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Customer’s Questions

Customer’s Questions

Q: Hello Jay,I am very interested in garage plan 856-1. Perfect size, good amount of windows, and that precious loft. 🙂 I see you offer to send out the materials list for free, and it would be very helpful to me to cost it out ahead of time. If it’s do-able, I’ll be ordering the

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Building Garage At Property Line & Corner

Building Garage At Property Line & Corner

Your local planning or zoning office can identify your zone or land use category. For each category, there are set limits and controls regarding building placement on property, size, height and structure coverage percentage of lot area. There are minimum dimensions from property lines, rights-of-way, easements, and structures and they are called “setbacks”. There will

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Tips For Garage Safety

Tips For Garage Safety

Garage safety is not often discussed because it can be dismissed as just a matter of common sense. But, in the daily use of a typical garage, many hazardous conditions can develop over time. If well-organized and clean the chances of disaster are diminished. As a life-long user of garages for the usual, as well

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Email Q & A

Email Q & A

Q: I am working on pulling permits for this project and the city says they need the structural drawing wet stamped what can be done about this…C.M. A: My plans use prescriptive compliance with IRC code, the basis of the states’ building codes. As such there is nothing to engineer/calculate. Normally a stamp is not

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