Garage extension and free standing brick built garage

Garage extension built in Sheffield, 2006

Our garage building services

If you haven't got plans, we are able to draw up the plans to your specification, submit it to Sheffield City Council building control for you as part of our garage building services. On success of plans being passed, we are able to complete the entire build be it for a garage extension or a free standing brick built garage.

If you want any further information or a free no obligation quote on building a garage by an experienced sheffield builder then by all means contact us and we will do what we can to help.

Example photos of Garages built by us

Feature "soldier" bricks above garage door and block paved driveway
Single storey garage extension with rear utility room
Lean-to porch to the side of a property
Two storey side extension including garage, combined with single storey rear kitchen extension
Finishing off the roof to the porch extension

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News related to free-standing garage and garage extensions

10th Oct 2009
Mini photo of rear extension
Two storey side extension including garage, combined with single storey rear extension

This property was purchased recently but in need of quite a lot of refurbishment. The owners made the decision to move into rented accommodation and undertake massive alterations to the property. Due to its position ...

Introduction to building a garage

Garages are constructed by laying the foundation followed by a 100mm external wall. Pillars are built internally to strengthen the whole structure. Windows and courtesy doors out onto rear gardens, side or to the inside of the house can be added.

Building regulations specify all garages require concrete bases and that planning permission is required if the garage is a permanent structure.

Different grades of concrete are available to suit different jobs. RC35 concrete with its added strength would easily support if laid to 100-150mm depth any standard family vehicle. Re-enforced steel is added to concrete floors when the dimensions cover a much greater area. An alternative to this would be fibrecrete concrete which does the same job.

Roof styles and materials can vary according to budget. A flat roof typically lasts for 15 years maximum, so a pitch roof would be strongly advised as a better alternative.



 
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