Turn a basement into a garage
Remove earth and greenery to accomodate new driveway. Haul away excess dirt: about $800-$1000.00. Spread dirt on your own land and save cost of trucking it out.
Install temporary support for joists, then:
Cut out foundation and remove debris: about $1000.00
Install new jacks, door framing, LVL header, frame off walls and ceiling to single size garage space: $1400-$1600+ (do it yourself for less)
Install wiring for garage door, light, outlet and CO2 Detector: $600
Prep. area to receive new concrete pad and entry work, pour concrete, slope away per code: Labor and concrete: about $1500 - $2200
Install exterior trim work around new door opening and adjust siding to fit: $800-$1100 +
Install new standard height and width garage door with automatic opener: $650.00 - $750.00
Install new insulation and Drywall new area with 5/8" Sheetrock: $1200+
Fire-rated pass through door and misc. trim work, paint: $900.
Grand total: $8850.00 to $10,350.00 or less by doing alot of it yourself.
If we were to price it and cover all overheads: about $12K - $13.5k
+ Don't forget the paving costs...$2000.00? +
-my 2 cents
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