Garage Repair Vs. Garage Renovation: Weighing the Costs and Benefits

Blue Sky Builders garage repair or renovationIt is almost the end of the year, and most of us are making huge plans for the holidays. What many of us have not considered is how we should go about making garage repairs for the upcoming season. There are many factors which can determine whether you may need some quick repairs on your garage, or if you need complete renovations. Weather, which can change abruptly in the Chicago area and DuPage County, can be a factor in that determination, as well as changing storage needs, and the addition of new drivers to the household. Read more

How to Clean Up Melted Snow in Your Garage

Blue Sky Image (3)As the sun begins to stay in the sky for just a little longer each day, the winter weather slowly starts to fade away in the Chicagoland area. As the snow melts, your garage may become damaged due to the excess water. However, there are a number of tactics you can tackle in order to clean up any messes made in your garage and prevent any damages from happening in the future.  Read more

Two Schools of Thought: Garage Door Torsion Spring Replacement

How to Replace a Torsion SpringPicture this: You walk into your garage in the morning, hit the garage door opener button, and—snap—your garage door torsion spring just snapped. Now what?

If you’re like most, you will head to Google, type in something along the lines of “Broken Garage Door Spring,” “Garage Door Spring Repair,” or “What to do When Your Garage Door Spring Breaks.” Read more

What’s on Your Home Improvement Wish List?

New Garage PlanningWelcome to the holiday season.  While stores (and radio stations) may have been trying to convince you that the holiday season may have started the day after Halloween, here at Blue Sky Builders, we are the traditionalists who decorate our homes the day after Thanksgiving.  With the kids writing their wish lists to Santa, we would like to ask you, “What’s on your home improvement wish list in 2015?” Read more