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Garage Costs
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Posted by: 99 in Derry, NH.Posted: August 12th, 2009 11:08AM
Contractor: Myself, BTD Construction of Derry, NHSquare Feet: 780 on two floors
Cost me $5800 to pour the 4' deep frost wall and 5-in. thick reinforced concrete slab. Cost me ~$1,700 to excavate the foundation myself, saving approximately $1,300 from what the contractor wanted to charge me to dig the hole, just rented an excavator from United Rentals. Contractor is local and priced extremely fair with my garage (non-foundation/slab) costing me $22,000 for the whole thing. I added a 4-ft. high knee wall on the second floor to make the floor to ceiling height in the "bonus" room upstairs in the middle of the room about 11'6" for a real bonus space.
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DIY
Amount: $60,000.00
Posted by: a user in Epsom, NH.Posted: June 22nd, 2009 12:06PM
Contractor: MyselfSquare Feet: 2000
In May '08 I started building a 34'x25' 3-car garage with finished floor above and an attached breezeway. There are some fancy customizations and "bump-outs" to make it look interesting. The only thing I have contracted out is the work for the foundation (17K) and the design (2K) and it will end up costing about 60K when I complete probably sometime next year. I would expect to have paid at least double if the entire thing were to be contracted out.
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costs for garage ??
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Posted by: KJD in Andover, MA.Posted: June 4th, 2009 04:06PM
Contractor: Square Feet: approx. 600 s.f.
Two car garage attached with breezeway, full electrical,possibly plumbing for work area and office. Finished room over the garage for an office.
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Garage
Amount: $33,800.00
Posted by: a user in Redding, CA.Posted: May 25th, 2009 04:05PM
Contractor: CarruthSquare Feet: 816
Costs are down due to the slow down in building, great time to build a gargage though. A totally finished out 2 car garage, side workshop, insulated door and over 300 yards so earth moved, 30 yards of gravel and 4 foot sidewalk in the front. We also have a permit requirement of stuco siding or fire resistant siding which may add to the cost, but we are in a fire prone area in N.Cal. Less than 30 days from start to finish for construction, 1 week of rain delay.
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Old Garage (built 1916)
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Posted by: Eric in Blaine, Wa in Blaine, WA.Posted: September 3rd, 2008 04:09PM
Contractor: Square Feet: 1000
My garage was built in 1916 (at least half of it was-the other half was built later) and is falling deeper and deeper into the ground and is even starting to separate in one corner (we can see light). What should I do? Jack the house up and re-pour concrete? Brace the garage together somehow?
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garage build
Amount: $57,000.00
Posted by: Harry in Rockville, MD.Posted: August 31st, 2008 05:08AM
Contractor: Kass RemodelingSquare Feet: 400
I have build a Garage for my client with all the permit and two car Garage, two windows as well the back door to the back deck and enterance to the kitchen, finish the rest of the landscape around the Garage, finish the front with Bricks and side vinyle siding for 57,000
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Building a garage
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Posted by: ecss08 in Pawling, NY.Posted: August 18th, 2008 03:08PM
I got a few quotes for my garage but I'm trying to not goto an architect... So I went to a place in brookfield, CT He quoted me 45,000 +/- for a 32x28 2 car garage, includes plans, 2 garage doors, and something like 4 windows...Unfinshed up stairs, (its a 1 story with loft, no dormers, barn style roof) so I now get a few est. for a foundation 14,000 (my friend is doing the escavation for a 400.00) is this anywhere near ball park?
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Garage and Breezeway Addition
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Posted by: Brandon in Dover, NH.Posted: July 23rd, 2008 12:07PM
I am in the process of getting quotes for a 26 x 28 Garage (finished upstairs), a 8 x 10 breezeway, and a 10 x 16 deck. The quotes have been all over the place. From $90K to $156K. Any thoughts on what I should expect to pay? Thanks!
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building a garage
Amount: $20,500.00
Posted by: spange97 in Fennimore, WI.Posted: July 17th, 2008 07:07PM
Contractor: Square Feet: 36*36
i just built a garage and it is a 3 car garage and was 20100 but i live in wisconsin, dont know the costs in new hampshire but i would definately double check. do you have a lowes or menards out there? they would be able to give you atleast the material estimates if you let them know what you are looking for. maybe this would help you out
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Building a Garage
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Posted by: R in Dartmouth, MA.Posted: July 17th, 2008 11:07AM
Do your quotes include the concrete pad?
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Posted by: spencer in North Conway, NH.Posted: July 7th, 2008 12:07PM
I am obtaining quotes in NH to build a garage with a concrete floor. A two car garage 24x24 with no finish work on the inside. I have three quotes $20,000, $32,000 and $51,000. I'm not sure which contractor is actually "in the ballpark" since the numbers are so far apart. Any suggestions
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