Garages today are becoming more than just where people park their cars. It is an area for storage, and also an area to escape. Adding tile flooring to a garage creates the opportunity for additional space for him, her, them, whoever! Thinking of creating a living quarters for visitors using traveling apps like AirBnB? Consider it time to begin researching options for your garage update, makeover, or grand-opening! Cue, garage tile!
Paver stone or brick is a good option if you are looking for an unfinished look and raw floor composition. Don’t be fooled by the term “unfinished” – because brick still brings a refined and warm look to a garage area. Especially when you take a cue from the example below and add a couple of outdoor furniture pieces and a beautiful piece of furniture to house the entertainment system that has been added.
If you are indeed planning on creating a livable atmosphere in your garage, porcelain tile can help you differentiate a storage garage into a guest quarters. Utilizing porcelain tile allows you a world of ideas. Wood-look or even decorative, bold, and bright tile – stepping outside the box from what you decided to utilize in your main home is always an option for this type of project. The tile will also be handy when considering a complete guest quarters – like adding a small half bath, bathroom, or laundry room to your garage.
Porcelain tile is durable enough to withstand some heavy traffic – just be aware that chips or breaks may be involved if heavy tools or machinery are dropped onto the tile.
There is a world of choices when it comes to tile for a garage. It all depends again on what the garage is being used for – whether it’s personal storage or family use, or to host guests. Some great ideas – from rec rooms to man caves – can be found via this HGTV article.
Make It Your Own
What kind of garage projects have you seen? Are you looking to create a space of your own? Have you found your ideal garage tile? Do your research and explore the different ideas that are out there and you too will find your dream garage design!