When you build your new house, the garage may be last on the family priority. But a lot of us, a garage is more then a place for your bike to harley, you will load it up with everything from your drone to your chevy small-block V-8. Sometime we use it to build big projects, to make a party or just hang out with your neighbours. Because it’s often used as a storage room, your space can easily become a clutered mess if not well organized. Whether your garage is attached or detached, the garage is important that your design complements the architectural style of your home. Here are some simple tips to help you design your new garage so it retains its value and functionality for years to come :
1. Identify your needs
Consider and identify all your family’s needs from a garage. Do you need a garage just for parking and organize store mechanic’s tools. Or you plan make your garage as a workshop and a home office or the other specific your family’s needs.
2. Think about design.
After deciding what your family’s need, you can start to design your garage. Remember a garage is a part of your architectural style of your home, you must be considered as important as other rooms of the house while designing. Here are some factors while you designing you new garage :
– The material your garage
– Window and door location
– Carport and maintenance car area
3. Storage and Tool box
Try to storing all your tools and other common household items, to help you maximize the available space, without having to invest in extra cabinets or adding more square footage to your garage. 4. Estimated the cost
If you plan to have the garage built by a general contractor, they will prepare a formal bid or contract proposal. But you can estimated the cost by your self. A very basic way to estimate the cost is by estimated average per square foot construction cost. You can compare your desired contractor to other in your area. And use only a certified general contractor. 5. Use recycled materials
Any localities have places that collect and resell recycled building materials such as wood, flooring, doors, windows, electrical supplies, ducting, hardware, plumbing, insulation, cabinets, fencing and landscaping. The value of recycling building materials, or anything else for that matter, is that the cost is likely to be a fraction of the same thing in the “new” category.
If you have a plan to build your new garage today, you can begin to make a plan and begin to organize your recorded expenses into a workable budget. By follow the tips you can realized your dream garage and you can save your money. Because the first step to saving money is to figure out how much you spend.