Adding or Expanding a Garage
If there is one truth in every home is that no one ever has enough garage space. The garage is not just a place for our cars, it is also a storage area. That’s why many homeowners look at garage additions as a way to get more interior space. Here is a look at what to consider when considering a garage addition.
How Will the Garage Addition Make the Overall House Look?
While having a big garage is a great idea, you will want to make sure that the addition doesn’t knock the proportions of your home out of whack. You will want to ensure that your home still has a please overall aesthetic. That will be important if you plan to sell your home in the next few years.
How Much Space Do You Need?
Do you want to turn a one-car garage into a two-car garage? Perhaps you are looking for more space to fit your ATV or your motorcycle. You should consider all the items that you are going to put in your garage before making your final plans.
Attached or Detached?
You will want to consider whether you want to have the addition attached to your home or whether you want the addition to be detached. With a detached garage, you will have to create a whole new structure on your property. However, an attached garage expansion will require making modifications to your main home. You will want the advantages and challenges of both.