5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

When the temperatures drop in the Chicagoland areas, people from Hinsdale to Naperville bundle up with puffy coats, thick scarves, and prepare for another Chicago winter. We take the time to prep ourselves for the season, but our homes need to be looked after as well. Make sure your house withstands the cold temperatures, snow … Continued

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Help LaMantia Support our Local Community this Holiday Season

No one should ever have to go hungry, yet 15 million households suffer from food insecurity — that’s 11.8 percent all of the households in America. That means that people are skipping meals, eating less at each meal, buying non-nutritious foods because they’re cheap, and/or forgoing food to feed their children. Not only are individuals … Continued

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Why Should You do a Basement Remodel?

Owning a house with a basement provides you with extra square footage, which is great for storage, extra living space, or even additional bedrooms. Whether you have a finished or unfinished basement, this is one area of your home where a remodel will pay off. Top 5 Reasons to Remodel Your Basement 1. Resale Value: … Continued

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How can You Renovate a Home You Just Bought?

Sometimes you purchase a turnkey home, so all you need to do is unpack your stuff and settle in. Everything is already updated and the style is to your taste. Other homes, however, require more TLC. Whether you’re taking on a total fixer upper in Elmhurst or you want to make a few minor updates … Continued

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Creating Functional, Beautiful Spaces in Your Home

When it comes to home renovations, you have two options: beauty or function. Your living room can be wonderfully put together, but you don’t need it to work too hard. Your laundry room is there for one purpose, so the design needs to focus on utility. But is there a way to have both? Can … Continued

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Is Smart Home Technology Worth the Cost?

If you’re planning a home renovation or remodel in the Chicagoland area, you might be wondering if including smart-home technology is worth the cost. These may make your life more convenient, but does the convenience justify the price? The answer is: It depends. While there’s no clear-cut yes or no response to this question, the truth … Continued

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How to Finance Home Renovation

Do you ever look around your home and find yourself thinking, “I love this place, but I really wish I could update this room or change the layout of that room”? If you answered yes, it might be time to consider a home renovation. If you’re ready to take on that kitchen transformation in Arlington … Continued

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Are You Ready to Create Your Dream Kitchen?

Whether you’re living in your starter home or your forever home, the kitchen is one room where you likely spend a lot of time. Not only is this the place where you prepare food, but it also serves as a a gathering spot in many homes where your loved ones can enjoy each other’s company, … Continued

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Why Should You Work with a Design Build Company?

Whether you’re looking to do some home remodeling in Arlington Heights, bathroom remodeling in Hinsdale, or a kitchen transformation in Downers Grove, working with a design build company is a smart choice. What is a Design Build Company? Instead of working with various people to deliver a cohesive renovation or remodel on schedule and on … Continued

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Top Home Design Trends 2018

Each year, we see certain trends emerge among home remodels and renovations. From the kitchen to the bathroom and basement, there are certain features that everyone seems to want, go-to colors, and types of appliances. No matter what room you’re looking to update in your Chicagoland home, we can help you incorporate some of the … Continued

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