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.
The Casterlines replaced the old garage door opening with a stairstepping wall, then added a long arbor and a center gate. A new gate to the left of the garden room extends the arbor. They opened a side wall facing the garden, building into it a barbecue center and buffet counter of brick pavers.