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Features to Help Garages Survive an Earthquake

Features to Help Garages Survive an Earthquake

Seismic activity is extremely common in some parts of the United States, especially on the west coast. Earthquakes occur at various strengths. Some can ruin houses and detached garages. It can be upsetting to invest so much money and time into getting a detached garage to then have it destroyed by an earthquake. At Behm

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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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How to Fill a Jumbo Garage

How to Fill a Jumbo Garage

You are ready to add a garage to your property. You have researched various garage plans and decided on a jumbo plan. The jumbo garages are designed for people that need a lot of space in their garage. At Behm Design, we have seven jumbo plans to choose from. The jumbo plans include various options

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How to Figure Out What Size Garage You Need

How to Figure Out What Size Garage You Need

Picking out a garage can be difficult because of all the options. A good first step to take is to figure out what size garage you need. Once you figure out the size, you can further pick the style and design. At Behm Design, we have many garage plans in various sizes. We have everything

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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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How Your Garage Can Add Resell Value to Your House

How Your Garage Can Add Resell Value to Your House

If you are looking to increase the resell value of your home, adding a standalone garage could be your answer. Building a standalone garage on a property adds resell value in many ways. From giving extra storage space to having an additional bedroom, the benefits of getting a new garage are endless. Pick garage plans

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How to Pick the Right Garage Plan Size

How to Pick the Right Garage Plan Size

Adding a garage to your home is a great way to add value to the property. When picking out a plan, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with the many different options. A good place to start your garage selection journey is by determining the garage plan size you want. Here are a few

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Brick or Vinyl? How to Choose the Right Garage Siding

Brick or Vinyl? How to Choose the Right Garage Siding

Whether you are building a brand new home or updating an older home, you need to consider your options for garage siding. Brick and vinyl are two of the most popular siding materials. Both of them have their benefits, and both have drawbacks. Your garage siding can make or break your home’s curb appeal. Therefore,

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How to Pick the Right Garage Plan

How to Pick the Right Garage Plan

Building a new garage is a significant investment of not just resources, but time. You would hate to have to start your garage over due to poor planning. Choosing the right garage plan is imperative for the rest of the planning phase. Picking the right garage plan involves size, functionality, needs, and design. You will

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Finding the Right Garage Plan for Storage

Finding the Right Garage Plan for Storage

It is very common to build a detached garage for a little extra storage. Adding a new garage is a great way to remove the clutter from your home, and move it to an area where not a lot of guests go. You may think that any garage plan will give you the additional storage

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Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your New Garage

Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your New Garage

When adding a garage or any other addition to your home, selecting the right roofing is a no-brainer. It’s more than likely that with an attached garage you will choose roof material that matches your current roof. But what about a detached garage? How do you know what type of material to use for your

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4 Reasons Why Detached Garages Are Gaining Popularity

4 Reasons Why Detached Garages Are Gaining Popularity

When cars first became popular, they were parked outside. After a while, people wanted somewhere to store their cars. This is where the detached garage comes in. However, over the years detached garages faded out, and attached garages became the garage of choice. However, detached garages come with many advantages. Here are a few reasons

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