INSPIRATION & IDEAS

We love sharing our ideas with you. Find your remodeling inspiration, see before and after photos, and get helpful tips from the Archway team here.

Whether you’re considering a remodeling project with us, looking for tips and ideas, or just like to follow home improvement blogs, you’ve come to the right place. At Archway, we believe your home should make you happy. After all, it’s where you spend most of your time – so why not enjoy it?

This blog is meant to inspire you and help you achieve that goal of having a beautiful home that you and your family love. Browse our before and after photos, catch up on the latest trends, and laugh along with us as we share some crazy behind the scenes stories. We’re glad you’re here!

Before and After Photos: A Beautiful Kitchen Renovation in Lockport, IL

We just finished up a complete kitchen remodeling project in the southwest suburb of Lockport for a couple of wonderful homeowners. They had been waiting many years to finally remodel their old, outdated, 50’s style PINK kitchen and transform it into a beautiful space for entertaining family and friends. With several kids in college at the same time, they had to […]

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Transitional Kitchen in Chicago – Before and After Photos

This may be a kitchen transformation for the record books! This family contacted us to remodel their small kitchen in Chicago, and that’s exactly what we did! The existing kitchen was very old, outdated and cluttered, with appliances that were decades old and hardly working. It was just not a functional space at all, and the homeowners were getting increasingly […]

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The Kitchen Remodeling Process – The Ten Steps of a New Kitchen

At Archway, we have a very specific process when it comes to remodeling kitchens because there are so many important components involved. We’ve been documenting the process of renovating this customer’s outdated kitchen from the very beginning, and as we come to the final week of work on this project, wanted to share that process with you through a series of […]

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“A Week in the Life at Archway” – Unrealistic Remodeling Expectations & More

Welcome to another edition of “A Week in the Life at Archway,” where we give you a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on here at our remodeling company on a given week. This week, our focus is on the unrealistic remodeling expectations we encountered with some of the people we met with. The first example comes from Frank, our interior […]

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Contemporary Bathroom Remodel – Before and After Photos

At Archway, we work hard to provide beautiful spaces for customers that could really use an upgrade. That was the case in this particular bathroom remodeling project. We recently finished up this full bathroom remodel in Chicago for a great customer. Before the remodel, his bathroom was a very outdated and cluttered hodge-podge of a space without much of a style, or […]

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What to Expect When Working with a Remodeling Company

Insights on the full home remodeling experience. If you are in the decision making phase of a home remodeling project, I’m sure you have many questions about what type of company you should work with and what to expect. There are a few different ways to make sure you choose the right company to handle your job, depending on the […]

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“A Week in the Life at Archway” – A Remodeling Industry Snapshot

This is a behind-the-scenes look at all the fun stuff that goes on in a week at Archway. There are always ups and downs in any business, and the remodeling industry is no exception. On a daily basis, our team interacts with all different kinds of people with very specific needs. As we all know, choosing to have your home […]

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Bathroom Renovation – Downtown Chicago Condo

Today we are catching up with our most recent interior remodeling job that just began construction. The customers are a couple that owns a condo in the heart of downtown Chicago, and they are having their master bathroom remodeled with us. It was the second week on the job for our crew of subcontractors, who began demolition on the bathroom. Meagan, […]

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