How to Convert a Garage Into a Bedroom

Ever had to inconveniently share your bedroom with that family member visiting from afar? It was either your bed or the living room, and obviously a choice had been made. Well, sacrificing your own comfort doesn’t have to be the outcome when you have an extra bedroom right? You can get this done by converting that old unused garage into a comfortable living area. Converting a garage into a bedroom can be a great way to add extra space to your home. With a little planning and creativity, you can turn your garage into a comfortable and stylish room that you’ll love to spend time in. Here’s Everything Residential & Commercial’s steps on how to convert a garage into a bedroom.

Here’s a project done in Chandler, Arizona for a client wanting an extra bedroom. It added tons of space and is overall a great decision.

Everything Residential & Commercial and The Savage Design Team

Assess the structure of your garage

Before you start making any changes, take a look at the structure of your garage to determine what modifications may be necessary. Consider the roof, walls, and floor to see if they need to be reinforced or insulated. You may also need to add electrical outlets, lighting, and ventilation to meet building codes and make the space livable.

Insulate and weatherproof the space

Insulating the walls and roof of your garage is essential for creating a comfortable living space. Choose a high-quality insulation material, such as spray foam or fiberglass, to keep your new bedroom warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Weatherproofing the space is also important to protect against moisture and drafts.

Install windows and doors

Adding windows and doors will bring natural light into the space and make it feel more like a traditional room. Choose windows that are appropriately sized for the room and offer good ventilation. You may also want to consider installing a door that leads directly into the house for easy access.

Finish the walls and floor

After you’ve made any necessary structural changes, it’s time to finish the walls and floor. You can choose to drywall the walls, install paneling, or paint the concrete walls. For the floor, consider installing carpet, hardwood, or tile.

Add lighting

Good lighting is crucial in any living space, and your converted garage is no exception. Install a combination of overhead lighting and lamps to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Consider adding a ceiling fan to help circulate air and provide additional lighting.


Finally, it’s time to decorate your new bedroom. Choose a color scheme, furniture, and accessories that match your personal style and make the space feel cozy and welcoming.

By following these steps on How to Convert a Garage Into a Bedroom, you can make a comfortable and stylish bedroom in no time. With a little hard work and creativity, you can create the extra living space you need without having to move to a larger home.

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