Almost all recently built homes we visit when putting together a free estimate have temporary wooden stairs, built as access to the home from the garage, at the time of construction. These stairs are rarely replaced by something more permanent later on. Either the homebuyer didn’t realize it when taking possession of the home, or the contractor didn’t pay much attention to this detail when finishing the construction. Either way, these wooden stairs suddenly become a focal point when it comes time to renovate and upgrade the garage. Our clients inevitably ask us to replace the old wooden one with a nicer staircase that matches the look and feel of the new garage.
The design and remodelling of a residential garage, with melamine or steel cabinets, often require the creation of a workbench, so you can make any kind of small work specific to the maintenance of your house, or a workspace where you can enjoy your favorite kind of hobby. It is essential for optimizing the conditions in which you will have to perform these tasks to have a linear and efficient lighting perfectly adapted to the surface in question.
While speaking with clients, we often find ourselves giving a deeper explanation of our raison d’être as garage remodelling specialists: how the company came to life, what attracted us to this particular field, etc. This week’s blog post is the perfect venue to do just that: tell you a little more about our company and ourselves.
With its second generation of heavy-duty overhead storage system, Tuffrax is taking storage organization to new heights! It is the strongest, safest and most versatile overhead storage system available on the market.
After your winter or summer tires, your bike is probably the single most volume-heavy item you ever have to store in your residential garage. Imagine having to hang a box off a wall… a box that measures at least 72” long by 44” high by 24” deep. And when you think about it, there aren’t that many ways to hang a bike. Either you hang it by its frame, which is the method that requires the least amount of depth space, or you hang it by its front or back wheel.
Despite what some might think, men aren’t the only ones dreaming about the perfect garage. Just like with the purchase of a new car, women play a vital role in the decision-making process. In fact, it’s often women who contact us first. Perhaps it’s a question of order, or maybe it’s about the overall look of the home interior. Whatever the reason, women too want practical solutions to rid the garage once and for all of is chaotic mess. So naturally, women take an active role in every step of the process, from conception through to finish. Often, as winter approaches, it’s the woman who pushes her husband to find a practical solution that will leave the garage tidy, with enough room to park the family car someplace warm and dry.
Contur Cabinets, designed and assembled in Montreal, are the result of a better looking, better functioning, at an affordable price, all-steel modular cabinet system development. European-inspired, these cabinets brilliantly combine styling and technical innovation. The aerospace-inspired swing-up contoured door is one of many unique features of these cabinets. Full-face handle-less doors and drawers are another one. Integrated finger-pulls allow for effort-free opening of doors while drawers glide open with a gentle push-to open/push-to-close mechanism. The end result is a stylish timeless design.
It’s a sad fact, but nowadays, even the simplest forms of politeness seem to have fallen by the wayside. For a company like ours, it’s only natural to offer our clients free estimates––to travel to the client’s house on the day and at the time that suits the client best; to take precise measurements of the garage and discuss the client’s particular needs so we can provide a quote that lists every detail and the associated costs; and to email a hard copy of the quote so the client can consult it whenever and wherever they choose.
Right from the very start, we have always offered our clients a free estimate for their garage renovation projects. In fact, we give them much more than just an estimate—we provide a detailed quote, which is often accompanied by a 3D illustration of the finished project.
Sure they take up space, but it’s important to realize how important and practical a sink can be in your garage. With the exception of a tap for the garden hose, a standing plastic sink is the principal source of water in any self-respecting garage. Whether it’s to wash your hands, or any of the other items stored in the home—gardening and painting tools, mechanical equipment, etc. — the sink offers plenty of space to keep things clean without making a mess. Contrary to the hose tap, which only provides cold water, your main garage sink has hot water, a definite plus for those harder-to-clean items.