Fight cabin fever, convert unused space with these home upgrades | Home & Garden

With winter coming and in a year when you’ve probably been inside more than usual, it’s an ideal time to rethink how you use your existing space.

You can find many uses for those areas of your home that may have gone to waste until now. Combat cabin fever with these relatively simple home upgrades.

As an added bonus, contractors who do this kind of work are in the middle of their slow periods, meaning you can often hire quickly and get a good deal on materials and labor.

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