Laundry Room Trends for 2019

Ron Nanberg | Fri, Mar 15, 2019 | Home Remodeling

2019 Laundry Room Trends 2019 Trends for a Chicago Laundry Room Remodel

Ready to design or renovate a laundry room that flows better with your home and lifestyle? Here are some of the laundry room trends that will make your laundry room achieve peak functionality along with a stylish and eye-catching design.

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Home Remodeling: The Lighting Trend of LED

Ron Nanberg | Wed, May 11, 2016 | Home Remodeling

led-lighting.jpgLighting design is essential for any Chicago home remodeling project. The most stylish interior design in the world will fall flat, or look harsh or garish, if lighting hasn't been taken into consideration. You can read more on the specifics of lighting design in, How to Choose the Right Lighting For Your Chicago Kitchen Remodel, and, Chicago Bathroom Remodeling: How to Create the Right Lighting Design.

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Home Remodeling: Key Questions to Ask Before Starting a Major Project

Ron Nanberg | Wed, Jan 27, 2016 | Home Remodeling

Home Remodeling - Questions to ask before startingIf you've seen a Chicago home remodeling firm's portfolio or are familiar with their work, odds are you'll be satisfied with the results for your own project. However, the remodeling process is intense, especially for those who are renovating their entire home or the kitchen, which can take up to six weeks - a long time to be dealing with chaos in one of the most used rooms in the home.

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Chcicago Home Remodeling: Prefinished versus Unfinished Hardwood Floors

Ron Nanberg | Mon, Jan 25, 2016 | Home Remodeling

Chicago Home Remodeling - Pre-finished vs. Unfinished Hardwood FloorsIf you throw this out to the general flooring community, you'll get passionate responses from both sides. Traditional flooring pros argue that finishing on-site is the only way to go, while contemporary builders typically prefer pre-finished options.

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Home Remodeling: What Are Some Recommended Types of Hardwood Flooring?

Ron Nanberg | Mon, Jan 18, 2016 | Home Remodeling

Chicago Home Remodeling - Hand-Scraped Hardwood FloorsOnce you've had hardwood flooring, it's difficult to go back. In addition to its rich and beautiful aesthetic, hard surface flooring is more hygienic, being much less prone to harboring dust, mites, pollen, mold spores and other allergens that become trapped by carpet no matter how much you vacuum or shampoo it. In most cases, depending on the finish or treatments used, installing hardwood floors will actually improve your indoor air quality.

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What is Reclaimed Wood? Are There Issues With Using It for Flooring?

Ron Nanberg | Wed, Jan 6, 2016 | Home Remodeling

Chicago Home Remodeling - Reclaimed Wood FlooringIf you've been searching flooring options for a Chicago home remodeling project, you've probably come across the term "reclaimed wood" more than once. Reclaimed wood is a highly sought-after finishing project for several reasons, not the least of which is its unique beauty.

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Chicago Custom Cabinetry: When Do Custom Cabinets Make the Most Sense?

Ron Nanberg | Mon, Nov 23, 2015 | Home Remodeling

Chicago Custom CabinetryIf you're working with a professional kitchen designer, odds are you are interested in semi- or fully-custom cabinetry. To read more about the differences in quality and price between these two popular cabinet choices, read What's the Difference Between Custom, Semi-Custom and Stock Cabinetry.

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Chicago Custom Cabinets: Not Just for the Kitchen and Bath Ya Know?!

Ron Nanberg | Mon, Nov 2, 2015 | Home Remodeling

Chicago Custom Cabinets - Fireplace Surround As long as you're ordering Chicago custom cabinets for your kitchen or bathroom, you might as well consider other areas on the home that could benefit from an update. As you know, the more of any material you order, the better price you get, so your kitchen or bathroom remodel lends the perfect opportunity to add or replace cabinets elsewhere as well.

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Chicago Custom Cabinets: Introducing KitchenCraft Semi-Custom Cabinets

Kitchencraft_website_picxNot every kitchen or bathroom is in need of fully-custom cabinetry. In many cases, a client's needs for Chicago quality cabinets are easily met using semi-custom options. These cabinetry lines are made in bulk - similar to stock cabinetry - but they are completed using higher-quality materials and craftsmanship than their stock counterparts, and they also offer a wider range of finishes, accessories and embellishments.

If you feel semi-custom cabinets are the best route for you, you'll want to meet KitchenCraft, one of the highest-quality manufacturers of semi-custom cabinets on the market.

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Chicago Custom Cabinets: Introducing Omega Custom Cabinetry

Chicago Custom Cabinetry - OmegaDesigning an upscale kitchen or bath remodel? Custom or semi-custom cabinets - that is the question. Fortunately, with Omega Cabinets, you won't have to decide until it comes down to the nitty-gritty.

For the past several weeks, we've been introducing the blogosphere to some of the top-quality manufacturers of Chicago custom cabinets, as well as a couple of semi-custom lines. Omega got their start as cabinet makers but also offer the Dynasty line, which also offers attractive cabinet options.

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