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What Is Impervious Surface And How Can It Effect My Plans?

Have you been experiencing basement or yard drainage issues and learned that the percentage of impervious surfaces on your property have created a portion of the problem? An impervious surface is one that cannot be penetrated by water. Areas such as paved roads, driveways, sidewalks, concrete patios, and roofs are all surfaces unable to absorb […]

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Which Garage Style Is Right For You?

Which Garage Style Is Right For You? Important Factors To Consider When Building A Detached Garage So you have decided to build a detached garage. You have weighed the pros and cons and now it is time for the fun part, designing your garage! Before the construction process can begin, working with your garage building […]

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Five Mistakes To Avoid While Building A New Detached Garage

Five Mistakes To Avoid While Building A New Detached Garage How a team of professional garage builders can help you maximize your budget & Avoid Conflict There is a learning curve for everything but when it comes to big home improvement projects such as building a detached garage, you will want to do whatever it […]

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How Does Inflation Affect The Cost And Timing Of My Construction?

It goes without saying that it has been a challenging few years in the construction industry. Those undertaking remodeling, home projects, or new construction must consider the unpredictable nature of the economy today when determining both cost and the timing of their project. The decision to go forward with a new detached garage project is […]

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What To Ask During A Consultation?

After a wet and cold winter without a functioning garage it is only natural to find yourself curious about the process of building or replacing a current structure. There can be a lot of decisions to make after deciding to add or replace a detached garage on your property that can quickly become overwhelming. The […]

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What Are Concrete Blankets?

As the seasons change and temperatures drop, concrete season typically begins to wrap up until warmer weather returns. While there are four seasons in the Chicagoland area, there are areas around the world that experience colder temperatures longer, such as Alaska, who may not have the option to wait for warmer temperatures to pour concrete, […]

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How To Prepare Your Garage For Season Change

As seasons change it is important to prepare your new detached garage for changing temperatures and weather elements. Winterizing your structure helps to prevent future issues when it is too cold outside to make necessary repairs. Clean Gutters Having gutters and downspouts installed on your garage prolongs the integrity of the structure. Gutters help to […]

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What Is A Zoning Variance And Do I Need One?

Every property, whether it be commercial, residential, or industrial is subject to municipality restrictions. These restrictions have been put into place to protect the integrity of the town and neighborhoods; therefore, the application process can be overwhelming, at first glance. Working with a builder who is educated and aware of the various permits required and […]

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Benefits To Adding A Patio To Your Detached Garage

The more versatile a detached garage becomes; the more ideas homeowners can explore to create the most ideal space for their property. With the construction of a new detached garage in motion thinking outside of the garage during the design phase helps to maximize the projects potential. While extremely useful as a means for storage […]

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Does My Garage Need Windows?

When designing your new detached garage, it is very common to design this new space to match the exterior of the home. Everything from the color of the siding, type of roof (hip or gable), to the lighting fixtures all can be matched on the newest addition to the property.  This can help increase the […]

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