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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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Garage Inspections: What To Expect

The construction of a newly designed detached garage can be an exciting process. Where there may not have ever been a structure, or one that was unable to meet your needs; you are able to watch the process from the ground up. As you experience construction milestones, the builder may inform you that an inspection […]

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5 Storage Options For Your New Detached Garage

A new detached garage comes with the opportunity to organize and customize your new space! Serving as a multipurpose structure, this area can be used to store workshop materials, sporting equipment, lawn care products, and of course, your cars. Cabinets, shelves, ceiling shelving, racks, and tool benches are just a few suggestions to help organize […]

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Aluminum vs. Wood vs. Composite Soffit and Fascia

Every detail matters when finalizing the exterior of you detached garage. While the soffit and fascia decisions may not seem important these components tie into the integrity of the overall structure. Protecting your investment from water and the elements is one step towards preserving the life of the structure. While these aspects of the garage […]

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Can A Detached Garage Help Sell My Home?

Are you considering adding a detached garage to your property and curious if it will improve the value of your home? The addition or replacement of a detached garage can provide several benefits to homebuyers. Adding additional square footage to the home, this space can be used as a home office, hobby space, workshop, additional […]

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