Do you have a garage that you don’t use a lot? Or maybe you use it, but you think it will be better utilized in another way? There are so many options out there that you can try to make your garage a place for extra space. If your home isn’t big enough, why not convert your garage into a room you can use? With so many options, your garage can become a versatile space for any purpose. There’s no need to invest in costly construction. By converting your garage, you can save money while creating the extra space you need.

If you have been contemplating adding on an addition to your home because you need more room, consider a garage to room conversion. Instead of adding on and consuming a lot of construction work bills, consider trying to convert your garage into the space you are needing. Some popular ideas of ways you can transform your garage will be discussed below. 

Guest House

Do you have a lot of company? It would be so nice to be able to offer the company a place to stay when they visit. It isn’t always possible to have them stay in your home due to not having a spare bedroom. 

If you transform your garage into a guest house, not only would you have room for company, you could offer them their own space. It can be hard to have people staying in your home sometimes, due to being a confined area. This would be a space that they could have their own privacy, but still staying close and able to have those fun late nights. 

Gyms Area

Finding space for gym equipment can be hard, especially if you don’t have a spare room. You could always add on to the home, but that is expensive to start from the ground up. Trying to combine it with another area of the house may work for a short time, but before long it will become difficult to share. 

The garage is a very popular area that people will make a gym area in. A lot of times people have a garage and don’t use it for their cars, it becomes an area of storage. Clean it out, and utilize it for something that you have been wanting, a gym.

Man Cave

The popular thing right now for men to have is a man cave. A place to invite the guys over for football, cards, or beer. In some cases, all three. The downfall to that is that you may not have a basement or adequate space to do that. 

If you have a garage, then you have the perfect spot to create a man cave. The noise will be away from the house too, so if you have kids they can still sleep while you are having fun with the guys. It is a perfect space to decorate and transform into what you have been dreaming about. 

Game or Play Room  For The Kids

Kids have an abundance of toys, and it can be hard to find places to put all of them. A lot of times they begin to flow out of their rooms and stored in the living room areas. Clean out the garage and turn it into the perfect playroom or game room. The kids will love it!

Commonly Asked Questions

Below are a couple of commonly asked questions and answers about converting your garage into usable space.

Can I use my garage to park my car if I convert it into a living space?

Once you convert your garage, you cannot use it for parking your car. You must find alternative parking, like using your driveway or street parking.

Do I need a permit to convert my garage into a living space? 

You will likely need a permit to convert your garage into a living space. Building codes and zoning regulations vary by location. Ask your local building department what you need before starting your project.

Contact Us For More Information

Are you ready to take the first step toward your next project?  We’re eager to hear about your ideas and bring them to life. With Cavalier Builders by your side, you can rest assured that your project is in good hands. Let’s work together to create something unique! Contact us today!