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Timeless Kitchens: Designing for Your Future

Universal Design in Arlington Heights and the Chicago North Shore As time gracefully unfolds, our homes begin to whisper hints of change. Perhaps stairs feel a little steeper, reaching for high shelves a tad bit trickier. These subtle shifts are natural, and so is the desire to stay put, surrounded by the memories and comforts […]

New Kitchen Remodel Trends for 2024

A Return to Traditional As the design pendulum swings, we are seeing a significant turn away from the modern styles that have been reigning supreme the last decade. Traditional style details are increasing in popularity and will be a huge design trend for the next few years. (And longer, since traditional style is typically a […]

The Hostess’s Guide to Preparing Your Kitchen for the Holidays

As the hostess for your family holidays, you have a lot of preparation to accomplish before you even think about putting up holiday décor. There’s family coming from out of town, or out of state. Guest rooms to prepare. Autumn leaves to rake. A honey-do-list to build. Kids (and grandkids) to wrangle. Grocery shopping to […]

How to Prepare for a Kitchen Remodel

Plus, how to cook & eat meals during the kitchen remodel process   Kitchen remodels are very disruptive to your life. A UCLA study shows that we Americans spend more time in our kitchen than in any other room in our homes. In fact, a recent survey stated that we spend on average 400+ hours […]

What Things Should I NOT Do in My Chicago Kitchen Remodel?

Where you should try and save costs, bad designs, and avoiding buyer’s remorse   There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of blogs that will give you great ideas for your kitchen remodel (we’ve even written some). Some of them are outdated; some of them contradict each other; some of them aren’t actually that […]

How Old Should My Kitchen Be Before Remodeling?

A kitchen remodel is no small feat. There is a lot of time, energy, planning, and money that goes into remodeling your kitchen. So how do you know when it’s time to remodel? There are several factors to consider:    You are planning to sell in the next 3-5 years. If you are planning to […]

When Should I Start Looking for a Kitchen Remodeling Contractor?

When it comes to home improvement projects, kitchen remodeling is one of the most popular and rewarding investments. However, many homeowners often delay their kitchen renovation projects due to the fear of inconvenience, the high renovation cost, or simply because they feel overwhelmed with the process. But delaying a kitchen remodeling project can lead to […]

Should I Remodel My Kitchen and Bathroom at the Same Time?

About Glenbrook Remodeling: Glenbrook Remodeling has been serving the North Shore area with top-quality kitchen and bathroom remodeling services for nearly two decades, providing unmatched service to all of our clients. Our Complete Kitchen & Bath Remodeling Services Include Everything You Need! We are an Award-Winning remodeling company that offers a turnkey solution that encompasses […]

Popular Modern Contemporary Kitchen Design Trends

You’ve heard it before — the kitchen is the heart of the home. While this adage may be true, the kitchen is also one of the most influential indicators of a home’s design style. Most interior areas within a home can easily be transformed with a few changes, but the kitchen, however, is a space […]

What Is The ROI On Kitchen Remodels?

When you’re unsure whether to renovate your kitchen, it’s important to consider the return on investment (ROI). You want to revamp your space, but will it actually benefit you in the long-run, beyond the aesthetic advantages? It’s argued that kitchens and bathrooms are the best rooms to invest in when considering home improvements, as these […]