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What’s the Difference: Renovation vs Remodel?

If you’re looking into fixing up your home in the Chicago suburbs, you’ve likely used the words “renovate” and “remodel” interchangeably. Both allow you to make improvements to your house, but they are actually two different types of projects. Take a look at what the differences are between home remodeling vs renovation, so you know … Continued

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What is Curb Appeal and Why Do You Need it?

Whether you’ve recently purchased a new home or you’ve been living in your current house for a while, you know that curb appeal is important. Front yard curb appeal creates a great first impression and welcomes guests into your home. It also makes the front exterior more appealing for both you and passers by. Curb … Continued

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Ready to Create a Better Living Space?

Have you ever wondered what ideal kitchen layout or bathroom layout might be for your home? If the layout of the space just isn’t working for you, you might be wondering if you have to live with it, or if it can be updated to better suit your needs. Involving a designer at the initial … Continued

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Benefits of Senior Remodeling Projects for Aging in Place

There’s no place like home, right? Whether your Hinsdale-area starter home turned into your forever home, or you’ve recently purchased a new house near Naperville or in the surrounding suburbs, the idea of living in place for as long as possible is appealing to many people. As you get older though, your current floor plan … Continued

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LaMantia Receives 2019 NARI Award

LaMantia is proud to announce that we are the recipient of a 2019 National Contractor of the Year (CotY) award for a bathroom remodel in Hinsdale, IL. For this contest, NARI received more than 350 entries valued at more than $97 million. The judges commented on the innovation displayed in all the contest categories and … Continued

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How To Create a Spa Bathroom

If there’s one room in your house that should feel like a total oasis, it’s your bathroom. The look and feel of this space can set the tone for how you start or finish your day. If your current bathroom doesn’t inspire relaxation, it’s time to think about updating to a spa-inspired space. Why Create … Continued

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4 Home Remodeling Resolutions for 2019

We’ve officially started a new year, and January is the most popular month to make resolutions. Typically, these involve personal or professional goals, but you can also make home remodeling resolutions for your home projects this year! This can help you start to plan if you’d like to renovate your kitchen, update a bathroom, or … Continued

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Basement bedroom suite with attached bathroom

Is It Time to Add an In-Law Suite?

There are many reasons why you might want to (or need to) add on to your home. Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of a larger kitchen, or your growing family needs an extra bathroom or bedroom. Another big reason why many families choose a home expansion is to add an in-law suite. In 2016, 20% of … Continued

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Master bathroom with his and hers shower

Does Your Master Bath Need a His and Hers Shower?

When planning a master bath remodel, one of the main considerations is the shower and/or tub situation. Have you thought about adding a his and hers shower to this space? This type of shower can be a great addition if you’ve got the room and are looking for a unique, time-saving bathroom feature. There a … Continued

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The Holidays are Brighter Thanks to Your Generosity

Throughout the month of November our friends, family, and clients helps us collect food and raise money to support our neighbors in DuPage County. Thanks to your generosity, we not only met our goal but far surpassed it! We’re so happy to report that we more than doubled our goal! LaMantia aimed to raise $500 … Continued

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