In our continuation of the series of Steps To Building A New Home, this week: Find some land (or a neglected older house). Where do you want to be? How do you want to live? What are you looking for? … Continue reading
In our continuation of the series of Steps To Building A New Home, this week we’ll discuss Establishing A Budget. While a budget should be in any goal statement, it’s such a key piece of the project that it’s included here … Continue reading
Building a new home is a journey of discovering who you are, what you want, how you want to live and where you want to be. It’s more than building “3 bedrooms and 3-1/2 bathrooms.” It’s much more than just … Continue reading
Been wondering how Smart Builders – Glenview custom home project is coming along? Here’s a view leading up to today!
Excavation, footing framing, drain tile, and gravel placement. – Next up, the foundation walls!
“The Best Journey Always Takes Us Home” Whatever style of home – Colonial, Modern, Traditional, or Eclectic – let Smart Builders guide you through your journey in building a custom home! Looking for inspiration? These home exteriors and entries certainly … Continue reading
We are pleased present another custom home in progress. Together with architect David A. Schulz, we will begin this Glenview custom home in the coming months. Check back to see this home come to life!
From computer-generated 3-D images, to architectural sketches… and now, a scale-model!
Less than a decade ago, no house seemed safe from the tear-down wave that flattened sweet but small homes in favor of “McMansions” throughout the affluent northern and western suburbs. The real estate bust stopped that trend cold, but as … Continue reading
Since the Chicago area is once again being hit by record cold……. If you notice that water is not flowing as usual, you may have a frozen water pipe. To avoid frozen pipes: — Keep garage doors closed if there … Continue reading
Excerpt from the American Red Cross: Pipes that freeze most frequently are those that are exposed to severe cold, like outdoor water faucets, swimming pool supply lines, water sprinkler lines, and water supply pipes in unheated interior areas like basements … Continue reading
According to analysis from RealtyTrac, the Chicagoland area will see more than 300,000 potential home buyers enter the housing market over the next seven years. Read the full story here: http://chicagoagentmagazine.com/chicagoland-will-see-300147-new-homebuyers-enter-market/ SMART Builders, Inc. specializes in custom homes and renovations … Continue reading
As you know, the combination of record-breaking snow fall and high winds causing significant drifting can lead to significant problems. PLEASE NOTE: 1. Any accumulation of snow on accessible roof areas should be removed/scraped off carefully in order to avoid … Continue reading
The commercial quality of the Urban Cultivator will stand out in your dream kitchen. In a good way! Designed with a modular door, giving you the choice of clear glass, smoked glass or a panel of your existing cabinetry. Plumbed … Continue reading
Custom-designed fireplace surround in progress at a Smart Builders custom home in Arlington Heights. The natural beauty of Indiana limestone is seen in many buildings throughout history. From private residences, such as the Biltmore Estate (1895), to public schools, churches, … Continue reading
We’ve shared the 3-D renderings – now for the sketches…
Get the house you envision — and even enjoy the process! SMART Builders, Inc. specializes in custom homes and renovations with quality and attention to detail that is unparalleled. Whether building new or renovating an existing structure, creating a new home is … Continue reading
This question never fails to generate serious debate. The discussion can be among interior design professionals, architects, builders or homeowners and the results are generally unclear. Read more here: http://www.mstoneandtile.com/architectural-stone/limestone-travertine/
Newest architectural CAD technology provides 3-D rendering of a home in progress. Check back to see more as the project unfolds!
SMART Builders is pleased to announce 3 new custom home projects in Arlington Heights. 2414 North Pine Avenue 624 North Scottsvale Lane 212 North Belmont Avenue SMART Builders specializes in custom homes and renovations with quality and attention to detail … Continue reading
We had severe weather in the forecast for the evening and night hours, and mother nature didn’t disappoint! Showers and some strong severe storms moved into the area between 6-8pm and they lasted past midnight producing hail up to baseball … Continue reading
Spring 2014— SMART Builders completes two spectacular custom homes in Arlington Heights—with more on the way!
SMART Builders is pleased to announce the completion of their projects at 633 North Ironwood and 720 South Cleveland, in Arlington Heights. According to the new homeowners, “Every step of the process was truly so enjoyable, and we are beyond … Continue reading
Richard Bondarowicz, President, Smart Construction Group and Smart Builders, recently attended The 2014 International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas. This was the first time that IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) – two extraordinary events – … Continue reading
With the recent storms and hail in Huntley, some residents sustained hail damage to their roofs, gutters, siding and windows. You should be aware of “Storm Chaser” contractors who claim to repair hail damage. You have few options if the … Continue reading
You may have storm damage and don’t even know it. Throughout June 2013, heavy rain, hail and wind damage has been reported in the Chicago suburbs. In Aurora, Bolingbrook, Crete, Hoffman Estates, McHenry, Naperville, Oswego, Rockford, Schaumburg and Palatine, residents … Continue reading
As seen in the March/April 2013 issue of Quintessential Barrington magazine! In addition to featuring DaVinci Bellaforté Slate Roofing Tiles & Shake Roofing Tiles, Smart Roofing specializes in all areas of installation and repair of roofing, siding and gutters. For … Continue reading
Smart Construction Group is pleased to announce the completion of a recent renovation project at Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights. Originally built in 1924, Rolling Green is a private, member-owned facility where Smart Construction Group completed a total renovation … Continue reading
Richard Bondarowicz, President, Smart Group Builders/Smart Construction Group attends 2013 National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show in Las Vegas.
Richard Bondarowicz, President, Smart Group Builders/Smart Construction Group was one of over 50,000 home builders, remodelers, architects, building material dealers and distributors in attendance at the International Builders’ Show last month. This is the largest annual construction show in the world with … Continue reading
Dear Stan, I am writing to let you know how much I appreciate the outstanding work and customer service that you and your staff provided last month. A complete tear down of the old roof at our house was done … Continue reading