Have you ever considered converting your garage into a game room? You’re not alone! Game rooms are becoming more and more popular among homeowners.
A game room is a great way to provide your family with a place to gather and have fun. It can also be a great way to entertain guests, especially if you are tight on interior space. If you don't have an extra room in your house to spare, the game room of your dreams might be hiding in your garage. With some planning, imagination, and elbow grease, you can transform your garage into a purposeful game room, man cave, dance floor, or living space that everyone loves.
A multi-use garage space really has a lot of advantages. How do you want to enjoy your space? The possibilities are endless, and the good news is that there are no hard and fast rules. You can always design your space the way you want it.
Let’s Start By Taking Care of the Mess
We know transforming a garage comes with its own set of challenges. The first step will almost always be organization. Have no fear; these tips will help you if you want to clean up the garage in less than an hour.
Take inventory of the items in the garage and sort accordingly
Part with items that take up more space
Get some bins and place the sorted items in the appropriate bins
Clean the garage with a broom and hose and make minor repairs
If you want to enjoy the peace, beauty, and organization of a functional garage that you can use not only to park your cars but also for various activities and hobbies, we have some insightful ideas for you. Get more details on organization here.
Benefits of a Garage Game Room
There's a reason arcade games and pool tables are popular in bars and why playrooms and parks are a thing: no matter how old we get, we always want to leave room for some fun. Having your very own rec room can be a game-changer for your social calendar and personal fulfillment. Convert your garage into the very best entertainment space in the neighborhood.
Increasing the livable area of your home can be appealing, especially if you're working from home or your family is growing. Updating the flooring and function in your garage can instantly give life to a seemingly unusable or disorganized space. With our concrete coating system, your under-used (or unused) space will get not only an aesthetic makeover but you will enjoy increased durability for years to come. Add to your home’s future value and create the opportunity to enjoy a more functional room in the present. Here are some of the benefits of converting your garage into a rec room:
It can be a great place to entertain guests. You can have game nights, movie nights, or just hang out and relax with friends and family.
You can relax and unwind there. You can watch TV, read a book, or just take a nap in your own private space.
It’s the perfect place for your kids to play. They can have their own space to run around and play games without having to worry about making a mess in the house.
Get more space to store your belongings. If you don't have a lot of storage space in your house, you can use your garage as a place to store things like holiday decorations, camping gear, or tools.
It can increase the value of your home. If you ever decide to sell your home, having a rec room can make it more attractive to potential buyers.
Essential Upgrades You Need for a Garage Game Room
At Webfoot, we use a unique coating system that meets our standards for durability, ease, and quick installation. Our services turn your stained, marked, cracked concrete into a surface you can be proud of. A concrete coating will not only enhance the overall look and feel of your space, it provides protection against stains and spills, and is much easier to clean and maintain than traditional concrete floors. In our opinion, it’s a game room essential.
Because our coatings are non-absorptive, oils and other fluids will not seep in and stain permanently. Concrete coated floors are much easier to clean and maintain then traditional floors and are a great option for pets that shed or families with allergies. Whether the look you’re going for is traditional, contemporary, or if you lean more towards eccentric design, you can find a concrete coating option to match your taste and style. The end result? A game room floor strong enough to withstand the wildest poker night and yet stylish enough to serve as a aesthetic focal point.
Cabinets & Slat Wall Storage
Even if your garage is small, investing in a custom storage solution will help you maximize the available space and keep things tidy while allowing you the flexibility to play with the designs you prefer that fit your specific needs. Choosing custom storage solutions is a great way to properly store your items and make room for everything you want to do in your garage. Whether you need a locker for tools, sports equipment, your board game collection, or seasonal items, a garage cabinet system will help you stay organized and make it easier to categorize your items and store them according to your preferences.
If you want to make some items more easily accessible without having to dig through drawers, wall shelving is a lifesaver. Slat walls— which tend to last longer then other shelving systems— are a perfect example of wall storage that help you keep the floor clear.
Fun Garage Game Room Ideas
When it comes to your game room, you get to make the rules. There are no limits to what you can do with your space, so let your imagination run wild! Here are a few fun ideas to get you started:
Theme your game room around your favorite game or movie. Create a space that is completely immersive and transports you to another world.
Add some comfortable seating and make it a place where you can relax and unwind. After a long day, coming home to a cozy game room is just what the doctor ordered.
Stock up on your favorite games and snacks. Make sure you have everything you need to have a good time.
Invite your friends and family over for game night! There's nothing better than spending time with loved ones while playing games.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to designing your game room. So get creative and have fun with it!
Choosing Webfoot for Everything Game Room
Looking for more advice when planning your game room conversion? We pride ourselves on our 18+ years of experience in the industry and top-rated customer service and communication. We want to hear from you! Schedule a free quote, with our free consultation, and Coating Specialist will evaluate your surfaces, explore color and texture samples, and give you a clear written estimate. Contact us to schedule today.