Aug 25, 2017 5:44 pm
Hello, we need a fifth bedroom and we would like to utilise empty space above the garage to do this (we have a double story house).
Has anyone done this? How much an extension like this cost? What are the challenges/things to consider?
Re: Adding a bedroom above garage2
Sep 01, 2017 10:25 am
Gtaf345 Do you want a lost/attic within the roof space
More info or a photo is required
Re: Adding a bedroom above garage4
Sep 05, 2017 10:12 am
You might want to put photos or sketches up
as more info is required
Re: Adding a bedroom above garage6
Sep 06, 2017 10:46 am
Thanks for the Floor plans
It appears to be a simple extension
Do you have the original engineering drawings, if not you should be able to get a copy from your Council Building Department
You will need to check your Garage Footings, Roof structure and floor joist
I suggest you get the Drawings & Engineering sorted yourself and get 3 builders quotes
It shouldnt be too pricey Budget around $20-25k
Re: Adding a bedroom above garage7
Sep 06, 2017 1:26 pm
Thanks so much for the estimate - it really helps to see if this is in the vicinity of being affordable. I wasn't sure before if this was under $50k project or more like around $100k.
Re: Adding a bedroom above garage8
Sep 07, 2017 9:42 am
Gtaf345 You're welcome, that was a quick e$timate, if you want it more accurate?
Then have your reno 3D designed Modelled, 'Engineered and Data Quantified.
Knockdown and rebuild upgrade costs
The 3D Is great for visualizing, the data plugs into apps & google sheets, the costs estimates are accurate.
In a nutshell builders & Contractors HATE IT...Clients, Battlers & Punters LOVE IT
Please make your informed decisions based on Data & Proofs..goodluck
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