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Five Ways to Transform Your Garage Into a Multi-Purpose Space

While garages are most often used for vehicles and additional storage, multi-purpose garages are becoming increasingly more popular. Multi-purpose garages help you get the most out of your space by providing an opportunity for versatility, personalization, and creativity. We’ve created a list of five ways to transform your garage into a multi-purpose space. 

Car Lift

For all the car collectors out there, this one is for you. Adding a car lift to your garage can be a fantastic way to increase your garage's functionality and create more space to safely store multiple vehicles. As you plan for your collector’s garage, consider the following: intended garage height and clearance, the type of lift you will want, location for an accessible power source, and of course the colors, finish and style. 

Home Gym

Transforming your garage into a home gym or fitness area has many benefits. For starters, you can access all the benefits of visiting the gym without having to worry about the commute to get there. It also adds a level of privacy, and you won’t have to wait for your favorite machine to open up. You can create a home gym by installing rubber flooring or exercise mats and setting up workout equipment such as treadmills, exercise bikes, weights, and resistance bands.

Entertainment Space

Customize your garage by turning it into an entertainment space. This transformation is especially great for families with kids or for anyone who loves entertaining friends. Consider installing a home theater with comfortable seating and a gaming center with consoles and games such as air hockey, pool, foosball, ping pong, or other arcade games. Lastly, you could set up a music center by adding a stereo, speakers, and even some recording equipment. 

Hobby or Craft Room

Indulge in your creativity by creating a hobby or craft room. Whether you like painting, woodworking, sewing, or another hobby, you can customize the space to fit your needs. Be sure to include the proper flooring, the right equipment, and anything else you need to access your creativity. 

Bar and Lounge 

If you love mixing speciality drinks and dancing the night away, transforming your garage into a bar and lounge provides an excellent space for weekend entertainment. You can customize your garage with unique decorations or model it after your favorite bar. 

Office Space 

Last but not least, turn your garage into a work-from-home paradise. Set up a desk, comfortable chair, and all the necessary office equipment such as a computer, monitor, printer, and shelves for storage. Having a home space dedicated to work will help you stay focused, productive, and comfortable throughout the work day. Additionally, having the office in a separate location in your home will help you better separate home life from work life. 

If you a homeowner, consider how you can transform your garage to get the most out of its existing space. If you are building a custom home, keep the above ideas in mind and contact Paul Gray Homes 316-990-0000 to speak to an expert about building your dream home.