As we all know, some garages are very large, effective, and convenient spaces for storing our vehicles. However, they’re also pretty flexible, and can actually be repurposed into many different things if you’re creative enough. Here are some ways you can turn a garage into an entirely different room, so you can make the most out of yours even if you’re not currently keeping your car in it.
An extra room to store your stuff is always appreciated, no matter if your house is big or small. Some garages can actually be larger than some of the rooms inside our homes, therefore making them great candidates for storage rooms.
Start by placing any old clothes, car parts, boxes with toys, toolboxes, and those bicycles of your children that have been taking up space for years neatly in your garage. Or, if you’re storing things that you’ll actually be using at some point, you could use a large shelfing unit so everything is nicely displayed and easy to find each time you need it.
If you are a person that’s deeply passionate about DIY projects but your tools are cluttered and scattered everywhere in the house, why not turn your garage into a personal workshop. Try to use several drawers to store utensils and shelves for tools, a worktable, and a table exclusively to place the tools that you use the most so you can always have them in sight and completely organized. We promise you it won’t take long until you realize how useful something like this can be.
Another fantastic way in which you can repurpose your garage is to have your own garden. This could be perfect for those who enjoy taking care of plants, but prefer to have them all in one place instead of scattered throughout the house. You can also store your gardening tools in there, so you’ll always have everything you need at hand.
This could prove useful even if you already have your plants in an exterior garden. Garages are perfect for offering extra protection to plants during cold seasons. Get creative, decorate the space as much as you please, and it could become a great attraction for visitors too.
Why not turn some of your hobbies into cash? You can use your unused garage to set up a small at home shop, especially if the garage is large enough. You can easily fit things to be sold in it. If you have a hearty garden and have way more produce than you will ever be able to eat yourself you can use your garage to set up a small produce store. If crafting is your thing, you can set up beautiful displays of your handiwork. Some other ideas are selling homemade jewelry, or baked goods. You can decorate your space with a few lights and it’ll surely catch more than a few people’s attention. Just be sure to check with your city about any permits or special rules before doing so.
If you have one of those slightly smaller garages, you can use it as a house for your furry companions. If you have pets, you can place them in this fabulous space where they will be quite comfortable and protected from any weather that could affect them when they are outdoors.
If your garage is just sitting there unused why not put it to good use? The options are limitless and if you get real creative you may even be able to make some money out of that unused space.
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