Adding a workspace to your home can increase the value of your home while also giving you a professional-level space to perform wood working, automotive work, or other hobby work. You can restore classic cars, build your own furniture, or even build massive sculptures in the right workspace in your home.
When you start planning your workspace, you need to think beyond the basic structure and the size of the space. You also need to include the right equipment. Here are a few key items you should be sure to include:
Having a larger door gives you the flexibility to move large equipment and supplies in and out easily. An overhead door rolls up like a garage door, providing a large entrance. The door is also sturdy, so it won’t need much maintenance and will have a long life span. The smaller slats on the overhead door make it easy to lift up and down.
Electric technology makes everything easier. You can get electric operators for things like overhead doors, jackshafts, and more. You’ll be able to operate doors and equipment with just the touch of a button. It will make the whole space easier to navigate, which will be a boon in a space where you’ll be doing a lot of hard work.
Dock Seal and Shelter
Humidity can wreck the tools and supplies in your workspace, leading to rust and other problems. Adding a dock seal or shelter to your overhead door can help keep out moisture to protect your workspace and everything inside it. The seal or shelter will also protect the door itself from rust, which will extend its lifespan and ensure that it continues to protect your space as needed.
If you are a serious hobbyist, you need a serious workspace and serious tools. Consider renovating a current shed, or talk with a contractor about building the space of your dreams. Make sure that these key components are included to protect your investment and make your work in the space a little easier.