Designing a Triple Garage, also known as a 3 bay shed, a 6m x 9m Garage, a 6 x 9 shed, a 6m x 9m shed or simply a 6×9.
A brief “guide” or “how to” about triple garages and sheds. When it’s time for a quote click one of the buttons below.
Category : This size shed fits within Domestic Sheds ,Garages and workshops, Small Farm Sheds
Materials : Colorbond, Zincalume or combination. galvanised steel, Hi-tensile steel,
Estimated cost : Quality Steel Kits from around $6,000 – $7,000 upwards depending on site windspeeds and accessories. Concrete slab EST $3,150-$4,500, Erecting EST $1,800-$2,100 – On simple sites a total job can often be less than $12,500Usual features : A Triple garage or a 6 by 9 usually has 2 or 3 x roller doors in the front or side wall depending on the orientation of your shed. One or two PA or personal access door. Windows in sheds are a personal choice and are an optional extra. Some people leave them out for security reasons. A common addition to these sheds ia an awning for additional shelter or for outdoor entertaining. Sometimes a 3 bay shed has two enclosed bays and one open bay.
Special considerations : In suburban council areas the wall heights and set back from boundaries are especially important items to consider when planning a shed.
Sizes : A 3 bay shed or triple garage can vary in size depending on the bay size. Most major manufacturers can create bays up to 4m in size with their domestic range of sheds. Therefore your 3 bay shed couls be a 6 x 9, a 6m x 10.5m, even a 6mx 12m. Spans can also be larger or smaller (usually larger) . You could have a 7m x 10.5m for example or a 8m x 12m and still be a 3 bay shed.
Accessories for Triple Garages : Roller doors, insulation, skylights, whirly bird ventilators,windows, sliding doors, vermin seal, power, plumbing, shower, toilet, wash basin, bar, security locks, mezzanine floor, Awnings & Annexes.
Things to remember to discuss with your shed supplier when choosing your 3 bay triple garage.
- Is the manufacturer ShedSafe?
- Is your dealer ShedSafe accredited?
- Does this design suit my site windspeed?
- Does this design meet my use (Importance level)?
- Are my buildings openings big enough? eg…will the boat or caravan fit?
- Will my council allow this size shed in the location I want to place it?
- When do you need to select the sheds final colours?
- Who is going to do the concreting and how much?
- Who is going to do the shed erecting and how much?
- What accessories do you need now and what could I install later?
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