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debra m

I live in florida and would like to know what are the first steps to take after you have the layout of your space...we are wanting to convert garage to living space for my daughter and grandbaby... the bathroom and one bedroom is just inside the house from garage...so the garage area is for kitchenette, living room and bedroom.

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debra m

best to contact a local architect with experience with that type of project - you can use the Houzz directory to find such an architect. good luck!

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lumin
Any permit required for garage conversion from the city?
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