Garage Conversion & Remodeling Contractors

Did you know that the average garage remodel can offer a return on investment between 50 to 65%? Beyond just parking cars, a well-designed garage can significantly enhance the functionality and value of your home. Especially in Minnesota, where the winter weather can be relentless, a garage is not just a luxury; it’s a necessity for protecting your vehicles and storing your belongings safely away from the harsh elements.

 

At Honey-Doers Remodeling, we understand that a garage is more than just a space; it’s an extension of your home and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking to refine your garage into a sleek, organized workshop, add extra space for your growing fleet of vehicles, or transform it into a cozy guest room or a vibrant studio, our team of expert garage finishing and remodeling contractors is here to bring your vision to life. With our innovative garage remodel ideas and dedication to quality craftsmanship, we turn ordinary garages into extraordinary spaces. Embrace the potential of your garage and let Honey-Doers Remodeling redefine your space with elegance, efficiency, and a touch of Minnesota practicality.

Why Choose Us

Family Owned

For over 24 years, our family-owned Minneapolis basement remodeling service company has operated from a unique set of core values that puts our clients at the heart of the operation.

Customer Service

We make ourselves available leading up to and during your home’s project, ready to give you peace of mind about the process, details and timeline.

Ideation and Design

As you think through project ideas, our team will take the time to understand your budget, design, and material preferences. We will then offer additional ideas and suggestions to ensure that you get the best value for money.

Custom Cabinetry

In addition to home remodeling services, Honey-Doers is a custom cabinetry company. We offer our clients a wider range of styles, colors and materials to suit their taste and budget.

Quality Craftsmanship

With careful attention to industry standards and client budget, we’re able to provide quality craftsmanship and a thoughtful, customized space that delivers on every level.

Remodeling your garage, when done right, can increase your living space and enhance the comfortability of your home. Your garage can serve as extra space for the following and more:

  • An additional bedroom or guest room 
  • Office
  • Workshop
  • Fitness center
  • Garden hub

The Importance of Garages in Minnesota

In the heart of Minnesota, where the winters paint the landscape in shades of frost and the chill in the air is a familiar companion, the garage stands as a silent sentinel for your home. It’s more than a shelter for vehicles; it’s a bastion against the biting cold and swirling snowstorms. The significance of a well-maintained and efficiently designed garage in this northern state cannot be overstated. It’s not just about convenience; it’s about ensuring that your daily life runs smoothly, even when the winter weather decides to show its full might.

 

A garage in Minnesota serves as a versatile space, acting as the first line of defense for your vehicles and belongings against the elements. But when thoughtfully remodeled, it transforms into a warm, welcoming retreat from the winter’s wrath. Proper insulation, robust and energy-efficient doors, and moisture-resistant materials are not just upgrades; they are essentials that fortify your garage against the cold, ensuring that your space is not just a storage area but a functional, integral part of your home.

Types of Garage Remodels

At Honey-Doers Remodeling, we categorize garage remodels into distinct types, each tailored to meet diverse homeowner needs and preferences:

 

 

Garage Finishing Services:

Ideal for those seeking a simple upgrade, this service focuses on refining the existing space. It includes enhancing wall textures, floor treatments, and introducing functional lighting, turning a basic garage into a polished and refined area.

 

 

Space Expansion for Vehicles:

Designed for automobile enthusiasts or households with multiple vehicles. This remodel involves expanding the garage space or reconfiguring the layout to accommodate more vehicles, not just for parking but for maintenance and display, ensuring each car has its rightful place.

 

 

Addition of Functional Spaces:

Transforms the garage into a multi-purpose area. Options include:

  1. Workshop Area: For DIY enthusiasts, providing a well-organized space with tools and workbenches.
  2. Home Gym: Tailored spaces for fitness equipment, offering convenience and privacy for workouts.
  3. Recreational Room: A cozy area for leisure activities, games, and relaxation.

Upper-Level Additions:

A creative solution for space maximization, adding a room above the garage. This can be designed as a guest room, home office, or art studio, offering privacy and quietude away from the main living areas.

Each type of remodel is approached with a blend of practicality and innovation, ensuring your garage serves your specific needs while enhancing the overall aesthetics and functionality of your home.

Common Upgrades in Garage Remodels

Honey-Doers Remodeling specializes in a suite of upgrades, each designed to enhance the functionality, comfort, and aesthetics of your garage space. Here are some of the most common enhancements we incorporate into our garage remodel projects:

 

Flooring Solutions like Epoxy and Polyaspartic Floor Coating 

These not only provide a sleek, clean look but also offer durability and easy maintenance. Resistant to stains, spills, and impacts, they’re an ideal choice for both workspaces and living areas.

 

Insulation and Temperature Control:

  • High-Quality Insulation: Proper insulation is crucial, especially in Minnesota. It keeps the garage warm during winter and cool in summer, making the space comfortable year-round.
  • Heating Systems: For those looking to use their garage as a livable space, installing an efficient heating system can provide the necessary warmth during the cold months.

Storage and Organization:

  • Custom Cabinets and Shelving: Tailor-made storage solutions help keep your garage organized and clutter-free, maximizing the utility of the space.
  • Overhead Storage Racks: These are perfect for seasonal items, freeing up floor space and keeping your garage tidy.

Lighting and Electrical Upgrades:

  • Improved Lighting: Adequate lighting is essential, whether you’re using the garage as a workspace, gym, or living area. We install high-quality, energy-efficient lighting systems to brighten up your space.
  • Updated Electrical Systems: To support the added functionalities of a remodeled garage, upgrading the electrical wiring and outlets is often necessary.

Door and Window Replacements:

  • New Garage Doors: A new, insulated garage door can dramatically improve the appearance of your home while enhancing energy efficiency.
  • Window Installations: Adding windows can bring natural light into the space, making it more welcoming and comfortable.

At Honey-Doers Remodeling, we believe that these upgrades are more than just improvements; they are investments in your home’s value and your quality of life. Our team ensures that every detail aligns with your vision, delivering a garage space that is as functional as it is beautiful.

Inspiration for New Uses for a Remodeled Garage

garage bedroom A remodeled garage with Honey-Doers Remodeling offers an expansive canvas for creativity and practicality. No longer just a place to park your car, your garage can be reimagined into a dynamic space that enriches your lifestyle and enhances your home. Let’s explore the myriad of possibilities that a remodeled garage can offer:

garage studio

 

The Artist’s Retreat: Creative Studio

Transform your garage into a sanctuary for creativity. Whether you’re a painter requiring natural light and tranquility, a musician in need of soundproof walls, or a sculptor seeking robust storage for your materials, a garage can be customized to cater to your artistic endeavors. With adjustable lighting, climate control, and ergonomic design, your garage studio can become the birthplace of your next masterpiece.

 

The Fitness Enthusiast’s Haven: Home Gym

Skip the commute to the gym and create a personalized fitness studio right at home. Tailor the space to suit your workout routine, whether it’s yoga, weightlifting, or cardio. Install mirrored walls, resilient rubber flooring, and dedicated spots for each piece of equipment. With your personalized gym, staying fit and healthy becomes more convenient and enjoyable.

 

The Kids’ Kingdom: Playroom

Dedicate a space where imagination and play take center stage. A garage playroom can be designed with safety and fun in mind, featuring bright, wipe-clean surfaces, ample toy storage, and even a mini climbing wall or indoor swing. It’s a space where kids can be free to play, learn, and grow, while the rest of the house remains calmly organized.

 

The Professional’s Workspace: Home Office

In the era of remote work, a dedicated home office is more important than ever. A garage can be transformed into a professional workspace, complete with high-speed internet, custom-built desks, and bookshelves. Sound insulation ensures peace and quiet, while ample lighting and ergonomic furniture keep you comfortable and focused throughout the workday.

 

The Social Butterfly’s Nest: Entertainment Lounge

Convert your garage into the ultimate entertainment lounge. Equipped with a high-quality sound system, a large screen for movies or games, comfortable seating, and ambient lighting, it’s the perfect spot for hosting movie nights, game tournaments, or relaxed gatherings. Add a mini-bar or a snack station, and your guests may never want to leave!

 

 

The Efficient Homemaker’s Dream: Laundry Room

Upgrade your laundry routine with a spacious, well-organized laundry room in your garage. Ample counter space for folding clothes, built-in cabinets for detergents and supplies, and state-of-the-art appliances can make laundry day a breeze. Enhanced ventilation and a utility sink add convenience, transforming a mundane chore into a streamlined, efficient process.

 

The Hobbyist’s Corner: Workshop or Craft Area

For those who love DIY projects, a remodeled garage can serve as a spacious workshop or craft area. With customized workbenches, tool storage, and task lighting, everything you need is at your fingertips. Durable, easy-to-clean flooring and ample ventilation make it a practical and enjoyable space for pursuing your hobbies.

 

The Green Thumb’s Oasis: Indoor Garden or Greenhouse

Why not bring a bit of nature indoors? With the right modifications, a portion of your garage can be converted into an indoor garden or a small greenhouse. Grow your favorite herbs, flowers, or even small vegetables year-round, adding a touch of greenery and freshness to your home.

In partnership with Honey-Doers Remodeling, your garage’s transformation is guided by expertise, creativity, and a deep understanding of your personal needs and aspirations. Our commitment is to not just renovate a space, but to create an extension of your home that brings joy, functionality, and value to your daily life. Let us help you reimagine your garage, crafting a space that is uniquely yours.

Steps Associated with a Garage Remodel

Embarking on a garage remodel with Honey-Doers Remodeling is a journey of transformation, where every step is meticulously planned and executed to ensure your vision becomes a reality. Here’s a walkthrough of the typical stages in the garage remodeling process:

  1. Initial Consultation – Understanding Your Vision: The process begins with a thorough consultation to grasp your needs, preferences, and the intended function of your remodeled garage. Whether it’s a cozy studio, a functional workshop, or a vibrant entertainment area, we delve into your vision with precision and care.
  2. Design and Planning – Crafting the Blueprint: Post-consultation, our designers craft a detailed blueprint of the remodel, incorporating your ideas and our expertise. This stage involves choosing materials, colors, and fixtures, ensuring every element aligns with your aesthetic and functional requirements.
  3. Permits and Approvals – Navigating the Paperwork: Depending on the scope of the remodel, necessary permits are obtained to ensure that all renovations are up to code and legally compliant. Honey-Doers takes the lead in handling the paperwork, providing a hassle-free experience for you.
  4. Construction and Renovation – Bringing the Plan to Life: With the blueprint in hand and permits secured, our skilled craftsmen begin the transformation. We pride ourselves on meticulous attention to detail, high-quality materials, and efficient, clean construction practices.
  5. Quality Check and Final Walkthrough – Ensuring Perfection: Upon completion, a thorough quality check is conducted. We walk you through the remodeled space, ensuring every element meets our high standards and your expectations. This stage is about fine-tuning and making sure the finished space is exactly as you envisioned.
  6. Post-Remodel Support – Your Satisfaction is Our Priority: Even after the project is completed, our relationship doesn’t end. We provide post-remodel support to address any concerns or additional tweaks you may desire.
What’s Next

Choosing Honey-Doers Remodeling means opting for a blend of quality, innovation, and personalized service. Our commitment to excellence is evident in every garage remodel we undertake. With our expert team of designers and craftsmen, your vision for a transformed garage is not just a possibility—it’s a guarantee.

We understand that your home is your sanctuary, and we respect that by ensuring a clean, efficient, and transparent remodeling process. From the initial consultation to the final walkthrough, your project is handled with the utmost professionalism and care. Our dedication to customer satisfaction and our meticulous attention to detail set us apart, making Honey-Doers Remodeling the premier choice for your garage transformation.