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 asked..

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 adorn..

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..

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 purchase..

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 best..

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..

13 Top Rated Private Schools in the Chicago Suburbs

If you’re a family looking to move to the Chicago area, we’ve got good news for you. A study conducted by WalletHub found that Illinois schools rank 15th nationally out of all 50 states. And of course, the closer you move to the Chicago area, the..

Why Adding on a Master Suite May be Smarter than Buying a New Home

When you need more space, you essentially have two options: buying a new house or building on to your current home. Buying a new house may seem like the easier and faster solution, but there are several potentially less apparent benefits of adding..

The Top 9 Things to Do to Save Money on Your Remodel

When you begin remodeling your whole home or a specific area within your home, you’ll be faced with myriad decisions on how and where to spend your money. The problem is, your options aren’t always clear beforehand. Have you ever heard a homeowner..