Factors to Consider When Choosing a New Garage Door

Blue Sky Builders garage door style and materialsWe are at the time of the year when it is nearly time to execute our carefully planned home improvement projects. Replacing a garage door may be one of the many tasks to check off that list during the spring and summer. Even though finding the perfect garage door may be very difficult, as there are many styles to choose from, considering the following factors can help you narrow down your options. Read more

Choosing the Right Material for Your New Garage Door

Blue Sky Builders choosing garage door materialsIn the Chicago and DuPage County area, we experience cold winters, warm summers, and everything in between. Any homeowner will want to make sure their garage will survive these extremes, as well as the abrupt changes in temperature which can often occur. One key area of consideration is the material used for your garage door. Whether you are planning to replace your garage door or completely renovate or rebuild your garage, it is important to understand the pros and cons of the different types of garage doors that are available. Read more

Wooden Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Garage Maintenance TipsThe first garage doors relied heavily upon wood to complete their construction. Today, wood still continues to appeal to those seeking traditional styles and materials. Wood doors are available in a variety of styles and can even include windows.

On the low-cost side of the spectrum, wood doors are available in painted, flat hardboard panels. On the other side, stain-grade wood doors cost more, but offer the warmth of natural wood that can make a big difference in the curb appeal of a house. Regardless of which side of the spectrum you may choose, all wood doors need to be maintained and refinished regularly. We will share some maintenance tips below.

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