How to Know When Your Garage Needs a New Roof

Blue Sky Builders new garage roofIn the Chicago area and the DuPage County suburbs, the weather changes frequently and, at times, dramatically, from nice sunny days, to severe thunderstorms, to snow blizzards and polar vortexes. These sudden changes in the weather can be the source of problems with your garage’s roof. The age of your roof can also cause issues, such as curling and buckling of shingles. To have a better idea of when to replace your roof, here are some questions to ask: Read more

Using a Car Cover to Protect Your Car Inside and Outside Your Garage

blue-sky-imageFor some people, their car is like their baby, something to be treasured and shown off, but also taken care of meticulously. Whether you keep your car inside your garage, in your driveway, or elsewhere, one of the best ways to protect it from the elements and keep it looking shiny and new is to use a car cover. Read more

How to Clean Your Garage After it Floods

garage flooding Following the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought to the Houston area, the news has been filled with images of flooded streets and homes. One particular video from a local news station caught our eye can be seen below. Read more

Common Mistakes When Building a Garage

garageHomeowners are almost guaranteed to run into obstacles when building a garage, whether it is for the first time or if you are a highly skilled contractor. When deciding on the style and size of the garage you are building, it is important to make sure that it is customized to fit your home. Some common mistakes that may occur during the construction include inexperience, improper permits, zoning issues, the height of the structure, and failure to check for a flood zone.
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Which Driveway Style Should You Choose?

styleDriveway design may seem like an afterthought to many homeowners. Driveways, however, are very important. They play an major role in your overall home design, and the right driveway style can help boost your property value. With the variety of different driveway styles available today, deciding which option to choose can be difficult. You want a driveway that compliments your home and garage, will endure the weather wherever you live, and fits your budget. Below are a few important things to consider during your search for the perfect driveway, as well as a few popular driveway materials.
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