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Small Kitchen Remodel in Wheaton

So I got the idea to write this article from one of our readers who contacted me almost apologetically, asking me if we could do a small project, one that was not nearly as glamorous as Read More

Tips for Installing a Television Over a Fireplace

Tv over Fireplace Installation in Union

In many living and family room designs, it might seem like the best place to install the flat screen television is above the fireplace. But before you do that, the Chimney Safety Institute of America advises Read More

Is Gray the New Beige? Using Popular Colors in Your Design


White & Gray is IN: If you haven’t noticed yet when shopping these days for clothing, housewares, or even a new car – gray is IN. And with it, White has taken over in the Kitchen and Bath world as Read More

How To Bring Nature into Your New Kitchen and Bath


Today’s designers certainly draw their inspiration from many places in the world, however mother nature provides a deep well of ideas that work well for just about every Read More

Who was Voted Best Value by Consumer’s Digest?


At Advance Design Studio, Ltd., we pride ourselves on working with the best craftsmen and the finest materials available to bring a consistent high quality product to our customers. Dura Supreme Read More

8 Things to Think About When Renovating Your Kitchen


Renovating your kitchen is a major investment and not a decision to be made lightly. You want to choose a renovation that is beautiful and functional but also has longevity. Here are a few things to Read More

What’s New in Kitchen Trends?


With the wide variety of cabinet styles and available materials, it is easy to choose the style that is best suited to your lifestyle and the needs of your family. Let our design team at Advance Design Read More

Holiday Entertaining with Built-In Beauty


Nothing works like the Holiday hustle and bustle of entertaining to highlight the lack of storage and counter space in your home. Give yourself the gift of beauty this holiday season and utilize that Read More

5 Kitchen Must-Haves for the Holiday


Fall is officially underway – you’re probably enjoying the cooler weather, colorful falling leaves and visits to pumpkin patches. Before you know it, the winter holidays will be here. Now is a perfect time to Read More

Eliminate Your Biggest Headache as a Remodeler


Having a tried and true partner who can help you handle your clients is the key to making your projects come off without a hitch. Check out this interview with Bob the Remodeler, and see why a Read More

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