Across the UK, it is estimated that around 4.6 million garages are no longer used to store cars, with 64% of people claiming that their garage stores gardening tools that could be stored easily in a shed at the bottom of the garden. If you are looking to add more useable space to your home, a garage conversion could be a great option. Transforming your garage will gain you more space without having to extend your property or lose any of your garden. On average, the conversion of an internal and unused garage can increase property value by 10% and, planning permission is often not required. In this blog, we discuss all the potential uses/benefits of converting your internal garage into a useable space.
For many years the formality of traditional Victorian and Georgian home layouts has become impractical for modern families and lifestyles. Family homes are now used for a range of activities, even more so during the era of Covid-19. From classroom, office, and gym to social activities, homes now more than ever need to be multi-functional.
In architectural language, spaces such as landings are often referred to as ‘dead spaces’ - a space that is routinely overlooked and not used for anything other than passing through. However, hallways and landings are often the first spaces visitors in your home see and are often where first impressions are made.