Draw Attention to Your Home with these Key Elements

  Curb appeal is a very hot topic in the homeowner community. Everyone strives to keep their home looking amazing with occasional updates including paint, new doors, new windows, and new siding. Let’s take a look at three ways you can really make your home stand apart from others in the neighborhood without breaking the […]

Customize the Entry Door to Create a Unique Curb Appeal

  The entry door serves many different purposes. It’s how you enter and exit the home, it’s where you welcome and invite friends and family, and it protects your home and family from the elements. There’s absolutely no reason your entry door shouldn’t look amazing while performing its job, right? Let’s talk about a few […]

Telling a Story with Windows at the Helm

  Any time you view a home from the outside one of the stand-out components that you will notice immediately is the windows. The windows of a home tell a story, they give off life and meaning when people see the home from the curb. The whole notion of curb appeal in the realtor’s handbook […]

Benefits of Gutters and Downspouts – More than Curb Appeal

  People often consider curb appeal and overlook the importance of functionality where the guttering system is concerned. The gutters and downspouts, and how they network together is vital for the structural integrity of your home. There are several benefits that come with proper installation of a well-designed guttering system. Keeping Water Out The first […]

3 Home Upgrades You Should Never Overlook

  Regardless of whether you are going to stay in your home for 30 some odd years, or you’re looking to sell it fairly soon, there are many updates and upgrades that you may want to look into. Some of them are designed specifically to increase the value of your home, while others are designed […]

Limited Time Only Exclusive Offer on Free Triple Pane Glass in Simonton 5500 Windows

  Lake Cook Exteriors in Palatine, IL, is proud to announce that we will be offering a limited time only exclusive offer on some of the most amazing windows we’ve had the pleasure to install. This offer is – free triple pane glass in Simonton 5500 windows. As you know, there is usually an additional […]

Improve the Appearance and Functionality of Your Home with Custom Gutters and Downspouts

  A properly installed guttering system is a priceless asset to your home. It will catch rain runoff and direct it away from the home as long as it is functioning as intended. The average guttering system consists of standard aluminum gutters and 2” x 3” downspouts. We understand that you’re here because you aren’t […]

Reasons Fiberglass Doors are better than Steel or Wood Doors

  We deal in fiberglass entry doors here at Lake Cook Exteriors. We prefer fiberglass for a variety of reasons. This blog post will focus on three different types of doors: fiberglass, steel, and wood. We will describe each and give some commonly known pros and cons for each. Then we will explain why we […]

Make a Statement with Your Window and Door Choices

  It’s easy to get caught up with simple functionality when it comes to your home. Many people think of their home in terms of function over design. From the front doors to the windows and treatments that are put into place, people often overlook some of the design quirks that could very well improve […]

Fall Entry Door Replacement: Plan Early for a Smooth Transition

  Entry door replacement isn’t something that can be rushed. We recommend that homeowners begin the planning process as early as April for a fall replacement. This gives you all spring to window shop, visit showrooms, and create the perfect new entryway for your home. Here are a few ideas to help you choose an […]