Tricking Out the Garage
There are plenty of new options for storage and organization; you might even reclaim some parking space.
Synopsis: In the current building climate, homeowners look to improve every part of the house, and the one room that’s been neglected is the garage. Many contractors and manufacturers are taking advantage of the market growth, and specialize in nothing else but garage remodels. Flooring upgrades, cabinetry, and adaptable storage are all products that are increasing in popularity. This article is an overview of the different product choices, relative costs, and sources of supply.
Since the days of the Model-T Ford, the American garage has become an integral part of the house, sheltering our beloved cars in addition to providing a refuge for those escaping domestic bliss. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, we own about 65 million garages. And given everyone’s interest in revitalizing their real-estate investment, those garages represent space waiting to be refined — if we can find the space. Let’s face it, most of us…