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A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

This is a great new book for homeowners, real estate agents, bank & mortgage loan professionals, architects, and interior designers.


The book is written by George Knorps: Builder, Developer, Technology & Banking Executive. George was born in Chicago and grew up in Chicago and North Riverside. He graduated with a Mathematics degree from the University of Illinois. He started his building career at age 25 building his 1st home in Crystal Lake at the same time he had a business career for 20+ years working in computer technology and financial services, eventually becoming a division president for Citibank. He has done over 200 building projects all over the North Shore of Chicago, and in other places across the country including Nantucket and Hilton Head. He has always loved building, using the latest products and techniques. This book describes not just the building process but the psychological impact for the homeowner, and numerous building trade insights He is U.S. Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam era George and his wife have seven children and three grandchildren and live on the North Shore.

  

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Great real life stories

A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

This book is about building and remodeling on the North Shore of Chicago. It is a guide to selecting a builder, and an architect, house design guidelines, community development issues, kitchen and bath design guidelines, builder insights on cabinetry, appliances, fireplaces, tile, painting, drywall, masonry, estimates for home construction, kitchen and baths, demolition costs, residential sprinkler requirements, mold and radon and what to do to correct these issues, what’s important about windows, and more. The book is written in any easy to read format, with many real life stories and examples. 


Stories tell about customer experiences, and how to save thousands of dollars on new construction and remodeling. The book describes issues homeowners may not be aware of like the new residential sprinkler ordinance, how to select a builder, the simple steps to remodel a bathroom with quality materials and do it cost effectively or understand what makes up quality cabinetry.

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Buy a copy or order a copy on Amazon.com

A new book written about the Building on the North Shore of Chicago

Buy a copy or order a copy on Amazon.com

 The book is currently available for $12.95 at The Winnetka Book Stall, The Lake Forest Book Store, The Pella Window Store in Northbrook, and online at Amazon.com.  Use the direct link to Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=building+on+the+north+shore


For group discounts or further information email us at:  Buildingonthenorthshore@gmail.com or call   

George Knorps

847-204-7012


                 

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