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Containing the Back to School Chaos

Posted on August 6, 2010

You have your school supply list, a pencil, and a comfortable pair of shoes. You’re ready to brave the back to school shopping rush. But once you’ve got the new backpack, jackets, gym shoes, and all the other required gear – where do you put it? The issue of where to put all this “stuff”… more

Screened Porches Extend Summertime Fun

Posted on August 2, 2010

A screened porch like this one allows you to create a summer experience for your family that is reminiscent of a bygone era.  Without the annoyances of mosquitoes or other bugs, you are free to enjoy the warm summer weather, well into the evening.  Simply add your favorite furniture, be it old fashioned rocking chairs… more

Normandy’s Hinsdale Showroom Accepting Home-Grown Garden Donations

Posted on July 28, 2010

  As the backyard garden harvests get in full swing, we wanted to remind all our gardening friends that their surplus fruits and veggies would be a welcome addition to the dinner table of a neighbor in need.  This summer, Normandy is pairing up with the Westmont Food Pantry to make it easy for the… more

The Extended Summertime Living Space

Posted on July 23, 2010

Now that we’re in the heart of the lazy days of summer, we’re reminded that “lazy” doesn’t really apply to any of the days of summer.  Between picnics, parties, weddings and activities, it can seem like summer weekends get booked up almost before summer begins.  But, weekends aren’t the only time we have to enjoy… more

A Blog on a Mission

Posted on June 29, 2010

In the past 30 years that Normandy has been remodeling homes in the Chicago area, we’ve gathered a pretty broad knowledge base.  Here is a place where we can share with you the latest and greatest in design, products and projects.  Subscribe to the blog to be sure you get notified of the newest postings,… more

Welcome to the Normandy Builders Blog

Posted on June 28, 2010

Welcome to the Normandy Builders Blog.  We encourage you to visit our blog to learn about upcoming events, seminars and other items of note. Of course you can always read about our professional home improvement services on our website  Happy reading!