Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2019

Ron Nanberg | Tue, Feb 26, 2019 | Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom with artLooking for fresh inspiration for your Chicago bathroom remodel? Here are some of the 2019 trends we’re having fun with as we work to design, update and renovate our clients' bathroom spaces.

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Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry: What is Melamine?

Kitchen and Bath CabinetryMelamine has historically been sold as both a durable, built-in cabinet liner for Chicago custom cabinets– as well as an affordable, low-maintenance cabinet finish. These days, melamine is enjoying an updated and stylish renaissance, and we’re seeing it more and more in contemporary, high-end Chicago kitchen designs.

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Kitchen and Bath Remodeling: What are IceStone Countertops?

IceStone Countertops

Chicago kitchen remodelers aiming to design more sustainable kitchens are in luck as increasing numbers of manufacturers refine their production process. We recently posted an article on one such product – PaperStone countertops, which use a combination of recycled paper fibers and a non-petroleum resin.

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Consumer Reports Summary on Countertop Materials

Porcelain CountertopChoosing the right countertop material is an easy choice for some, and more agonizing for others as they design their Chicago kitchen remodel. It’s hard to weigh all the pros and cons, especially when flipping back-and-forth through multiple online resources.

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What's the Difference Between Inset Cabinet Doors and Full Overlay?

Inset Cabinets vs. Full OverlayKitchen cabinets are comprised of two separate components: the boxes (or frames) and the doors/drawers. How those two components look together depends on two major decisions you’ll make; first, you’ll determine which door and drawer style you want, and second, you’ll choose either inset cabinet doors or full overlay cabinet doors.

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The 4 Most Common Bathroom Remodeling Questions

Ron Nanberg | Wed, Jan 2, 2019 | Bathroom Remodeling

Common Bathroom Remodeling QuestionsThe more information you have before you begin your Chicago bathroom remodel, the more efficient the design and build process goes. Sure, we’re the experts – and we’re happy to lead the way - but we prefer to co-create stunning bathrooms with our clients so you feel a part of the team.

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Design Tips for a Powder Bathroom Remodel

Ron Nanberg | Wed, Dec 19, 2018 | Bathroom Remodeling

Powder Room DesignIs this the year you’re ready to embark on a Chicago powder room remodel? Powder rooms are some of our favorite spaces to design because their small square footage means you can get extravagant with materials for a more affordable price.

Plus, we find many of our customers are much more brave and daring with their half-bath designs than they are with the hall bath and master bath design preferences.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Having Your Bathroom Remodeled

Ron Nanberg | Tue, Nov 27, 2018 | Bathroom Remodeling

Chicago Bathroom RemodelThe success of your Chicago bathroom remodel depends on your compliance with experienced “Dos” and “Don’ts” of the industry. So, before you charge ahead, read carefully and then move forward with a new bathroom design with educated confidence.

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Bathroom Design and Walk-in Tubs: Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons

Ron Nanberg | Tue, Nov 13, 2018 | Bathroom Remodeling

Bathroom Design - Walk-In TubsWalk-in tub innovations have taken a product that was historically “great in theory,” propelling it to a desirable feature in accessible Chicago bathroom remodels.

Like all things, these use-specific bathtubs have their pros and cons – whether or not the pros outweigh the cons for your bathroom design depends on a few key factors.

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Quartz Countertop: What is it Made From & What are the Design Options?

Quartz CountertopsQuartz countertops are some of the most popular countertop options installed in Chicago kitchen and bathroom remodels. In addition to stunning beauty and diverse design options, these durable and low-maintenance options are ideal for busy households and those who hope to create a one-and-done, timeless design that won’t need to be overhauled for decades to come.

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