Tuesday, 21 February 2017
When you live in a city with loads of young hipsters, or casually watch a lot of HGTV, you’ll likely hear a lot of “design terminology” thrown around. It can be hard to navigate for the uninitiated, so I’m going to give you a place to start this week. One of the more
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
If you’re looking to refresh your place this year, I have just the thing. Every year, all the big paint manufacturers choose a few colors which they expect to be the major trends for the year, or which they hope will set the tone for current designs. Ranging from your safe neutrals to bold
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
I know you saw that title and cringed a bit. But listen, wallpaper is making a huge comeback. Even our friends at HGTV are talking about it. What was once an outdated, labor-intensive design element has become something you can do in a weekend. And while paint is never going out of style, there are
Friday, 20 January 2017
Whether you work in an office or from your desk at home, manage a few dozen employees or an Etsy shop, it’s vital to create a productive work space. You want to minimize distractions, but without it feeling like a prison cell. You want to encourage collaboration, but without sacrificing individual performance. There are loads
Friday, 13 January 2017
123 Remodeling’s latest rehab project takes us to Glen Ellyn where we’re taking a pair of old buildings on Main st into the 21st century. We’re delving into some historic properties, one of which will be turning 90 this year. We’ll be gutting these buildings completely and updating them from the inside out. First order
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
New year, new you, new ceiling. Now that the holidays are over and the chaos of decorating and entertaining has come to an end, it’s time to get back to real life and start decluttering your life for a fresh start. And honestly, nothing needs a decluttering more than your popcorn ceiling. You might call
Thursday, 29 December 2016
Today I want to talk about a flooring option which you may not have given much consideration. You can use it in any room in your house to give a look of modern elegance or the feel of rustic warmth. If you haven’t looked into wood-look tile as an option for your remodeling projects, then
Thursday, 29 December 2016
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Monday, 19 December 2016
Snow is on the ground, the Holidays are coming, and Fireplace Season is officially upon us. Whether you’re prepping for family gatherings or a visit from Santa Claus, you want your fireplace to look its best. So let’s take a couple minutes to discuss what goes into a fireplace (yes, besides wood).
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Based solely on watching the Cubs overcome their curse this year, this is as good a time for a comeback as any. So strap in because we’re at the beginning of an epic journey full of twists, turns, courage, redemption, and a whole lot of drywall.
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
Today, we’re doing math – I’m warning you upfront. Don’t get scared, because it’s simple math and it’s gonna make your house look great. If you’ve ever been baking and confused a teaspoon with a tablespoon, you know that a small mistake in measurements can ruin an entire recipe. The same is often true in
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
The construction industry is unarguably one of the biggest employers in the US. To be precise, as many as around 20% of all jobs offered in the country in April last year were from the construction industry. It has also been steadily employing skilled employees throughout the year, and apparently, things are only going to
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
As I was walking to my office the other day, I saw that one of the houses I routinely pass had turned around its plastic jackolantern lights to be Thanksgiving pumpkins. And while it’s certainly clever in a pinch, I think we can all do a little better when it comes to our holiday decor.
Thursday, 17 November 2016
I grew up with two brothers, so as one might expect, there was lot of sibling in-fighting. We’re all three very different people with different ways of viewing and operating in the world. But the one thing that could always unite us (besides like McDonalds) was how much we loved movies. There were few conflicts
Thursday, 10 November 2016
November is National Novel Writing Month, so whether you’re a budding novelist or a notorious bibliophile, here are some tips for making the best space to bask in your love of books.