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Can I Have Plumbing In My Detached Garage?

The more multifunctional detached garages become, the more helpful conveniences such as plumbing can be. Whether utilized for hobbies or clean up, the addition of plumbing is a luxury that is becoming more popular. There are many factors that determine how complicated this addition can be, however it can be done. While plumbing can be […]

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LP Smart Trim vs. Aluminum Siding

When designing the exterior of the garage, choosing siding should not be a decision made in haste. Whether you are looking to match the exterior of your home, or are looking for a specific design, there are many options on the market today that offer both. Providing the garage with a natural, low-maintenance, cedar look, […]

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What Is Cedar Siding?

When considering the siding of your new detached garage, it is quite common to match the siding to that of your home. With so many options on the market today, cedar siding is an attractive choice and extremely customizable, allowing for both a modern and yet rustic appearance. Made from cedar trees and used as […]

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Why LED Lighting In My Garage?

Building a new detached garage is an investment and taking the “extra” step/cost now, can save you money down the line. Lighting falls into this category and the type of fixture/bulb you choose can make a difference. That may sound like an exaggeration, as there are several construction decisions to be made that seem far […]

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Can I Have A Garage Floor Drain?

Designing your new detached garage can be exciting! Much like a home, there are cosmetic decisions to be made, such as what siding, shingles, and roof to choose that will match and best compliment your house. There are also decisions that need to be made based on the purpose of the structure. Will you be […]

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What Is A Roofed Covered Patio Used For?

As you begin designing your new detached garage, leave no detail untouched. Detached structures can provide both interior as well as exterior usable space. If you do not already have a patio in your yard or a porch, the option to add one to your garage can be added to the side, front or rear […]

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Should I Finish The inside Of My Detached Garage?

Detached garages serve many purposes. Extremely multifunctional, this structure can do more than simply store your cars, it can house your hobbies, become your workshop, and provide much needed storage. How you use this space typically determines how you will go about selecting those finishing touches, both on the interior and exterior of the structure. […]

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Can I Add Heating and AC To My Detached Garage?

Detached garages are extremely versatile, used for several purposes such as storage, protecting your cars from the elements, and for hobbies/workspaces. Living in the Chicagoland area, weather makes it difficult to use your investment year-round for anything more than parking cars. To comfortably utilize this space year-round, a heating and air conditioning system would be […]

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5 Things To Ask When Building A Garage

The decision to build a new or replace an older detached structure is not one to take lightly. As you begin researching various contractors and collecting estimates, it is important to have a solid idea of what it is you are looking to build and why. Educating yourself on the process is always encouraged. Not […]

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What Is The Difference Between Vinyl Siding and Fiber-Cement Siding?

There are many decisions to make when designing your new detached garage. Aesthetically, matching the siding of your home to your new structure is usually top of the list. Vinyl and fiber-cement siding are the most common options for homeowners to choose; both of which have come a long way in color choices and quality. […]

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