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Downers Grove Bathroom Designers

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Top Pro
  • 34 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edgar B.
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I hired Jeff after a home inspection while selling my home. I needed to fix a few things I didn't even know needed fixing. This included changing the main water valve under the house to working in the attic venting the bathroom fan. I also had some exterior eaves that need replacement. Jeff know how to handle all the jobs. He did a great job addressing everything. He is very knowledgeable when I comes to home construction. I plan on calling Jeff when I move to my new home for any work needed.

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Jerry
4.9
from 36 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin S.
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I hired Jerry to complete drawings and load ratings for removing a load bearing wall between kitchen and dining room. Very prompt, knowledge, and professional. Plans were submitted to village for the permit and they had no questions and passed on the first submission. Additionally, cost was very reasonable. Wouldn't think twice about using him again.

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BR Design & Architecture
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joe R.
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Brian was a true professional! He helped me design a deck for my client and made very professional drawings that the village required. He took our ideas and with only a couple small adjustments we had all the necessary drawings ready for the building department. He will be my go to architect for all my future projects. Thanks Brian for the great service!

Carol Brody
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
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Carol did an excellent job staging our single family home. She truly has a keen eye for interior design. When you combine that with her fair pricing, fast turn-around, and professional team, it's hard to imagine a company that can offer the same value as Carol Brody.

Integron Remodeling
4.7
from 21 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Johanna B.
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Ron did a bathroom update/remodel for me in Bolingbrook. The job took eight days to complete. Ron is respectful and courteous. I was really impressed with the way Ron anticipated my needs and really liked that he offered suggestions to me. The quality of work is outstanding! I will definitely use this company again if needed.

Perry Consulting Architects
4.4
from 18 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Callie E.
Verified review

Chris designed our house and pole barn attachment. He has been readily available throughout the entire processes answering all our questions thoroughly. He has been patient with my husband and I as we tried to make mutual decisions. He has also been in contact with us during the building process. The house and pole barn aren't finished yet but I'm excited to see the final product.

  • 23 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Vlad I.
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Roman created a set of drawings for an addition of an exterior walk-up basement entry to my home. He did a great job covering all the details, making suggestions that I had not considered , and came up with a finished set of design drawings in short order. Thanks Roman!

  • 10 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Mark M.
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Joe was very friendly, very responsive to my concerns. One of our bathroom tiles was damaged during the work, and Joe did a great job repairing it, no questions asked.

1816zenden
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Amit S.
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When I first acquired my condo, I knew I had a lot of work in store for me. As a first-time homeowner, and moreover a bachelor with a unique vision for his condo, I struggled to come up with a plan for how I would execute the radical transformation I needed to make. In the beginning, my condo was more fitting of an old couple’s abode of respite. However, I sought to transform it into a modern bachelor pad with a home theater presiding over it. I did my research and recruited 1816zenden to help re-design my home because I liked their website and their philosophy behind designing a home. I first met Roopa from 1816zenden at my building. She came over, did the necessary measurements and I told her of the various constraints I had in terms of the design. I wanted to have a large projection screen, front and center in my living room with a projector mounted in the bedroom. She was extremely understanding of my needs and listened to me although I felt like a madman speaking about what I was planning on doing with my condo. Shortly thereafter, Roopa e-mailed me her designs for my place and I was extremely pleased with the layout. She offered to help with the execution of the design and given the allotted budget, we struck a deal that she would take care of the more important parts of the project and I would complete the rest when I get the opportunity. She was able to find great deals for many of the important aspects of the project, most notably for redoing the granite countertops in my kitchen and bathroom. I’ve been living in my condo for the past 6 months now, and I am extremely pleased with how it turned out. I’ve had friends over and they have all been extremely impressed with the place. I would highly recommend Roopa for designing the layout of a home and executing the necessary design choices. I found her prices to be reasonable and I have the highest opinion of her as a professional. -A.S.

Design from A to V
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Oliver Y.
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Andrei was wonderful. We had an outdated, boring, uninspired bathroom straight from the 80s adjacent to a non-descript sun room in need of a refresh. He turned the bathroom into a beautiful, contemporary, spa-like retreat. And he updated the sun room to complement to refreshed bathroom. Andrei’s design ideas were terrific and the result was exactly what we hoped it would be. He took time to talk with us about our style, our vision, and our budget. His firm was able to deliver a fresh and beautiful design for our bathroom and sunroom. He is very easy to work with, as he has many experienced contacts in general construction who were able to bring his designs to life. He was an absolutely pleasure to work with and delivered a beautiful end result. I would highly recommend him. You will not be disappointed!

Arlene Warda Architect
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Keller J.
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We have a small house in Riverside. It is about 1,000 sf. It is a split level modern house built in the 1950's. We wanted an open plan concept with a cathedral ceiling. We removed wall to new ceiling, creating an upstairs loft. The project was completed in 2001.We have lived in it for 16 years! We love the plan and the cathedral ceiling 16' high. Our room is now open 20'x24', with new skylights above the living room. Arlene was a terrific help. We got our plans on time during the design phase, and got our permits without any new work or any changes to our design. We have enjoyed our redesigned home for the past 11 years and would definitely recommend Arlene to our friends! -Keller Jobe

Stephanie Nickolson Design
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Joanne O.
Verified review

Stephanie is one of the most insightful interior decorators, I have ever met. She has a knack of selecting just the right items that are bold but not outlandish. She brings a distinctive look to every room while maintaining a warm, natural feel that delivers enjoyment in a home or even an office. I am truly amazed at her attention to detail and the completeness she brings to every project.

CP Interiors
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Lauren P.
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Caryn is perfect! My parents worked with an interior designer when I was growing up, and I remember she would always push really fancy expensive furniture on them, so I was hesitant to hire someone when we bought our new home. Caryn understands that we are DIY people, and works with that, and our budget, in mind. She doesn't overcharge, and we got SO much done in our one-hour consult with her. She picked out paint colors for the whole house and I LOVE them. I would have spend hours agonizing over it had I picked them out myself. Worth every penny! I can't wait to use her over the years to design our home!

Variant Collaborative
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erin G.
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Ashley is a very well rounded interior designer that brings a wealth of expertise and professionalism to the project. I enjoy collaborating with Ashley because she offers creative solutions, innovative ideas, and always follows through. She keeps the client informed with every step of the project which makes for an easy working environment and a happy client.

  • 5 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Veroniki A.
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Peter is an excellent interior designer with a great sense of space and light (and light means color). Working with him is an incredible adventure to discover new solutions for every possible space. I really enjoyed my time working with him and transforming my flat quickly and in budget into a home. I highly recommend him for his aesthetics, great sense of space and his chameleon abilities to merge with each individual's taste and expectations.

Cirino Custom Design LLC
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Suzanne W.
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Patrick Cirino does excellent work! He recently just remodeled my bathroom and did an exceptional job! I love my new whirl pool bath and also my heated floors! I give Patrick 5+ Stars! I will definitely be using him again in the future when I decide to remodel my kitchen!

Lauren Marshall Interiors
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen A.
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Our experience with Lauren Marshall Interiors was terrific. We worked with Lauren on the renovation (gut job) of a bathroom in our 100 year old home. Because the size of the bathroom is small, it was important to choose appropriate materials and fixtures that modernized the bathroom without compromising the integrity of an older home. Lauren was able to design the space and work within our budget to achieve those two objectives. She provided great visualizations and walked us through the project. Although she had a vision, she was receptive to my input. She delivered all design specifications on time and within budget. She did not rush me to make decisions and gave me lots of options for materials. Lauren communicated well and often to ensure the project was progressing as planned. Additionally, Lauren was punctual to all meetings both at our home and showrooms. Lauren is a wonderful designer with a terrific eye for detail. I highly recommend Lauren Marshall Interiors for any and all home projects, whether a gut kitchen or bathroom job, or giving a room a fresh new look.

Nook + Cove
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dina K.
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I had just gotten a new place and needed to furnish the whole place. Lisa, my designer, really nailed my style and gave me a lot of affordable options. It was a very fun process and didn’t break the bank for me.

CHESTER CHLEBEK
4.2
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Chris C.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with Chester. He was a professional throughout the entire process. I had some city violations on a 2 flat I own. Chester knew exactly what needed to be done. If it wasn't for him I would still be dealing with these issues. Everything was done in a very timely manner for what I consider to be a more than fair price. I look forward to working together again in the near future. I would recommend him without any hesitation. Chlebek Architects are top notch in my book. Above all Chester was reliable and that is something that is very hard to find! Christian Chacon Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group 980 N Michigan Ave, Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60611 C: 773-458-7898

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Evette S.
Verified review

Thanks to Paul and the Phoenix Design team we sold our house very fast! The designers had a vision and they were able to showcase our house and it's strengths! Everyone that saw the house was impressed with the staging and interior design. Thank you!

Chanath W Interiors
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Arun G.
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Highly recommended. Prompt, professional and fast. Worked with me until I was completely satisfied with the job, which was interior design of a whole condo unit.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do architects work?

Architects may work for an architecture or engineering firm, they may work for a government organization, they can work for a construction company, or they may be self-employed (freelance). The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that architects spend a large amount of their working time in the home or company office: meeting with clients; creating reports and architectural drawings; and working with other architects and engineers. When not in an office, an architect is often at the construction site either as part of the development of plans or to ensure building progress is following the blueprint.

When a client interacts with an architect, it is typically to have them design drawings for the construction of a house or a building. If you are a client who has hired a large architecture firm, there may be a team of people working on your design. But if you are working with a freelance architect or a smaller firm, one person (or a small group) will take your concept and translate it into an architectural blueprint that a builder can use to construct a house. The plans will lay out everything from the depth of the foundation to the materials to use to the type of metal to be used in the reinforcement. Once the plans have been created and handed off to the builder, the architect may remain on the project — depending on budget — and oversee progress.

What do interior designers do?

Interior designers do much more than pick complementary paint colors and choose matching furniture — although those tasks are important parts of the job. Unlike decorators, interior designers usually have an associate of science degree or certificate of achievement in interior design from an accredited program. They’re trained in drafting, lighting and computer aided design (CAD), and are experts in room-specific design and residential space planning. Interior designers use these skills to plan and design safe, highly functional and beautiful interior spaces, from kitchens and bathrooms to family rooms and bedrooms. They determine space requirements, work within building codes and inspection regulations, and meet accessibility standards. An interior designer’s day-to-day job includes creative and technical tasks, both of which often require great communication skills:

  • Creating model rooms and visuals using design software.
  • Researching different textiles, materials, finishes, lighting and furniture.
  • Hiring suppliers, vendors, and contractors.
  • Estimating costs and making bids on potential jobs.

How do architects charge for their services?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median salary of an architect in 2016 was $76,930. This range included architects with every type of company as well as self-employed architects. Depending on the architect and whether they’re with a firm or independent, they may charge per hour or by the square foot, or they may charge a percentage of the total budget for a construction project. An hourly rate is typically used for smaller projects such as providing consultation, helping clients hone their concept before the design process begins, or drafting documents and plans. If an architect is working on an hourly basis on a larger project, there will usually be an agreed-upon cap on the number of hours they will work. For larger projects, such as new construction or total overhaul remodels, architects may charge a percentage of the total construction costs. The architect will usually set the percentage you will pay after the total cost of construction has been accounted for. Percentages can range within a firm depending on the extent of the services they’re providing. For example, a lower percentage of the total construction costs may include drafting and minimal consultation and guidance along the way, while a higher percentage could include on-site project management services with every detail attended to. Architects may also charge by the square footage of the project. The rate per square foot can vary depending on the individual’s training, the services they are providing, the complexity of the project, and other factors — such as obtaining permits. The national average cost to hire an architect is between $1,690 and $2,500.

How do you find a good interior designer?

For many homeowners, the difference between a good interior designer and a bad one is simply a matter of taste — but all good designers have similar skill sets. Interior designers usually have a degree or certificate in interior design, with training in design principles and lighting, drafting, and computer aided design (CAD) software. Good interior designers have strong color balancing skills and understand how different colors influence spatial perception and moods. They know the building and electrical codes in the areas where they practice, and they make sure that any contractors they hire also work to those codes. They are knowledgeable about different upholstery fabrics and draperies, stay ahead of residential design trends, and maintain their own individual creativity. Also, good interior designers have excellent space designing skills, so they can arrange a space efficiently and with ideal traffic flow. Ultimately, hiring a good interior designer means pinpointing one whose signature style is complementary to your personal style — so checking out many designers’ portfolios is a must — and whose communication methods match yours.

How do you choose an interior designer?

Choosing an interior designer is all about finding one whose signature style fits well with your tastes and who can work within your budget. To choose the right professional for your interior design project, ask yourself these five questions:

  • What is your signature style? Good interior designers can both describe their personal aesthetic and demonstrate their signature style through their portfolios. Make sure it appeals to you.
  • How will you make sure the design fits my lifestyle? Good designers understand that the interior design must improve a homeowner’s experience in their home and fit into their lifestyle; for example, a white suede sofa is a poor choice for a family with large dogs and small children.
  • How much do you charge? Depending on the project, an interior designer may charge an hourly rate, a flat fee or a percentage of the project’s total cost.
  • How will you stick to my budget? An interior designer should have a plan for staying within your budget, which includes full transparency of costs and flexibility when choosing materials and furnishings.  

Because an interior design project is highly collaborative and based on hard-to-define personal preferences, it’s most important to choose a designer who communicates clearly and listens closely to you.

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