Can I Open My Garage Door During A Power Outage?

Posted on August 13th, 2019 by Richard Hill

The short answer is, yes. As garage builders in Chicago, we know that power outages can be scary and frustrating. However, if you have no electricity and need to get your garage door open to leave the house, it’s still a possibility. Check out these steps on how to get this done. Grab A Flashlight You will need a flashlight in case there is a power outage during the night. Having one handy will be helpful with trying to get work done in the dark. Use The Emergency Opener If you have an electric garage door, you most likely have […]

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Celebrities With Jaw-Dropping Garages

Posted on July 1st, 2019 by Richard Hill

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your garage, look no further than celebrity-based inspiration. Discover how these celebrities made their garage spaces outlandish and extravagant. When you make millions, the sky is really the limit and look at how these celebs’ garage builders took it to the extreme. Ralph Lauren Most of us probably know this famous designer for his clothes, but he is also a huge car fanatic. His underground garage overflows with nearly 60 exotic vehicles. To accommodate for his massive car collection, Lauren had garage builders in Manchester craft a two-story space! Check out […]

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The Importance Of Garage Lighting

Posted on June 14th, 2019 by Richard Hill

Whether you have an industrial garage or a one car garage for your residence, our Chicagoland garage builders know that lighting can make a difference in creating a comfortable and safe passage from the outside to inside. Sometimes lighting is overlooked when it comes to brightening your garage, and the space stays dark – especially if you do not have many garage windows to bring in natural light. Check out ways to transform your dark garage into a safely lit area. Outdoor Garage Lighting On either side of your garage door, make sure you have sconces to illuminate the entry […]

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Garages are Successful in More Ways Than One

Posted on May 9th, 2019 by Richard Hill

We love a good success story. We love it even more when the success began in a garage. Check out all these people who started their dream, career, or simple idea in their garage. Steve Jobs and Apple With a minimal budget and not much more than an idea, Steve Jobs and his two partners Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne started Apple—the company is known for sleek cell phones, computers, tablets, and more—in the childhood home garage of Jobs. That’s right, the modern-day Apple technology has garage roots! Jeff Bezos and Amazon The 1990s was a time familiar with garages. […]

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How to Keep Your Garage Cool This Summer

Posted on April 29th, 2019 by Richard Hill

When it comes to summertime comfort, the garage tends to be the most neglected part of the home. While many only spend minutes passing through their garage, others might spend hours there, working out or puttering on a special project. Whatever you’re doing, you’d like to be cool, and from experienced garage builders in Chicago here are a few ways to keep the garage temperature down. Fans This is one of the cheapest methods of cooling a garage, preferably using two fans. Point one in the direction of the area where you’ll be, and aim the second out the garage […]

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