Garage remodeling is sometimes overlooked, but it can be one of the most important places to begin remodeling your house if you want to add space and gain value to your home. Think about it for a minute, if you remodel your garage you will gain a large extra room that you will be able to enjoy for years to come.

One of the best places to begin your remodeling project is with the garage door. An old raggedy garage door is a real eye sore, not to mention it can be dangerous. You wouldn't want it accidentally coming down on someone. A new garage door will cost you around a thousand dollars and another thousand for the garage door storage system. Newer garage doors are safer and more secure due to modern technology. The good news is that you can get a new garage door in any style and color you can possibly think of. This way you can customize it to fit the look and feel of your home.

The next step in garage remodeling is often the floor. Since most garages have cement floors, they often look old, dull, stained and chipped. There are two basic ways to remodel your garage floor to make it look new again. The first is to paint it. Painting cement floors is becoming more and more popular these days, and just about anyone can do it. The second method is to use a durable garage flooring product. This will make your floor look less like a cement floor and more like the floor in any room in your house. If you decide to go this route, I strongly suggest you hire a professional installer to make sure it is completed properly.

Because the garage is often the dumping ground of your house, when you go to remodel your garage you are going to need to clean it up and organize it. Years of left over “stuff” can seem to grow and grow until it is piled high. The easiest way to organize your belongings, aside from throwing them all away, is to get yourself a couple of storage containers to put everything in. This will make sure all of your possessions are neat, organized, and off the floor.

Garage remodeling will involve a bit of work, but if you are willing to put in the time and effort you will be rewarded with a beautiful new room in your house.


Source by Jane Z Johnson