There are many reasons why purchasing a steel garage or a storage shed is a wise investment. However, probably the biggest reason is versatility. Traditionally, garages and storage sheds were solely used for storage. As such, when most people think of purchasing a steel garage or a storage shed, they only think of using it to contain cars, equipment, and tools. Even though these structures provide a great solution for keeping things organized, safe, and easily accessible, there is so much more you can do with them.
Steel garage building kits are now available with a wide variety of customization options that unlock many other uses – some of which you might have never thought of. You now have the ability to choose the size, shape, layout, and more to create a fully custom building that caters to your unique needs while still being easy to maintain.
Below is a list of 12 uses of a steel garage building kit to help you explore all that is possible.
12 Ways You Can Use Your Garage Building Kit
You can use your storage shed or steel garage to place animal housing and run a shelter. If you have a large steel garage, you can use it to house outdoor animals such as goats, horses, and other farm animals and provide protection from extreme weather such as heavy rain and snow. The garage building kit can be customized to comfortably accommodate these animals with shelving, room dividers, and, most importantly, insulation. Proper insulation will help your garage stay comfortable regardless of the outside temperature.
Place of Business
For a small business just starting, paying rent and utilities for a place of business may not be feasible or a smart use of resources. In this case, a storage shed offers a comfortable and convenient base of operations that also allows you to keep your operating costs and overheads low.
Your shed or steel garage can also provide a convenient space for you to step away and do hobbies such as sewing, quilting, or crafting, for which there may not be enough room in the home.
Game Room or Personal Retreat
Everyone deserves to have a place where they can go to get away from everything, spend time with friends, watch a sports game or new movie, or play games. A steel garage provides the perfect space for that.
Some hobbies such as woodworking and welding take up a lot of space and can be messy. Doing these hobbies out of a storage shed or steel garage keeps dust and dirt away from the home.
Your steel garage can also be the perfect place to store Christmas décor, furniture, and keepsakes in a dry and protected space out of the way. Since metal buildings are also resistant to pests, you don’t have to worry about mice or insects getting into your belongings.
Are you struggling to find space to store away pool noodles, cleaners, and other aquatic equipment? Transform your garage into a pool house that doubles as a changing area and snack station.
Save both time and money by using your storage shed or steel garage as a workout area. It allows for easy access, privacy, no membership fees, and no travel time.
Need to host guests on short notice? Convert your garage into a spacious and comfortable guest house with just a few modifications.
Give your child a space of their own where they can explore and express their creativity and imagination by converting part of your garage into a playhouse.
Creating art as a professional artist or as a hobby requires a quiet space where you can afford to be messy. Transforming your steel garage into an art studio is a simple solution that allows you to have all supplies in one place and express your creativity in a quiet and convenient space.
Create your own micro-brewery on your property with a steel garage. You can set up kegs, equipment, and a tasting bar for friends.
Auto Repair Shop
An auto repair shop can be costly to rent, and it might not fit your needs. With the customization options available with steel garage building kits today, you can transform your structure into a fully functional auto repair shop complete with all the necessary tools and equipment at a fraction of the cost it would take to build with other materials.
Garage/House Combo (Shouse)
Create the perfect combination of living space and garage, also called the ‘shouse,’ with the help of a garage building kit. They are the ideal combination of open space with high ceilings, perfect for storage and living.
Store your boats, trailers, bicycles, canoes, ATVs, and gear that you will not need as the seasons change in a safe and secure storage building.
Build Your Steel Garage with Our Building Kit
The versatility of steel garages and storage sheds is incredible. At Toro, we have a wide range of metal garages and steel garage building kits for sale. Our metal building experts can also help you create a custom solution specific to your needs and budget.
Whether you want an arch style or straight wall design, our garage kits in Ontario can meet your needs and make it possible to adapt in the future. They are also exceptionally durable, reliable, and long-lasting. Whatever your metal or steel garage plans are, we have you covered. Give us a call today to learn about our products or to get a free quote online.