Having a contractor build a standard garage typically runs about $35-$45 a square foot. I built for my client a 2 car 2 story garage totaling 1080 sq. feet during the summer of is with a high end exterior finish of cedar 2x, cedar clapboards, cedar shingles on the gables and timber frame details. From starter home to in-law quarters, from guest house to home business, Archway Press has the garage apartment plan that will be perfect to fit your needs. You can also customise the ends of your garage with either attractive board and batten style design or cladding up the gable end.
A new spacious garage is the answer, and this is the Instructable to make it possible. Hipped roof two car garage with extra space at back wall for work or storage with full workshop area to the side which can be left open or with wall for space separation. If you intend to use your garage just for car parking, keep in mind that car sizes vary a lot. It’s better to price the house according to what it has — and doesn’t have,” she says.
In addition, a factor of proper connection of a new build garage to the existing house structure will keep the labor cost higher and normally total expenses will be at about the same level. The cost of the roof will depend on square metres of roofing materials used and the pitch of the roof. If all other homes in this area all have one or no car garages, I would not suggest spending the money on it. The roof shingles on your garage should be the same color and material as those on your house. Depending on what I can price out, I’d love to do a 2.5 or even 3 car, but I wonder what zoning would have to say.
Compare the cost of adding 12 feet to a 24 foot garage to adding 4 feet to a 36 foot wide ranch on a basement, or 2.66 feet for two story on a basement. We offer FREE customization estimates to modify any of our house plans, BEST PRICE GUARANTEE !!! Order 2 to 4 different house plan sets at the same time and receive a 10% discount off the retail price (before s and h).
Dave took his circa 1910 original horse barn and converted it into a garage workshop for his stock car, which he races professionally on the ACT Late Model Tour circuit. I have 2 , two car A-frame 20 x 20 , open sides , but this is Fl. They work well down here. I would think a garage would run more like 80% of the cost of unfinished living space. Often the best solution is a semi-detached garage, that is, a detached garage connected through a breezeway.
We came up with around $66 per square foot for a 1200 square foot semi attached garage as our cost to add the rear semi attached garage to the cost of the whole build. First, they know that our two car garages provide vehicles with protection from harmful weather conditions. Bare bones shell could be done for $15-20/sq ft, as long as you put alot of sweat equity into it, and stick with conventional building techniques. We also have electric garage doors available in most areas; see video to right. Because YOUR house has a better garage (or kitchen or whatever feature you want to name)!