Garage Conversions Chester
Looking for Single Garage Conversions in Chester?
CH Builders can carry out Integral Garage Conversions, plus Side Attached Garage Conversions and Totally Detached Garage Conversions in Chester.
A standard single garage conversion usually means the front garage door is replaced with a window and brickwork to match the house windows and brick type. This includes replicating texture and colour too. The intention is to convert a garage inside and out so that it blends in with other parts of the house. We can transform an empty, cold, damp and unloved garage into the best room in your home. It's very straightforward to make an internal door opening into the new room area - we will even move radiators to allow space for the new access.
Converting your Chester garage
The garage conversion can be carried out by leaving the door in place and building a new wall directly behind (Secret Squirrel room!). You could have a wall started further into the garage leaving storage space between the new wall and the garage door, which then leaves you a smaller storage area for bikes and other items.
It's recommended to change a standard 'up-and-over' type door for a roll-up-shutter garage door, then the nice new room is kept as large as possible beside the compact storage area. Roll-up garage doors need less space to open and are a more modern approach. However, if you live in a small hamlet or a cul-de-sac of similar houses, leaving the current door(s) in place can be more sympathetic to the look of the street.
Chester Garage Conversions & Internal Storage
Another method of leaving some storage space for tools or a chest freezer is to convert a garage from the front but stop short of the back wall and have a sliding door. This allows access into the storage area without taking space from the new room. As a result, you gain a slightly smaller room than from a full length single room garage conversion, but you maintain a useful storage area that does not compromise the look of the new space.
Natural Lighting in a Garage Conversion
An Integral Garage Conversion in Chester will usually include a large front window for maximum light. An internal door can also have full height safety glass to help with this. We can also install double french opening or double sliding patio doors in the rear wall for handy garden access.
If you prefer, we can remove most of an existing rear wall and fit a full height glass wall, which slides to one side. This creates the feeling that your rear garden is part of the new room layout.
Garage conversions with pitched roofs are ideal for fitting Velux Windows in the roof angle. This brings the roof space into the room and brightens the whole space. A flat roof garage conversion could have dome sky lights. Alternatively 'Borrowed Light' can be achieved with modern Sun-Pipes - these are clever light reflecting tubes that bounce light down into a ceiling fitting, yet have the appearance of a regular light fitting. Your Chester Garage Conversion can be as bright and airy as you want!
Chester Kitchen/Dining Conversions
If the internal garage conversion is adjacent to a kitchen, we can remove most of the dividing wall and open up the area for a huge kitchen/dining area to be proud of.
Chester Double Garage Conversion
Side-by-Side Double Garages can have a single side converted, with the other half left for car use or storage. Long Double garages can have part of the length converted with the other half left for storage or front vehicle access. Either of the above give the option of two separate room areas. This could be anything you want, from a personal gym with separate shower area to a bedroom with separate bathroom. Even a music room with walk-in shower, any configuration you can imagine.
Hiding Consumer units (Gas/Electric)
These unsightly meters can be disguised by hiding them in made-to-measure cupboards or full room-height cupboards with a door and shelving. If you prefer, the utility suppliers can re-site the meters to the outside walls in weatherproof purpose made boxes. This has the added advantage that utility companies can read the meters when you're out.
Heating a New Garage Conversion
We can fit new radiator(s) under the windows and link these to the existing heating system. If this isn't possible, there is the option of electric underfloor heating.
The latest electric radiators are called 'Easy Heat' radiators. These cost-effective electric/water combinations look exactly like a standard central heating radiator, so they will match your current house style. Modern individual designer radiators can be fitted to give the new room its own unique look.
To make your new Chester Garage Conversion as inviting as possible, we normally create a second skin of walling using stud timbers. This means any existing pipe runs can be left in place and are not visible in the new room.
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