Planning a Garage Conversion Soon?
August 03, 2022
When talks about home renovations pop up, the garage is often included in the conversation. Should the garage stay solely as a parking space? Should the garage also be a storage option? Or, for some people, should the garage be converted into a more livable space, maximizing every square foot it offers on the property? These questions may have lingered at the back of our minds for quite a long time, but we have not really sat down and thought through them. Maybe this is the right time to seriously ponder and make your next big moves regarding home improvements. Traditionally speaking, garages have been exclusively used as parking spaces. It is especially true to come wintertime when snowfall can get a little bit crazy, that our cars are buried in inches-thick of snow in a matter of minutes of heavy snow. And we would spend a significant amount of time just to be able to remove them and use the cars. But times are changing. Garages have long become just a parking spaces. Many homeowners have jumped into converting the garage into a more functional space such as storage, workshop area, entertainment, and much more. Indeed, a lot of relevant questions are bugging you when you start toying with the idea of garage conversion. It would be best if you considered many factors from financial to practical design before finally committing to a life-changing decision. In this article, we will break down the most frequently asked questions regarding garage conversion. Although we would not be touching on the topic of finances as this would merit an entirely different article. Conversion costs would greatly vary due to several reasons like your location, labor, materials, design, and the like. And of course, your budget constraints are also a significant factor in this.