Home Remodeling: A Garage Becomes a Library

garage to library remodel

(This is the second installment of a two-part series on our garage transformation. Click here to view Part 1.)

An old or unused garage is a waste of space and a waste of your expensive real estate. We at Innovation Construction Co. Design & Build helped one local homeowner solve this problem with dramatic results when we converted an outdated garage to an outstanding library with multi-use space.

When you watch the transformation on this YouTube video of our start-to-finish process, you can see how we took care with the details. In Part 1 of this two-part article, we discussed specifics of craftsmanship, durability, and energy efficiency. Here in Part 2, we’ll highlight the attention to style, aesthetic vision, and special design touches.

Working with the homeowner’s creative vision, we paid close attention to details such as window selection and placement. Our greatest challenge? The old garage door. We knew how it would look if we just popped in a functional wall/window jigsaw piece: an old garage with a new job. To make it blend appealingly with the rest of the structure, we used that space to frame in a new triple-window system.

We also added style on the inside with aesthetically pleasing his-and-hers matched closets flanking the new front triple-window opening. This increased the storage space in a striking way that set off the windows to great effect. A final custom touch – an inviting double window seat built in place under the triple window unit. The area below the seating was an obvious opportunity for additional dry storage but we thought beyond the practical and made this into an architectural focal point by detailing the area with attractive cabinetry incorporated into the design.

To blend the new with the existing space, we incorporated a vaulted ceiling to increase the sense of space while transitioning naturally from the open kitchen/dining area of the home. To complete the transition with beauty and practicality, we crafted a peninsula island with a beautiful simulated stone counter of maintenance-free CAMBRIA. Here we found yet another storage opportunity, constructing the base with modern cabinetry.

Our attention to design and our expert craftsmanship gave us the edge in creating tasteful architectural features for this project, many of which called upon our fine finish carpentry skills. Elegant cabinetry gave this transformed space a special character; in fact, one entire wall was given over to maple built-in library cabinetry enhanced by crown moldings with a rope detail – the homeowner’s personal touch.

Innovation Const.Co.is an A+ BBB-Rated home improvement contractor, GREEN CERTIFIED, member of the Greater Plymouth Builders Association, and A/Rated on Angie’s List. We are a local business with pride of workmanship and the experience and expertise to be your one-stop builder and remodeler.

For over three decades, we have successfully facilitated the remodeling dreams of homeowners across South Shore and Southeastern MA, including Duxbury, Wareham, Marion, Rochester, Kingston, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Barnstable County, and Cape Cod.

Innovation Construction Co. Design & Build is proud to offer Green Building options. We are dedicated to incorporating sustainable living solutions into our projects.

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Website: www.innovationconst.com

Email: sales@innovationconst.com

Phone: 508-291-4907

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