Small business for your crafts: I’ve known more than one person who turned their garage into a hair salon, a store where they sold their own crafts (one woman made unique, highly detailed clay fairies), a place to sell produce you grow, etc. Not only will you need permits for this type of endeavor, you will likely need to appear before a local board, such as selectmen, to gain approval. You may also need to get written approval from neighbors that live within a certain proximity. Parking and signage are often issues.
No den or basement? You can repurpose your garage as a “man-cave,” or “mom cave.” Everyone needs to get away sometimes, where they can close the door and decompress. A “cave” can be designed to have what comforts you – which would be very individual choices. Keep in mind if you are planning to put a great sound system or television in your made-over garage, also make sure you have a good security system.
Yoga studio or dance space: A clean space with appropriate flooring, mats, bars, and a sound system. You might need to hire a flooring contractor to install proper flooring for these activities.
Greenhouse or potting studio: You will likely need to work with putting in more windows, grow lights, and work stations for tools, soil, and plant material.
Office space: Again, make sure you also have good security, but your garage could be made over to support a business, a writing career, or the student(s) in your home.
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