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Six Bathroom Remodel Trends to Fall in Love with in 2018

Posted on January 15, 2018

The Designers at Normandy Remodeling have put together six bathroom remodel trends for the New Year. According to them, you’ll be head over heels for the materials, colors and patterns and notice that luxury continues to be desired. So, without further ado, here is what you can expect to fall in love with over and over again in 2018 and for… more

A Kitchen Wish List Fulfilled

Posted on January 10, 2018

Feast your eyes on this adorable breakfast nook addition by Normandy Designer Vince Weber. It’s proof that even the smallest expansion projects can make a big difference. The extra square footage, coupled with a kitchen remodel, brought function and an eclectic new style to this Highland Park Home. “For this family, the kitchen was the… more

Kitchen Remodeling Trends to Look for in 2018

Posted on January 5, 2018

The number one request is a kitchen design that will withstand the test of time. So it’s no surprise that the theme projected for 2018 kitchen remodeling is timeless without being tired. Spaces will feature plenty of classic design decisions, but with an edge. Think new tile patterns, mixing up finishes and bolder choices for… more

Why You’ll Love Having a Second Fridge

Posted on January 2, 2018

It’s always a good idea to add a second refrigerator for drinks, just ask Normandy Designer Leslie Lee. “A second under-counter refrigerator can benefit just about anybody,” said Leslie. “Even if you don’t entertain, it’s nice to take some pressure off your main fridge. You can take all of your drinks out, and open up… more

Be Party-Ready Anytime With Your Newly Remodeled Kitchen

Posted on December 20, 2017

Having friends or family over for a visit can be a blast, but trying to get everything ready while you dodge people hanging out in your kitchen, not so much. If the whole point of a gathering is to spend time together, then the problem isn’t your guests, it’s the kitchen. We checked in with… more

Our Top Five Renovation Projects of 2017

Posted on December 16, 2017

As we look back on 2017, it’s safe to say we had quite the year. The Normandy team was busy designing home additions, kitchens and master suites all across the Chicagoland area. And we loved every minute of it! Want to see a few of our favorite projects? Here you go: Hinsdale Master Suite Addition … more

How to Up Your Bathroom Storage Game

Posted on December 6, 2017

Bathrooms are famous for collecting clutter. But to be fair, it’s not really your fault and it’s not because you’re a messy person. Most bathroom storage consists of a large open space under the sink, which doesn’t work very well for storing small, and often oddly shaped items like perfume bottles, hair dryers and medicines…. more

How to Entertain for the Holidays without a Dining Room

Posted on November 20, 2017

So many people are afraid of getting rid of their dining room – even if they only use it to entertain a couple of times a year. It’s easy to see why you might want to take over your dining room to make your kitchen bigger, but this time of year with all the holiday… more

Reasons to Kiss Your Dining Room Goodbye

Posted on November 20, 2017

You may think you need your dining room… but you don’t. That’s right; we repeat… you don’t need your dining room. Did this statement just make you anxious? Are you shaking your head in disagreement? Hear us out before you dismiss the notion that the dining room is dead. It’s Collecting Dust –How often do… more

Building Character Back into a Hinsdale Tudor

Posted on November 8, 2017

The homeowners of this Hinsdale Tudor wanted a kitchen that reflected the character and traditional style displayed in the rest of their home. As it stood, their current space was dark and drab with a disproportionate amount of stainless steel. The master bathroom also left a lot to be desired – it was small and… more