When you have a growing family, there is no doubt that any additional space you can achieve within the home and garden will be utilised. If you are looking to achieve extra space at home, there are a few things you can do and the following tips have been created to help get you started.
Transform the Garage
Most homeowners do not use their garage to park their car safely overnight; instead, it becomes a dumping ground for seasonal belongings and various other things. The first step to achieving more space is to sort through the items in your garage and be ruthless about what you really need. A garage can be a functional area of your home, especially when an insulated garage door is chosen to retain the warmth and add a few chairs; perfect for a teenage hangout!
Consider a Summerhouse
If you have a sizeable garden, a great way to make the most of the space it offers is through a summerhouse. These out buildings can be anything from a smart looking shed through to an very impressive structure and prices vary vastly. A summerhouse can be used to entertain guests, as an office or simply as a sun room to relax in.
Convert the Loft
Perhaps you have a little one on the way and are thinking that moving house is the only way to accommodate the family; if this is the case you may wish to consider this cost effective alternative. Loft conversions are a fantastic way of creating additional space could work out as a much cheaper way of making sure your growing family has enough room. The area can be used in whatever way you want so from another bedroom to a secondary living space you are guaranteed a highly functional room!
Choose Clever Furniture
Maximising usable space in the home with can be as simply as choosing your furniture wisely. When it comes to children’s bedrooms consider a bed that offers study space underneath it and for your own bedroom choose a bed that offers the most amount of storage; some even come with shelving built into the frame. Dual purpose furniture is a great way to save space through smart design and can be found at very reasonable prices.
If your home is bursting at the seams and you are searching for a real solution, consider these options and give you and your family room to manoeuvre!
Sophie works alongside Easy Fit Garage Doors and has seen the difference that an insulated door can make when transforming the garage into a functional and comfortable area of the home.