind the exterior appearance when doing so. Most homeowners will, for aesthetic purposes, keep their garage door in place even when the interior of their garage no longer serves that function.

Garages are great options for home renovation and can enhance their use significantly. Consider the aforementioned options when reinventing your garage and home.