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10 Must-Haves for the Ultimate Garage Makeover

by Anna D (writer), , December 29, 2015

Credit: Sheds N Homes
Sheds N Homes

Tips & Tricks - the Ultimate Garage Makeover

Many people are always scrambling to find a little bit of extra space in their homes. Frequently, this involves rotating furniture from room to room in a vain hope more space will magically appear. Thankfully, it doesn't have to be this way. Many people have a large area of space just waiting to be correctly utilzied. Do you know what it is? It is your garage! Giving your garage a much needed makeover can add organization and living space to your home. Below are 10 must-haves for the ultimate garage makeover.

Guy Stuff: 10 Must-Haves for the Ultimate Garage Makeover:

New Door
Get yourself a new garage door. A new garage door shows you can about curb appeal, and it will make your garage a more inviting place to be

Work Bench
Don't let people think you aren't a handyman. A workbench in your garage allows you to work where folks can see you. A quality workbench will also have plenty of space to keep your materials organized.

Wet Bar
Yes, you can turn your garage into a place for sports and recreation. You can easily build a wet bar along one side of the garage. Once you pull the cars out, you will have additional space for entertaining.

Sitting Area
Lightweight patio furniture can be easily moved around the garage. This gives you additional living space in your home whenever you need it. It is also great for large, outdoor gatherings in the summer.

It is easy to nestle a couple of entertainment devices in your garage to increase its utility. You might add vintage arcade games, a flat screen television, a Foosball table, or even a pool table.

A heated garage is great for winter days. You can keep your car warm, and it is far easier to vacuum and clean inside of a warm garage. It also allows your recreation, sitting area, and wet bar to be used year round!

Fridge and Freezer
A fridge can give you a place to store a large amount of drinks for entertaining. A large freezer will allow you plenty of space to stock up on meat and other perishable items. If you opt for a large freezer, don't forget to put ice cubes in a bag for safety purposes.

Above Head Storage
You can easily add a platform above your garage to store rarely used items. You might want to store holiday decorations or camping gear. You can use a simple ladder to help you access the items. This quickly frees up space in your garage.

Don't let the walls of your garage be bare. A garage is a great place to display items that might seem out of place in your home. For example, you could put hunting trophies, team flags, or poster collections on the walls.

Build More
Perhaps the best thing you can do is build a separate steel shed to act as your new garage. You can then completely renovate your old garage into a large living room, recreation area, or kitchen! A steel shed can be installed quickly, and it can hold your vehicles, work area, and more.

Don't let your garage remain an untapped living space any longer. Use the ideas above to give your garage the makeover it deserves. Once it is completed, you will be glad you did!

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Anna D is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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