1. A Brief History of the Garage

    Much reverence has been given to the modern automobile over the years, but not many congratulations have been given to the house that was built for it; the garage. The garage has evolved from a haphazardly built carriage house, into a full spectrum of attached and detached structures, to rooms that …Read More

  2. Historical Garage: the Birthplace of Silicon Valley

    California is home to some of the most famous garages in the world. Companies such as Apple, Disney, Google, Maglite, Mattel, and Hewlett-Packard are all multi-billion dollar businesses that started out in garages in California. Perhaps the most famous garage in the world, and still a protected hist…Read More

  3. 5 World Famous Businesses that Began in Garages

    Garages are extensions of our homes. For entrepreneurs, a garage is an extension of their workspace, and sometimes it is their office. The garage is a strong contender for winning “Best Place to Start Your Business.” Some of the highest grossing companies of our time were started in a garage. Le…Read More

  4. 5 Ways to Upgrade Your Garage

    If you think that your garage has to be a cold, dark storage container where you park your car and abandon your tools, you are living in the dark! Your garage is additional square footage in your home and can become whatever you can dream. If you have a detached metal garage, you likely have more wi…Read More

  5. From a Garage to Stardom: Famous Rock Bands who Began in a Garage

    The garage is often dismissed as just a place to store your belongings, but for many, it has been a space for their creative outlet. There are many famous rock bands who got their start in a garage. Being relegated to the garage to jam out used to be almost a punishment for music that wasn't approp…Read More

  6. Fun Facts About Garages

    Garages are so commonplace nowadays that little thought is given to them. Homeowners prefer to have a garage, but many people don't even use them to store their car! An estimated 50 percent of garage owners use them for purposes other than vehicle parking. Let's explore some other fun facts about th…Read More

  7. Garage Safety: Part 2

    Garages are a source of all sorts of dangers. In the first installment of this article, we discussed organization, automatic doors, and burglary prevention. In this second installment, we will visit a few more garage dangers and how to mitigate them. Fire Garages are used to hold vehicles, including…Read More

  8. Designing Your Custom Detached Garage

    Installing an enclosed garage is an inexpensive and effective way to protect your valuable property from the harsh Texas elements and provide security for your belongings. Although the basic structure or detached garages is the same, including four walls, a roof, and a garage door, there are some at…Read More

  9. Garage Safety: Part 1

    Whether you use your garage to house your car or as a storage space,  it is a room full of hazards and dangers. With automatic moving doors and an extension of our homes, there are some dangers inherent with garages. We store tools and hazardous materials in our garages to keep them, safely, out of…Read More