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Evanston Second Floor Addition

This project in Evanston consisted of a second floor room addition expanding the master suite to include a master bathroom and walk in closet. A few structural issues came up once the project was underway, like a subtle but impactful change to the rear elevation. The second floor interior was dramatically reorganized with the expansion of the master suite, and as a result created a much better use of the space.

 
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Evanston Mudroom Addition

Older homes found along Chicago's North Shore are unique and iconic to the area. Often, our customers here are concerned with a room addition changing the facade, or appearing obvious to passersby. Luckily, with more than 30 years of experience working on older homes in the area, the Forest Glen design team are experts in maintaining the integrity of the existing structure, while also improving it to meet the owner's needs.

 
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Glenview Kitchen Remodel

The Forest Glen design team approached this kitchen remodel project in Glenview with storage in mind, and reorganized the space on the first floor to accommodate custom built cubbies in the home's back hall mudroom.

 
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Evanston Screen Porch

A practical outdoor living space for entertaining never goes out of style. Ask anyone with a screen porch, and they're sure to tell you it's their favorite room in the house! Forest Glen Construction adds a screen porch to this Evanston home.

 
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Riverwoods Kitchen Remodel

According to The National Association of Home Builders, kitchen and bathroom renovations are among the most popular home improvement projects this year. Homeowners invest in upgrading their kitchens with newer appliances and better features that adhere to their family's lifestyle. Not to mention, kitchen remodels offer the strongest return on investment.

 
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Northbrook Room Addition

Envisioning existing space to become more efficient, updated and fitting for the way your family lives is always our favorite challenge. This project in Northbrook shows how reorganizing space can increase your home's integrity and value.

 
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Evanston Kitchen Remodel

With more than 30 years of experience working on older homes on Chicago's North Shore, we welcome the challenge of aligning our designs with the character of the house. This kitchen remodel in Evanston is a great example.

 
Deerfield Home Addition

Deerfield Home Addition

This project in Deerfield, Illinois consisted of a second story addition to expand the master suite to include a study and walk-in closet. Our clients will now have plenty of room for extra sweater storage this winter!

 
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Spring Home Exterior Inspection Guide

Chicago has hopefully seen its final snow of the season and as we patiently wait for it to wash away, homeowners should take some time for quality spring home maintenance. Knocking these tasks off your list will help avoid paying bigger repair bills in the months to come. The experts at Forest Glen recommend the following spring exterior home inspection guide to help you save money this season.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Has Moved!

Come visit us in our new office space in Highland Park!

 
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Protect Your Home Against Extreme Winter Weather

The experts at Forest Glen Construction have compiled the following list of common winter home ailments, as well as tips to keep you and your home safe through the worst of Chicago's winter storms.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Look Ahead to the Holidays

The temperatures are dropping and the holidays are not far from our minds. While you start to look at the months ahead, consider some home improvement projects you can get out of the way now, before it gets too cold and the festivities begin.

 
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Evanston Kitchen Remodel

Do you love transformations as much as we do? Check out these before/after photos from one of Forest Glen Construction's latest kitchen remodel projects in Evanston, Illinois

 
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Forest Glen Construction Named Top 500 Remodeler for 2014

Forest Glen Construction was named on Qualified Remodeler Magazine's Top 500 Remodelers list for 2014. This is the second year in a row that Forest Glen has been honored with this award.

 
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Meet the Vendors: Pella Windows & Doors

Forest Glen Construction introduces Jim Leparski of Pella to our customers. We have worked with Jim for 12 years, serving our customers on the Chicago North Shore.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Kitchen Remodel

1519 Hinman Ave, Evanston

Forest Glen Construction remodeled this galley kitchen in an 80+ year old apartment building in Evanston, IL.

 
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Jun 17, 2014 06:44 PM

735 Eighth Street, Wilmette

Forest Glen Construction finished this home addition project in Wilmette, IL. In five months, Forest Glen completed a full kitchen, family room, mud room and breakfast room addition. We converted the existing kitchen into a mudroom and powder room. Materials for the project included James Hardie Siding, Pella Windows, Hans Grohe plumbing hardware and more.

 
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Guildmaster Award for Service Excellence
May 28, 2014 07:54 PM

GuildQuality’s 2014 Guildmaster Award Honors Forest Glen Construction Co.

Forest Glen Construction Company Recognized among North America’s Best Customer Service Leaders within the Residential Construction Industry

 
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May 18, 2014 09:02 PM

Homeowner Tip: Spring Home Maintenance

From lawn care to home maintenance, we've got a few tips that will help you save on your energy bills and show off your home this season. It might even be time for a home remodel with us! Forest Glen Construction works with local, Chicago area well-qualified trades to help solve any spring home maintenance problems you and your home might face. Serving the North suburbs of Chicago, Forest Glen is based in Riverwoods, IL. For more information, call 847-236-0895

 
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Meet the Vendors: Advantage Kitchen & Bath

Forest Glen Construction would like to introduce you to one of our local product suppliers, Advantage Kitchen & Bath. Read more about our relationship with Advantage and enjoy a video with co-owner, Dave Kotowsky.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Fight Back Against Winter Home Damage

All of us in Deerfield and along the North Shore of Chicago have survived one of the most brutal winters in our history. Forest Glen Construction offers tips on how to fight back against winter home damage and insight on how to assess your home for repairs. Call Forest Glen Construction at 847-236-0895 for any home damage questions.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Home Addition - Gurnee, IL

36574 N. Mill Creek, Gurnee

Forest Glen Construction completed a home addition, master bedroom and bathroom remodel on this home in Gurnee, IL. The project also included second floor remodeling and a back hallway storage center.

 
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Video: Deerfield Customer Testimonial

We interviewed a handful of our customers to share their remodeling experience and encourage those of you contemplating your own project to build in good company with Forest Glen. Enjoy before and after images from this Deerfield home remodel that included a full kitchen renovation and bathroom remodeling.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Final Issue

The Change Order Quarterly Spring 2014 issue is the last of its kind. Forest Glen Construction has decided to discontinue the quarterly newsletter in pursuit of other marketing efforts that will more effectively benefit our customers.

 
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Homeowner Tip: 5 Ways to Prepare for a Home Remodel

Waiting for construction to begin on your home remodel? Get prepared with these helpful tips from the Forest Glen Construction staff. Construction can be disruptive and stressful, so be prepared!

 
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Video: Timelapse Transformation

For those of you considering a home improvement project, we thought we might put your minds at ease by following the life of a home addition project on video. We crunched 5 months of construction, from the foundation pouring to completion, in less than 2 minutes, so you can see start to finish how a full transformation is made.

 
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Meet the Vendors: Evanston Lumber Company

Forest Glen Construction would like to introduce you to one of our local, North Shore product suppliers, Evanston Lumber Company. Read more about our relationship with Evanston Lumber and enjoy a video with owner, Bob Fisher.

 
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Homeowner Tip: 3 New Year's Resolutions for Homeowners

For this week's Homeowner Tip Tuesday, the Forest Glen staff has developed 3 things you can do this year to ensure safety, beauty and efficiency for your home in 2014. Make home maintenance your New Year's resolution.

 
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Meet the Trades: Electricians

As a general contractor, Forest Glen Construction Company manages your remodeling project from design idea, to architectural drawing, to permit application, to construction and completion. Forest Glen hires sub-vendors to complete the construction. Our project manager schedules and coordinates the work of the various tradespeople including plumbers, electricians, drywall installers, and carpenters, among others. This article describes the work and requirements of all electricians.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Save Energy This Holiday Season

Celebrating the holidays is the most anticipated time of the year for many people. Entertaining friends and family is a tradition homeowners keep up with year after year. This season, Forest Glen has decided to give you some guidelines, should any home maintenance interruptions come your way. They might even help cut down on some energy costs!

 
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Video: Deerfield Customer Testimonial

We interviewed a handful of our customers to share their remodeling experience and encourage those of your contemplating your own project to build in good company with Forest Glen. Enjoy before and after images from this Deerfield home remodel that included a master bedroom and bathroom addition, curb appeal makeover and front porch expansion.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Winter 2013

Winter 2013 Newsletter

Forest Glen Construction's quarterly newsletter Winter 2013 issue is out! This issue of The Change Order Quarterly features inspiration for bathroom remodeling, focused on lighting, universal design and introduces Forest Glen's new logo and brand design. Download your own copy to read and enjoy!

 
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Button Up Your Home for Winter

To celebrate the first snow of the season today in Deerfield, we wrote and submitted a blog post to the Deerfield Patch including tips on how you can save some bucks this winter on your heating and energy bills. In addition to posting it on the Deerfield Patch blog, we wanted to share it on our Forest Glen blog as well. Enjoy!

 
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Forest Glen Construction Launches Commercial Video

Enjoy Forest Glen Construction's first ever commercial! We created this video to inform you about what it means to work with Forest Glen for your home remodeling needs. In the video, we outline the history of our company, we introduce our business method, and our design process. Our goal is to show you how we stand out among other remodeling companies because when you build with Forest Glen, you build in good company.

 
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Meet the Trades: Plumbers

As a general contractor, Forest Glen Construction Company manages your remodeling project from design idea, to architectural drawing, to permit application, to construction and completion. Forest Glen hires sub-vendors to complete the construction. Our project manager schedules and coordinates the work of the various trades-people including plumbers, electricians, drywall installers, carpenters, among others. This week, we are beginning our "Meet the Trades" blog series with a look at plumbers.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Joins NARI

Forest Glen Construction joins The National Association of the Remodeling Industry Greater Chicagoland chapter.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Fall Home Maintenance

Fall is in full bloom, and we decided to create a list to help homeowners make sure their home is prepared for colder weather. Important, inexpensive tips to avoid potential home disasters and ensure a safe and cozy winter.

 
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1414 Stratford, Deerfield IL

Forest Glen Construction completed a full kitchen remodel and two bathroom remodels at this location. Enjoy before and after photos from this renovation.

 
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James Hardie Siding on Forest Glen Project in Evanston, IL

Product Spotlight: James Hardie Siding

Summer is considered the home remodelers’ busy season and an obvious time for homeowners to re-evaluate curb appeal. With an approaching winter season, repairing weather damage done to home exteriors is likely to be a popular project this fall. Protecting your investment by upgrading the quality and life of your home with maintenance free siding and insulation is the easiest way to gain more than just curb appeal.

 
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Product Spotlight: James Hardie Siding

Refreshing what is already there with a low maintenance exterior facelift is exactly why we recommend John Hardie siding to our customers.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Storm Water Flooding Prevention

Storms were heavy this summer in Chicago and flooded basements were common. To help you prepare for the next storm and avoid that pricey carpet-cleaning bill, we’ve put together a list of ways to prevent storm water flooding.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Autumn 2013

Autumn 2013 Newsletter

Forest Glen Construction's newsletter, The Change Order Quarterly, autumn 2013 edition. This quarter, our newsletter highlights the Forest Glen Construction design process. Other articles include information about how to incorporate salvaged materials into a new remodeling project, the right location, equipment, and material selection for a laundry room, kitchen storage tips, and introduces a new product to upgrade your bathroom ventilation that helps prevent mildew.

 
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Evanston Breakfast Room and Kitchen Remodel

2500 Marcy Avenue, Evanston

More photos of this kitchen remodel and breakfast room expansion in Evanston, IL.

 
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American Four Square Style Kitchen

2602 Isabella, Evanston

An American Four Square Style home remodel including full kitchen renovation and family room expansion.

 
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2013 Qualified Remodeler Top 500

Forest Glen Earns Spot on Qualified Remodeler's Top 500 List

Forest Glen Construction Company is pleased to announce our firm's acceptance into the 2013 Qualified Remodeler Top 500.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Custom Home

2520 Isabella, Evanston

Forest Glen Construction Custom Home in Evanston, IL. Built in arts & crafts style.

 
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Evanston Home Remodel

2404 Hartzell, Evanston

Forest Glen Construction kitchen remodel and breakfast room addition in Evanston, IL.

 
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Evanston Kitchen Remodel

2515 Colfax St, Evanston

Forest Glen Construction kitchen remodel and family room addition in Evanston, IL. This project description includes photos of the newly remodeled kitchen as well as a floor plan of the room addition.

 
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Homeowner Tip: Seal Your Driveway

Follow this simple guide put together by the Forest Glen Construction Company staff on how to seal your own driveway. Summer is wrapping up and you should fit in this chore before the fall begins.

 
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Remodeled Home in Deerfield

356 Warwick, Deerfield

Forest Glen Construction remodeled and transformed this Deerfield, IL home. Enjoy photos from before and after.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Custom Home

1338 Warrington, Deerfield

Forest Glen Construction Company custom home built in Deerfield, IL. Home features five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms and fully finished basement.

 
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Coffee Bar in Evanston, IL Kitchen
Aug 12, 2013 02:19 PM

Kitchen Trends: The Coffee Bar

Recently, our design staff has been getting requests to include a "coffee bar" in kitchen remodels. In this article we explore the growing popularity of this trend and why homeowners are adding coffee bar's to their dream kitchen wish lists.

 
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Deerfield Curb Appeal

1202 Walden Lane, Deerfield

Home remodeling project in Deerfield, IL. Included three bathroom remodels, full kitchen remodel, finished basement with added bath, and exterior face lift.

 
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Aug 05, 2013 08:46 AM

Forest Glen Construction Launches New Logo and Website

Forest Glen Construction Company proudly announces launch of new logo design and website.

 
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939 Sunset Court, Deerfield

Kitchen remodel and family room expansion in Deerfield, IL

 
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Deerfield Kitchen Remodel

1413 Rosewood, Deerfield

Kitchen remodel and one story addition in Deerfield, IL

 
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Deerfield Kitchen Remodel

320 Oakmont, Deerfield

Kitchen remodel and expansion in Deerfield, IL.

 
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241 Forestway Drive, Deerfield

Forest Glen Construction Custom Home in Deerfield, IL.

 
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1251 Elmwood Ave, Deerfield

A Forest Glen Construction custom home built in Deerfield, IL.

 
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711 Dimmeydale, Deerfield

Deerfield room addition featuring breakfast room added to the rear of the home.

 
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Deerfield Kitchen Remodel

1703 Cranshire Ct, Deerfield

A Forest Glen Construction remodeled and expanded kitchen project in Deerfield, IL.

 
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1300 Carlisle, Deerfield

Master Bedroom and Kitchen Remodel in Deerfield, IL

 
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748 Waveland, Lake Forest

A Forest Glen Construction custom home built in Lake Forest, IL.

 
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Lake Forest Home Remodel

11 W Sandpiper, Lake Forest

Room addition and remodeling project in Lake Forest, IL.

 
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786 Valley Road, Lake Forest

Forest Glen Construction remodeled the interior of this Lake Forest home while also adding a second floor.​

 
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Kitchen and Breakfast Room Expansion

933 Wayne Ave, Deerfield

Forest Glen designed and constructed a one-story frame addition in Deerfield, IL.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Spring 2012

Spring 2012 Newsletter

The Change Order Quarterly Spring 2012 issue will help you get ready for the summer months with a featured article about Forest Glen Construction's success and popularity with mud rooms, or back halls, in remodeling projects. Continue reading for more information.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Autumn 2012

Autumn 2012 Newsletter

The Change Order Quarterly autumn 2012 issue covers tips for preparing your home and appliances for the winter months and small upgrades you can make to your home's exterior to help get ready for the holiday season.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Summer 2012

Summer 2012 Newsletter

The Change Order Quarterly summer 2012 issue features information about Forest Glen Construction's expertise in bathroom remodeling and design. Everyone deserves to have a relaxing oasis in their home to start and end each day and Forest Glen has been known to make those dreams a reality for our customers. Continue reading for more information about summer remodeling trends.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Summer 2013

Summer 2013 Newsletter

The Summer 2013 edition of our quarterly newsletter, The Change Order Quarterly, features articles about remodeling on any budget, and the benefits of upgrading your home's curb appeal with Forest Glen Construction. Other articles include information about summer paint color trends and the thermofoil cabinetry trend.

 
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Forest Glen Construction Company Receives Customer Service Award
Jun 06, 2013 07:59 AM

Forest Glen Construction Company Receives Customer Service Award

Forest Glen Construction has been a premier home remodeler in Chicagoland since 2000. Customer service is the foundation of our business, and we strive to provide quality work while exceeding our clients’ expectations. We recently received the 2013 Guildmaster Award with Highest Distinction for exceptional customer service. GuildQuality, an independent customer satisfaction surveying company, has presented the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence in the building,

 
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Kitchen Trends: The Touch-Activated Faucet
Jan 30, 2013 10:59 AM

Kitchen Trends: The Touch-Activated Faucet

Like the beginning of each new year, the start of 2013 brought with it conversations about “change” and “newness”. In the remodeling industry, a new year is the perfect time to debut new product lines, improved versions of older designs and innovative ideas for items nobody ever dreamed they would need, until they couldn’t live without them. The touch-less kitchen faucet, this year, is certainly one of them.

 
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The Change Order Quarterly Winter 2012

Winter 2012 Newsletter

Forest Glen Construction's newsletter, The Change Order Quarterly, winter 2012 edition. This quarter's newsletter includes cold weather homeowner tips from Forest Glen Construction. Featured articles about trends in kitchen remodeling, ventilation, and new products to help you stay organized.

 
 
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