Garages are a popular attachment to any home, most commonly used for the safe storage of your vehicle. Yet, there are so many fun and fantastic uses for garages that you may not be aware of.

At Heritage Builders, we are here to help inspire you to use your garage for something different during the summer season. Below, we have listed 4 alternative uses for your garage.

Great for Storage

It’s easy to fill your garage with clutter, as using your garage for storing your belongings is one of the most popular and original uses. Whether this be tools, items you’re waiting to throw away, or perhaps even gym equipment, the extra space garages provide is ideal for this.

Why not think outside the box and even use your garage to store your off-season clothing during the summer months to provide more space for you? Your garage is there to store whatever you wish!

Ideal as a Workshop Space

Garages are often used as repair areas, and with this in mind, why not use the space as a workshop? Perfect for storing your machinery, this is a great space for fixing broken items such as bikes, without the worry of damaging any valuables.

Entertainment Area

With the summer weather nearly in full swing, use your garage space to take advantage of this. Many people use garages for practicing their music talents, and if you’re a member of a band, you can do this! Invite your friends and family around and showcase your talents.

Take it a step further and store your refrigerator in your garage space, so you and your guests can enjoy some refreshing beverages during the entertainment.

Transform into an Art Room

If you’re an art lover, use this space to fully indulge in your hobby. The isolation you have can help you fully focus on your task and the garage is the ideal space to store all your art supplies. It can even be a fun area for your children to enjoy some art and craft activities!

There are so many ways to use your garage space than you thought. Get inspired and be creative with how you use this space within your home.

If you’re thinking of building a garage this summer, we can help you. At Heritage Builders, we are accomplished garage builders in Leicester with over three decades experience within this field.

If you are interested in building or extending your garage, or if you would like to know more information about our services, contact us today on 01509 814 123 or email us at and we will be happy to help.