7 Easy & Affordable Garage Updates You Can Do Yourself

November 17, 2021

Garage Update

The garage, while sometimes overlooked, is a vital part of any house. Because, really, where else is the family going to put all their extra junk? Plus, it consumes a significant percentage of the curb appeal of many properties. Investing in a garage renovation that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical is a great way to increase your home's curb appeal without breaking the bank.

If you implement these easy tips, your garage will be the talk of the block.

DIY Garage Cleanout

Your garage probably has a lot of "stuff." We bet you still have a lot of stuff from when you moved here five years ago, including boxes, yard equipment, and even sports gear. The best method to solve this issue is to do away with it entirely. As you will probably upgrade the flooring too, you should place anything in your driveway or yard or hang it on the walls.

Decluttering will also give you the chance to get rid of unnecessary belongings, sell or donate them to others, and make room for new ones. We advise getting a group of friends or family members together for this, and maybe even some professional help if the job becomes too big for you to do on your own. Having a crew of employees and a way to haul away trash will make short work of this project.

Paint the walls and the ceiling

This won't break the bank, but it will make your garage seem and feel much more polished and spacious. To make late-night wrenching sessions more comfortable, paint the walls white and the floor a sturdy gray.

Put in new garage door

A wooden door that must be opened with force will not likely appeal to purchasers. Instead, use an automated garage door opener or replace the heavy wooden door with a newer, lighter aluminum one. The door is the single most important feature when you start thinking about selling your property.

Of course, even if you’re not planning on selling any time soon, a new door will make you want to use your garage for more than storing away junk. Make sure to choose a door color that will go well with the rest of the home.

Add insulation

Your garage door, the largest one on your home, is probably the greatest culprit when it comes to heat loss. Put up insulation to keep the heat in during the winter and out during the summer, and you'll save money on your energy bill. You may wonder how to insulate a garage. Well, install it in the empty area between the wall studs, and you may use the garage much more comfortably throughout the year, even if it has not been completely repurposed.

Include a DIY workbench

Make changes to your garage so it can hold a workstation, materials for home improvements, and a wide range of tools. So next time you come across a cool DIY, you won't have to second-guess your ability to follow along! Your new hobby room might also serve as your own workplace at home.

Redo the floor

You don’t have to replace the entire flooring in your garage, simply refinish it. It's important that your garage floor be as attractive as it is durable. The best method for doing this is by using a garage floor finish. It will not only make your garage floor seem nicer, but it will also make it last much longer.
Use pallets to store lawn and garden tools

If you have a garden or yard, you probably have a large number of tools with long handles. This pallet rack is one of the best ways we've found to store and organize long-handed tools.

A pallet may be nailed or screwed directly to a shed, fence, or the bare studs in your garage. Be sure that the screws you use to secure the pallet to the wall are long enough to reach through both the pallet and the wall.

Pallets may be obtained veery cheaply if you don't already have any on hand. Plus, this worthwhile task may be completed in about one hour. As soon as you're done, your equipment will be out of the way yet still simple to get!

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