Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks to our Clients, Families, and Friends

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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and give thanks to our customers, our employees, our friends, our families, and our community, without whom none of this would have been possible. Wishing you all a happy and healthy Thanksgiving.   We are Thankful for our Clients This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for all our clients and want to share our genuine appreciation with you. Without you, we would not be where we are today, and we’re so thankful for all of your support throughout the year. We hope you have a joyous Thanksgiving and holiday season, and we look forward to serving you again.   We are Thankful for our Staff We are thankful for all our employees and everything you have done for our business this year. All of your…
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Home Repairs Before Winter

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When preparing your home for the winter months, you need to fix the flaws while the weather is still warm. Your house may be in good shape, but even the smallest flaws can quickly escalate into a major and costly problem when the colder months start. Finding all the little repairs around a house can be an overwhelming project. If you don’t know where to begin, start with these home repairs before winter comes around.   Have Your Furnace Checked Heating technicians will check your furnace and calibrate the system so it will run in perfect condition during the winter months. Furnaces are expensive to replace, and you should schedule a furnace tune-up every year before winter as preventative maintenance to extend the life of your furnace.   Caulk and…
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Kitchen Remodeling Tips for Additional Storage Space

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If you have a small kitchen, it can be difficult to keep clutter away. Adding additional storage space will help with detailed planning. If you live in a condo or a small home with limited kitchen space, these kitchen remodeling tips can help you add additional storage space. Add a Small Island in Your Kitchen A small island can make your kitchen more efficient and better organized. It’s not only a place to prepare food the island can also function as a storage area. Drawers, cabinets, and shelves can be added in the center or on the ends of the island. You can also add a wine cooler or mini refrigerator. A portable kitchen island (one with wheels) gives you plenty of versatility as you can move it around as…
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Commercial Office Space Renovations in DuPage County

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Commercial office space in DuPage County comes in all shapes and sizes. They get outdated, and they start lacking the capabilities that a growing company needs. Renovating an existing office is a great way to make the most of your space, and can be an incredible perk for your employees, even increasing productivity.   Ask Your Employees about Office Renovations During any office renovation, communicating with employees helps to mitigate decreased productivity. Ask them questions about the current workspace. What changes would you make? Do they have enough privacy? You probably will find that your employees have some great ideas. Consider working some of their ideas into your office remodeling if feasible. What are Your Commercial Office Space Renovation Goals? You should start by determining your renovation goals. Do you…
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Tips for Building the House of your Dreams

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Everyone dreams about the ideal home -- one they design and decorate in their head. For many, building the house of your dreams can come true. For others, it can be a nightmare. Dreams can be an exciting experience. However, without the right guidance, it can be a challenge to properly perform the necessary tasks during the building process. Construction Materials and Machinery When designing your new home, there are numerous options to consider. Working independently is possible but hiring a licensed contractor can keep things running smoothly and orderly. You can buy an existing home, or you can opt for a vacant lot and build your home from scratch. Whichever approach you choose, it is beneficial to consider the long-term sustainability of your building materials. You can check the…
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Advantages of Bathroom Remodeling

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Bathroom remodeling is the process of renovating the bathroom to make it more functional, comfortable, and beautiful. It can be done in a way that is both cost-effective and eco-friendly. You should consider some factors before remodeling your bathroom. The first is the size of the room. The size of the room will determine how much space you have for renovations. Secondly, your budget. This will determine what you can afford to do with your bathroom. Lastly, your personal taste. This will determine what style you want for the bathroom. Featured in a Bathroom Remodeling Magazine Every homeowner wants to have the best bathroom decor and a bathroom designed like it was featured in an interior design magazine. Beautiful washrooms may not be accessible to everyone due to budget constraints.…
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Lawn Tips this Spring for Homeowners

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As a homeowner, you want your lawn to appear its best. You can’t simply leave your yard alone and hope it “springs” into action every growing season. You may have a couple of nice blooms, but you should manage the yard every season throughout the year. Contrary to common belief, lawn care is really a year-round job. When you walk out of your front door in the spring, you will want to be able to enjoy the beautiful landscape that may have been planted in the earlier months. But you won’t be able to do this without getting your yard ready for spring.   Cleaning Up Your Lawn Your home needs a spring cleaning, and so does your yard. You will want to remove debris and prep your lawn and…
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Home Improvement Projects for Spring 2022

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Most homes sustain a few problems during the winter months and spring is the perfect time to schedule your home improvement projects.  Albrite Building is a General Contractor company located in Westmont, Illinois. We specialize in specially selected residential projects. In addition to general contracting work, we also provide design and build services to meet our client’s specific needs.   Repair Winter Damage Don’t wait long to address a leaking roof or damp basement. Water damage can cause mold and rot. Roofs require regular inspections and maintenance to ensure that your home remains safe, stable, and comfortable. Look for trouble spots on the roof. You can also look in the attic with a flashlight to check for signs of moisture. If you need to repair or replace your roof or…
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Commercial Property Renovations

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Commercial property renovations can vary from minor redesigns for the building’s interior to major changes for the exterior (and sometimes both exterior and interior) of the structure. Even a small property renovation can be a major project. It is important to have an idea of the entire renovation process before diving into the project.   Renovation Logistics The first step in a commercial property renovation is to recognize why a building needs to be renovated. Some common reasons include: - New tenant - New build-out - Updating the space (carpet, paint, etc.) - Amenity upgrades and energy efficiency At this step, the building owner and sometimes a tenant are the only parties involved. It is critical to look at the zoning laws, certificate of occupancy, the state of the property,…
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Expand you Living Space with an Outdoor Deck

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Do you utilize your outdoor living space? Would you want a backyard where you can socialize, relax, and eat with friends and family on an outdoor deck? You'll need to hire a contractor to build it.   Hiring a Deck Contractor You need to set a budget so you know precisely how much you can afford. A few things you'll want to consider when planning a deck: Deck Size – Grab a tape measure and measure your space. It will also give the contractor a clear idea of the scope of the project from the start. Deck Materials – Pressure-treated wood used to be the only choice for an outdoor deck. But the variety of materials available today gives you more options. Pressure-treated wood is still a popular choice, but…
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