Making rooms and places in your home multifunctional is a great way to create more space in your house without breaking the bank. Do not write off your shed that sits in the back yard near your garden. You can turn that extra space into your own personal haven. Here are some simple ways you can revamp your garden shed.
Restore Any Wear And Tear
It is more than likely that your garden shed may not have received enough love over the years. It is probably full of junk, tools and odds and ends. Clear everything out and give it a good look for anything that needs to be repaired or replaced. Search for things like leaky roofs, wood rot, broken windows or uneven floorboards. Rip up those floorboards and create the perfect shed flooring base for your new floor. You want to make sure that your revamped garden shed is starting off with a strong foundation. Doing so will make the rest of the revamping much easier.
Since your garden shed may be located outside the house, away from temperature control, you may want to insulate your garden shed. It is supposed to serve as a safe haven for you and you want to be able to use it year-round. If you insulate your garden shed, you will be able to keep things really cool in the summer and really warm in the winter. If you decide to put a heating or cooling system in the garden shed, this can create for better energy efficiency.
Give It A Good Paint Job
Painting your shed is the best and quickest way to revamp your garden shed. It gives it a clean, fresh look. It also gives it an updated look. You can paint it with any color you like, whatever color brings you joy and peace. Painting your shed with bright colors will definitely make it stand out, now the focal point of the garden. This can add to the interior design of your home. On the other hand, darker colors will make your garden shed to blend into the surrounding landscape, making the landscape the focal point. It all depends on what look you are trying to go for and your personal style.
Do not stop on the exterior. Also, paint the interior. It will make the inside of your shed look like a nook rather than a toolhouse. Go for neutral or muted colors if you are looking for something relaxing or if go with bold colors to help with alertness and improving your concentration levels.
Putting electricity in your shed is a great idea if you want to get everything you can out of the extra space. With electricity, you can store all kinds of things like a freezer, work on projects that require power tools or you could turn it into a game room. You could also turn it into a home office.