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May 20 2013

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Featured 2-Car Garage Plan with Functional Flex Space – The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Plan with Flex Space 051G-0032Traditional styling allows this 2-car garage plan with flexible space to blend well with most homes. The exterior features a siding façade and a covered porch. Two overhead doors open to the double garage where bays 27’ deep easily accommodate larger vehicles like pick-up trucks and SUVs. Windows at the back of the garage lend natural light and a service door provides convenience. The flexible space attached to the garage can be used for a multitude of purposes. This small studio features a full bath and ample closet space. It could serve as a guest suite for weekend visitors providing privacy from the main home. For those who work from home or own their own small business, the flexible space could serve as an office allowing you to go to work and never actually leave home. Finally, crafters, artists and music enthusiasts might choose to finish the flex space as their own private studio for whatever hobby they prefer. Add functionality to your home and extra parking space too with this 2-car garage plan with flex space.

For more garages like this one, please view our collection of garage plans with flex space.

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May 14 2013

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Garage Apartment Plans from Leading Canadian Designers - The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Apartment Plan 027G-0006While the stock plans offered by The Garage Plan Shop can be built almost anywhere, we often hear from Canadian customers looking for plans drawn by Canadian designers. We are pleased to offer two collections of detached garage plans drawn by designers in Canada. Additionally, we also offer a collection of garage apartment plans drawn by a Canadian designer. Garage apartment plans are thoughtfully designed to offer distinct parking and living areas. Typically, they are two-story structures designed with the garage on the main level and living quarters above. Just like garage apartment plans drawn by US designers, those drawn by our Canadian designer are designed to meet national building codes. Keep in mind it may be necessary to take the plans to a local designer to have any changes made or notes added to the plans in order to meet specific provincial codes before construction begins. Additionally, if your building department requires engineering, it will be necessary to hire a local engineer to review the plans and engineer them to meet local building codes and requirements. The engineer must be registered/licensed in the province where you plan to build. Below is a link to our garage apartment plans drawn by a Canadian designer:

 

Canadian Garage Apartment Plans

 

For more designs, please browse our entire garage apartment plan collection which includes those drawn by US designers as well.

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Apr 22 2013

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Canadian Garage Plans from Leading Canadian Designers - The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Plan 010G-0012It is fairly common for our customers ask if we offer Canadian garage plans. The Garage Plan Shop is pleased to respond, “YES, we do!” We offer two extensive garage plan collections from two of Canada’s top-notch designers. These collections include 1-car, 2-car and 3-car garages, garage workshops, garages with boat storage, garage loft plans, and  RV garage plans just to name a few.  However, just like the garage floor plans drawn by our US designers, those drawn by our Canadian designers are designed to meet national building codes. We do not guarantee these plans will meet all provincial building codes and they are not engineered. It may be necessary for you or your builder to hire a local design professional to review the plans and add any notes or make any necessary changes to meet specific provincial codes. Likewise, if you are required to have your garage plans engineered in order to get building permits, it will be up to you or your builder to hire a local engineer to review the plans and seal or stamp them.

 

We’ve provided the links to our Canadian garage plan collections below. Take some time to browse through them to find the one that satisfies your needs.

 

Canadian garage plan collection A

Canadian garage plan collection B

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Mar 11 2013

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Featured Garage Plan: Unique 3-Car Garage Loft Plan – The Garage Plan Shop

Unique Garage Plan 009G-0004Check out our featured garage plan! This unique garage loft plan boasts Williamsburg styling and thoughtful design. From the exterior, it appears to offer a 2-car garage, but take a closer look. There is more than meets the eye! Due to its unique design, the exterior neatly hides a third bay. With one single bay and one tandem bay, this 3-car garage plan works well for storing three cars. Or use the tandem bay for something larger like a boat and trailer. With the extra deep/tandem bay, this garage loft design is more versatile than you might expect at first glance. Additionally, interior stairs lead the way to the second floor loft, which delivers plenty of storage room or a flexible space that could be finished as a game room, home theater or hobby area. Better still, the full bath makes it the perfect guest suite, offering your overnight visitors a bit of privacy if necessary. Fashioned to satisfy many different needs, this unique 3-car garage design is worth taking a second look.

Browse our collection of unique garage designs to discover more one-of-a-kind parking and storage solutions.

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Jan 30 2013

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Featured 1-Car Garage Plan with Storage – The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Plan 057G-0004This featured 1-car garage plan with storage is the perfect addition to any backyard offering parking, storage space and more. The attractive exterior sports vertical siding. When paired with the decorative cupola, it delivers distinctive county charm allowing it to blend with many country style homes. The floor plan offers one oversized parking bay outfitted with an 8’ ceiling and 9’x7’ overhead garage door. You’ll appreciate the workbench at the back of the garage, convenient service entry and the handy storage space on the left side. The storage space works well for storing tools, the lawn mower or the children’s outside toys. Delivering 384 square feet of usable space, this 1-car garage with storage easily converts to a workshop or hobby area for those who enjoy woodworking and tinkering. Enhance your backyard with this practical and versatile1-car garage plan with storage.

 

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