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GREAT USES FOR A SECOND GARAGE!

We all know that space is at a premium, and with house prices continuing to rise, renovating and repurposing a second garage is a great opportunity to add extra value to your home, and increase functionality.

Here are just a few ideas on what you could use your second garage for:

LOOKING TO START A BUSINESS? LOOK NO FURTHER THAN YOUR GARAGE

Renting office space can be a costly burden to a fledgling company, and working out of your home can be inconvenient, but thankfully converting your garage is both reasonably priced and relatively simple job. Follow this handy guide for help converting your garage from a place to store cars and junk to a high-quality office.

WANT TO ROCK OUT? SOUNDPROOF YOUR GARAGE

Playing music is a great way to socialise, let off some steam, and develop yourself. Sadly, band practice usually requires a lot of space and makes a lot of noise. This can often leave you with one option; practice in the garage! But no-one wants band practice to be interrupted by angry neighbours, or worse, the police! Soundproofing keeps neighbours happy and lets musicians focus on their craft.

GARAGE SAFETY ADVICE

Garages are often used to store vehicles, tools, chemicals, decorations and other miscellaneous items. For those with young, curious kids, the garage can appear to be a treasure trove of fun and adventure, and this has the potential to result in injuries. Our handy list below will help you identify the hazards in your garage and help you to minimize the risks.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GARAGE

Your garage takes up a sizeable portion of your home’s square footage, yet often this is an under-utilized space, with many Americans not making the most of their garage’s potential. Below are a series of strategies proven to work, that will improve your garage and make it an invaluable part of your home.