Give Your Garage a Makeover

Give Your Garage a Makeover

While not as much time is spent in your garage as the rest of your house, the garage needs to be maintained just as much. Its common for garages to become a place where homeowners can put everything that does not have a place inside the home, but garages serve a purpose just as much as the rest of the house, and should be kept organized and clean. Here are a few ways you can give your garage a makeover on a budget, and make it feel like new.

Start from the outside

Increasing the curb appeal of your home can greatly raise the value of it, and simple updates to your garage can transform the look of your home. If your garage door lacks in color, it is lacking in curb appeal, so consider painting or staining your garage door. If you prefer to keep your garage door white, add intrigue by painting faux windows along the top of the door, and topping it off with hardware that makes your garage door look like carriage doors. If you want to go the extra mile, add stylish planters on either side of the door filled with unique plants and flowers. This project can be completed for less than $50, and substantially increase the curb appeal of your home.

Functionality of a garage

What purpose do you want your garage to serve? First and foremost, it should be a place to keep your vehicles safe from thieves, weather damage and anything else that threatens them. All too often garages are too full with other items to house vehicles. Get rid of unnecessary clutter and make space for your cars. If you use your garage as a workshop, make sure you have a work area that is safe to use. Do not use your workbench as a place for clutter. Creating an efficient workshop in your garage will help you enjoy working on projects. Give your garage a purpose, or several purposes, and make sure it is functional for those purposes.

Storage ideas

Naturally your garage is going to be used for storing stuff, but you can store items in your garage in an effective way. Your storage does not have to overrun your garage. Consider installing built in cabinets so everything has a place, and can easily be found. If cabinets are not an option, purchase metal shelves that can hold bins and other items you need to store, while staying out of the way. Hang racks along the ceiling of the garage that can hold bins and boxes, or install hooks on the ceiling to hold bikes. If your home lacks a mudroom, install a bench, shoe rack and coat hooks in the garage next to the door that leads into the home where coats and other outside wear can be stored.

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