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7 Things to Turn Your Garage Plans Into a Man Cave

7 Things to Turn Your Garage Plans Into a Man Cave

A detached garage can be used for so much more than storage and parking cars. It can become the room that you’ve always wanted in your house but never had. One popular choice is to turn the garage into a man cave. According to Wikipedia, a “man cave” is a male retreat or sanctuary in

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5 Uses for a Jumbo Detached Garage

5 Uses for a Jumbo Detached Garage

Without a doubt, the global pandemic has changed the way we define “home.” What used to be a nice place to retreat from work, school, and play has now become the space for every single activity required of us. We have to work from home, eat from home, entertain ourselves at home. And let’s be

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Garage Plans for Your Vacation Home

Garage Plans for Your Vacation Home

Vacation houses are homes away from home! However, they can often become cluttered with all sorts of vacation related items, including surfboards, mountain bikes, and snowboards. A great solution to this problem is getting a detached garage. At Behm Design, we have all sorts of great garage plans for your vacation home. Read on for

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3 Benefits of Getting Storage Garage Plans

3 Benefits of Getting Storage Garage Plans

Behm Design offers a variety of garage plans for storage space. One of the best benefits of getting a detached garage is the extra space for cars, but also gaining space to store things. There are many options as to what can be stored in a garage. Read on to learn the benefits of storing

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Things to Consider as You Plan for Your New Garage

Things to Consider as You Plan for Your New Garage

Getting a new garage is exciting! Homeowners immediately want to jump in to picking out garage plans that suit their style. While it is exciting to purchase plans and start construction, there are a few things to consider as you plan for your new garage. See the list below for some key items to check

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Garage Plans Modified in 3 Different Ways

Garage Plans Modified in 3 Different Ways

Getting a new detached garage is very exciting. After purchasing plans, many homeowners immediately want to think of ways to customize their garage. Luckily, Behm Design has 275 different garage plans, allowing for designs that fit many different styles and taste. In addition to the variety of plans, there are also ways to modify specific

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Trusses and Code Compliance

Trusses and Code Compliance

A truss is a series of framing members that create the roof structure of a building. When looking at garage plans, many customers wonder if they can build their own trusses as a way to save money. The short answer is no. A truss must be engineered by its manufacturer for the customer’s project. This

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Steps to Take Before Ordering a Garage Plan

Steps to Take Before Ordering a Garage Plan

Adding a detached garage to your property is a very exciting endeavor. Before ordering garage plans, there are a few necessary steps to take to make sure you build the perfect garage. Be sure to take your time and go through all necessary requirements before building the detached garage. Check these steps off your checklist

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Uses for a Two-Story Garage

Uses for a Two-Story Garage

Selecting the perfect garage design can be difficult as there are so many options available. Pick the garage plans with apartment option to maximize space. A two-story garage gives homeowners extra square footage above their new garage. They can use this space however they please. Here are some uses for the second story of a

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What are the Different Styles of Garages

What are the Different Styles of Garages

Building a new addition or structure to your home requires making decisions on factors like materials, sizes, and style. Adding a new garage is no different. One of the first things you will need to decide on is the style of the garage. You need to understand the type and style of the garage are

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How to Get a Garage Building Permit

How to Get a Garage Building Permit

Knowing how to get a garage building permit is crucial when it comes to adding a new garage. Whether you add an attached or detached garage, a building permit will be required. It may be overwhelming to think about the paperwork; however, the permit process is in place to ensure your garage is safe and

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How to Choose the Right Garage Contactor

How to Choose the Right Garage Contactor

You have finally decided it is time to add a new garage to your home. Choosing the right garage contractor for your project can be overwhelming and stressful. If you pick the wrong one, it could lead to additional costs or something worse. When choosing a contractor, you want to feel confident that he or

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