Bathroom Remodels: Here’s What’s HOT!

Need some inspiration for your bathroom remodel? Take a look at this year’s hottest projects: Soaking Tubs and Supersized Showers Homeowners are ditching jetted tubs for freestanding soaking tubs and walk-in shower stalls. In fact, a number of homeowners are installing bigger, spa-like showers and getting rid of their master bathtubs altogether. According to HomeAdvisor’s…

2019 Home Renovation Costs Per Square Foot in Chicago

After a long obsession with so many Pinterest and Instagram boards, you’re finally ready to move on from daydreaming to starting that reno of your kitchen, master bath, or even (gulp) whole house. First, set a budget. Be honest. What can you afford? Build in a little reserve. Think about ideal layouts, materials, the look…

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Why Do Italians Use the Bidet?

Napoleon Bonaparte, on the way back from one of his many campaigns, famously wrote ahead to his wife Josephine who was awaiting him back in Paris.  The letter was brief and to the point: “I’ll be home in three days. STOP washing up!” We all know Napoleon as being a principal figure from French history, but in…