Common Sense Blog

Finally! Some Extra Space For A Growing Family

Mike and Michelle of Lake Barrington knew they needed extra space.  Read More

12 Easy Ways To Renovate Your Bathroom

Does your bathroom seem just a little too cramped? Is it outdated? Why not kill two birds with one stone and remodel it! Just a simple change can brighten up your whole space. Some new color, or new tile, or new vanity and make a world of difference in a bathroom. Read More

Empty Nester’s Ranch Renovation

The couple who embarked on this Lake Zurich Illinois home renovation spent years planning a move from Virginia to the rolling hills of Northern Illinois when their first grandchild was born.  Wanting to be closer to their grown children so they could enjoy their new role, they first embarked upon finding the right realtor and the right home.  Read More

New Year’s Resolution: Renovate Your Bathroom

It’s time to finally renovate that bathroom that you have hated for years. Make it your resolution to create a new, elegant, and exciting space. Read More

How Do We Compare?

In just recently released news, Advance Design Studio has been recognized by both Hanley Wood’s Remodeling Magazine and by Qualified Remodeler as one of the top remodeling companies in the country in 2016. Read More

What’s Trending NOW in Cabinetry Design?

Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry in Barrington

The past few years have brought some pretty amazing shifts in kitchen and bath cabinetry design. Interior design has really embraced an earthy feel, outdoor materials like real wood, metals, and Read More

Is This a Cool NEW Type of Tile?

Cement Tiles in Lake Zurich

We are fresh off the 2016 Kitchen and Bath Show, the SEN Design Conference, and the Coverings show at McCormick place just last week.  It’s been a busy few weeks!  When attending industry Read More

Most Valuable Renovation Project: 2016 Cost vs. Value

Deck Addition in Palatine

When weighing the pros and cons of different home remodeling projects, it’s easy to get swept up in images of gleaming marble countertops, expansive outdoor patios and peaceful Read More

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

Bathroom Remodel in Elgin

If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want to update the look, increase resale value, add functionality, amenities and storage or Read More

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