Examples of Garage Conversions

There are many reasons why one would want to convert their garage. It could be because you want to increase the value of your home. Or maybe you just want another room where you can take some time out now and then. Whatever you would want to do with your garage, there have been some strange and wonderful garage conversions all around the world.

  1. One of the most common garage conversions is to turn it into a man cave. Imagine coming home from a long day at work and going into your garage to get a beer and watch some TV. It’s also pretty ideal for when you want friends round but don’t want them messing up your house or bothering whoever else you may be living with. If you have the cash, then you’ll probably go all out on your man cave. For those who don’t – here are some cheap essentials.
  1. When converting your garage, a great idea is to turn it into a cinema. This may sound expensive, but there are ways of converting it on a budget. A projector, screen and long couch could pretty much suffice as a cinema. Cinema Rooms have some examples of garage conversions. Unfortunately, you won’t get the priorities of a cinema where you can watch a film as soon as it’s released, but it’s still pretty cool.
  1. One of the most obvious and probably most common conversions, is turning your garage into an office. Garages are often attached to the home, so would save a business the owner extra expense renting/buying a new property. If you don’t have a garage attached to your home, then they are still probably cheaper to rent than a normal office.

This final one is quite extraordinary. One man actually made his garage into a fully functioning pub! It has beer on tap, karaoke, disco lights and a smoke machine. The great thing about this is that five of this man’s friends loved his pub so much that they copied him, and turn their garages into pubs! Not only great for you and your friends but a possible money maker too? You can get the whole story here.

Garages are actually pretty versatile spaces. They are a solid bricks and mortar structure, and with a bit of imagination and plenty of elbow grease you could probably turn your garage into anything you please. We hope you have fun doing so, let us know how you’re getting on.