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?
What’s the most neglected room in your home? If you’re like most people, it’s probably your garage. You don’t think about it much, but there’s a lot of space out there that’s practically begging to do more than just hold your car — or piles of unused sports and gardening equipment. Make a New Year’s … Continue reading What to Do with Your Garage in the New Year
If you have a home office located in the middle of your house, you know how easy it is to get distracted away from work. Moving your home office to your garage takes away the distraction and provides several areas for improvement. It lets you have a dedicated space to do your work, and its … Continue reading Increase Your Productivity with a Garage Home Office
When you picture a garage, do you only see a place to store your car? In addition to car storage, garages are also a popular home for DIY workshops where you can focus on tackling projects. If you do a lot of DIY work out of your house, you know how hard it can be … Continue reading What You Need for a Perfect DIY Garage Workshop
Most people think that a garage is just a place to park your car at night. But when you use your imagination, a garage can become a dedicated space for your DIY projects and much more. If your home is short on storage space or you want a separate area to devote to work or … Continue reading Our Tips for Using Your Garage for More Than Just Cars
HWS Garages recently worked with the Groves family near us here in Wake Forest to complete a one-story garage project. We worked with Mr. Groves on the design to construct a look that would match his house but give him the function he was after. Mr. Groves wanted a space big enough to comfortably store … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Groves Residence
Our team at HWS Garages loves bringing what was once an idea to life. Our goal on every project is to design and build a garage that makes a homeowner’s property more functional, have better curb appeal, and enhanced in value. We recently got the opportunity to do that at the Lyons residence on a … Continue reading Project Spotlight: Lyons Residence
If you live in or around the Raleigh area, you know the Triangle has seen a strong sellers’ market lately when it comes to real estate. That’s great for home sellers, but it can also present a downside: more seller advantage equals more sellers, which means more competition and a growing need to make your … Continue reading Can a Custom Garage Increase Property Value?