Refresh Your Kitchen With These Easy Decor Tips

Change is good! Those of us who love to redecorate know very well the flush of enthusiasm that comes with updating a room. While it may not always be practical to undertake a total redesign, a few simple tweaks can be very rewarding and leave you with a feeling of cozy satisfaction. Here are some […]

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Whole House Remodel in Wauconda

Together with Piper House & Home, River Oak Cabinetry transformed a residence in Wauconda from top to bottom. Not only was the exterior improved, but the interior was also upgraded with contemporary flair! (All photos by She Sees Photography)
The focal point upon entering this remodeled home is the flagstone tile wall spanning the […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Whole House Remodel in Wauconda

What’s New: Artistic Tile

Artistic Tile is a family owned, luxury tile trendsetter located in the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. They have other premiere locations throughout the country in major metropolitan areas. Their tag line is “Bringing Art to Life” – we couldn’t agree more! Our first exposure to their art form was at the KBIS industry show in […]

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Everyday Elegance in Naperville










Everyday elegance truly describes this kitchen. The homeowners desired a larger kitchen to accommodate their extended family and avid entertaining. We expanded the kitchen to an adjoining space that was considered the original dining room. These clever homeowners had already re-purposed their large living room/front room into a roomy dining room for entertaining. With a […]

By |August 13th, 2015|Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchens|Comments Off on Everyday Elegance in Naperville

Remodeling Popular Opinion

Is bigger better? What motivates people to renovate their kitchens? What wins in the countertop debate? What is the popular choice in appliances these days?

Houzz released a survey that answers these questions and more. Houzz is a website and online community encompassing all things home improvement. It covers architecture, interior design, decorating and landscape design. River Oak […]

By |July 20th, 2015|Gallery|Comments Off on Remodeling Popular Opinion

Dekton Surfaces

You’ve heard of granite, marble, quartz and solid surface, but there’s something very new on the lips of designers, builder and architects alike: Dekton®.

Dekton® by Cosentino is an ultra compact surface with technically superior characteristics and performance beyond any product on the market today. The goal of this product’s development was to create a surface […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Dekton Surfaces

Find Your Style Inspiration

One of the first steps in remodeling is to determine your style. Do you want traditional, transitional or contemporary? Do you like stained or painted cabinetry? Would you like lighter or darker finishes? Do you like chrome, brushed nickel or oil rubbed bronze hardware and plumbing fixtures?

Looking at photos of kitchens and baths is one […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Find Your Style Inspiration

Freshen Up Your Footprint

This Naperville kitchen received a nice update staying within its existing footprint. Keeping a kitchen within the existing footprint is a good way to control costs on a kitchen remodel. Keeping appliances in their existing locations and cabinets covering the same floor space helps save valuable remodeling dollars that can be used elsewhere. If existing […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchens|Comments Off on Freshen Up Your Footprint

Is There a New Beige in Town?

So much for 50 shades of gray…the human eye can detect as many as 256 shades. And it seems in recent time, every one of those shades has been used in design. From stainless steel appliances, gray wall color and even cabinetry for the home, gray is a welcomed neutral tone.

Pictured here is a gray […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Gallery|Comments Off on Is There a New Beige in Town?