Category Archives: Detached Garages


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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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How Do I Avoid Water Damage In My Detached Garage?

Water damage in your detached garage causes stress and worry. Knowing the key ways water enters can help prevent future problems.

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Outdoor Winter Parking Is Tough On Cars

Parking outside during the winter is hard on cars. A garage from Heartland Garage Builders can ensure this is your car’s last winter outside.

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Epoxy Floors Are Perfect For Garages

Every detached garage built by Heartland Garage Builders features an epoxy coated garage floor. Epoxy is tough, durable, and resilient to impacts, chipping and chemical stains.

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6 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Old Garage

Is your old garage damaged, structurally unsafe, too small, or attracting critters? Then it may be time to replace it. Learn more.

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What Does a Detached Garage Cost to Build?

The cost to build a detached garage can depend on permits, garage size, and added features and can range from $14,000 to more than $30,000.

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5 Reasons Garage Gutters Are Important

Does your detached garage need gutters? Yes! At HGB, gutters are included with every detached garage we build. Learn why.

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Web-Enabled Garage Door Opener Lets You Open Your Garage From Anywhere

We’ve all been there – you’re on vacation or at the office and a friend needs to borrow your lawn mower or drop off a package. How can they access your garage? Do you hide a key? Leave them the code to your garage door? With a web-enabled garage door opener, you’re able to open […]

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What Zoning Requirements Affect My Detached Garage?

No matter the municipality you live in, your Building Department (sometimes in combination with the Zoning Department) will enforce the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance approved by your elected officials. These zoning requirements have been designed specifically for your town and any permit submission that is made will be reviewed against these laws. Common Zoning […]

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Do I Need A Plat Of Survey to Build a Detached Garage?

As you meet with your garage consultant for your initial consultation, you will be asked several questions up front about your desires and needs for your detached garage project. One of those questions will be whether or not you have an accurate copy of the Plat of Survey for your property. Yes, a Plat of […]

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