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Evanston Split-Level Transformation

Posted on February 21, 2017

Split-level style homes are extremely common in the Midwest. That doesn’t mean that this style is a favorite, in fact many homeowners feel that a typical split-level can lack curb appeal. This leads many to remodel their exterior, opting for a different architectural style. In the case of this Evanston home addition, this split-level became… more

Naperville Home Remodel Gets Personal and Functional

Posted on February 17, 2017

Your home should reflect your personal style and fulfill the needs and activities of your family. If it doesn’t, it may be time for a remodel. This was the case for a Naperville family, who wanted to update their first floor and master suite to suit their tastes as well as add a home office… more

Garage Gains New Design and Storage

Posted on February 3, 2017

Back when this La Grange Park family remodeled their kitchen, they worked with Normandy Designer Ann Stockard. So when it was time to renovate their garage, they knew that she was the right designer for the job. As it stood, their two-car garage was undersized and lacked any sort of suitable storage space. Ann’s creative… more

Second Annual Spirit of Normandy Award

Posted on January 31, 2017

Instituted in 2016, “Spirit of Normandy” is a yearly award that recognizes one employee who regularly demonstrates our company values and ethics, including quality customer service and honesty.  The winner is determined by Normandy employees through anonymous voting. However, this year’s tally resulted in a slight twist… a tie! Our 2017 recipients are Al Lovas,… more

Normandy Dominates Remodeling Excellence Awards

Posted on January 27, 2017

Wins in Kitchen, Addition & Interior Remodeling Categories The National Association of the Remodeling Industry recently held their 7th annual Remodeling Excellence Awards, where Normandy Remodeling was honored with seven awards within the kitchen remodel, home addition and interior remodeling categories. The Remodeling Excellence Awards are bestowed to Chicagoland designers who have demonstrated interior and… more

Trending Backsplash Tile for 2017

Posted on January 24, 2017

Your backsplash should be well coordinated with the other design elements that are incorporated into your kitchen remodel. Because there are so many new trends and style options, here are tips from Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD, on how your backsplash can take front and center in your design, without clashing with your cabinetry and… more

“Modern Farm House” Renovation

Posted on January 18, 2017

With a passion for sports, entertaining and poker nights with the guys, this Addison couple wanted an open-concept design that would allow them to maximize the space. Additionally, they were seeking to make their living space more progressive, with an urban aesthetic, and reinvent the exterior to be updated, but still fit into the suburban… more

Seven Bathroom Remodeling Trends Taking Over 2017

Posted on January 17, 2017

What will a 2017 master bathroom look like? According to Normandy Designers, there will be many common themes incorporated into this year’s bathroom remodels, including man-made products that mimic natural materials, plenty of texture and decorative details. That being said, if you are completing a bathroom renovation and want some design ideas, here are some… more

A Truly Tailored Kitchen and Master Bath Remodel

Posted on January 12, 2017

A kitchen remodel should be the right fit for you, your family and your home. From the style to the appliances, lighting and floor plan, there is no such thing as a cookie -cutter solution. In the case of this Oakbrook home, when it was time to remodel the kitchen and master bathroom, Normandy Designer… more

Navigating a Home Remodel: What You Can Expect

Posted on January 11, 2017

As a design build firm, Normandy takes away the hassle of coordinating a remodel or home addition. Why? We combine interior design, architecture and construction under one roof. With us, you will work with a designer, who will be your point of contact for your project. While remodeling can seem overwhelming, your designer will help… more