8 Benefits of Building A Garage

If you are planning for an outbuilding in front of your house then we recommend building an oak-framed garage. You can even go for one with a room above. An outbuilding is just an extension of your house and if designed properly it can offer many benefits. There are several benefits that oak frames can offer.

Accommodation for Guests
A building with a room above can be a great place to accommodate your guests. Check the following examples of the oak framed garage with living space above.

Oak garage with room above
Oak garage with room above accommodation’

Storage for your Vehicle
An oak garage with space above can offer other benefits as well. The structure will provide an ideal space for your vehicle and its accessories.

Multifunctional uses
An outbuilding can offer multiple uses. You always have an option to tailor a design to meet requirements. Explain these requirements to the oak framing company to create a structure that works best for you.

Oak garage with room above
Inside a room above oak garage

Natural in appearance
The appearance of an outbuilding matters a lot. You would like to choose a design that naturally blends with the design of your house. Oak framed garages are available in many traditional and contemporary designs that naturally complement any house build. You can view more finished examples of garage buildings here.

Eco-friendly properties
Sustainability and environment preservation are very important factors to consider while building any new structure. Timber-framed outbuildings do not only look natural in appearance but also they are environment-friendly. Oak is a carbon-neutral building material making it the best option for creating eco-friendly structures.

Saving you time and money
Oak garages can be constructed quickly. You can choose a garage company or buy a self-build kit. Either way, the construction process is very fast. You can save labor costs and other finishing costs. Another best thing is mobility. You can dismantle the structure and take it to the new location.

Adding value to your property
An oakgarage with a room above can maximize the worth of your property. This can also solve the parking issue as parking spaces can be few and far between in certain areas. A garage has a great potential to increase the value of your property. A small investment in an outbuilding today can reward you in the future.

Planning permission

Oak garage with room above
Accommodation inside

Is this holding you back? Then you should know your dream garage may not require planning permission. The regulations for outbuildings are often less stringent when compared to housing standards. The demand for habitable oak garages is rising. If you have a design idea then consider contacting The Classic Barn Company who is accredited to The Guild of Master Craftsman. Their expert will talk through your plans.

Oak garage with room above
Close up of oak work

If you know other benefits of an oak garage then do let us know in the comments section below.

Disclaimer: Images have been given by the company to the Editor to use for this feature

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