You may only be using your garage for your vehicle. But do you know that you can turn your garage into a multi-purpose room? There are various ways you can do to enhance your garage and at the same time, to up its value.
If you have not been caring about your garage, now is the perfect time to give it some attention and give that space the makeover it deserves. It’s time to get rid of the junk-filled and full of clutter area of your house and turn it into a beautiful space that you can enjoy.
Here are some ideas on how to beautify your garage.
Upgrade your garage door
If your garage is old, chances are the door looks old and worn out. This is understandable because your garage door is exposed to different types of weather and being exposed to the heat of the sun, and rainwater can quickly make it look old. You have your garage door replaced with a new modern door, especially if opening and closing it is giving you a hard time. Installing a new and modern garage door can surely beautify the exterior beauty of your garage. We suggest that you choose a garage door that has an automated opener that you can use even when you are inside your car for convenience purposes.
If you have the knowledge of upgrading your garage door Sydney, then you can simply do it yourself, but if you are unsure or do not have an idea what type of garage door to install, then it would be best to call a professional for this project.
Improve your flooring
Don’t just settle with a concrete floor. Instead, update its appearance to improve the overall look of your garage and make it look more appealing. Depending on your budget, you can paint it to hide away the stains on your floors or apply a seamless floor coating to make it more durable and to have that stain-free finish. Since your garage floor is prone to stains like vehicle oils, stains from debris and other fluid stains, using a seamless coating will make it easier for you to remove those stains by mopping it or washing it with water. Also, you can use your garage for other purposes with an attractive floor.
If your garage doesn’t have a window, then it is a good idea to have new windows installed to give your space the natural lighting. By adding additional lighting, it can brighten up your area. It means you don’t have to open your garage door anymore to let the natural light come in. Windows can be of great benefit, especially if you plan to use your garage for other purposes.
Aside from getting natural light, windows can also enhance the beauty of your garage. By having windows, your garage will no longer look dull, but it will look more fresh and airy. Windows that come in different sizes and shapes can add some interesting features in both the exterior and interior of your garage.
And here are some ideas on how you can make use of your garage other than parking your vehicle.
Use it as a storage area
Instead of using your garage just to park your car, why not also use it as a storage room. We are not talking about putting some boxes that contain your belongings into your garage. We are talking about installing drawers and cabinets in the corners of your garage. You can put your tools and equipment there as well as other memorabilia. That way, you can free some space inside your home and store them properly inside the cabinets and drawers. You’ll make your home look neat while protecting your valuables by storing them properly and not just keeping them in the boxes.
Just make sure that you place the cabinets and drawers in the area that won’t be hit by your car when parking. Windows can improve the appearance of your garage from the inside, and you can make your space more usable other than just parking your car.
If your garage doesn’t have enough space for cabinets, then you can still use it to store your things. You can use the wall by hanging your belongings neatly. You can even hang your bikes, skateboards and other tools for your maintenance projects. Just make sure to organise your things and take note of safety to achieve the clean look and make your garage look even better.
Have a small workshop
Another way to beautify your garage is to convert a small portion of it into a workshop. Set up a table in one of the corners and maybe hang your tools and essential on the wall or install a cabinet beside your working table. It can be for your crafting, painting, experiments or electrical projects. By doing this, you can reduce the amount of mess as well as noise inside your home when you are doing your projects. You’ll be able to focus more and have a lot of alone time since it’s unlikely that someone will lounge in your garage area.
We hope that these ideas can help in improving your garage and keep your property looking neat and appealing. So do not hesitate to do a makeover on your garage and try one of these methods to make your garage look best.