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Garage Plans Assist You in Building a Garage Tailor-Made for You

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Whether you are going to build your new garage yourself or you just want some ideas for when the contractor shows up, this book can help you get the structure you want. Don’t start the project until you know exactly what needs to be done or you may end up like me and tearing part of my garage back down. This book from Black and Decker can get you off on the right foot and will keep you on the path to finish a great project.

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Many people can save a great deal on building a customized garage by making a selection from the many kinds of garage plans available in the marketplace. A variety of design blueprints are available and the final cost to build is based on several criteria, all which are dependent on certain factors. As a result, once you determine the plan or blueprint you want to use, you also have to consider the following general components:
* Cost of labor and materials
* Building site conditions
* Local building codes
* Zoning law
* Availability of workers
* Supply resources
Take your Garage Plan to a Local Contractor
To add to the above details, you also have to make an assessment as to the square footage of the garage you are building. Are the measurements taken from an exterior or interior point of reference? You may be able, when determining the building cost, to take your blueprint to a local contractor so you can obtain a more accurate estimate about the cost of construction.
Garage plans and designs can include:
* -Floor plans – including dimensions for each area and dimensions for doors, stairways and windows and some information with respect to structural detail.
* -Foundation plan – this usually represents a slab foundation. Of course, the design of the building will play a role as to the type of foundation that is used.
* -Electrical plan – Sometimes you won’t find this data included as electrical contractors or electricians usually provide their own plans.
* -Cross Section/Details – Information concerning the actual construction is presented in this part of the plans or designs.
Each Plan can be Handled Differently
You can end up several copies of blueprints in the plan you select. It just depends how many subcontractors are involved in the planning and building of your garage. Garage plans are made to meet the tastes and preferences of a variety of individuals, so, as mentioned, how each design plan is executed depends on various factors. For instance, garage plans with loft may be handled differently with respect to building than, say, garage plans with apartment. Obviously, construction requirements will vary.
It Helps to be Well-organized if You are Building a Garage
When picking a plan, you’ll need to look at the layout of your property and determine where you want to locate the building. How will its location affect the other structures or trees on the property? How will the windows and doors be configured? What is the building time frame? As you can see, you have to become quite organized once you choose a garage building plan and start to make decisions about the actual construction process. Nevertheless, having a garage built or building it yourself adds to the value of your real estate while helping your determine where you can cut costs – at least as long you stay organized in your planning.


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