You can use your garage for more than just parking your car. There are plenty of things that you can do to lavish up your garage and put it to better use.
You can renovate your garage by adding some smart storage, improving the quality of the floor, and cleaning up the air quality. You’ll be surprised at what a difference these three changes will make.
Add Some Smart Storage
The garage can be used to store bulky things that don’t fit in your house–such as golf bags and clubs, bicycles, large tool boxes, and gardening tools. If you keep these things in your garage, you can get to them quickly when you need them. You can make it easy to find these items with some smart garage organization ideas. Cleaning up your garage is the first step toward making the most of it. If you are unsure what items to keep in there, now is a good time to make room for new things.
Adding shelving or cabinets that can fit into nooks and crannies in the garage will create more storage space. Many companies offer shelving units that are easy to install with no carpentry skills.
Improve Your Garage Flooring
Traditionally, garage floors were made of concrete or asphalt. Today’s market has many different options to choose from.
Unfortunately, some modern materials have been problematic. They look good but don’t stand up to strong temperature changes. For example, if the temperature in your garage is too cold, then resin peeling could result in bubbles, cratering, or pinholes in your epoxy flooring. If you have epoxy flooring and your flooring has a torn and cracked look, then you should update it with polyaspartic flooring.
Clean Up Your Garage’s Air Quality
If your garage has poor air quality, you should consider an awning. During the summer, it can help you reduce the indoor temperature, get rid of hot and humid weather, and keep debris and leaves out.
Additionally, an exhaust fan is a great way to improve your garage’s air quality and reduce its temperature. You can also get rid of unwanted odors and fumes by pulling them outside.
Improve Your Garage, Improve Your Home
A garage is not just a place to keep your car, it’s also part of your property. The most important thing is to take care of your garage since it can improve the overall appearance and resale value of your house.
Lizzie Weakley is a freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors and walks in the park with her husky, Snowball.