Bold Range Hood Ideas for Your Kitchen Renovation

Range hoods are primarily practical additions to your home renovation, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be classy and eye-catching. Range hoods were originally introduced into kitchens to reduce overbearing scents from cooking and to filter out..

Aging in Place: 10 Design Tips for a Senior Friendly Kitchen

Many of us have heard the term “aging in place,” but did you know that there are standardized renovation practices emerging to help seniors successfully navigate in-home aging? These design practices improve everything from ease of usability to..

Our Frequently Asked Questions Answered!

What questions do you have about remodeling, the design build model or just our company in general? We're here to help you navigate any stage in the process, or just get some answers for the future. Take a look at some of our most frequently..

All About Herringbone - Flooring, Backsplash, and More

Approximately five years ago, herringbone began to steal the hearts of homeowners across the U.S and beyond. Today, that trend has only strengthened. Perhaps we’re attracted to the Parisian elegance of the pattern (it was, after all, used to..

Autumn Vibes: Decorating Your Chicago Porch for Fall

Autumn is in the air. As the temperatures cool and the vibrant green leaves of summer turn crimson and flame, it’s natural for us to want to move alongside seasons and manifest in our homes the transformations we see in the world of nature all..

How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs?

Upscale Master Suite Upscale Bathroom Second Story Basement Addition Other Expense Factors Planning Your Addition   There comes a point at which rearranging furniture just doesn’t cut it. Whether your family is growing, you’re welcoming..

Why Chicago’s Retirees are Remodeling the First Floor of their Home

Aging in Place If you’re a retiree planning for your new stage of life, you may want to consider investing in certain renovations to make your current home your forever home. It can be more cost-effective to remodel your first floor than to..

Should You Buy a Newly Remodeled Home or a Fixer Upper in Chicago?

If you’re looking to purchase a home in the Chicago area, your primary two options are a more expensive, move-in-ready home, or a more affordable fixer-upper. Both are good options for different circumstances, and in order to know which is the..

Patrick A. Finn, LTD. Named Qualified Remodelers Top 100

Each year, Qualified Remodeler names a list of Top 100 Remodelers in the Nation who exemplify customer satisfaction. They work in conjunction with Guild Quality, a third party survey company, to select contractors who have outstanding customer..

Remodeling Victorian Homes in Chicago - 3 Things to Consider

There are three primary reasons why remodeling a historic home is a completely different experience than remodeling a home built in the mid to late 1900s. These are the takeaways we’ve learned throughout our thirty years of creating hundreds of..