"Please hide this electrical panel" - Espace Garage Plus

In most garage makeovers that we design, there is always at least one standard electrical panel to consider, if not a whole wall of boxes and panels. Some of these electrical installations are so imposing that it gives the impression that the residence has its own hydroelectric dam at its disposal.

Sometimes, the electrical contractor has taken exceptional care to organize the panels cleanly and clearly. But often not.

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"The Beauty and The Beast" - Espace Garage Plus

This is the garage makeover story of a homeowner who wanted to completely renovate his single garage to make it the den par excellence for his high caliber sports car. The car was his prized possession which he affectionately called “The Beast.”  He liked to pamper it in his spare time and wanted to park it in an appropriate environment. The request was not overly complicated, basically he wanted us to do everything possible to make this garage a “Beauty” that would complement The Beast. He wanted a suitable home for his car with all the amenities for its pampering. Piece of cake.

Once the 2D modeling and budget were approved, we tackled the most difficult task of the project which was to finish the base of the walls. The project entailed subway-style ceramic tiles around the perimeter of the garage to protect it, similar to a commercial car wash.

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"The benefits of an upgrade" - Espace Garage Plus

It is not unusual that, while meeting with a client to evaluate their needs and to see the configuration of his garage, we are asked to also quote a full upgrade of the garage. A fair number of garages, mostly in newer built homes, have only a minimum of finishing.

We aim to evaluate the finishing, or renovation needs that would be necessary before installing the different components of the makeover.

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"A garage with an electrical ambience" - Espace Garage Plus

This is the makeover story of a thriving electrical contractor from the Quebec City area who, after completely renovating his house, wanted its attached single garage to be redesigned to be a more useful space. Given the distance from our office in Montreal, the first evaluation of the project was based on the measurements and photographs provided to us by email.

This information allowed us to do 2D modeling and articulate a detailed proposal based on the wishes expressed to us by the owner.

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"Les 5 grandes étapes dans l’aménagement d’un garage" - Espace Garage Plus

As with any construction or renovation project, there is a logical sequence of events that must be considered in the remodeling of a garage to optimize the desired result.

Once the 2D modeling completed and the design approved, the remodeling of your garage is divided into five main steps:

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