The Process of Custom Home Building

The Process of Custom Home Building One of the reasons that people are so afraid of custom home building is because they do not know the steps involved in a new construction process. Oddly enough, a lot of the same steps that are involved in your custom kitchen renovation are also used for your entire […]

Chicago Bathroom Remodelers

How Hard Can a Renovation Bid Be?

How Hard Can A Renovation Bid Be?

Renovation Bid

Renovation bid, on the surface it seems so easy.  Our clients often expect us to turn around a bid on a project within 24 hours.  When our renovation bid is way off the mark during construction our clients only have one person to blame, themselves for pushing the envelope so hard on the need to get the bid back.  Contractors have it rough at times because of the pressure to submit a bid and fast.  When it comes to custom renovation work overlooking the details can end up costing you and your family a lot of money if the renovation bid is done to fast.  Pat Cardoni goes into more details with this podcast and even explains how you as a consumer can save yourself money by using your credit card those points during your renovation project add up fast.

Custom Home

What is a Custom Built Home?

What is a Custom Built Home? What does it mean to custom build your own home? At SG Home Builders, we use the hashtag #CustomBuild within our social media posts to show our followers what a custom build looks like. However, when clients are initially looking for a builder, they often do not understand what […]

Restoration Contractor

Restoration vs Renovation Contractors

Restoration vs Renovation Contractors Chicago’s unpredictable weather creates a need for local restoration contractors to be very diverse, not to be confused with renovation contractors which offer a very different service. Today I want to discuss with you why it is important to know a restoration contractor before your damage happens, and why your renovation […]

Custom Built Chicago Home

Spring Chicago Residential Construction Update

Custom Renovation and Building Update

Custom Built Chicago Home

Custom Renovation work is up, custom building is down.  New purchase contracts are up, and so are interest rates and home values too.  Pat details the type of custom renovation and building projects that we and many of the management teams in Chicago and Naperville are seeing so far in 2018.  He even takes time to pick on the millennial generation as a reason for the high number of contracts that are falling out.  Lastly he will detail why SGHB Values and mission is to Be TRUE.  Get your head phones ready this is going to be a good one!


Custom Home

Custom Built Chicago Home

Custom Built Chicago Home

Our most recent custom built Chicago home is completed and ready to sell.  This is our last “For Sale” project that we have in our inventory as of April 2018.  It is a beautiful custom build home with details throughout that I want to share with you today.  We will be performing open houses each weekend until it sells, and a networking evening event Thursday April 19th, 2018 from 4:30-7:30PM at 4152 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL. Please RSVP Read more

What is a HERS Rating?

What is a HERS Rating? We’re often asked why some builders are able to make their homes very cost efficient. It is not always about the high end cabinets or the fancy steam shower for some customers, but rather the energy efficiency associated with your home’s utilities. When it comes to assessing the energy efficiency […]