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Sep 28 2020

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Lift-Friendly Garage Plans

Whether you like to tinker on your own vehicles or pursue mechanics as a career, you’ll appreciate a garage that provides you enough head room for an auto lift. By lifting a car for routine maintenance, you’ll be able to work in an upright position instead of struggling with jacks and jack stands and then rolling in a prone position underneath. But beyond providing ease for working on vehicles, lifts create overhead storage, kind of like a bunk bed for your autos, check this Gatineau Epoxy Garage Finishing, it will protect your garage from corrosion.

Perhaps you own a seasonal vehicle or a classic car in the midst of being restored. Maybe you have been storing an “only driven to church on Sunday” automobile in an offsite storage facility.  With this extra overhead space, you can expand your auto storage as your fleet grows. Below are two modern garage plans that are definitely lift-friendly. Contact garage door repairs perth professionals to help you fix any damage.

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Lift-Friendly Garage Plan 062G-0099

062G-0099: Its modern design presents a simple and sleek exterior hiding great possibilities inside. This unique RV garage plan has been conceived to be built on grade which facilitates a ground level entry, complete with a conveyor belt (know more about it here) and overhead door for the second story studio. Imagine the ease of hauling materials in and projects out whether you use it as a woodshop, hobby room or even a storage room. Underneath the studio is a single bay and a storage room perfect for keeping track of tools and supplies for working on your vehicles. The bay next to the single bay features an extra-tall ceiling making it lift-friendly and deep enough to store an RV. A service door on the side offers convenient access. If your Garage Door Spring Is Broken: Find Out What To Do here.

Lift-Friendly Garage Plan 062G-0162

062G-0162:This modern garage plan offers three bays, one of which is deep enough for an RV and tall enough for an auto lift. There’s storage space on the ground floor and a studio above. Store lawn equipment from HouseBait, tools, holiday decorations, bicycles and pool toys or install a workbench for enabling all those DIY projects you’ve been collecting. Upstairs the loft or studio has a kitchenette and full bath.

Create a spectacular party and game room or a luxurious home office.  Divide that space into a man cave for him and a she shed for her and cover all your hobbies.

What a great exercise space. One could workout, shower, snack, repeat. Just make sure you maintain it through garage door repair services every once in a while. However you utilize it, this plan’s tasteful modern good looks will be eye-catching in any neighborhood.

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Dec 19 2016

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A Sampling of 6 New Garage Plans From 2016

As we approach the end of 2016, we’d like to take a little time to note the many practical, stylish and carefully designed garage plans that have been added to our website this year. They vary in architectural style and size and deliver a vast array of special features from storage space to living quarters and everything in between. With so many specially designed garage plans to choose from, selecting the right plan for your needs, preferences, lifestyle and tastes becomes an exciting adventure! Take some time to review this sampling of new garage plans, you might just find the one you’re looking for!


Garage Plan 062G-0076062G-0076 – Do you own an RV, camper or motor home? This modern RV garage plan is just right when it comes to protecting your investment. It offers an RV bay outfitted with a 12’x14’ overhead garage door and a vaulted ceiling. A single garage bay is positioned beside the RV bay. It offers a 12’x7’ garage door and it is 30’ deep providing room for boat storage or just extra storage space in the rear of the bay. Upstairs you’ll find a loft/studio that is ideal for hobbies or storage. Add value to your home and protect your “home away from home” when you’re not on the road with this RV garage plan.


023G-0Garage Plan 023G-0003003 – For those who need extra parking and a little extra living space, consider a garage apartment plan like this one. This Craftsman style 2-car garage plan features a double bay plus room for a workshop, game area or storage space on the main level. There is also room for a stackable washer and dryer under the stairs and plenty of windows on the right side filling the space with natural light. Upstairs, a comfortable apartment delivers 754 square feet of living space featuring a compact kitchen overlooking the living area, a generously sized bedroom and a full bath. Ideal for weekend guests or your college student, this garage apartment plan offers private living space close to the main home. It is also a good alternative to a hunting cabin, lake house or vacation home.


Garage Plan 051G-0087051G-0087 – For those who need extra parking plus a little storage space for basement or attic overflow, a garage plan with loft is the ideal solution. This garage loft plan features a gambrel roof and a 24’x25’ footprint while delivering 600 square feet of sheltered parking space. A couple of windows offer natural lighting inside and a side-entry service door provides convenience. Use the loft to store seasonal items and holiday decorations.


072G-Garage Plan 072G-00160016 – Add extra parking and storage space to your home with this detached, 2-car garage plan with loft. It is available in six different sizes allowing you to build a garage that fits your lot. The could garage offers one overhead garage door and service entry on the side. Interior stairs lead to the second floor loft where a dormer offers natural light. The loft is ideal for a game or hobby room, workout area, home office or just plain ole’ storage space. This flexible 2-car garage plan with loft offers options and convenience.


Garage Plan 028G-0059028G-0059 – Need a modern garage to match your modern home? This detached 1-car garage plan might be just right for you. Its modern design is clean and simple offering a pair of windows and service entry. An overhead door opens to 432 square feet of parking and storage space. If you have a tight lot, this 18’x24’ garage plan could be a good option for you.




Garage Plan 012G-0016012G-0129 – Here’s a detached, 3-car garage plan with plenty of extras! In addition to three garage bays, this special garage offers a workshop with its own overhead door making it easy to move tools and supplies in and out of the garage without a hassle. Interior stairs lead to the finished flexible space on the second floor. It is designed as an art studio complete with clay oven, counter space, sink and a full bath. Having a dedicated workspace for hobbies will allow you to work on projects and let them sit when it is time to do something else. This eliminates the need to clean off the snack bar or dining room table when it is time to prepare, serve or enjoy a meal. The art studio is flexible enough that it could easily be finished as a home office or guest suite if you prefer. Designed to accommodate several needs at once, this 3-car garage plan with flexible space is hard to resist!


While these are just a few of the new garage plans offered in 2016, you can search our entire collection of garage plans for a design that includes the features and elements you prefer by using our advanced search tool. You might also consider checking out our accessory structures like barns, sheds and outbuildings for some additional choices

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Aug 05 2015

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Featured 3-Car Garage Plan with Porte-Cochere – The Garage Plan Shop

Need a 3-car garage to blend with your European-style home? This detached garage design exudes European flair and begins with a port3-Car Garage Plan 025G-0008e cochere which is characteristic of Old World estates and mansions. The porte cochere provides a pass-thru directing cars to the rear of the design where there three rear-entry garage bays awaiting your automobiles. Additionally, the gentle arched openings and windows combined with wing-tipped shutters and carriage style garage doors contribute to the European styling of the design. The garage floor plan features a double garage bay on one side and single garage bay on the other. The single bay is perfect for storing your weekend vehicle or protecting a vintage model you worked to restore to perfect condition. The garage bays and the porte cochere combine to offer 1315 square feet of covered parking and usable space. Visit our website to learn more about this stylish and practical 3-car garage plan

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Sep 24 2014

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Featured 4-Car Garage Plan with RV Bay – The Garage Plan Shop

Move over shade tree. This unassuming plain-Jane four-car garage4-Car Garage Plan 012G-0005, with a side order of RV storage, just might replace you. Two double bays provide a great working and storage space for the auto enthusiast. Imagine turning a part time hobby into a genuine home business because this plan provides space for a big-boy office. Skylights provide natural light in the loft to help guide one through 1069 square feet of storage. With a full bath next to the office, there is no need to take “work” home with you, when it can be washed down the drain. Did I say “plain?” As plain as socket wrench. You wouldn’t go to the party without one.


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Sep 08 2014

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Featured Garage Workshop Plan with Boat Storage – The Garage Plan Shop

Garage Loft Plan 050G-0070A pair of dormer windows on the left and right sides of this two-car garage loft plan provide curb appeal and natural lighting for the upper level storage loft (512 square feet.) The main level holds a 2-car garage with an extra deep bay on the right suitable for boat storage. The back corner of the left bay offers a workshop area that is sure to please the family handyman. With 918 square feet of usable space on the main level and a 9’ ceiling, the garage space is flexible enough to accommodate a variety of needs. If you’re looking to add parking and storage to your home, this garage workshop plan with boat storage is worth taking a closer look.


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