Why You Shouldn’t Leave Out Your Garage When Redecorating Your Home

Why You Shouldn’t Leave Out Your Garage When Redecorating Your Home

The garage is usually the most ignored part of any home. However, that does not mean it cannot be included in the redecoration process for your home. The garage can be turned into an area where you can relax with friends and family after work or on weekends. Here is why you shouldn’t leave your garage when redecorating.

Why are garages important?

It is important to maintain your garage because it is part of your home. You may not consider the garage as the most used room in your house, but when you think things over, isn’t it true that activities like parking, helping out with projects, and other tasks are done within the garage? Garages are also a great place where memories were made. If you want to redecorate by yourself, you can use websites like garagecabinets.com where you can design your perfect storage solution. When you are done, you can invite family and friends for a get-together in your garage. This way, you will have more space to move around when enjoying the company of each other. The garage is important because it’s not just about using it, but having fun with all the activities that you can do within the four walls of this room.

Here are some reasons why garages are a great spot in the house:

1. The Garage Is The Biggest Part Of Your Home

The garage is the biggest part of your home. Did you know that the garage has an area of about 15% of the total square footage of your home? If you plan to invite people for a get-together or even if you want to watch TV with your family, wouldn’t it be better to use this space rather than your living room, which is smaller than the garage? The garage is spacious and has so much potential. You can decorate it in any way you like, adding cool wallpapers and furniture to make it more inviting.

2. It Is A Great Space For Exercise

A garage is also a great place where you can exercise. There are many workout machines that could fit into the available space in the garage easily without making too much crowd. You can train yourself at home by having workouts every day in the garage. Doing this saves time and money. You do not have to go to the gym because you can work out at home and still meet your fitness goals or targets.

3. It Can Be Converted Into A Temporary Room For Rentals

When you’re having a party, wouldn’t it be nice if there’s enough room for people to move around? You can easily convert your garage into a temporary living space by rearranging the garage furniture and appliances, that way it creates more space within your house. The extra bedrooms in your home could also use this as an opportunity to make some money off of their unused spaces by renting them out through sites like Airbnb for short-term guests who plan on visiting family or friends living near you.

4. It Is A Great Space For Home Businesses

Another advantage of having the garage is to house your home business, which you might be running from home. This way, you can separate your work life and personal life while taking advantage of the extra space to better manage your time. You won’t have any distractions when working on projects because all your tools are within your reach without moving out of the garage. Everything about having a garage for business is just perfect! It saves money spent on renting another office space somewhere else while maintaining accountability because you’re still in your home.

5. You Can Make It A Game Room

Last but not the least, this part of our home can be turned into a game room. The garage would be an ideal space to do this because it has enough space for you to set up games like a pool or ping pong tables and other fun activities that could be enjoyed with family or friends. This is also another reason why spending time in the garage feels different from being indoors where you are confined inside four walls all day long, doing what everyone else does at home, which might not include playing games together anymore. Just by taking out some furniture pieces in your garage, you can have a game room that will surely bring back old memories of when the whole family used to play together.

It might take some time before people will start including their garages when redecorating their homes, but once they see how easily it can be turned into something more than just parking space for cars and tools for household projects, sure more people will want to put up garage furniture and beautiful designs to make the most out of their second living space.


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).