Your garage is one part of your home that can be easily neglected and can slowly become your go-to storage room. There are a lot of DIY tutorials and projects on the Internet that you can draw inspiration from to refresh your garage and prevent it from looking shabby. You could easily transform your space into a home gym or a part-time office. Let us delve into some of those easy ways to upgrade your garage on a budget.
Add a layer of insulation
One way to refresh your garage would be to add an insulation layer. Not only will insulating your garage reduce your electricity bills, but you will also be able to keep the room warm during the cold winter months. A good insulation is proven to make your garage 12 degrees warmer during cold months and 25 degrees cooler during hot months.
Declutter your space
Take time to raid your garage and get rid of any old tools and materials you no longer need. Clutter makes your garage look shabby and cramped up. Getting rid of unnecessary clutter makes your garage look more spacious and can make a huge difference. Don’t forget to deep clean areas that have been covered by clutter to give your garage a clean sparkle.
Ensure there is adequate lighting
Good lighting can make a room look bigger and brighten the room. Adequate lighting also allows you to see clearly without squinting or straining your eyes. Ensure there is sufficient overhead lighting that is neither too bright nor too dim.
Change the flooring
Is your garage floor looking a bit tired and old? A great way to give your garage an instant facelift would be to change the flooring. If you are in the market for a durable flooring option that is resistant to chemicals and easy to clean, there aren’t many better options than epoxy flooring. It will also you’re your place look clean and organized. Just reach out to a specialist near you to discuss your preferences.
You don’t have to hang all your tools and equipment from the walls. Install a few wall cabinets that will allow you to stay organized and keep clutter off the floors. You could opt for overhead storage systems, free-standing cabinets, or custom-fitted cabinets according to your preference.
Update your garage door
One way to create a good first impression of your home to your guests is by giving your garage door a makeover. If you are looking to replace your garage door, assess the architecture of your home and select a fitting design. Don’t despair if you cannot afford a brand new door. A great alternative would be to repaint the existing door or change the door handle to a modern design.
Ensure you label everything in the cabinets and wall units so that you don’t have a hard time finding items you need. Labelling also makes your garage look neat and organized, especially if the labels have the same design. You don’t have to splurge on expensive labels as this is a project you can manage to do yourself.
Sky’s the limit when it comes to home renovations. With just a few tools and a creative mind, you can improve the appearance of your garage and make it more organized. We hope this article has inspired you to put on your thinking cap and make your garage as glamorous as the rest of your home.
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