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Fireplace and Mudroom in Libertyville

The extent of a home remodel varies from house to house. Our team at BDS is not only on board for full home projects, but we also work with a lot of homeowners to make smaller adjustments to make their homes more functional. Oftentimes, just a few small tweaks can make a huge impact on the flow and look of a home! This home in Libertyville was a project that our BDS team helped with that only needed a few adjustments to make a big change!


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Kitchen & Laundry Room Remodel in Highland Park

This Highland Park kitchen and laundry room project was a complete gut and remodel. Our homeowners were dealing with an outdated style as well as an inefficient work triangle and failing appliances. Our BDS team was able to come in and help our homeowners reconfigure this work space in the kitchen and the layout in the laundry room to optimize the space in the home. We were also able to help create additional storage space which is something every homeowner is looking for!


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2022 Design Build Remodel Industry Update

From the grocery store, to houses for sale, and gasoline to fill up the car, we are hearing every day about the shortage of supply in industries across the board. The supply shortage is now becoming a supply chain reality for most Americans in everyday life, but especially in the construction industry. Our team at BDS is prepared, and we have adjusted to account for these conditions for the foreseeable future. Some of these include extended lead times on cabinets, appliances, finish materials, flooring, tile, etc.


Don’t let the current supply chain reality disrupt your dreams for home renovations! Like we said, our team is prepared and ready to move forward with your home renovation projects to create your ideal space. As the industry evolves in this season, here are a few things to keep in mind as you not only plan your home design but the budget and timeline  for those projects as well.


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Kitchen & Bonus Room Remodel in Libertyville

Many of us love to host and entertain, but we often find ourselves looking around our home wishing we had a better space to gather with friends and family! Our Libertyville homeowners decided to turn a previous exercise space into a fantastic new entertaining space with a stunning wet bar perfect to serve drinks to everyone, especially with the new kegerator! The whole neighborhood will want to come over for the latest movies and game nights. Our BDS team also remodeled the kitchen to create a gorgeous space to prepare food and host all of their guests. 


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Primary Bath & Closet Renovation in Libertyville

Sometimes adding an addition to your home is not the best answer or maybe not even an option at all. When you are needing additional space, there may be opportunities within your home to remodel what currently exists to create new space! Our homeowners in Libertyville were looking for additional space for an upstairs primary suite. The first floor dining room was a two-story space, and provided the perfect opportunity to allow our team at BDS to frame in the ceiling and create the perfect additional space for our homeowners. 


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Kitchen Remodel in Libertyville

The current housing market is a hot one, and it is often hard to find exactly what you are looking for in your budget, at the right time, in the right location, and most importantly that will accept your offer! A great option is always to find a home in the right location that has potential to become what you are looking for. Our homeowner recently downsized into a modern condo, and needed to bring the style and functionality up to what they really need and want.


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Top 10 Kitchen Design Trends for 2022 - Good Housekeeping

You may love to follow new trends, maybe you tend to lean towards what is classic, or maybe you just stay true to your own style! We love to keep you updated on the trends for design for each year, whether that means you go all out trendy or just pick and choose a few trends to blend in with your design. According to Good Housekeeping, here are the trends we will be seeing for 2022 when it comes to design.


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Third Lake Primary Bathroom Remodel

Third Lake Primary Bathroom remodel was a fun space to reimagine! This existing bath was the original to the house. Outdated and in need of maintenance, this bathroom quickly transformed into a modern stylish primary bath for our homeowners. Every remodel has its very own style, and these fun homeowners brought major style into their remodel with modern touches and pops of color!


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Grayslake Primary Suite Remodel

Our Grayslake primary remodel project represented the last space in the home to be renovated since the customer moved in over a decade ago. Knowing they would not be remodeling again for many years to come they wanted to pull out all the stops. They went with a luxurious spa retreat in the bathroom with a custom designed closet that is a homeowner’s dream!


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Libertyville Updated Basement Remodel

At the very beginning of each home remodel, we sit down with our clients to hear their vision and goal for the upcoming project. The goal may be to update an outdated bathroom, add more functionality to a kitchen, or add guest space in a basement. For our Libertyville Basement Remodel, our homeowners were envisioning a great entertaining space. The basement of this home was a blank canvas for our team to work with. Our homeowners had a few requirements that they really wanted to see including a wet bar, tv area with storage, and a stage area for small concerts. This unfinished space had incredible potential, and we couldn’t wait to help create the entertaining space our clients were longing for!


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