A garage is probably the biggest space in your property, but let’s face it – it’s usually full of junk! Things you don’t use anymore, old tools, bags of old toys and half-used paint cans are taking up valuable space. It makes good sense to turn this wasted space into something more functional and here are some ideas for you to do just that:

Car parking
This might seem like stating the obvious, but it is the primary purpose of a garage. Many people don’t use their garage space for parking their vehicles, but if you live in an area where the weather can be harsh, your car will benefit from being stored somewhere dry and away from potential damage like rust. Gone are the days of scraping ice of your windscreen too if you make use of your garage for parking.

Security is another good reason for wanting to tuck away your vehicle at the end of the day. Maybe your car is your pride and joy or cost a lot of money – whatever type of vehicle it is, you’ll rest easier at night knowing it’s off the street. Upgrade your current garage door to a more secure one with Garage Door Installation in Dunstable. For more information, visit http://garagedoorsrus.co.uk/garage-door-installation-dunstable/

Storage

There’s nothing wrong with using your garage as a place for storage, but why not organise it into a really useful space instead of filling it willy-nilly with junk. If you have a small home or not much storage space, a garage can be the perfect place to store items that are too big for the home. Go through the current contents and clear out anything you don’t want anymore, then think about installing clever space-saving storage options such as plastic boxes, shelving or cabinets. You could create zones for different items, so you can always put your hand on exactly what you need.

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Workshop

Many people would benefit from having a workshop, whether they are a professional or an amateur with a hobby. A garage supplies the space required for a workbench and whatever tools are needed. Whatever your passion, vehicle maintenance or gardening – create a space where you can store all your equipment safely.

Studio

If you’re short of family space inside your home, the garage is the ideal space for remodelling into another family room. With some maintenance and insulation, a garage can become a studio, a home office, a man cave or a kid’s play room. For those who work from home, whether full or part-time, space for their work can be really important. For example, dance teachers, fitness instructors or music teachers could all benefit from a dedicated space to carry out their work away from the rest of the house.

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