Ask any homeowner what they’d change about their property and the answer is almost always the same: more space. Fortunately, adding square footage to a property can be relatively easy, particularly with planning, design and construction services from a reputable builder. 

What adds more value to a house a garage or extra room?

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing the property market to slow down, more people than ever are looking for ways to create extra space and enhance their properties. Of course, knowing how to make changes to your home isn’t always easy.

In addition to creating more space and adding functionality to your home, you’ll want to ensure that any changes you make have a positive impact on the value of your property too.

Garage vs Extra Room

People tend to assume that adding an extra bedroom to a property is the ultimate way to boost its value. In some cases, this is true. A four-bed house will almost always be worth more than a two-bed home in the same area, for example.

However, it’s important to consider the specifics of your property before jumping to any conclusions. If you live in a built-up area with little on-street parking, for example, the addition of a garage could have more of an impact on the value of your property.

While many properties do have a garage, they’re rarely fit for purpose. As the size of cars has changed over the years, traditional garages are rarely used for vehicle storage. With a simple garage conversion in Leicester, however, you can ensure your garage can house your vehicles comfortably. What’s more – your conversion could increase your storage space, as well as creating a secure environment for your cars or vans.

When it comes to garage conversions, there really are no limits to what you can achieve. You may decide to transform an existing structure into a dedicated home office, for example. Alternatively, you could choose to create a self-contained studio flat, playroom, home gym, a cinema room or even a bar in your own garage conversion.

With so many options available, it’s easy to see why garage conversions are becoming increasingly popular. As people spend more time at home, the need for increased space and functionality is encouraging people to make the most of the space available. By converting your garage into a multi-purpose unit, you can get the extra space you need, increase the functionality of your home and boost the value of your property.

Designing Your Garage Conversion

Any change to your property requires careful planning, particularly if you want to increase the market value of your home. With assistance from reputable builders in Leicestershire, you can design a garage conversion or property conversion that fulfils your needs and complements the style of your home.

From extending an existing garage structure to creating a brand-new garage in unused space, Oaklands can provide the expert design, planning and construction services you require. To find out more, contact us today on 0116 277 2252.