This Over-the-Top Game Room is Actually a Garage
"If you're not currently using your garage for its main purpose, why not turn it into an amazing living space?" says Chip Wade. The HGTV host and Liberty Mutual Insurance spokesman helped a family convert their dreary and rarely used garage into a super fun game and recreation room. While this project is more involved than your weekend DIY garage makeover, Chip says there are ways to keep the process fun and stress-free. The first is start by setting a realistic budget from the getgo. "I always suggest taking your original budget and adding a cushion of 15-20 percent so you can worry less if unexpected issues arise," he says. Keep reading to see the dramatic transformation and hear what other advice Chip has to offer.