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7 Great Garage Carpet Ideas

Turn your garage into another room…

Garages are a part of the home that are frequently neglected and forgotten about. However, they are a room that can be used for so much above and beyond just being a place to park your car.

Carpeting your garage enables your garage to be considered a multi-purpose space that is visually appealing - a large games room, a gym or even a man cave. Along with still allowing you to park your car and store your snowboard, garage carpet is extremely durable and can withstand general water that comes in off your tyres.

Our garage carpet comes in 3 different widths, Made in Belgium and is stain proof.  Garage carpet is a great solution to increase insulation and improve acoustics at a minimal cost.

Garage Carpet is installed directly onto the base floor and fixed in place, there are different options for edge finishing available for your install. We only use the best quality Garage carpet from Belotex so the carpet can stand up to everyday use of the garage. Garage carpeting is great if you are wanting to make the most of your home.

We stock our affordable Garage carpet right here in the Southern Lakes region so we can normally have your room turned around for you in a good time, especially if you need Garage Carpet installation is in Alexandra, Queenstown, Wanaka or Cromwell. For a free Garage carpet installation quote call us now.

Ideas of how you can transform your garage with affordable garage carpeting

Man Shed

Use Garage Carpet to create yourself a man cave, create a space away from the main home space. Add some insulation for underfoot by putting garage carpet down, It can easily be glued down, can take a few spills from the homebrew and has a good lifespan, so you know you won't need to be replacing it every time you make a spill. We can come and give you a free measure and quote. This is a great option for double garage spaces that have a bit more space to play with.

Storage Tidy Up

We all know that feeling of walking into a messy Garage and not being able to find anything you are looking for. Everything is cluttered and disorganised. By investing in Garage carpet, you are forcing yourself to declutter and rearrange everything. Grab yourself some shelving, bike hooks and cupboards and completely transform your space. Garage carpet is affordable and is a great option that won't need replacing often.

Pool Table room

Renovate your Garage into a pool table room. Most single garages are able to fit medium-sized pool tables inside. Garage carpet is a great option because you don't have to worry about your guests taking off shoes, garage carpet is an affordable and budget-friendly option for a pool room. Add a bar on one end of your garage, hang some lights to make the space feel warmer and you will be hosting pool tournaments in no time! If you would like to know more about the garage carpet installation process, then get in touch with one of our installation experts.

Office Space

Turn your Garage into an office space, Often garages are a great size to be turned into Offices, position your desk near any natural light source to make the space feel comfortable. Using Garage carpet to convert your garage can be a really cost-effective option, if you have a slightly larger budget then choosing a nicer short pile carpet, or a floating vinyl plank might give you a more premium finish. Putting a flooring down will give the room a nice insulated feel as well.


Convert your Garage to make a cosy sleepout. For a sleepout, we recommend a more comfortable carpet. We offer a great selection of New Zealand made carpets that are budget-friendly. We have a full range and can arrange a free measure and quote for your home.

Move Laundry out of the kitchen

Reclaim your kitchen space and move your laundry out to the garage. Putting a protective layer down like a garage carpet means less dust and a nicer feel underfoot when using the space. It also helps to keep machines from slipping and moving when being used on spin cycles. It can be an option to put carpet down on only a small portion of the floor space. It's a great way to get the most out of your Garage and open up space inside your home. We recently worked on a project in Alexandra where this was a great solution for them.

Workshop space Garage Carpet

If you use your garage as a workshop then installing garage carpet will completely change the feel of the space. Garage carpet adds a solid feeling underfoot, the floor will no longer feel gritty and unsure underfoot. It is hard-wearing and easy to clean so it can keep up with your shop needs. We have a range of options of commercial flooring that can fit the feel of any type of shop. Choose a colour that matches your style.

Gym Space Garage Carpet

Save yourself some money and convert your garage space into a workout space, Garage carpet has a great grip to it making it the best choice for a dynamic space like a home gym. Gym equipment can be expensive so choosing a flooring that more budget-friendly is a smart choice. Getting the garage carpet installation done by professionals ensures that you will have the best fit and finish to make sure the flooring is safe underfoot.

When you've decided how you will reclaim your space using an affordable garage carpet, call the team at Southern Lakes Flooring First to arrange your free measure and quote.