# How much does it cost to build a garden house?

Most of those who want to get a small country house for reasons of economy are trying to find out how much it costs to build a garden house. Naturally, the answer to this question depends on such factors as the material used for the construction, the design features of the structure, as well as the requirements for its exterior decoration.

## Choice of building material

Frame-shield house

For the manufacture of the frame of a country garden house, the following materials can be used:

• frame-type panels;
• wood materials (bars or logs);
• brick or concrete blocks;
• lightweight cellular materials (foam blocks, etc.).

The use of frame-panel structures made of plywood, wall paneling, particleboard, fiberboard significantly reduces the time of installation operations, and also does not require you significant costs and the presence of any skills. Buildings made from materials of this class have low thermal insulation performance and can be used only in summer.

How much is the material

As an example of calculating the cost of a house, consider the simplest design, the frame of which is going from plywood shields. To determine the total cost of the building being erected (in terms of material costs), you will need to make a rough estimate of the following components:

• foundation and floor;
• building walls;
• ceiling;
• roofing.

## Cost of individual structural elements

Column foundation for the house

It is believed that as a concrete base under a relatively light frame-shield structure can be used the foundation columnar type. Based on the experience of the work done, the cost of independent preparation of such a foundation can be about 10 thousand rubles. (mainly material costs).

Arrangement of the strip foundation will require a little more effort from you, but you will get a very strong and reliable construction. In the case of the preparation of such a foundation for a structure with dimensions of 3 * 4 meters, for example, the purchase of materials will cost you 15-20 thousand rubles.

Construction of the walls of the dacha

When building the walls and partitions, it should be assumed that for the summer ( Seasonal) buildings are best suited wooden shields, assembled from plywood sheets with dimensions of 2500 * 215 and a market value of 750-850 rubles per piece. The total cost of materials in the preparation of the frame of the house (including walls, partitions, door and window boxes) will be approximately 70-80 thousand rubles.

When calculating the approximate cost of the arrangement of the roof, its components such as ceilings, rafters, insulation and waterproofing materials, as well as the coating itself must be taken into account. When taking into account all these expenditure items, the cost of roofing materials will be 80-100 thousand rubles.

## Interior Finishing

Interior Wall Finishing

When estimating costs the internal improvement of the garden house should take into account such components of work as finishing walls and ceilings using a variety of materials (sand, cement, lime) and paying for the work of specialists hired for these purposes. Taking into account all the above, for the arrangement of the interiors of the house you will need to "put" about 20-25 thousand rubles.

When collecting information about how much it costs to build a garden house, you should always remember the additional costs associated with connecting it to the communications system and take into account the cost of building materials today.

Thus, the total amount of expenses for the construction of a light country house can be about 250-300 thousand rubles.

## Video

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