During the summer months your garage gets plenty of use, but what about during the winter?
Chances are good that your garage is nothing but a place to store a few things and park your car before you run into your home. What if you could change that and make your garage space usable all year long?
Heating your garage can provide you with the space you’ve always wanted. If you’re still on the fence about investing in a garage heating system, here are five reasons your family will love having a more comfortable garage in the winter.
1. Advanced storage options
Ever feel like your house is too cluttered and you can’t store certain things in the cold garage? Heating the garage gives you more usable storage space all year long.
Storing certain things like photos, food, and wine in the garage isn’t recommended, even if it’s heated. A heated garage does give you more versatility for storing other items that you no longer have to worry about getting damaged by colder temperatures, however.
2. Enjoy a hobby
If you or someone in your family enjoys working on cars, you’re probably forced to take a break from the hobby for the winter. Cold tools and cold hands lead to little productivity, after all.
With a heated garage, you can work on projects year-round, making you more productive and ensuring your restoration project is ready to go by next spring.
3. The bonus space you’ve always wanted
Months spent indoors is enough to give anyone cabin fever, so wouldn’t it be nice if the family had a little more room to spread out?
By heating your garage, you provide the opportunity to use part of the area as a bonus space for playing games, listening to music, quietly reading, or utilizing a cabinet system’s countertop for projects.
4. Cut the race
A heated garage means you no longer need to sprint out to the car from your home as quickly as possible when it’s freezing and snowing. It also means you won’t have to waste fuel warming up your car before you travel somewhere.
5. Protect your investments
Your car isn’t the only valuable item in your garage and a heated garage ensures items or tools holding water or fuel gels are protected from the freezing and thawing process.