Garage Living has completed thousands of garage renovation projects of varying scope and size. Our clients are always amazed at how quickly we can transform a cluttered or unfinished garage into a clean, organized space.
Take a look at some of the garage makeovers we’ve completed for our clients. Many of them have wondered why they waited so long to call us.
Unfinished two car garage without proper storage space.
The floor and foundation walls have a Floortex coating in Sedona. A taupe slatwall is used throughout making it easy to hang baskets and hooks where needed.
A GL Custom Steel cabinetry system was installed with lockers and a work station which features a stainless steel countertop, diamond plate backsplash and a valance light bar. The entire garage was painted as well and the wiring along the ceiling was cleaned up.
Unfinished two car garage in a new home.
The floor, foundation walls and steps have a Floortex coating in Nightfall. A GL Custom Steel cabinetry system and workbench were installed with a valance light bar, diamond plate backsplash and stainless steel counter top. Slatwalls provided additional storage space.
The central vac was moved higher up the wall to provide more space. A heater was installed in the top left corner. The walls and ceiling were primed and painted.
Unfinished garage in a high-end custom home. Floor is unfinished with a noticeable expansion joint that is precut so the floor can float.
The floor and foundation walls have a Nightfall Floortex coating. Every single cabinet including is done on GL Custom Steel cabinetry for wall to wall storage (gun metal finish with finger pull handles). A slatwall on the left provides additional storage making it easy to add hooks and baskets.
This is a large two car garage that required a lot of storage.
The floor is finished with a Floortex coating in Sedona. Large lockers and uppers with stainless steel pulls provide plenty of storage space (GL Custom Steel cabinetry). Overhead racks and slatwalls provide additional storage space. The entire garage was also painted.
A large three car garage in need of proper storage and organization.
The floor was redone with a Pebble Beach Floortex Coating. GL Custom Steel cabinetry with a granite shell and tan door provides plenty of storage including a TV cabinet.
Some custom work was required around the lower windows. Several fluoresent lights were installed. An extra large cabinet by the door is used to store a standing Christmas tree.
Inexpensive melamine kitchen/laundry room cabinetry provided inadequate storage space.
A Floortex Coating in Nightfall was applied to the floor, foundation walls, a wide step and a custom kick plate below the cabinets. GL Premium cabinetry in silver and granite provide storage. A new sink, faucet, stainless steel counter top and diamond plate backsplash were added. The central vac was moved to the left and slatwall panels were added to all the walls.
Unfinished two car garage in a new home.
Garage was primed and painted. The floor was finished with a Khaki Floortex coating. The temporary wooden steps were replaced with precast concrete steps and given the same coating as the floor.
Installed slatwall panels to a height of 6 feet around the perimeter of the garage which provides a lot of flexibility for future storage and organization. A hose reel was installed in the back left corner with a couple of shelves. Beside the central vac are a couple of wire baskets with some mesh baskets below.
Small GL Signature cabinetry system – two uppers and two bases with a stainless steel counter top.
This garage was completely rebuilt from the ground up. Approximate size is 1,600 sq.ft. and can accommodate several cars.
Garage Living installed all of the drywall, primed and painted the garage. The flooring colour is a Pebble Beach Floortex coating.
Features gun metal gray cabinets (GL Custom Steel) with a butcher block counter top, stainless steel pulls and a diamond plate backsplash. The right corner features an inside/outside corner cabinet with a sink below. Other features are a TV cabinet, the lockers on the left have custom cutouts to the the electrical panels.
For more photos of this project, visit the GL Custom Steel cabinetry page.
This large, single car garage had several open shelves and plastic bins but still appeared untidy.
GL Custom Steel cabinetry with a workbench system and a butcher block countertop provide ample storage and organization. Deep lockers accommodate the larger items.
The flooring is done with a Khaki Floortex coating. The walls and ceiling were primed and painted. Old ceiling hooks and shelving systems were removed prior to installation.
This three car garage was full of boxes and artwork prior to the renovation.
The cabinets were custom fit into the alcove on the back wall (GL Custom Steel cabinetry featuring black shells and silver doors). The central vac system was concealed in one of the storage lockers. Slatwall panels and hooks provide additional storage. The flooring is done with a Quicksilver Floortex coating.
In this standard two car garag,e only one vehicle was ever parked inside. It contained a lot of toys and clutter. An existing MDF slatwall, some DIY shelving and pegboard on the back wall wasn't being used very effectively.
A GL Signature cabinet system was installed to provide better storage. A slatwall (5 feet tall) was added to the garage walls. The floor was finished with a Khaki colour Floortex coating.
The entire garage was also primed and painted. During the renovation, all of the items that were in the garage were moved into a storage pod. All of the existing organizers and shelving was removed before the renovation.
This cluttered two car garage was in desperate need of more storage.
Locker cabinets were mounted off the floor to provide more floor space. A slatwall extends around the perimeter of the entire garage making it easy to mount hooks and racks where needed. Overhead racks provide additional space for large boxes and items that aren't used regularly. A car lift maximizes the space in this tight two car garage.
This is an old, single car garage with not a lot of storage space.
The floor had extensive damage to it and needed repair before a Floortex coating could be applied in a Quicksilver colour. All of the walls were covered in slatwall from floor to ceiling. The hooks, baskets and shelving help to keep the floor clear so that a vehicle can be parked inside of the garage.
A classic cluttered garage with DIY shelving and storage.
The homeowner wanted an additional car to be stored in the garage, so a car lift was installed. GL Signature Cabinetry lockers were installed along with a workbench system. The flooring is a Khaki Floortex coating. Taupe slatwall panels were installed throughout and two overhead storage racks maximize the available storage space.
This is an older two car garage with painted brick walls on the left with a wooden loft in the rear. The floor was recently painted and in very good shape.
A complete demolition job was completed to remove the old wooden loft structure. The entire garage was painted. Slatwall panels were installed around the perimeter of the garage to (7 feet in height). A large overhead storage rack replaced the old loft (two 4' x 8' racks).
Quicksilver Floortex coating was used on the floor and the precast concrete step. A hose reel was added in the corner. A tire rack was installed on the upper left wall. GL Signature cabinetry with black and grey finish and butcher block countertop was placed on the back wall.
This is an unfinished garage in a new subdivision.
The entire garage was outfitted with a slatwall from floor to ceiling. Various shelves, hooks and racks are affixed to the wall to provide flexible storage and organization. Overhead racks maximize storage space. A checkerboard PVC tile was installed to protect the floor.
This is a classic example of old kitchen cabinets being repurposed in a two car garage. It’s an inexpensive and often temporary solution.
The cabinetry was replaced with GL Custom Steel cabinetry that can store golf bags and other sporting equipment. A khaki slatwall provides wall-mounted storage for a hose reel, baskets and hooks. New lights were installed and the garage was given a fresh coat of paint.
This fairly new garage had some height limitations on the back wall which was used for HVAC.
Nightfall Floortex coating was used on the floors. GL Custom Steel cabinets with a red high gloss finish, butcher block counter top and diamond plate backsplash were installed. A locker on the right wall provides storage for larger items.
This is a typical unfinished two car garage without any storage solutions.
GL Premium Cabinetry in silver and granite was installed. The flooring and a custom kick plate for the cabinets was finished in a Quicksilver Floortex coating. A stainless steel countertop and slatwall provide a clean finish to the space.
This is a back alley garage in the city that was completely unfinished. There is open framing around the back door, wood shelving and a fairly damage concrete floor.
Garage Living installed a polished aluminium diamond plate panel around the lower perimeter of the garage, followed by a black slatwall panel in the middle and a gray slatwall panel to the ceiling. Three GL Signature locker cabinets provide storage and keep things looking tidy. The windows and doors were finished with casing and painted providing a finished look to the garage.
This is a tight two car garage in the city in need of a storage system.
GL Premium cabinetry fit on both sides of the door without any customization. Stainless steel counter tops and valance lighting provide a suitable work space. Khaki Floortex coating was used on the floors and a taupe slatwall provides additional storage options on the side walls.
This two car garage contained a couple of car lifts but inadequate storage made it difficult to keep organized. The flooring was damaged and needed refinishing.
GL Custom steel cabinetry provides a snug fit and maximizes the space on the back wall. A butcher block countertop and diamond plate backsplash provides a nice clean look. Cappuccino Floortex Coating was used on the floor after it was repaired.
Thig garage had unusually configured space with inadequate storage.
GL Custom Steel cabinets and lockers were custom fit into the unique footprint of the garage to maximize storage space. A stainless steel countertop, diamond plate backsplash and custom kick plate were installed. Blue and gun metal colour used in cabinetry to match the client's vehicle colours. A shallow cabinet was inset below the counter to allow for a stool to placed there.
Rough, unfinished garage in a new subdivision.
The flooring and foundation walls have a Floortex coating in Nightfall. The walls were primed and painted. The outside walls have slatwall panels with various racks, hooks and shelves and a golf caddy. Overhead racks were mounted 24 inches from the ceiling and provide space for seasonal items.
An unfinished single car garage in need of better wall storage, organization, and lighting.
The concrete flooring and foundation were finished with a Nightfall Floortex floor coating. Gray slatwalls were installed with hooks and baskets to increase the amount of wall storage. A four foot LED light brightens up the space and the entire garage was painted to make it all look like new. Storage bins were also used to reduce the clutter and keep the space looking tidy.