Your Guide to Creating a Functional Home Office

Do you wish you had a room in your home for when you need to get work done? Wish your child had a place to complete their homework in peace? A home office designed and built by Patrick A. Finn could be just what you need!

Keep reading to learn how to create the perfect home office in your Chicagoland home.

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3 Planning Tips to Keep Your Home Remodel On Schedule

Home remodeling projects have a lot of moving parts. Multiple contractors, intersecting timelines, material decisions, and permit acquisition are all factors that can lead to delays, mistakes, and frustration.

While you can never completely remove unpredictability from a home remodeling project, following a few simple steps during the planning process can lead to a project completed on-time and on-budget.

Keep reading to learn 3 planning tips that will set your Chicagoland home remodeling project up for success.

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Walk-In Closet Design Guide

Let’s face it — we could all use more closet space. Even if you can physically fit everything you need into your current solution, a well designed closet is about more than just capacity. It should store and layout your wardrobe to empower your style and make your life simpler.

At Patrick A. Finn, we believe there is no better way to do this than through a walk-in closet. Read on to learn about what to consider when designing the perfect walk-in closet for your master suite or bedroom.

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Shhh! Top Secrets about Remodeling Your Kitchen that Only Contractors Know

At Patrick A. Finn, we believe the best kitchen remodels are achieved when both contractor and client are on the same page. Unfortunately, there are many important remodeling tidbits that, while common knowledge among contractors, are not widely understood by homeowners.

So today, we’re sharing some kitchen remodeling “secrets” that more people need to know. This information will help ensure you choose the best person for the job, avoid wasting money, and end up with the kitchen of your dreams.

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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 Unfortunately, any out-of-date rooms in your home could lead to your house receiving this label as you attempt to sell it.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 take a look at renovations to make before selling your home to avoid the dreaded “fixer-upper” label.

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Benefits of Built-In Bookshelves and Other Home Built-Ins

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 their own right, built-ins allow you to enjoy a fully integrated home design.

At Patrick A Finn, we love integrating built-in features into our Chicago area home remodeling projects. In this month’s blog post, we’ll outline the benefits of built-in storage and furniture. We’ll also take a look at some of our favorite home built-in features.

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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.

In this post we’ll review timeless ways to improve your home. Questions on anything you read here? Contact us and let us know!

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Home Remodeling Trends We Love

There are so many ways to remodel your home. With new remodeling trends coming in and out of style every year, it can be hard to know which ones you want for your Chicago area home. How do you strike a balance between a home that’s modern and cutting edge, yet one that still has a classic and timeless look?

For this month’s blog post, we’re going to take a look at some of our favorite trends. In addition to being beautiful for modern homes, we also think these trends are here to stay.
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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 month’s post, we’ll take a look at the best way to take advantage of an independent lifestyle as you get older – aging in place remodels.

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How to Make Your Dream Home a Reality

Everyone has a dream home. It could feature a farmhouse style kitchen with modern appliances, or a lounge with the latest television and beautiful hardwood floors. While everyone may have an idea in their head of how it should look and feel, how do you make your dream a reality?

At Patrick A. Finn, we love helping our clients achieve the home they’ve always dreamed of. We’d like to help everyone reach this life achievement, and so for this month’s blog post we’ll go over what you can do to live in the home of your dreams!

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