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Design options for your garage

Whether you’re looking to add a new garage to an existing property or include one in your self-build plans, Emily Smith highlights the main choices
Positioned on a lower-ground level, this T-ribbed sectional garage door is available from specialist supplier Hormann


Having a garage integrated into a new property is a great option if you’re working on a compact plot or if you’re facing planning restrictions that don’t allow you to add a separate structure. However, careful consideration is needed to make sure it doesn’t look out of place with the rest of the house. Think whether it’s worthwhile allowing the potential for this zone to be converted into extra living space at some point in the future. For instance, should you insulate to the same standard as the main building, and will the zone benefit from a window and side door?

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What's inside the April 2018 edition of Build It magazine: - Stunning eco home on a heritage plot (page 22) - Glazed doors design ideas (page 64) - Renovating for profit (page 71) - Garage design options (page 74) - Complete guide to building with timber (page 81) - How to get planning on your garden (page 110) - Window cost guide (page 117) ... and much more!