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The Garage as the One-Area-that-Fits-All Kind of Space in the House

Nov 25, 2022

The time when your cars were the only things in the garage are forgotten. The tendency over the years has been to transform the garage into a room with greater functionality as opposed to merely a place for parking. Well, it is more than just a fad since homeowners are now seeing the variety of uses for the additional few square meters in the residence.

A garage is a good place for them since there will inevitably be excess stuff that needs to be stored in the main home rather than gathering them all in one spot within the living area. In addition, the garage might be a place for you to work on your projects. The yard outdoors may have been your workspace in the past, but in winters and summers, when the intense cold and heat make it difficult to work and complete the projects, this may no longer be a viable setup for you.

Additionally, because of the pandemic, everyone has been obliged to work from home and remain at home. However, because everyone in the family shares the same circumstances, there may not be enough room in the house to carry out workplace and school work that will allow you to concentrate completely.

To effectively utilize your garage space, only the ideal design will make it work. The question of where to do the above-mentioned activities will arise eventually, even if we are aware that you cannot completely give up the area as a car parking spot.

Using the skills of specialists to transform the garage into one that is more useful is the best approach in many homes. Of course, paying professional fees would increase the expenses. However, if you look at the big picture, you'd really save more money since you'd have to pay for repairs, more supplies, and lastly, paying experts to fix the bad job if you didn't hire professionals from the start.

To make the most of your garage space, try some of the following:

Area for Workshops

Your upcoming significant endeavor? No need to worry; you can do them quickly in the garage. Before you begin remodeling, there are a few things you need to consider while deciding on the workshop design you would want.

The first thing you need to consider is the number of outlets and adapters you'll need, as you're most likely going to use electrically powered devices. And if you work in the morning, a decent, big window may be able to meet your demand for enough illumination, but if not, the location and kind of lighting should also be on your list. The kind of tools and machinery you'll also operate in the workshop has to be taken into account.

The garage ventilation would follow next. An appropriate ventilation system in the room should be taken into account in the design as the projects you will be working on will almost certainly include the usage of chemicals and other harmful materials. Effective passages are included in a well-designed workshop to transport harmful gasses outside of the garage area.

Almost immediately, you ponder on the layout when you hear the word "design." Indeed, the success of the project and the speed at which your job may be completed depending on how you arrange the workstation, tools, and other equipment. Your workflow will thus be significantly impacted by the overall design.

Office or Study Space at Home

The living room, kitchen, and bedrooms all have more foot traffic and greater activity throughout the day, which makes them less favorable to concentration. Distractions are also more likely to occur in these areas. And you would undoubtedly want a room where you could concentrate completely on your job or study. You could find the solution in the garage space since it will allow you to focus completely and accomplish the chores at hand right away.

Room for Storage 

Tools and products for lawn care, seasonal products, and automobile maintenance can all be stored in the garage. One is that they are close to the places and things that they would need to be in. Two, the living area is not the place to put such things and to create more breathing room in the areas that you and your family use frequently. In order to accommodate all the items, you plan to store in the garage, a fantastic design must always have adequate storage.

What we recommend: Fleximounts GR Series Classic Overhead Garage Storage Rack 

A neat and organized garage space is on everyone's dream list. And the best way to achieve this is by installing overhead storage. Maximizing the ceiling space will free up floor space for the needed activities done in the garage and store more oversized items such as your vehicles or workbenches. We cannot emphasize enough how overhead garage storage racks can add value to your garage space by keeping your seasonal items, workshop stuff, and other things that don't belong anywhere else in the house.

This Classic Overhead Garage Storage employs a ceiling-type installation with safe and high loading capacity due to its high-quality construction. The sturdy and stable design is made possible as the grid design and frame are welded together, and the material used is heavy-cold rolled steel. It can carry a weight of up to 400-600 lbs. Moreover, Fleximounts provides thicker screws compared to other brands that also offer overhead garage storage. Furthermore, the Fleximounts screws go through strict tests.

This garage storage is height adjustable from 22" to 40" ceiling drop-down. It is perfect for customizing the height fit perfectly for you and your garage space, and it is also suitable for securing either ceiling studs or solid concrete ceilings.

The integrated grid design is made for easier assembly. Optimizing overhead garage storage is advantageous in avoiding flood damage by storing your things off the garage floor and protecting your items. It will also make your garage look neat and get away from insects and rodents.

Trust us when we say that you do not need to be a pro in construction when installing our overhead garage storage racks. Everything you need is neatly tucked in one box: all the necessary hardware and instructions are included. An installation template is also included to help you devise a plan to store your stuff in the most efficient manner possible. Indeed, this will give you the tips and know-how to organize your garage without a sweat.

Inside the single box, you will find the following: the shelves, rack installation manual, three bags of screws–wood screws, installation screws and bolts, and cement installation. 

The tools you will be using to assemble and install the Fleximounts Classic Overhead Garage Storage Rack GR Series are simple, and they are all the first tools you will need to buy when you are first building your toolbox.