Garage Conversions

Posted on June 20, 2012 by davidb There have been 3 comment(s)

Converting your Garage can be an ideal solution to increase your living space and add value to your home.

Garage Conversion Cost

It is important to understand the medium-term costs of converting your garage. To increase your living space can obviously increase the value of your property but you should also consider the financial consequences of a smaller garden and loss of secure parking.

If the garage is converted well, by garage conversion experts and professionals, it can increase the value of your property by 10 per cent upwards.

But the the loss of your garage can reduce the value of the property by the same amount. This is where SimplySelf-Build can help.

Adding value to your property

If you have space for a garage on your property, you could further add around 10 per cent to the value of your property, with a large double garage on a large family home adding up to 20 per cent in value; when put into perspective like this, your garage conversion ideas lose attractiveness.

But don’t let this ruin your garage conversion plans – we have the solution.Simply Self-Build offer both a range of popular DIY garage creation kits, and also a bespoke garage design and build service.


The SimplySelf-Build “New Garage Starter Kit”

The Kopello workshop and diy garage kit

Firstly, you need to be sure as to how much space you can allocate to a new garage build project. If you are tight on space for an extra garage, you may find the Kopello Garage Kit to be interesting. This offers you an external garage for a fraction of the price of a brick-build garage [read more], and prices include UK nationwide delivery…and you can built it yourself.

The SimplySelf-Build “Luxury Garage Kit”

If you have a bit more space and your budget is more flexible, then our range of traditional Garage and Car Port Designs will be of interest. Again delivered in DIY form, these garage designs ooze character and subsequent value, if built correctly. This offers you a high-quality, highly-styled external garage; allowing you to extend your home living space through the means of a garage conversion [view kits]. If you choose a ‘popular’ design, then very cost-effective planning drawing kits are available to buy online at just £45.00.  Contact us for a quotation if you would like to change any of our standard design, or if you would like to design your own [contact us].


The SimplySelf-Build “Bespoke Garage Service”

Timber Frame Luxury Quality Garage - quick to build

Your existing garage, whilst suitable for conversion, may not be quite so useful as a new garage could be; by designing a new garage, you can incorporate features that you need; room-in-roof options, integrated rooms…or even a different location. To design your own garage, you will need to create garage plans. Our sister company TimberTecs operate UK nationwide and offer a garage design service [visit site]. Once you have plans, we can then quote you for the creation and installation of your dream garage design.

UK Garage Conversions

So, there you have it; garage conversions in the UK can include provision for a new garage or car port, whatever your circumstances, site or budget. We wish you luck with your garage conversion or garage replacement project, and the SimplySelf-Build team look forward to hearing from you.


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3 Responses to Garage Conversions

  • Converting a garage to something you can earn or just to increase the value of your home is a practical idea. If your old garage is not used anymore, you can think about renovating it again and converting it into a house and make it available for rent. Do not waste a space you are not using because it will not only add to your income it can also contribute to the view of your home.

    Posted on July 3, 2012 at 3:38 pm

  • Miesha says:

    Garage is the best place to be converted to a utility space, it can be converted to a store room, study room, or a kitchen. It can give you that extra space of comfort and solve your space constraints. It can be converted to a fully functional abode.

    Posted on February 6, 2013 at 11:22 am

  • Hello,
    This post is nice with different ideas of garage conversion.The Garage Conversion system is good.

    Posted on February 24, 2014 at 8:33 am

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