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Normandy Luxury Traditional Kitchen Display at Abt Electronics

Posted on November 20, 2014

If the combination of color in this luxury traditional kitchen doesn’t draw you in, the gorgeous coffered ceiling will surely do the trick. As you first enter the traditional kitchen created by Normandy Designer Chris Ebert, you will notice the dual level island that takes center stage on the large scale porcelain floor tiles that mimic… more

Normandy Glam Bar Display at Abt Electronics

Posted on November 20, 2014

The glamorous entry bar, designed exquisitely by Normandy Designer Chris Ebert, is the first of the three new displays you encounter at Abt Electronics in Glenview.  The elegant features, such as the custom linear etching on the intense black engineered stone or the whimsical chandelier that hangs above, capture immediate attention. The curved metal brackets that support the… more

Normandy Kitchen Displays now at Abt Electronics!

Posted on November 20, 2014

Normandy is thrilled to announce that our new kitchen displays, designed by Normandy Designer Chris Ebert, at Abt Electronics in Glenview have officially opened! As you enter the displays through the Atrium and into the Design Inspiration Gallery, you will notice the glamorous bar area.  The elegant details, such as the sparkling chandelier and the… more

Embracing the Character of a Living Finish

Posted on November 7, 2014

When beginning your home remodeling project, selections can be the most crucial aspect. This is even more true when choosing materials that have “living” characteristics, that may change naturally over time. Understanding the characteristics of your material selections is important when you are deciding whether or not you’d like to preserve the original look of… more

Aspiring Design Apprentice

Posted on August 27, 2014

At Normandy Remodeling, we’re always eager to find young design talent, but a recent visit from an apprentice designer proved how early the passion for design can be ignited. Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD has frequently shared her expertise and experience with new designers to the team, and has proven to be a great teacher… more

Low Divide Kitchen Sink Benefits

Posted on December 4, 2013

“Low divide kitchen sinks, called “Smart Divide” sinks by Kohler, essentially give homeowners the best of both worlds in kitchen sinks,” says Normandy Designer Stephanie Bryant.  “They’re designed for washing large pots, pans and skillets with long handles, but still offer the divide for the times you don’t need to fill the entire sink with… more

The Freestanding Tub Just Got Better

Posted on November 13, 2013

For all those that love their time in the soaking tub, you’re going to appreciate volcanic limestone quite a bit.  Volcanic limestone tubs have been appealing to homeowners because of their ability to sustain heat and the fact that it doesn’t have a surface coating, making it impervious to chipping or peeling.  “Victoria and Albert has really… more

Casement Windows vs Double Hung

Posted on September 19, 2013

“Choosing between casement windows and double hung windows are really based on personal preference for the most part,” says Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD. “Casement windows add more architectural detail to a home, which some people are really drawn to.  Also, if you’re a big “open the windows and let the fresh air in” person,… more

Clay Roof Tiles vs Synthetic

Posted on September 18, 2013

Clay roofing tiles give certain style homes, such as Mediterranean style and bungalows, such an authentic and distinct look which is why homeowners love them.  They also come in a variety of colors and really act as a design element of their own.  Not to mention, these tiles are going to last about 100 years,… more

New Spin on Bathroom Banjo Countertops

Posted on March 6, 2013

A banjo countertop is when the countertop from your bathroom vanity carries over across the tank of the toilet. Traditionally, it was used primarily for more countertop space; however, often times today it’s completed with a cabinetry tower on top of it to create additional storage. They can be an especially useful storage solution in a smaller… more