Sometimes, family may need extra space after having children or while children are growing. Few people have extra space, but they do not want to undertake major renovations for their home. Now-a-days, there is hot trend of converting the garage space into living space for home improvement or extension of home.
Generally, garage space is put aside from the rest of the spaces in home. The benefit is added by using the garage for living space. You can choose this garage as an ideal sport for a home office, art studio or other thing. You need to take necessary permission, before renovating the garage.
There are few steps to renovate the garage space into living space, such as:
First you need to upgrade the windows because usually there are many windows in garage. To get natural light, there is a need to upgrade the windows. You can add spot lights and recessed lights inside of the garage. But, it is better to have natural light.
A new door can be installed like windows. You need to install the tight, insulated doors to garage when you convert it into living space. If it is adjacent to the garage then you can add sliding glass doors.
You can install the closets, shelving and cabinetry to have an adequate storage space in garage room.
You need to refinish the floor in the garage room. You can use carpet, recycled rubber and sheet vinyl in the room. There are different colors and designs available in carpets.
So in this way you can improve your home by converting the garage into living space and you can add an extra space with this.