Take your garage to the next level with these garage remodel ideas
Installing new stylish and functional garage doors is one way to add curb appeal to your home, but you should also spend some time thinking about other ways that you can improve your home’s wow-factor by redoing your hangout spots!
When you think of places in your home where you’d like to spend a good deal of time in, your garage probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind. Why is that? Well, besides the fact that there is a car in the middle of the room that takes up a good deal of space, it’s dimly lit, dusty, and not really decorated with anything besides a water heater and some tools. Why not change that and some curb appeal to your home. It’ll look a lot better and it may even motivate you to spend more time at your workbench this summer.
The first thing you notice when you walk-in to most garages is probably the bare concrete floor. It may not be that big of an issue, considering you drive over it with your car, but there are ways to redo your garage floor so it looks nice and it won’t be ruined by your tires. Netluxury.com is a great resource for finding inspiration. Applying the right coats of paint, even something pretty simple like a glossy black, can make the garage floor really stand out.
What are you using this space for?
Depending on what you intent to use your garage for, you can decorate your garage to be a dedicated work area where you can store your tools and storage containers or you can decorate with with the intention of having an extra room for hanging out in mind. If you plan on using it for storage or working on your pet-projects you can look into either making, or buying, a tiered shelving system or a workbench. It doesn’t have to be anything too crazy, just functional and good looking. You can paint it to match the newly done floors too. There are plenty of places online where you can find more inspiration for this like this pretty solid list from morningchores.com.
If you want to go the other route and create a nice place to kick-back and enjoy your friday nights hosting friends then invest in some seating, a table to play cards on and really make it your own personalized “cave.” There are a ton of things you can do to reclaim this space from your home, from hanging up paintings, tapestries, neon signs… really whatever you want. Here is another great place to look for inspiration.