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Top 10 Trends for New Home Construction and Renovations in 2018 and Beyond

With 2017 and its trends (mostly) behind us, let’s look at what’s hot for renovations and new home construction in 2018. It seems that every New Year brings with it a new set of trends that help lead the tastes of … Read More
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Six Kitchen Design Trends We’ll See in 2018

We know smart appliances and all things high-tech will continue to be an ongoing trend well into the future, but what about the other parts of the kitchen that make it what it is? From flooring to cabinets to fixtures, … Read More
Mudroom with ceramic tile project design in Wilmette

What to Consider When Adding a Second Story to a Home

Drastically changing the form and function of your home by adding a second story might seem like a massive undertaking, but sometimes, it makes perfect sense to take this approach. It’s definitely a challenge and often… Read More
Whole house remodel with classic style cream stucco and sage gray trim in Wilmette

Should you Build a New House or Remodel your Current One

If you’ve seen the HGTV show “Love It or List It,” you know that there can be some drama in the process of deciding on whether to remodel a home or get out of it and into something that better suits the homeowner… Read More
Wilmette traditional kitchen remodel project with kitchen Island and ovens with industrial hood

Remodeling Tips: Adding a Kitchen Island

Americans are super consumers, and we’re always looking for the latest gadgets to help us out in the kitchen. For homeowners looking for a way to tuck away more gear in the kitchen, adding a kitchen island is a perfect… Read More
Guest house addition

Exploring the Benefits of Building a Guest House

Guest houses have been springing up more often over the last seven years. In some cases, it’s because Baby Boomers are helping to redefine senior living and are eager to live in close proximity to their children. In … Read More
Interior design remodeling

10 Mistakes People Make When Choosing an Interior Color

Choosing an interior paint color is far from simple. You’re trying to set the right mood for a room and you’ve got thousands of options in front of you. Will it look as good in natural light as it does with all your … Read More
Spacious classically kitchen design with three stylish bar chairs in Chicago

When do you know it’s time to remodel your kitchen?

Our needs are constantly changing, as are our tastes in design and preference in appliances. For example, that small drip coffee maker fit perfectly in the corner on your kitchen counter, but you’ve evolved and now … Read More
Luxury, white, grey, carrera marble bathroom design in Wilmette

Luxury bathrooms provide personal health and relaxation

Given the resources available to contractors today for designing and building luxury bathrooms, the imagination becomes the only obstacle in the process. A quick look at Pinterest’s luxury bathroom content proves how … Read More

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