When you convert your garage into a living area, then you can make use of valuable but underutilized space in your home. You will also get rid of the waste which you have stored in your garage.
When there is a requirement of more space, then moving is not a favorable option for all and people choose to go for loft conversions, garages conversions and outbuildings conversion. Unlike extensions, conversions take much less time for completion and within a month you can have a new living space.
Garage conversions is used for multiple purposes like for creating a dining room, living room or home office at your home. You can even get an extra bathroom or a larger kitchen with a garage conversion.
Although, garage conversion is no at all easy and it will require more than just putting a window and a door. For this you will require to hire skilled workmen, who are experienced enough to carry out the conversion. A conversion generally doesn’t require a planning permission, but you must check it once with the authorities. And when you are all set to go, it will hardly require a month.
So, if you want an area for your kid’s toy collection, then an additional space can be created by using your garage. But, there are a few points that you need to consider before going for garage conversion.
1.Is the area of my garage enough to convert?: The average size of the single car garage is about 18m2. This much area is enough for any type of conversions. If you are still not sure, then you can ask your friends and neighbors, who has just got their garage converted. You can compare your size with the ideal size for conversion or can find on the internet.
2.How long will it take to convert a garage?: It actually depends on the scope and scale of conversion and it can take anywhere from one week to one month. So, you can ask the builder what all work is required and what will be the estimated time.
3.How much will a garage conversion cost?: The cost can also vary according to the work required and area. You can ask for the quotes from your building company and should consult your friends to ask if the price is worth or not. Even a estate agent can help you in finding the right price of your garage conversion.