It may sound strange but some people don’t use their garage for their vehicles. They would rather use it for something else or for some other purpose. For the most part, it’s storage of unwanted items or items that aren’t used very much. But what else could your garage be used for? Let’s see…
You can convert your garage into a spare bedroom to give you extra space to host your ever growing family. Make sure that you get the proper building permits for your garage or you can find yourself in a lot of trouble if you try to sell your home.
If you’re an emerging photographer, you can use your garage as a mini photo studio. It has plenty of room to set up all of your equipment — your backdrop, camera, lights, etc. You will even have plenty of room to store extra props and backdrops without compromising your photo space — it’s the perfect photo studio.
Use your garage as a workout room or dance studio instead of just a storage space — just make sure you install the proper floor for your room to avoid injuries. If you are turning it into a dance studio, make sure that you have a nice wooden dance floor, If you’re using your garage as a workout room, put in EVA interlocking foam flooring to make the floor more comfortable.
If you often work from home or own your own business but you don’t have room in your house for an office, you may benefit from turning your garage into a small office. It’s a perfect space because it can be easily transformed to fit your needs and can be quite private.
If you are a handy do-it-yourselfer, it might be a good idea to use your garage as a tool shop. Create organized shelves and designated areas for all of your tools and make sure that you have an area to work in for quick projects.
If you or your children are learning a new instrument but you don’t want to disturb the rest of the family while practicing, turn the garage into a sound-proof music space. Adding an extra layer of drywall and soundproof sheets can create the perfect place for you and your band to play and practise.
Turn the garage into an exciting game room — lay down some carpet to make it softer and throw in a comfy couch. Bring your friends over for epic multi-player parties or just a small group for a more intimate setting.