Amidst the surge of new building permits this month, new home construction seems like it may be on the rise. Building a new home is a great way to make your space your own and upgrade to a cleaner, newer space, but in so many cases, there are reasons why you might need to or want to stay where you are. And you can do both, with a good renovation specialist.
Take this Naperville home that had a tired look that hadn’t been updated since the 1970s. The addition of several windows and a new façade completely updated the look of the home to a craftsman style influence with granite cobblestone detailing, decorative cornice brackets and architectural styling that gave the home a rich presence.
The renovation was conceived together with the homeowners, then executed by Smykal Renovations, a division of Chicago home builder J. Lawrence Homes. Experienced home builders completely understand the science and structure of any home and how to incorporate new materials into a solid, quality new finish – inside or out – structurally or cosmetically.
Smykal also remodeled much of the interior, combining the living and dining rooms, altering entry angles and adding the windows to create a brighter, larger, more open space – much like you’ll find in most new home floor plans today.