If you are living in the suburb of the city, building a garage for your cars is not too difficult. The home owners only need a piece of land which does not affect the layout and the using purpose of the house.
In big cities, there is a heavier demand for the garage than in the suburb on the grounds that there are more cars running around the cities. Almost all people want to have their own car parking space. People do not have a private garage because there is not enough space. Therefore, they have to drive their cars to a private garage of others and pay parking fees. In these garages, the owners usually use the liftmaster 8500 to make it easy to control the garage door. In this article, we will share with you some notes to help you build a satisfactory garage.
- The space and the in front side of the house
As usual, a car is about 1.6 – 1.8m in width and 3.5 – 5.3 in length and under 2m in height. Thus, it depends on type of cars that you can determine the area of the garage to be built. The width of the road to your house should be about 3.5 – 4m to allow the car to come in. The first thing you have to do is to measure the area of the road so that you can make up your mind whether to build a garage or not.
- Locations of the garage
The most common position for the garage is the main road straight to your house. For large space, the garage can be located besides or behind the house. Nonetheless, in spite of the location, you had better take notice of the path of the car to be the most convenient. For houses in narrow roads, the area is small so the most suitable location for the garage is in front of the house but you have to make a small path for coming to the house, not going through the garage.
The area of the land has the decisive effects on your decision to build a garage. In the case that the house has only 3 – 4m in front side, the best method is to locate the garage right straight to the main door. There should be a ceiling to prevent rains or storms.
- The sizes of the garage
The area of the garage depends on the sizes and the number of cars. For car garage, the minimum size is 3x5m for four- seat cars. However, a garage can contain not only a car but also motorbikes and bicycles.
- Constructive materials and decorations for the garage
The walls, ceiling and floor of the garage should be designed simple to minimize the expenditure. The walls and ceiling should be smooth and be painted so that you can clean easily. The floor is made of materials that are difficult to wear out.
It is also necessary to organize a system of water to support washing and cleaning the car. Apart from the faucet, you ought to add some fans to make the floor dry.
Do not build the garage next to the kitchen on the grounds that there is fire or explosions suddenly. For garage, mechanic tools and machines cannot be omitted. There is a shelf to put all the tools on. You will need those tools to repair your car in case it has something wrong.
One of the most important devices used in the garage is the lift-master – a modern tool to control the garage door. This device also helps you to open and close the garage door when you are far from home.
- The Feng Shui
There are a lot of notes according to the Feng Shui. For example, the garage should not be placed straight the bedroom on the grounds that it will make your sleep worsened. It is obvious that the poisonous fumes from the car will come into the bedroom where you sleep every night and go straight to your nose, coming to your body, which makes your health deteriorate. Therefore, you should pay more attention to the light system and air system of the garage. It is the best to build large windows. During the day, it is advisable to use natural light from the sun but in the evening, you had better use “neon” or “compact” light for moderate intensity of light.
In terms of the garage door, you ought to equip the electric rolling door to save the space. However, it is also essential to build a normal door so that in case the electricity goes out, you cannot use the rolling door, you have to use the other door instead.