The age old problem of creating more space in your garage is faced by many people today. There are a number of ways that you can increase the space in your home. One of the best ways to do that is through carefully planning as it relates to the design and overall layout of the space. There are lots of different items that you can use to create a more aesthetically appealing and more organized space for your garage. There are quite a large number of storage options that are available to people when it comes to getting the most out of garage space.
Nobody wants to have a garage that is overly crowded with junk. People today have struggled for the most part to come up with solutions that may help them with creating more space. The following tips may prove to be highly useful for you, especially if you are looking to create more space in your garage.
1. De-cluttering the space. The common mistake people make when they are thinking of more space in their garage is not getting rid of all that unwanted junk that is sitting in a heap on their garage floor. The garage is the dumping ground for many people and that has been the number one reason why so many people struggle to get the most out of their garage space.
In order to get the most out of your garage, you should first aim to properly de-clutter your garage. This can be done by properly calculating the amount of space that you need for storage, which will then provide you with a better understanding of how to organize things to create more space.
2. Assess the storage space.
A common problem the majority of people face today has to do with the amount of storage space in their garage to begin with. If you live in a house that cannot be expanded further, then you will have to find a way to make the garage space you have work. If you will be constructing a home from scratch or have space to remodel, your garage needs should be carefully assessed and planned in order to ensure a good storage system and adequate space in your garage as your family grows.
You should measure the storage space in your garage more than twice in order to get a fair idea of the overall space and devise multiple plans as to how to create more space. Then, you will be better able to start making adjustments and play around with the architectural design of your garage in order to get more space.
3. Re-purpose household storage. If you want to create more space in your home, you should also learn how to manage and utilize space. This also involves better management of the space in the other rooms in the home. Old furniture from the bedroom can be moved to the garage to act as storage. An old dresser or chest of drawers can be used to store tools and other items in the garage if you no longer wish to use them in the main house.
Getting rid of unwanted junk and trash that maybe lying around in your garage will definitely allow you to find more space in your garage for a better and more aesthetically pleasing set up. If necessary, empty the garage completely and rearrange things better, labeling boxes and drawers.
Below are some examples of cluttered and uncluttered garages. Which one most resembles your own garage?