It’s a fantastic feeling to be reminded regularly that you made the right decision, isn’t it? When we moved our office to Geneva last quarter, we knew we were in a special place. After having talked to a few like-minded business owners recently, I can tell you that this particular Geneva IL remodeling contractor is glad to be around colleagues who also view customer service as their top priority.
Guest blog post by Amanda Kaestner of G/O Digital, a Gannett Company
More baby boomers reach retirement age every day, even though the road to retirement is a long one full of financial ups and downs, with equity release and wills causing lots of real stress. However, fewer retirees are choosing to live in retirement communities. Instead, they’re “aging in place” and would rather renovate their current homes in order to transition into their golden years in comfort and safety. As they get older, their health deteriorates so they have to spend more time at places like Advanced Urology to keep their health on track. This means that more and more are deciding not to move to a new retirement house because it just adds on top of the stress that they already feel. Instead, they look to improve their current home to their advantage.
Remember when suitcases didn’t have wheels? Now, nearly every piece of luggage or large carry-on bag has wheels so we don’t break our backs when traveling. Well, soon enough, we’ll be saying, “Remember when we had to physically walk to each window treatment in our house and adjust them with our hands? Oh, the time and energy we wasted!” It’s true. Home Automation is becoming increasingly popular, and one day the time will come when very few shades in our homes are NOT motorized. In this blog post, I’m going to offer you a brief introduction to motorized shades and blinds, and why this feature should be considered when home remodeling in Barrington IL or anywhere in the Chicagoland area.
As our life expectancy increases, so must our foresight. We need to plan how we want to live in our golden years. Many of us have had the responsibility of caring for our elderly parents. If you’ve experienced this firsthand, you probably became more empathetic and wish there were things you could do to ease their living situation. Fortunately, there are. Continue reading
“Going green” is obviously a buzz phrase these days when remodeling in Chicago. People want to go green to save the environment, and to save money, too. Continue reading
The answer to that question is “yes.” In this day and age, we all try to be conscious of how much energy we use and how much money leaves our wallets each month. Whenever I can share helpful information that saves you cash, I will. In this particular blog, I’ll address what a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) is, why it’s beneficial to your home, and how much you can expect to pay for one.
The kids have been in school for a few weeks and their fall sports and extra-curricular activities have resumed. You’re back in the full “swing of things” now that fall is officially here. Are you finding it an easy or difficult task to keep organized with everything coming and going out of your home? If you answered the latter, it’s a good time for you to evaluate your mudroom design.
When searching for communities in which to plant your roots, you don’t have to look much farther than Burr Ridge. Nestled in-between two major expressways (I-55 and the Tri-State Tollway / I-294), its location is super-convenient, no matter if you drive to work or take public transportation via Pace buses or the BNSF Metra train line in neighboring towns. Burr Ridge currently has a diverse business community of more than 400 corporations, retailers and manufacturers. Businesses choose to locate their offices, shops and eateries here due to the proximity to O’Hare Airport (just 21 miles north on I-294) and Midway Airport (only 12 miles to the northeast), in addition to the four spacious Burr Ridge lodging options.