Cinderella Stories: Convert Your Garage
Before you add square footage for a family room, dining area, or home office, take another look at your garage. Converting it may meet your needs without costing as much as a whole new addition.
Crespi painted the building the same color as the main house for a unified look. He added a deck, windows and a skylight. A small room with a slate floor at the front of the building creates a sense of entry.
"When I don't have guests," says Crespi, "I like to hang out on the deck or in the house. It's a very harmonious space."
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