Button Down for Winter’s Wrath

Don’t wait until after the cold’s set in to fix problems in your home. Instead, take the efficient route and learn how to prepare your home for the chilly months ahead.

Home Design: Maximize Your Space By Minimizing Clutter

If your kitchen or bathroom feels a bit cluttered, know that there are ways to tame the chaos and create a sense of order. These local designers show you how smart planning and space-saving solutions add up.






Know the Right Questions Before a Remodel

The remodeling process can be pretty overwhelming, even if you’ve done your homework. Before tackling your next big project, consider how these local professionals answer some of your most frequently asked questions.






Dream Big When Remodeling Your Home

Professional designers in our region use creativity and imagination to turn average rooms into amazing spaces. Learn what endless possibilities await when it comes to remodeling.






Designer Robin Liberatore Brings Homes to Life

Our homes are a significant investment that require continuous improvements. Step inside the mind of designer Robin Liberatore as she shares her thought process of remodeling homes.






What to Know Before Building or Remodeling

Building season doesn’t start for a few months, but now is the best time to get the process started. Learn from the local experts how to plan and what to consider before you build.






Success Stories: McDowell Remodeling

No remodeling project is too big or too small for this St. Charles-based firm, whose founders have learned that a small job now can lead to a big job in the future.






Three Transitional Designs That Shine

The latest craze in home design, the Transitional aesthetic blends modern elements with traditional touches, for a look of sophistication. Step inside three luxurious interiors that perfectly blend the new and old.






Making Your Kitchen Stand Out

These days, selling a home can be tough, but giving your kitchen a facelift may help.






Top Bathroom Trends: What You Should Know

Our bathrooms are becoming bigger and more sophisticated, as technology and new, space-saving products transform how we use the most-visited room of the home.