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2017 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 2017 Great Garage Giveaway is takes us to Hamilton, Illinois!! Congratulations to the 2017 Great Garage Giveaway Winner: Mark Mankopf     Past Winners 2016- Reuben Yoder of Arthur, IL [...]

2015 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Keith and Frank reminisce about the challenges they overcame to make Keith's garage dream a reality. Moving right along! The siding's almost finished. Must be just be just [...]

2014 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 2014 Great Garage Giveaway took us to the friendly village of Good Hope, Illinois. Ready to get to work!! The building crew's captive audience. [...]

2013 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

2013 Great Garage Giveaway Winner: Dan O'Brien of Girard, Illinois See Project Details: #L0116 - Garage in Girard Sales Manager, Rick Otto, congratulates Dan on winning his garage. Dan [...]

2012 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

2012 Great Garage Giveaway Winner: Kathryn Brewer of Tonica, Illinois See Project Details: #K0190 - Garage in Tonica Jim Yoder, owner of Coach House Garages, congratulates Ms. Brewer on building day. [...]

2011 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

2011 Great Garage Giveaway Winner: Ron Hafner of Carlock, Illinois Ron Hafner of Carlock, Illinois was the first ever winner of the Great Garage Giveaway in 2011. Click here to hear what Ron had to say [...]

The Benefits of Hiring Professional Contractors

By |March 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Benefits of Hiring Professional Contractors The DIY movement has inspired many homeowners to tackle home repair and remodeling projects on their own. DIY projects can be rewarding, and many homeowners who have embraced the [...]

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Customer Stories: Tamara Chaplin

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: Tamara Chaplin - Backyard Study in Urbana   DILEMMA: I was interested in building a study for myself in the backyard. DREAM: Backyard Study PRIORITY: I was really interested in replicating the style [...]

Coming Soon: First Frost of the Season

By |August 25th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

According to the Farmer's Almanac, the first frost of the season should reach our area sometime around mid-October. This is significant because when the frost starts covering the ground, our building season begins to [...]

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Customer Stories: Joe & Rosemary Toohill

By |July 14th, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: Joe & Rosemary Toohill OWNER: Joe & Rosemary Toohill HOMETOWN: LeRoy, Illinois DILEMMA: An open sided tin roofed pole shed was on the property when Joe & Rosemary moved to their farm and [...]

2016 Great Garage Giveaway Winner

By |July 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Yoder garage has arrived at the job site. Marlon wipes down the siding before he calls it a day. More than just a Garage… [...]

Garage Pricing on the Internet

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

How much does a garage cost? We know that many of us look to the internet as a way to gather information about products and services. Often, the first thing we want to know is, [...]

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Coach House Idea Book

By |February 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Download your FREE Coach House Idea Book. Coach House Garages are NOT like any other garages. See how we're building new ideas with old-fashioned values - and transforming the lives of our clients. Whatever you [...]

How to Build a Garage

By |February 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are Lumber Yard Packages Really the Way to Go? So you’re considering building a garage that you have been doing too long without. You’re comparing the differences of a garage from a garage builder like [...]

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More Than Just A Garage…It’s A Coach House

By |February 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

More Than Just A Garage...It's A Coach House Promises are meant to be kept and we keep our promises to you. A garage is an investment. Sure, it is a place where you park your [...]

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Great Garage Giveaway Official Rules

By |February 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Official Rules Contest starts January 15, 2017 and ends April 30, 2017. Building/Prize Description: 24' x 24' garage built on your lot and your concrete Building/Prize includes standard roof system Roof truss 4/12 and 30-year [...]

Material Specifications

By |February 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Material Specifications Studs: 2”x4” spaced 16" O.C. Corner Bracing: steel T-bracing or 7/16" O.S.B. Corners: double-studded (house corners) Trusses: 30# L.L. roof, with an engineered truss system utilizing #1 grade Southern Yellow Pine lumber throughout [...]

Recommended Maintenance

By |February 4th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The following list of items is a short list of a few basic maintenance items for your new Coach House Garage. The list is not intended to be all inclusive or complete, but as a [...]

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Our Referral Program

By |February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Please use the referral card to make a little extra cash. Tell a friend about Coach House. If your referral results in a signed contract, you will receive a cash gift from your dealer. Click [...]

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What Size of Garage Are You Looking For?

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

One car garage…one and one half car garage…two car garage…two and one half car garage... Coach House doesn’t market garages based on these terms as they can be misleading to the consumer. For example, a [...]

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Spring Outdoor Home Maintenance

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Spring is here and it is a good time to be thinking about your outdoor home maintenance after a winter of extreme weather. Seasonal preventative maintenance on your home will keep it looking good and [...]

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Fall Maintenance Tips for Garages

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

What to do in regards to fall maintenance around the garage? First thing to do is spray overhead door lubricant on the rollers and track of your overhead door(s). While you’re at it, spray the [...]

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Build On A Green Foundation

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Coach House has been SuperGreen since the beginning... ...and our customers, as well as the environment, have been reaping the benefits.Over the past 36 years, our highly-efficient building system has helped us to keep our [...]

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The Ins and Outs of Building a Garage or Shed

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click here to read Sales Manager Rick Otto's Interview with Illinois Homes.

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Customer Stories: The Fortune Family

By |January 24th, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: The Fortune Family OWNER: The Fortune Family HOMETOWN: Westfield, Indiana DILEMMA: Trying to please everyone, all the time DREAM: Vehicle storage, garden shed, pool house, tiki bar, game room—oh, and extra storage PRIORITY: [...]

Customer Stories: Paul Sutter

By |January 24th, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: Paul Sutter OWNER: Paul Sutter HOMETOWN: Bloomington, Illinois DILEMMA: Multiple vehicles, extensive yard equipment DREAM: Spacious garage with everything in its place PRIORITY: Quality construction, built to specific needs “I looked around at [...]

Customer Stories: The Koerner Family

By |January 24th, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: The Koerner Family HOMETOWN: Iroquois County, Illinois DILEMMA: Three cars, three young daughters, lots of outdoor kids’ toys, lots of odds and ends, one too-small two-car garage DREAM: New multi-purpose garage PRIORITY: Stay [...]

Customer Stories: Jacqui Worden

By |January 17th, 2016|Categories: Customer Stories|

Customer Stories: Jacqui Worden OWNER: Jacqui Worden HOMETOWN: Charleston, Illinois DILEMMA: I am an artist and a collector of lots of stuff - that's what children say as soon as they walk into my home [...]