The Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist for Your Chicago Home

Your home is an investment worth looking after. Home maintenance can seem overwhelming, and that’s why we created a list that breaks up the tasks into how often each should be performed. What parts of the home should be maintained every month,..

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..

Top 4 Tips to Winterize Your Chicagoland Home

With winter officially in full gear, we want to share some important tips to help you winterize your Chicagoland home. Some are designed to keep your family nice and cozy inside the house all winter long, while others are meant to help protect your..

Curb Appeal Ideas for Your Home

We recently wrote articles about how to add architectural interest to your home’s exterior and interior. There are a lot of great tips there, but not everyone is in a place where they can manage a full remodel at this point in time. If that sounds..

Additions: Build Up or Build Out?

You’ve been living in your home for quite a while now and it’s just too small. You love your neighborhood, school district, local friends and don’t want to deal with the hassle of moving. Sound familiar? This is the story for our clients who have..

What to Remodel Before Selling Your Home

“Fixer-upper” is one word you don’t want your house referred to during the home selling process. Unfortunately, any out-of-date rooms in your home could lead to your house receiving this label as you attempt to sell it. In this month’s post, we’ll..

Thinking About a Home Remodel? Read Our Home Remodeling Tips!

Considering a home remodeling project for your Chicagoland home? Renovation projects are a great way increasing the value of your investment and tailor your space to your lifestyle at the same time. In this post, we’ve compiled some tips for those..

8 Timeless Ways To Improve Your Home

Every homeowner should always be considering ways to improve their home. Whether the projects are small or big, tailoring your dwelling into a space that reflects the needs of your lifestyle will add value and increase your enjoyment in your house. ..

Our Favorite Aging in Place Features

At Patrick A. Finn, we believe that people are able to live happier and healthier when living independently. Not only will it allow you to retain your own lifestyle in a home you love, but it lets you live somewhere you feel proud of. In this..

Our Favorite Luxury Kitchen Features

Today’s luxury kitchen features combine function and beauty to create breathtaking results. Not only do they look great, but they’ll give you the resources to be a home chef, make your family more comfortable, and much more. In this month’s post,..