When to Consider Expanding Your Garage Space
Expanding Your Garage Space
A garage is an important part of your home, particularly if you have a vehicle that you need to protect from the elements. Sometimes, you even end up using your garage space for more than just vehicle protection. You even end up using this structure for other things, like for storing stuff and as a workshop.
When you use your garage to do more stuff other than what it is supposed to be used for, you tend to overtake the space that is usually reserved for your vehicle when it is not there. It might even come to a point where your vehicle is no longer parked in your garage but is left outside since it can no longer fit in it due to all these other stuff. When this happens, you should definitely consider expanding your garage space or get a garage extension.
This is not an uncommon scenario. Most people end up needing extra garage space a few years after they move into a new home simply because the family expanded. This means that the stuff that they accumulated over the years expanded too. Most of the stuff that cannot fit into the house or the attic (if you have one) usually spills over into the garage. When it does, you end up with a garage full of stuff other than your car.
Other Reasons Why You Should Consider Garage Expansion
A growing family with lots of stuff that need storage space is not the only reason why a garage expansion is important. There are a few other reasons, and here are some of them:
You now have two cars
Yes, progress is great and having more than one car is a sign of progress. The problem is, if you have two cars and you only have a garage that can accommodate one car, where does the other car go? Usually, in a situation like this, you end up parking the old car in the driveway and the new car in the garage. That is rather unfair to the old vehicle that served you well before the new one arrived. Instead of parking your older car in the driveway, why not expand your garage with a prefab garage extension or get a metal carport for it?
You need extra room for other things that you do
If you cannot fit your new hobbies into your home, a custom garage extension might be a good idea. Don’t expose your car to the elements simply because you chose to convert your garage into a pottery shed, or because you took up woodworking and the garage is your new workshop. You can do this if you have enough space for both, but if you did not, you should consider either getting a new garage for your car or you can order a shed that will serve as your space for other stuff.
You just want more space
Some people just want the expansion of their garage to happen simply because the idea of more space appeals to them. If you are one of these people, then why not get that garage extension? Or better yet, why not get a separate prefab structure that you can connect to your garage for other uses? You can get a metal building to expand your extra space so that you can have a place to do pottery, indulge in arts and crafts, do woodworking, or use as a garden shed when the time comes.
These are just a few of the ideas and reasons why an expanded garage space might be a good idea for you and your home. If you want to get that extra space sooner rather than later, you should consider getting prefabricated structures for this from Carports US rather than have extensions constructed. Not only will you be able to get the extra space you want and need quickly, but you can also get these without the noise and hassle that a construction project brings.
To get the structure to want for your expansion, you can start by contacting us at (844) 557-6375. We can also be reached via our contact us page.