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Gone are the days of the traditional underfloor heating systems that can span danger to your household. Now there are several underfloor heating advances that can bring the coziness without worry about maintenance and malfunctions. Subfloor heating systems keep rooms warm, especially during winter and in cold-weather climate. As the years go by, a lot
While classic décor has a timeless value, modern designs certainly have their own charms, bringing more than a few enticing looks. However, what to do if you’re a fan of both the traditional and the modern? Creating the perfect balance between the two and combining the best of both worlds offers a plethora of simple

Top Hardwood Flooring Trends for 2018

Hardwood is slowly becoming the number one flooring material because of its simplicity and durability that appeals to many homeowners. By choosing this kind of flooring material, you are sure to add style to the whole room. The only downside is that hardwood is not very flexible when it comes to the changing design trends.

Is Laminate Flooring Right for You?

Laminate flooring has been gaining popularity in the US and abroad in recent years. Invented in 1977, laminate flooring is the fusion of wood under a clear protective layer.  Due to its versatility and affordability, laminate is becoming an increasingly popular choice amongst modern homeowners. Laminate flooring is highly durable and sturdy. The fact that
The popularity of eco-friendly living has grown tremendously in the last few years, and we have been seeing the results in how homes, apartments and commercial buildings are now being constructed.  A wide range of home professionals are offering services that concentrate on sustainable design and construction and this type of architecture is being promoted by Leed Certifications,
One of the biggest trends in kitchen design right now is the rise of the island. Providing extra prep or social space, islands are also a great place to add some extra design flair and functionality. Often, an island is the first thing you see when you walk in the kitchen, so it’s a great
2017 Behr BMW Golf Championship - 123 Remodeling
Four (cheers for Behr)! This week, Sharone and Hilla Lavi, two of our staff members, were pleased to attend the 2017 BMW Championship in Lake Forest. The weather was exceptional for Illinois in the Fall, the golf was as exciting as it gets, and the company was excellent.   Our remodeling teammates were invited by
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In addition to stellar customer service and knowledgeable project managers, another benefit we offer our clients is an immense amount of storage space. One of the obstacles homeowners face when remodeling is simply a lack of space. It can be a struggle to find storage for your stuff normally; what about all the new materials
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You’ve officially decided. It’s time to refresh that kitchen or gut that bathroom. You cannot look at those tiles anymore. You can’t cook one more dinner on that laminate counter. It’s now or never. Well congrats on your decision! I’m excited to talk about it and get your free design consultation scheduled. But let’s take
Introducing the newest member of our fleet! 2017 has been very good to 123 Remodeling in terms of growth. We’ve gained new team members, we’re doing bigger projects, and all that means we needed another car. Fresh from the carwrap company, I’d like to present the latest Remodelmobile. This time we’ve chosen a 2017 Toyota
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In a perfect world where nothing goes wrong, all the materials show up on time, and there are no delays with city permits or your condo board, a kitchen remodel can be done in about 3 weeks. But this is the real world, and the average timeline ends up being a few months. Sometimes tiles
One of the many lofts west of the river in downtown Chicago, 123 Remodeling has renovated this condo from the ground up, keeping its industrial charm, while updating it with modern kitchen and bathroom features. The single wall kitchen is built on flat panel cabinets in a slate gray, for a modern yet grounded look,
Designed by our newest Project Manager, Kira Obermeier, this guest suite in Chicago’s River North neighborhood features custom cabinets and matching vanity, marble tile throughout the bathroom (with a stylish herringbone pattern in the shower), and chrome finishes. The bathroom, with its clean angles and glass door shower, exemplify the new modern standard, while the
In the last decade, as the country recovers from the 2008 crash of the real estate market, resale value has been at the front of homeowning minds looking to make renovations. If you’re planning to sell your house in the next 2-5 years, you might start looking at your options for increasing that resale value.
I schedule more bathroom remodels than any other project. I also spend more time on houzz helping people fix problems in their bathroom remodels than on anything else. When it comes to bathrooms, they’re deceptively tricky. What seems like just a sink, toilet, and shower has so much going on beneath the surface. Not to
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