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How to build a garage

How to build a garage

garage design is quite simple.

Build a house for your car can be itsforces. If the garage is an extension to your home, then the foundation and walls must be made of the same material as the walls and foundation of the house.

If the garage is detached, it can be made from any conventional materials.



Construction begins with the foundation of the garage. It is best to lay a garage band foundation. standard size garage? 4 × 6 m. The depth of the foundation should be for the sandy soil from 50 cm to 70 cm on clay. The rest of the foundation for the garage is no different from the foundation for the house. Along the perimeter of the future building of the garage and along the load-bearing walls (in the garage of their usually does not happen, so the strip foundation for the garage is a rectangle without jumpers) set the formwork, which is poured concrete or rubble concrete. To dry the foundation should not be less than 2 weeks. To avoid deformation, it is necessary to constantly moisturize.


To make the floor of the garage, you need the entire areainside the basement to sleep a layer of sand 10 cm thick, making a slope of a few degrees to the gate, so that the water flowed freely from the garage. On top of laid roofing material, then the iron armature, which is filled with concrete (cement brand M300 should be not lower) layer of 12 cm. When the concrete floor is dry, it is covered with special impregnation, which will not allow him to crack. Next, paint the floor.


The walls of the garage can be about the height of 1.5up to 2.5 meters. They are made of bricks, stacking them in the thickness 1 brick, then the walls should be plastered on both sides. Plastered walls can be covered with facade paint or tiles. If the garage is located near your home, then its external decoration should be in harmony with the facade of the house.


The roof of the garage do gable rafters,which rely on the garage wall. If you make a flat roof, the floor panel will also draw on the walls. Insulated roof or not, it depends on the insulation of the garage. But to cover the roof with non-combustible building material it is necessary.


The gate in the garage can be hinged,Rolling, up-and-over or sectional. It is better if they are not opened mechanically and automatically. It is much easier to open the garage door without leaving the car. But it is essential to install the possibility of manual opening. If the front of the garage there is space, then do not install swing and sectional and rolling doors.

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