While the farmhand may be a position traditionally overlooked, this featured barn plan includes amenities to make sure that the animals won’t be the only ones with a place to relax. Living quarters boasting a living room, bedroom, bathroom, and a kitchen, assures space for either a residing farmhand or perhaps simply a place for a welcome respite between the morning and afternoon chores. This outbuilding design also offers nine stalls to house animals including one with garage door access allowing for storage of a small tractor or truck with easy accessibility. A tack room allows for storage of animal supplies such as feed and medicine along with a sink and counter that can double as a workbench for the farmer who is looking to fix rather than to replace. The loft and attic on the second level offer additional storage for not only farm equipment and supplies but for those items in your house that may have been making it feel more like a barn than a home.
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This contemporary, 2-car garage plan reflects the idea that less is more by offering a modern approach and aesthetic to garages. Offering ample room for 2-car parking, the garage also yields additional room on the side allowing for the installation of a workbench or storage of tools. With this in mind, the garage can double as a DIY mechanic shop providing a space for car maintenance. Alternatively, you can remove both cars creating an open area for the weekend warrior to tackle those home improvement projects.
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For the family with kids reaching the driving age and having their own cars, parking can often become an issue. Playing musical chairs with the family vehicles shouldn’t have to be an evening affair, nor should rock, paper, scissors decide who is parking in the street that night. This simple 3-car garage offers a solution to these problems by providing an answer to the family with too many cars and too few places to put them. If new family drivers are not the source of your parking troubles, this garage plan also lends itself to the family with a weekend car. Now you no longer have to sacrifice parking your daily travel car outside while the weekend roadster enjoys the shelter. The garage itself includes options for an 8’ ceiling or a 9’ceiling while three individual garage doors provide entrance for each vehicle separately. Finally, a door located on the side of the garage allows for it to be easily connected to a house by a walkway.
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For those looking to make a getaway on weekends, holidays, or vacations this 2-car garage includes a third bay large enough to park the family RV. The 2-car garage offers a 16’ wide x 8’ tall garage door and 9’ ceiling, while the RV bay’s accommodations include a 10’ wide x 12’ tall garage door and a 13’ ceiling height. However, with these measurements not only does the RV bay allow a place to park an RV or motor home but even allows space for boat storage. Not being limited to only RV and boat owners, the spacious large bay can also be used as a gym space, providing enough room to support several pieces of workout material and equipment. Located above the 2-car garage is a loft allowing space for storage. The amenities of the garage go beyond the interior, as the exterior features a Craftsman style design promising to be a perfect complement to any Craftsman style home. View details about this RV garage plan with loft.
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I recently came across an info-graphic that certainly caught my attention. It was created by the National Safety Council to debunk a few myths about safety when talking on a cell phone while driving. Many of us have the misconception that it is OK for us to talk and drive. However, the info-graphic supports the idea that talking on a cell phone while driving is considered multi-tasking, yet our brains are not capable of multi-tasking. This means the human brain cannot successfully do two “thinking tasks” at one time therefore, making it dangerous to us and others on our roadways when we choose to talk and drive whether with a handheld or a hands-free device. Review the info-graphic for yourself and consider hanging up the phone while you’re behind the wheel.