To compute the cost of building a basic garage, add together the prices for the foundation, building materials and construction. Common building materials include lumber, siding, roofing, doors and windows. More » Home & Garden Outdoor

The average cost of having a professional contractor build a garage is $35 to $45 per square foot, as of October 2015, states CostHelper. A small garage that fits one car costs approximately $8,400 to $10,800. A two-car ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Tips for building a screened porch or gazebo include using existing structures if you can, building a free-standing if you can, and researching pre-fabricated kits which include instructions and materials. Please time re... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

To build a garage from the ground up, develop a plan, get local permits, get quotes from suppliers and subcontractors, order all the necessary materials, and start construction. Get periodic inspection to ensure everythi... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

To build a dog house from scratch, use building materials such as lumber or plastic, nails and insulation panels to build the foundation, then add any protective components. This project can take a few hours or days to c... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

The main factors that affect the cost of garage kit packages include the type of materials, design, size, market conditions and installation. The type of shipping arrangement and a store’s pricing strategy also affect th... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Reusable building materials are advantageous because they decrease the overall cost of construction. Additionally, reusable materials can add durability, low-maintenance qualities and a sense of history to a project. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials