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May 22 2012

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An Ordinary Detached Garage Plan Becomes a Drive-Thru Garage – The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Plan 050G-0021So, you’ve found just the right detached garage plan to accommodate your needs, except there is one small problem. You’d like to have a practical and convenient drive-thru bay, but the floor plan you like doesn’t offer front and rear overhead doors. No worries. While The Garage Plan Shop offers a collection of drive-thru garage plans, but we understand that we might not offer the perfect garage floor plan to satisfy all your needs. However, if you find another garage plan in our collection that is ideal for your needs and would be perfect if it had a drive-thru bay, just let us know. We offer a modification service who can modify the floor plan according to your specifications. Simply submit your modification request form to receive a free quote to add an overhead door to the rear of the garage you like most. Our modification team will provide a quote within 1-2 business days to make the change for you and they will explain the modification process. Just click on the “modify this plan” link below the main image of the garage on the plan page of our website, complete the form and return it to us to receive your quote. In just a few weeks or less, an ordinary detached garage design will be transformed into a practical drive-thru garage plan.

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Apr 25 2012

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Practical Drive-Thru Garage Plans – The Garage Plan Shop

Drive-Thru Garage Plan 010G-0007Drive-thru garage plans are detached garage plans designed for the storage of one or more cars. Unlike most traditional garages, these special floor plans features at least one garage door at the front of the structure and one garage door at the back allowing cars and other vehicles to diver completely thru the garage. There are many conveniences with these types of garages. For example, it may be easier to pull straight thru the garage when pulling a boat or trailer rather than trying to back it in or out of the garage. In other cases, many find it is convenient to access the kids’ bikes and toys or even the riding mower without having to move the cars or risk dents and scratches in their doors. With a drive-thru garage, the possibilities are endless when considering the convenience of storing and accessing automobiles, ATVS, a golf cart, lawn and garden tools or other equipment. Some drive-thru garage plans incorporate thoughtful extras like a loft, workshop, storage area, extra tall ceilings, or full or half bath.

 

These designs are available in a fabulous array of sizes and styles including single-story and two-story floor plans. There are many different styles to choose from as well, from traditional to country offering plenty of looks to complement your home. Various rooflines and garage door combinations further enhance the selection and offer flexibility.

 

Take some time to browse the drive-thru garage plans and other designs at The Garage Plan Shop.

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Mar 28 2012

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Featured Boat Storage Garage Plan – The Garage Plan Shop

Boat Storage Garage Pla 033G-0014The Garage Plan Shop is featuring a boat storage garage plan. Fishermen and boating enthusiasts will fall in love with this detached 2-car garage design with boat storage. One overhead door opens to the double garage providing plenty of room to park the family cars. Another overhead door opens to an extra deep bay, well suited for storing the boat or even a trailer. Or perhaps you’ll want to store your boat in the deeper bay and use another bay to store fishing and boating equipment such as fishing poles, tackle boxes, life jackets, etc. Providing 1008 square feet of parking area, this flexible garage is not only ideal for boat storage, but it could easily serve as a 3-car garage instead. Or for those who need a workshop or just some extra storage space, you’ll find it with this garage plan.

 

For more designs like this one, be sure to browse our entire collection of garage plans with boat storage.  

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Mar 14 2012

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What are Tandem Garage Plans? – The Garage Plan Shop

Tandem Garage Plan 050G-0054Tandem garage plans are detached garages designed to save space and accommodate long and lean strips of property or narrow lots. They make the most or the available space by providing auto storage with extra deep bays. The extra deep bays allow room to park two or more cars one behind the other. Most tandem garage plans published by The Garage Plan Shop are at least 38’ deep and can range in size from a single tandem bay to two or more tandem bays positioned side-by-side. Other tandem garage plans might offer one or two tandem bays attached to one or two single-car bays. Many work well of storing oversized vehicles and other equipment that requires extra depth such as a trailer or a boat. Tandem garage plans are available in a wide selection of architectural styles and sizes. Various combinations of garage doors, different rooflines and numerous exterior finishes enhance curb appeal. With a little imagination, tandem garage plans can be very versatile working well for car storage, a workshop, hobby space or home storage.

 

For other options, consider browsing our RV garage plans. Many of these designs could serve as a tandem garage.

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Feb 14 2012

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Know the Basics about 2-Car Garage Plans – The Garage Plan Shop

2-Car Garage Plan 047G-0002Sometimes referred to as double garages, the 2-car garage plans featured at The Garage Plan Shop are detached garages designed to store two vehicles. Like home plans, they are available in a broad range of architectural styles, including Craftsman, modern, country and traditional. In addition to a variety of styles, two-car garage plans come in a multitude of sizes giving you plenty to choose from in order to find one that will fit on your lot. The exteriors of these designs feature various rooflines such as gable, reverse gable and hip. In addition, several exterior finishes like brick, siding and stucco work together with different overhead door styles creating an array of exterior combinations for the most stylish looks. You are sure to find the right sized garage for your needs with the curb appeal you love.

 

Many 2-car garage plans incorporate convenient features like a handy service entry or a storage space inside. Other thoughtful features include a workshop, upper level loft or drive-thru bay. Boat owners might consider two-car garage plans designed with extra deep bays nicely accommodating a boat or trailer without being cramped for space. For those who only need sheltered parking for one vehicle, a 2-car garage design still can be practical. Simply use the second bay for storage of lawn and garden supplies, the recycling center, the family bikes or mechanics tools. Others might opt to use the second bay for a workshop or craft area. The possibilities are endless. Flexible and functional, detached 2-car garage plans will complement and add value to your home when situated in the backyard or on the side of your house.

 

Take some time to browse our collection of two-car garages.

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