One of the biggest factors to consider when building a garage is how much space you’ll need. While exact garage dimensions will vary slightly depending on the builder, understanding how standard garage depth width and depth affects your space will help you select a floor plan that is right for you. When it comes to … Continue reading Average Garage Sizes: Choosing the Right Sized Garage for Your Needs
HWS has been building custom garages since 1992. During that time, we’ve designed and built over 1,000 different garages and have earned an A+ rating with the BBB. With a focus on always delivering the highest level of customer service, personal attention, and craftsmanship possible, we make sure our clients throughout Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Wake … Continue reading 9 Custom Garage Ideas: The Most Popular Garage Additions
When you can’t escape the madness that is your own home, what do you do? Do you retreat to a locked bathroom for a reprieve? Do you shut yourself in the laundry room for a moment of peace and quiet? Or maybe you surrender yourself to the comforts of a locked bedroom and lots of … Continue reading Let HWS Build the Raleigh Man Cave or She-Shed You’ve Always Wanted
When it comes to deciding between a classic, wood garage that is traditionally “stick built” and a prefabricated metal garage, there are several things you should consider before making your choice. PREFAB GARAGES Prefab garages are called such because they come prefabricated, which means the critical parts of the garage are made in a factory. … Continue reading Prefab Garage vs. Stick Built Garage
The clutter in your garage can become its own sprawling entity with time. Clutter is notoriously challenging to wrangle due to its inability to stack properly, remain organized, and be easily sorted through when you desire to find a specific item. If garage clutter has you frustrated and at your wit’s end, these eight tips … Continue reading How To Organize A Garage
Raleigh residents are no strangers to blistering temperatures and high humidity during the summer months. Sometimes, that heat can infringe on what might otherwise be a good time. It doesn’t matter if you’re a gearhead who likes to work on your car in the garage, a do-it-yourselfer with your garage serving as your workshop, or … Continue reading Keeping Your Garage Cool in the Summer: Tips to Beat the Raleigh Heat
Just because your home doesn’t currently have a garage doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on the multitude of benefits a garage offers. From a place to park your car to a workshop to a man cave or even an in-law suite, having a garage provides tons of possibilities. If a garage is … Continue reading How to Plan Building a Garage in Raleigh, NC
One of the most overlooked and underutilized rooms in the home is often the garage. While many individuals rank a garage high on their list of must-haves when shopping for a home, the garage usually ends up being wasted or unappreciated in the long run. In fact, a recent survey found that 1 in 4 … Continue reading The Advantages of Adding an Apartment to Your Garage
Many homeowners are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of their homeowners insurance coverage. They’ll know they have coverage, and they’re probably familiar with their deductible. Beyond that, the details tend to be fuzzy until the need arises to familiarize themselves with their policy. One of the questions we’re often asked by our customers is, … Continue reading Are Garages Covered by Home Insurance?
It doesn’t matter if it’s because gas is too expensive or you want to enjoy the simplicity and reliability of an electric engine.You’ve decided to take the plunge and purchase an electric car. However, there’s one important consideration before you drive your new electric vehicle (EV) home. Is your garage electric car ready? No More … Continue reading Is Your Garage Ready for an Electric Car?