When it comes to upgrades, the garage is one of the most overlooked rooms in your house. Everyone thinks about kitchen and bathrooms, but nobody really talks about garage makeovers. Well if you’re looking to make your garage into something special, we compiled a short list of your top 5 ways garage upgrades!
Garage flooring. There are so many options available to homeowners for their garage flooring. There’s no reason to have just a plain concrete garage floor. The most common garage flooring upgrade is epoxy coating. This is a fairly simple way to upgrade your garage flooring quickly. You can buy a kit from your local hardware store and do it yourself or hire a reputable company to handle the job for you.
Upgrading your garage lighting is one of the fastest and easiest ways to make your garage look great. Most garages come with a single bulb that barely lights up half of the garage. It makes your garage look dingy, and it’s a big safety problem! Upgrade your lighting to a few led long bulbs and really brighten your garage up. Not only will it look better, you’ll be much happier when you’re out there.
If you are one of the many people that stores their many decorations in the garage, think about upgrading your storage to make it look clean and organized. Adding storage cabinets is a simple way to hide all of your items and keep your garage looking neat. If cabinets are out of your price range, try some of these DIY ways of storing bins that are both effective and cheap!
One of the best ways to upgrade your garage is to pump some cold air into it! If you’re the type of person that spends a lot of your time in your garage, you’ll definitely want to add an air conditioning unit! In this summer heat, Florida garages can easily climb over 100 degrees. That makes doing anything in your garage near unbearable! Add on a small A/C unit and you’ll see a world of difference.
The number one way to upgrade your garage is to make it smart! What’s that mean? Upgrade your garage door opener to a Wi-Fi capable unit. Having a smart garage opener means you can open, close, & monitor your garage door from anywhere in the world through an app on your phone. You no longer have to worry if you remembered to close the garage door. And if you’re expecting an important package, you can open the door for a delivery and close it when they leave. The reasons to upgrade your garage door opener to a Wi-Fi enabled unit are endless.
The best part of having all of these garage upgrades checked off on your home, is not only are you going to be a lot happier with your garage space, you’ll increase your homes resale value as well!