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12 Alternate Uses for Your Garage or Shed That Fits Your Personality

Are you seriously considering converting your garage or shed into something more useful that suits your personality? Perhaps you have wanted to work on it for the longest time but are unsure of what to do. Well, wonder no more because we have listed a few ideas to help get you started in the right direction.

12 Alternate Uses for Your Garage or Shed

1. Home Gym

Most folks would just store their workout equipment either in the basement or in the storage room and just bring them out when needed. Just lay down a few rubber mats and set-up your treadmill or stationary bike and weights and you’re good to go.

2. Workshop

Garages and sheds make for great hobby workshops. Set it up with barnwood interior walls to complete the look of an authentic workshop to really get you in a creative mood.

3. Lounge

If you can’t just seem to relax inside the house and you need a quieter place to hang out in and chill after a long day at work. Consider making a lounge or den out of your garage or shed.

4. Man Cave/She Shed

Man caves and she sheds are popular nowadays. The concept of having your own space to retire to for relaxation and your hobbies is a very enticing and inviting thing.

5. Display Room

If you’re into collecting stuff such as coins, memorabilia, and other types of collectibles, you need a space to showcase your collection. A display room would be a great idea to convert your space into.

6. Studio

Let’s say you’re the artistic and creative type. Converting your space into a studio — whether art, music or dance — is perfect to get you more practice time to develop your craft.

7. Home Office

A home office is ideal especially if you’re the type who gets to do remote work a lot. It lets you focus on your tasks and work peacefully and productively in the comfort of your own home without compromising the quality of your output.

8. Entertainment Center

This idea is one that the whole family will love. You can set up your home theater here along with your children’s gaming console. If it’s big enough, you can even put in a pool table or perhaps a foosball set-up for hours and hours of fun with family and friends.

9. Playhouse

Making a playhouse out of your garage or shed will not only minimize the clutter inside your house but it will also give your children their own space for playtime with toys and games. This could also be a great way to minimize your kids’ screentime by encouraging them to be creative and imaginative during playtime.

10. Bar

Entertain guests in your own personal home by having them swing over to your garage and shed for a night of drinks and meaningful conversations.

11. Home Spa

If you have a spa at home, there’s no need for you to go out and spend a lot of money for a few hours of relaxation. Simply deck it out with a hot tub and a sauna and you already have unlimited access to a spa treatment at home.

12. Library

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Bookworms with thousands of books and other reading materials will find a home library as heaven on Earth. Line up your walls with shelves and racks, place a comfortable reading chair and ample lighting and voila! Instant home library.

We hope you enjoyed these ideas and found them useful. Happy renovating!

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