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My new building is almost finished...

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by LawnScapers of Dayton, May 11, 2005.

  1. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    Here is a pic of my new building. I promised my wife when we moved to this new house that the garage would be a garage not the "shop". So now I will move all the LCO stuff to here......as well as some toys.......

    I should get the overhead door later this week and the gravel for the floor also later this week. I am not gonna pay to do do concrete right now.....I will probably do that next year....

    cant wait to use it......


  2. BladeRunner1967

    BladeRunner1967 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 202

    Looks great...How much for materials and labor for that puppy. Also what size is it? Thanks.
  3. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Posts: 3,256

    I never would have thought that a "building" could make me so jealous. But whenever I see photos of members shops that they have, I get very jealous.

    Please share any details, like size, cost, special features.

    Oh, and congrats!
  4. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    24x40, all steel skin.....10' side walls

    the cost was $9300.........without the floor.

    It has a 12'x8' door......I will be wiring it with fluorescent lights and an exhaust fan.

    I wanted to be able to pull the trailer and tow vehicle in without unhitching.......

    no special features really.....other than freeing up my garage........

  5. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,230

    Having a shop is a dream!! We are just finishing up outside details on our new shop and have been operating out of it since March. Took a few years to save up but it is worth it. Now we can grow as much as we want to and not worry about neighbors or zoning issues as we are located in an industrial zoned park. Here is a pic a while back. 40 x 60 with 14' tall walls. 2 small offices, an ADA compliant restroom. A heated and cooled "shop" area and a 36 x 40 staging area. Love it!!!
  6. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,230

  7. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Posts: 3,256

    Derek, did you do it yourself, or have it built?
  8. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    No I had it built........I could have done it but it would have taken 6 months. Honestly there really isn't much to it.

    I have very little free time between my wife and kids, fire department (fulltime) and the LCO work. It needed to be done guickly. I also have alot of work to do with the new house. I am currently working on running drainage for the gutters on the house. Next on the list: drywall and finish a bonus room then the basement........

    If anyone is interested in the details of the project I would be happy to exchange email.

    The one pictured in the other thread is definitely more upscale then mine.....

    Materials were about $5000 of the $9300.......

  9. Eho

    Eho LawnSite Member
    Posts: 205

    Looks great...So were you saying that shop is on the land where you are building your new house? If so, how far away from the house is that, and how much land is that on.
  10. jbell113

    jbell113 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 654

    Thats nice but my open trailer wouldnt even fit in the 8 foot door.

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