The Pros and Cons of Converting a Standard Tub into a Walk-In Shower in Naperville

Bathtub to shower conversions are among the hottest trends in bathroom remodeling today, and walk-in showers are often on the checklist of features prospective home buyers seek. On the other hand, permanently getting rid of a bathtub can be an intimidating decision to make during your bathroom remodel in Naperville, IL. Today, let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of this conversion. The Pros: Showers Are Used More Frequently Perhaps the best argument for converting your standard tub into a walk-in shower is a purely practical one: most Americans utilize their showers far more frequently than their tubs.

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A Brief Guide on Flooring Options for Your Home

If you’re preparing for home remodeling in Naperville, IL, it’s extremely important to know your options. No matter what room you’re remodeling, you’ll want to understand the pros and cons of various flooring selections to enhance the success of your overall remodel. Today, we’ve assembled a list of the most popular flooring options and explained the mechanics and most common usages of each. Hardwood Flooring Hardwood flooring is probably one the classiest and most coveted flooring options available. Hardwood offers unparalleled elegance, but it can also be expensive and harder to care for. Among the most popular types of hardwood

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Project Spotlight: Amazing Bathroom Remodel in Aurora Il

J&J Construction was hired to remodel two bathrooms. The master bathroom we are featuring here, had a lot of wasted space, limited storage and an awkward placement of a window. The customer wanted to keep the original footprint to save money and keep the project  on a short schedule.   After the initial consultation, we began demolition of the walls dividing the toilet and shower stall from the rest of the room. We removed the window and replaced the over-sized jacuzzi tub with a beautiful soaker tub by Kohler. By removing the window,  the wall was then able to accomodate a larger vanity and

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A Naperville Bathroom Remodel that Took Just 7 Days!

Before encountering J&J Construction of Illinois, many of our clients consider bathroom renovations as little more than pipe dreams. They’re tired of outdated fixtures and leaky faucets, but renovation seems too intimidating, too time consuming, and too costly to undertake. But what if we told you our bathroom remodel rate is typically $7,000 less than the industry average? What if we told you we could transform your space in seven days? What if we told you we can save you time and money without compromising quality? What if we told you we just did all of this for one of our

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Project Spotlight: Master Bathroom

Every company loves repeat clients. This month we spotlight a Master Bath remodel for a Naperville client that we first started working for over 20 years ago. This gorgeous remodel was done with all the “Must-Haves”. We started by building a custom shower about double the size of the original. 12×24 Ethos Beige tile adorn the walls of the shower and tub. A Bliss Cappuccino glass tile border runs throughout the shower and around the tub. The same tile was used in the shower wall niche. Stunning Kohler Devonshire plumbing fixtures in brushed nickel can be found throughout the bathroom.

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10 Need to Know Terms when Remodeling your Wheaton Home

Although it’s exciting (and often necessary), it’s no secret that taking on a home remodeling project comes with its challenges. You need to make seemingly endless decisions around design, construction, budget, and everything in between, but if you’re new to the renovation scene, those decisions are made extra tough when you factor in a new language of terms that you’ve never heard before. From miter cut to plumb, we’ve put together this list of the most important terms to know when remodeling your home so that you can make every renovation decision comfortably and with confidence. Subcontractors Subcontractors are the people or

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5 Questions every Remodeler wishes Clients would ask when Remodeling your Lisle Home

One of the best things you can do to ensure your remodeling project in Lisle goes smoothly, is to treat your relationship with your contractor like you would any other relationship. After all, this is a person to whom you’ll be entrusting a significant amount of your time, money, and, of course, your home. Strong relationships are built on a foundation of trust. The more open and communicative you are with your remodeler, the more trust you’ll have in the process. That said, don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions. A good remodeler wants you to ask questions so

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5 Problems to Avoid when Remodeling your Aurora Home

1. Design Doesn’t Meet Budget It can be tempting to find a designer or architect to design your new kitchen or bathroom and then take that design to a remodeling company to implement construction. However, this can be a big mistake. Not every designer understands the cost involved in the construction process and going over budget is not uncommon.  A good solution is to hire a company, like J&J Construction, that employs both designers and builders. Choosing a design/build company means that you are hiring a team with a designer, engineer, and architect all working as a team to stay within

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Remodeling your Aurora Bathroom? Why You Should Consider a Walk-in Spa Shower

Confessions of Jacuzzi Tub Owners We are seeing a growing trend in the bathroom remodeling business. The big beautiful luxury tub, that everyone wanted several years ago is now being requested to be removed. Why? It took the entire hot water tank to fill, it took over an hour to clean it, and you had to be so careful with the products you added to the water, among other reasons. We hear confessions like, “I never use it” or “It’s such a waste of space” and “I don’t have time for this.”   We are all busy today. When you want to unwind relax

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6 Concepts to Customize The Most Private Room, A Master Bathroom Remodel in Naperville

We all get anxious to start once we have the money saved and the plan in our head. We understand, remodeling your master bathroom can be exciting! Before you get started, here are 6 ways to customize your master bathroom into a relaxing and peaceful room in the home. 1. Storage and User Friendly Access Here are questions to ask yourself. What are you planning to keep in the bathroom? Do you like everything put away or out and organized for easy access? Do cabinets or shelves work better for you? When working with a home remodeling company, discuss with them

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