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Why a Basement Remodel is a Wise Investment in the North Shore Chicago Area

Basement Remodels have become increasingly popular for all sorts of reasons. Some home owners want “spa-like bathroom retreats, children’s playrooms, workout areas, billiard rooms and glamorous home offices.” Why this recent rise in remodel popularity? Because basement remodels are financially sound expansion-oriented areas.

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Why North Shore Chicago Families are Choosing Design Build

More and more families in the Chicago North Shore area are choosing to partner with Design Build Companies on their home renovation projects, and this is largely because of the unique advantages available when working with a remodeling company that boasts in-house designers. We’ve been asked what it is that makes the design-build process so desirable, and today we’re going to answer that question for you.

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Factors that Contribute to the Cost of a Bathroom Remodel

Your bathroom remodel cost in the Chicago North Shore area is ultimately determined by the depth and breadth of your project goals. While the quality of your materials is a contributing factor to your end cost, detail adjustments can be made to meet your budget and are therefore of secondary importance, so the first step in determining end cost is understanding design-related considerations.

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Cost of Renovating a Kitchen in the Chicago North Shore Area

Ready to tackle your long-anticipated kitchen remodel project? Let’s make sure your bank account is ready too. Today, we’ll look at three varying scales of kitchen remodel projects and provide ballpark quotes for each.

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Home Additions: 5 Things to Know Before You Begin

If your family is growing or just needs more space to live comfortably, an addition may be your best bet. Additions can often be more cost effective and hassle free than moves, especially for families not wanting to uproot or abandon a home with fond memories. Before you begin your addition, however, there are several factors to keep in mind.

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Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Doing a Kitchen Remodel

Approaching major remodeling projects can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. So long as you do your research and plan ahead, you can easily avoid roadblocks along the way. Here are some common and costly mistakes to keep in mind as you move toward your kitchen remodel.

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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in the Chicago Area?

If you’re considering remodeling your bathroom or adding an extra bathroom, one of your first questions will be: how much will it cost? While cost is contingent on countless factors, the Remodeling 2016 Cost vs. Value Report  provides average estimates based on the size and scope of the project as well as the geographical area. Let’s break these bathroom remodel cost estimates into four categories.

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Home Renovation vs. New Purchase-When the Renovation Makes Sense

When faced with a major renovation, you may wonder whether it might be better to purchase a new home instead. A new purchase isn’t always the best option, as there are a number of occasions when going through with your remodeling project would be a wise decision.

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