A well-executed garage conversion is the classic home improvement that can add more value to a home than its cost. The loss of protected parking and storage more than compensated by the added living space. The best ones integrate seamlessly with the original floor plan.
But a shoddy conversion, like the one above, makes it painfully apparent at a glance that what was once a garage is now an awkward extra room.
Here are two common issues arising from a garage conversion
Many garage conversions skip the expense of insulating the new living space, increasing the energy consumption of the new living area.
A garage floor is sloped slightly toward the garage door. When it becomes a room, unless a levelling pour is done, the room’s floor will be out-of-level.