Benvenuti and Stein Receives Award from Wilmette Village

Benvenuti and Stein recently received an award from the Village of Wilmette for “Exterior Restoration” for a home on Forest Avenue. A wrap around porch was added and the dark unfinished attic was transformed into a well lit, comfortable 3rd floor living space.     Before      

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Hubbard Woods Chocolate Walk-Dec. 8

                        Win $1,000 in Hubbard Woods Gift Certificates! Benvenuti and Stein is participating in the Hubbard Woods Design District Holiday Chocolate Walk. Enjoy free tastings of chocolate confections at every stop and enter a raffle to win over $1,000.00 of Gift Certificates! Visit 8 locations [...]

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Community Outreach-Celebrate MADE IN USA

Benvenuti and Stein hosted a tour of its millwork shop in Evanston as part  “Manufacturing Day” in Evanston on Oct. 3. Manufacturing Day was for students, parents, educators, media, customers, suppliers and the community at large to expand their knowledge of various areas of manufacturing in the 21st century. The tour showcased Benvenuti and Stein’s handcrafted [...]

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Skinny Cooking Classes with Beth Aldrich in Our Showroom

Tuesdays, October 23, 30; November 6, 13 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Join Benvenuti and Stein and Beth Aldrich, local Board Certified Health Counselor, Culinarian and Author of the book,  Real Moms Love to Eat: How to Conduct a Love Affair with Food, Lose Weight and Feel Fabulous  (New American Library-Penguin Books Imprint, January, 2012) [...]

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Master Design Awards 2012 – Insights from judge, Geno Benvenuti

Geno Benvenuti was invited to be a judge for Qualified Remoder Magazine’s 2012 Master Design Awards for projects submitted nationwide. “Craftsmanship and innovative ideas and solutions were at the top of my list of high-scoring entries.” Geno noted trends of bringing more light into the home, expanding the living area in and around the kitchen, [...]

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Benvenuti and Stein of Evanston-Winnetka Receives Houzz’s 2012 ‘Best Of Remodeling’ Award

First-Ever Survey & Analysis of More than 1.2 Million Members Reveals Top-Rated Professionals and Current Design Trends from Across the Country Evanston & Winnetka, IL  March 19, 2012 – Benvenuti and Stein Evanston & Winnetka, IL has been awarded  “Best Of Remodeling” 2012 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  The [...]

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Tips for Cabinetry Care

Benvenuti and Stein handcrafted cabinetry, built from raw lumber, is made to last for generations. Taking good care of your cabinetry is essential to maintaining its appearance. Many commercial cleaning products should be avoided. For light cleaning, use a soft cotton cloth dampened with warm water. For more thorough cleaning, use a solution of dishwashing [...]

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Home Design-”Reappropriation”

The term “reappropriation” won’t be found in the dictionary. It is a way to call attention to how living space has considerably changed to meet the needs of the modern American family. I have been involved in the remodeling industry in the upscale northern suburbs of Chicago for the past 35 years. When I first [...]

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Using Glass Technology to Enhance Your Home

Highly engineered glass will become a part of everyday life and will greatly affect how we live and manage the home. Benvenuti and Stein is committed to improving lifestyles through innovative design/build solutions and the integration of current technologies appropriate for each client’s needs. We are always looking for means to improve a home, whether [...]

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