Forget the House: What about the dream garage?

Forget the House: What about the dream garage?

3 Must-have garage features to include in your custom home or remodel


designated shop area custom garage builder on your lotThe garage isn’t just a place to park cars; It’s storage, a workspace and often a hangout area. The garage isn’t just an extension of your house, it’s an extension of your lifestyle. Whether you’re building a custom home or remodeling, there’s some must-have amenities that you may consider.




Designated Storage

custom garages space with bar barstools storage and cabnetry build on your lotHaving designated storage areas can help keep your garage and house clutter-free. Cabinets, shelving, pegboards and overhead storage can help maximize your garage space and keep you and your family organized. Your garage storage can store your holiday décor, tools, household overstock, and bikes and other recreational toys in a tidy, secure, and concealed way.



Shop Space

designated shop area in custom garage contractor barstools seatingIf someone in your household works on cars, gardens, or just does household projects, then a designated shop space in more than a desire, it’s a necessity. A designated shop space will keep your projects from migrating to your living space or becoming unorganized. When planning your shop space consider how many electrical outlets you’ll need, if a car lift or car inspection pit would make your hobby safer and easier, and if you’ll need space for mowers or other lawn maintenance equipment.



Entertainment Space

elaborate car garage with bar built in entertainment custom home builderYes, a garage is a space to get work done, but it’s also a place to relax and socialize. After spending long hours in your garage, a comfortable place to sit and cold drink is exactly what you and guests will be craving. Equip your garage with a couch, barstools, tables, fridge, and wet bar to make your custom garage a comfortable hangout. If you don’t want to miss a second of the game, mount a flat screen TV and surround-sound system. You can be simple or grand with the style of your garage entertainment space.


Whatever your personal style, Putnam Builders can help make the perfect dream garage to go with your custom home.


Contact Us


Putnam Builders has been building custom homes on the Gulf Coast of Texas and surrounding areas since 1963. We would love the opportunity to discuss your custom home ideas in our design studio in Bacliff, TX or in the comfort of your own home. Please contact us at 281-339-0838 or request a free consultation.



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