How Much Does a Home Remodel Cost in Chicago’s Northwest Suburbs? [2022]

One of our most frequently asked questions when people call our office is, ''How much does remodeling cost?" This is incredibly difficult to answer because every home is unique, as is the vision and scope of every home project. Because of this,..

Remodeling Your Chicago Home for Energy Efficiency in 2023 - Tax Credits and Features

Your Chicago area remodel has the potential to not only freshen up your space and relieve current frustrations you have with your home but also save you on energy costs and qualify you for tax incentives. How can your remodel do all that? The..

The Best Winter Getaways Near Chicago

Starved Rock Lodge Galena Cellars Vineyard and Winery Blue Sky Vineyards The Stablehouse Kohler Waters Spa Big Sky Cabins Your Home   The summer months have come to a close, and for many of us, 2020 was a year without too much travel...

Adding Architectural Interest to Your Home's Exterior

We previously wrote about how to add architectural interest to your home’s interior, so now we’d like to share some of our favorite tips on how to add architectural interest to your home’s exterior. Sometimes when one buys a home, it has a lot of..

What A Split Level Home Is & Ideas for Your Chicago Home Remodel

Split-level homes tend to be less expensive than other types of homes because there is such a large inventory, and tend not to be as well understood as single- or two-story homes. This a creates an investment opportunity for the right family. Many..

Creating an Automated Home: Smart Technology for Your Chicago Home

Smart home technology is soon to become indispensable in home remodeling and design. From the bathroom and kitchen to the basement and backyard, smart home features bring convenience, energy efficiency, safety, and comfort to your life. 

Home Renovation Ideas for your Barrington Equestrian Property

Barrington Hills is synonymous with “equestrian living”. It's Chicago’s well-known equestrian community with its rolling hills, trails, clubs, equestrian events, and gracious 5-acre lots of horse-friendly properties. Many folks have their own barns,..

Built In Benefits: Bookshelves and Home Office Built In Ideas for Chicago Homes

Built-ins are a great way to integrate storage and furniture into your Chicago home design. In addition to utilizing unused space, keeping your home safer, and being high-quality furniture in its own right, built-ins allow you to enjoy a fully..

7 Best Arlington Heights Restaurants to Try This Summer According to Local Family

Patrick A.Finn and family are Arlington Heights locals and we absolutely love to dine out in the neighborhood. We work hard every week on our customers’ home remodeling projects throughout Arlington Heights, and we’re often a little too tired to..

Gut Remodel vs Demolish and Rebuild: Which is Better in Chicago?

Chicago has a lot of amazing older homes, and if you own one of these, you have probably wondered whether it would be best to gut the place for a complete renovation or to demolish it and start from the ground up. We get this question a lot, and..