Surprising Facts About Home Garages

The garage is one of the hardest working spaces in your house. But how much do you really know about garages and how they’re actually used by homeowners?

35 surprising home garage stats and facts

> 55% of Americans spend 1-2 hours each week in the garage doing hobbies and other activities. (Impulse Research survey)

> A 2-car garage in an average-sized home comprises approximately 13-15% of the home’s overall square footage.

> Only 11% of homeowners say they’re satisfied with their garage and wouldn’t want to improve it. (Wall Street Journal survey)

> When purchasing a home, 80% of buyers factor in the garage when making their decision. (Impulse Research survey)

> Five famous companies that started in the garage: Apple, Amazon, Disney, Google, and Harley-Davidson.

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