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How to Choose and Maintain Your Water Heater

Posted on July 31, 2012

Most homeowners don’t give a second thought to their water heater—until the hot water stops flowing. The following information from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), will teach what you need to know when selecting a new water heater and how to maintain the one you have. Storage tank water heaters have an insulated tank where water is heated and stored… more

Normandy Continues Donations to Local Habitat for Humanity

Posted on July 27, 2012

Donating to Habitat for Humanity is nothing new to Normandy Remodeling, as it’s been an on-going partnership for quite some time. Being in the remodeling industry gives Normandy the opportunity to donate a good deal of big ticket items to the organization, such as the recent kitchen set from their showroom.  The set included cabinetry, an island… more

Normandy Showroom Undergoes Trendy Remodel

Posted on July 25, 2012

After being a popular showcase in the Normandy Showroom for about 12 years, two of the kitchen displays were ready for an update.  They’re now under construction, and when they wrap up will feature a new transitional kitchen design and a modern bathroom design.  Both will showcase the hottest products in the industry and are spot on with today’s most popular trends…. more

This Guest Bedroom Paint Idea Has Style That Soothes

Posted on July 2, 2012

Thinking about painting your wall?  Make a statement without the fuss of wallpaper by using a stencil!  One of the Normandy Designers painted her guest bedroom using a birch stencil pattern, and the results were fabulous! What you’ll need: -Paint and small paint roller -Stencil -Painter’s tape   Estimated project time:  6 hours per wall 1. Paint… more

Normandy Company Picnic

Posted on June 26, 2012

Each year Normandy holds a company outing in the summer, allowing employees to catch up and and truly enjoy each other’s company outside of work.  This year, we didn’t stray very far and enjoyed a picnic onsite!  It featured tasty food, refreshing drinks and a variety of yard games. The highlight of the picnic was a… more

Popular Hinsdale Concert Series Returns This Summer

Posted on June 12, 2012

Hinsdale’s “Uniquely Thursdays” are returning again for the 10th summer in a row.  The concert series features a variety of music provided by ten different bands.  The family friendly event is sponsored by local businesses, including Hinsdale based, Normandy Remodeling.  Normandy will be giving away different items each week to the kids and have a… more

Give Your Dining Chairs This 5-Step Make Over!

Posted on June 8, 2012

Thinking about throwing out your dining chairs for new ones?  Think about giving them a make over first!  Normandy Designer Ann Stockard recently made over six vintage dining room chairs that she bought at a resale store.  “I knew it would be more cost effective,” commented Ann, “and I also liked the fact that I… more

Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival

Posted on May 30, 2012

The crew at Normandy is gearing up for the 39th annual Hinsdale Fine Arts Festival, and is excited not only to be attending, but also participating in this great community event!  The festival offers artists an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work, and attendees will be able to view and purchase a wide range of artistic creations including Ceramics, Paintings and… more

Hinsdale Voted Top Town of the Western Suburbs

Posted on May 4, 2012

West Suburban Living Magazine recently ranked Hinsdale, IL the top western suburb!  The rankings were based on qualities that are generally valued by everyone, such as the total crime index, high school graduation rate and home values. At Normandy, we’re happy to call Hinsdale home because we recognize and appreciate the closeness of the community and… more

The Remodeler’s Remodel: The Final Reveal

Posted on May 1, 2012

It’s taken some time, but now that the remodel is complete, Normandy Designer Leslie Lee‘s home has taken a huge leap into the 21st century.  With her kitchen remodel receiving the biggest overhaul, the rest of the house received some needed updates as well, such as the powder room and a new front door.  Leslie is overjoyed with… more