Garage From DIY Network Ultimate Retreat 2018

The existing two-car garage was given a fresher look and more prominence, with space inside for parking cars and organized storage for home and garden essentials.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Robert Peterson, Rustic White Photography

Photo By: David A. Land

Updated Exterior

Taking design cues from the renovated main house, the updated two-car garage offers storage and modern style. The existing garage doors were painted and new board and batten iron gray siding added, with iron gray shakes placed above the garage doors for extra dimension and visual interest.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Rustic Touch

Red Cedar wood posts, beam and brackets on the front of the on garage include a rich stain, adding a touch of rustic style and contrast for the iron gray siding.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Extra Entrance

A side entrance on the garage with overhang above includes a repainted door with lantern for illumination and striped door mat.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Organized and User-Friendly

This view of one of the garage’s two electronic front doors open offers a glimpse at the organized space inside. A combination of hooks on the wall for hanging storage of tools and shelving units keep the garage floor free from clutter.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Storage Galore

Solid pine shelving units in a natural finish in the garage create durable open storage, with shelves that can be moved to adapt spacing to suit various home and garden products. The walls, ceiling and trim of the interior of the garage were painted a warmer white to create a clean backdrop.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Get Ready to Garden

A designated shelf with space left above in one of the shelving units creates the perfect spot for working on garden projects.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Storage Galore

Solid pine shelving units in a natural finish in the garage create durable open storage, with shelves that can be moved to adapt spacing to suit various home and garden products. The walls, ceiling and trim of the interior of the garage were painted a warmer white to create a clean backdrop.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Transform Any Space

A supply of easy-to-apply one-coat coverage paint that offers a smooth, durable finish sits on the garage shelves, perfect for a variety of home projects.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Ideal Location

This view looking from inside the garage with one of the front garage doors open shows the easy connection the garage enjoys with the main house.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Zoned Comfort

The whisper quiet motors for the home’s heating and cooling system feature the latest technology that focuses on individual control for the living spaces inside, for a more customizable and energy-efficient environment.
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Rustic Driveway

The gravel driveway with a rustic and simple look connects the garage and home with the road that runs in front of the property. The gravel driveway allows water to pass through, helping to eliminate water problems.
From: Elizabeth Demos

Architectural Match

Exposed beam work on the front porch is also found on the garage across the gravel drive. Using similar architectural elements unite the spaces and create visual connection as you approach the property.
From: Elizabeth Demos