This week's hot item


Cost comparison between garage and carport

Print-friendly Version


I would like to know the cost of building a double garage with a tiled roof unattached to the house, and the cost of a carport with a tiled roof.


Cost indication of building double garage detached with brick walls and tiles on roof inclusive of labour, materials, GST, average profit of 15% for builder and professional fees such as architectural and structural engineering is $1293 per square metre (January 2006 costs). The cost of building a carport with tiled roof with the inclusions as above is $830 per square metre.

The size of a double garage or carport can be taken as being 36 square metres therefore consider $46,548 for the first and $29,880 for the second option. Please note that these are to be used as indications only. Approach your local architect or the Building Designers Association (BDA t: 0500 555 054) who will be able to get your project underway and give you a better understanding of the costs involved after paying the site a visit

Return to Garages and Carports

Auction (New)

Bid Go

Sell Go

Buy Now! Visit the Auction Page to bid on renovation products and building materials online. Check out our auction site and start your home renovation today!