Latrobe PA Garage Converted to Living Area Project

Feb 13, 2024

Feb 13, 2024

In the dynamic landscape of homeownership, maximizing space has become a priority for many individuals and families. Before you embark on a costly move or addition, consider unlocking the potential within your own walls!

In regions like Westmoreland, Fayette, and Somerset Counties in Pennsylvania, where homes often come with ample outdoor space and potential for expansion, converting underutilized areas such as garages or other spaces into living areas presents a compelling opportunity.

Here are a few benefits of converting underutilized home areas:

Increased Living Space: Converting a garage or other unused space adds valuable square footage to the home, providing more room for living, entertaining, or accommodating a growing family.

Enhanced Home Value: Adding living space typically increases the overall value of a home. In areas like Westmoreland, Fayette, and Somerset Counties where housing markets can be competitive, increasing square footage through conversions can make the property more attractive to potential buyers.

Cost-Effective Option: Converting existing space is often more cost-effective than building an addition from scratch. Since the basic structure is already in place, homeowners can save on construction costs and potentially recoup their investment when they sell the property.

Improved Energy Efficiency: Converting unused spaces often involves upgrading insulation, windows, and HVAC systems, which can improve the overall energy efficiency of the home. This can lead to lower utility bills and a reduced carbon footprint.

NJK Home Remodeling recently converted a garage and breezeway to an additional living area for a homeowner in Latrobe, PA, Westmoreland County. Here are some details:

    • Garage and breezeway area converted to additional living area.
    • Elevated floor was installed to get floor level closer to that of the home.
    • All walls and ceilings where insulated before drywall being installed, finished and painted.
    • Breezeway area was converted to a laundry area with tile flooring.
    • Two new windows where cut into the exterior brickwork before new vinyl windows where installed.
    • A mini split unit was installed to keep the living area comfortable during those cold winter months and hot summer days.
    • LED recess lighting was added to all rooms and a 62” ceiling fan added to main living area.
    • Floating wood flooring installed in new area to match what was installed in the main part of the house.

When it comes to garage conversions and home remodeling projects in Westmoreland County, NJK Home Remodeling stands out as the premier choice for homeowners.

NJK Home Remodeling boasts a team of skilled professionals who possess the expertise and experience necessary to execute garage conversions with precision and efficiency. From initial concept design to final implementation, our meticulous attention to detail ensures that every project is completed to the highest standards of quality.

Personalized Service

At NJK Home Remodeling, customer satisfaction is paramount. We understand that every homeowner has unique needs and preferences, which is why we offer personalized service tailored to each client’s individual requirements. From conceptualization to completion, NJK Home Remodeling works closely with homeowners to bring their vision to life, ensuring that the end result exceeds expectations.

If you have questions about converting underutilized areas in your home, give us a call at 412-610-5148 or contact us here ›


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