Summer Sizzle: Design Trends for Your Indoor & Outdoor Oasis

Welcome to Design First Builders Design Trends for Your Indoor & Outdoor Oasis, your go-to source for transforming your space for summer. Summers here, and with it comes the urge to soak up the sun and create a refreshing haven in our homes. This year, the focus is on blurring the lines between indoor and…
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Ultimate Kitchen Remodeling Guide

Welcome to Design First Builders Ultimate Kitchen Remodeling Guide, your go-to source for transforming your kitchen into the heart of your home. Here, we’ll walk you through the process, from dreaming up your perfect kitchen, what to expect at the demo stage, and more. Expect practical advice, insider tips, and plenty of inspiration to help…
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Home Improvement Loans for Remodels & Renovations

From overflowing Pinterest boards filled with inspiration to home loan applications leaving you speechless, we’ve all been there. You know you want to transform your home, maybe add a spa-like bathroom, or finally finish the basement, but figuring out how to finance a home renovation without breaking the bank can feel like a complicated puzzle….
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2024 Home Remodeling Ideas

Ready to remodel your home for 2024? If you’re looking to give your home a fresh, new look in 2024, you’ve landed in the right place. We at Design First Builders are excited to share our top 8 remodeling ideas and trends for the upcoming year. Whether you’re seeking inspiration or ready to dive into…
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Upgrade Your Kitchen Decor: Fall Decoration Ideas

Fall Decor Ideas It’s that time of year for fall decorating, and what better way to create a cozy and inviting atmosphere than decorating your kitchen for fall? Fill your kitchen with cozy vibes by decorating it for fall with elevated, stylish seasonal fall décor like vases, autumn flower arrangements, and more. Discover how to…
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Why It’s Time to Start Your Home Remodeling Process for a Holiday Completion

With the 2022/2023 school year coming to an end, most are finalizing plans for their summer vacation, preparing for a busy summer sports schedule, or getting the yard ready to enjoy during the warm months.  It’s very unlikely that hosting friends & family for the winter holidays is part of your current thought process, but…
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Chicagoland is Thriving with Possibilities and Potential

The Chicagoland area is currently experiencing a surge of innovation in the home renovation and design industry. With advancements in technology and materials, homeowners have access to a vast array of options to customize and enhance their living spaces. From kitchen and bathroom remodels to room additions and whole-house renovations, the latest trends in home…
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Shall Homeowners Put Remodeling Projects on Hold Until Inflation Improves

Whether homeowners should remodel their homes now or wait until inflation is more under control in a year or two depends on several factors. Let’s explore some of these factors below: In conclusion, whether homeowners should remodel their homes now or wait until inflation is more under control in a year or two depends on…
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Know Your Contractor

Whether you’re building a new home from the ground up or undertaking a renovation, you’ll make a lot of complex and critical decisions along the way. Your home building or renovation process all begins with choosing the company you will work with.  Cost is an important component but having the right team on your side…
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5 Tips for Success When Financing a Kitchen Renovation

If you want or need a kitchen renovation but lack the cash to pay for it up front, financing is a good alternative. Financing a big remodel project can be affordable while allowing you to protect the value of your home through proper maintenance and updating. But before you start your project on borrowed funds,…
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6 Ways to Bring the Outdoors Into Your Kitchen Design

Do you want to create a kitchen that reflects your love of nature and the outdoors? While the kitchen may not seem like the most obvious room for a nature-based design, anyone can incorporate a number of elements that will bring the outdoors into their cooking zone. Here are six things you might try. 1….
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9 Ideas for a Luxurious Bathroom Remodel

When it comes to a beautiful bathroom, thoughtful, elegant details separate a truly luxurious space from a run-of-the-mill restroom. A spa-like space can elevate the look and feel of your home and provide a dedicated place for you and your family to melt away the stress of day-to-day life. What makes a luxurious bathroom? Design…