Garage or parking space is often overlooked in the process of building a house. Whereas the garage one of the important aspects of a home. Not to have a car, but did not have a place to park so had to park in front of the house.
Besides not beautiful because it hinders the house, is also not safe for your vehicle. Though the construction of the garage which could either add to the aesthetics of your home. Therefore, before building a garage at the house, there are several things you should consider.
Determine the area of land to be built for the garage. Spacious garage should certainly be wider and longer at least one meter from the size of the vehicle to be parked. This is important so that you easier to park the car and the car can be parked comfortably.
The layout of the garage
Think about the location of the garage at home. Choose a location that makes it easy to enter and exit the car. You should also pay attention to the direction and flow of vehicles on the road that borders your garage.
The garage door
There are many types of doors that can be applied to the garage. Minimalist design for the garage, you can choose the type of garage doors with folding method, the type of iron that can be pushed to the side, and the door to the system drawn up (rolling door).
Determine the material to be used for flooring. You can use a variety of materials such as ceramic, concrete or stucco rebates, and natural stones.
Each material has its advantages and disadvantages. For example, a ceramic material that is rich in texture, color and pattern, but are susceptible to rupture. While the plaster does not have texture, but is able to withstand the weight of the car. Natural stone material not susceptible to mold and mildew.
Consider outfitting the garage with space cooling. The vehicle’s engine will emit heat after being used all day. Air conditioning can neutralize heat faster machines.
You can use a self-contained air conditioning system. Add insulation in the walls, floor and ceiling before applying the air conditioning.
Complete garage with storage shelves. Shelves can be used to store tools or equipment mechanic needs the car. In order for the garage remains tidy and never looked messy, consider having one to two storage.
You can build a garage according to taste. Note the color, the shape of the doors, windows, and the landscape outside the garage. All directly affect the overall look of the building.