5 Awesome Ideas for Your Garage Conversion

5 Awesome Ideas for Your Garage Conversion

The following contribution is from another author.

So you’ve got a garage at your home that doesn’t get used for vehicular purposes. At the moment, all you’re doing is storing all kinds of junk in there. But, you’ve decided that you’ve had enough and want to transform that space into something useful and practical. The trouble is, you’re not sure what to do?

You’re likely here today because you’re in desperate need of some inspiration. The good news is that you’ve come to the right place! Here are five interesting yet awesome ideas on what you can do with your garage.

1. Music Studio

If you’re musically gifted, you’ll no doubt want to have total control over how your music gets edited and mixed. Instead of paying vast sums to third-party music studios, why not edit your sounds and convert mp3 to wav format from the comfort of your garage?

A music studio can easily get installed in a garage, plus you can soundproof the area so that you can play music at loud volumes without disturbing anyone.

2. Spa Room

There will be times where you just want to relax and unwind in the comfort of your home. Some people do so by sitting on the couch and watching Netflix for a few hours. But, what if you’d prefer to do so in a more healthy way?

The solution to that problem is to create a spa room in your garage. There’s a vast choice of hot tubs and spas on the market that you can check out. Once you’ve made your decision, you can get it installed and transform your garage into a rest and relaxation room!

3. Entertainment Room

Do you enjoy having friends and family come over to your home when you’ve got some time off from work? If so, have you ever thought about creating an entertainment room? In a nutshell, an entertainment room is one where you have all kinds of fun things that people can do.

Examples include hooking up games consoles to a large-screen TV or having a pool table and fully-stocked drinks cabinet at your disposal. Some people might have other ideas for entertainment, like building a model railway. But you can one up with a regulation shuffleboard table!

4. Workshop

You might not have an interest in cars. But, what if you enjoy working with your hands and creating cool things in your spare time? Setting up a workshop in your garage is an easy conversion to make and you will enjoy having space and shelter to do the things you love.

So, whether your hobbies include restoring items, making new ones, or a bit of both, you have the opportunity to create the perfect workshop for your needs.

5. Gym

Lastly, one final idea to give you some inspiration for your garage conversion is to convert the space into a home gym. Depending on the size of your garage, you can have all kinds of exercise equipment in place such as a cross trainer, treadmill, weights, and so on. Check out this resource for building a home gym. Don’t forget the obligatory water cooler as well!


Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).


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