Sweeten is an all-in-one renovation platform—our free service matches you with vetted general contractors, supporting the project from payments to punch list.
Share the news with your remodeling Chicago friends…Sweeten is officially in the Midwest. Bring us your fixer-uppers, from condos and bungalows to two- and three-flats. Our free service will help you find the right general contractor for the job—and monitor the project until it’s completed.
Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or a long-term homeowner with an outdated layout, you probably have a lot of questions. Our 2019 national renovation stress survey revealed that Chicago residents ranked #1 in wanting to know more about the nuts-and-bolts of remodeling: specifically, what to ask on a site visit, budget basics, how to compare estimates, and potential hidden costs to watch out for. (In fact, Chicagoans were 2nd only to New Yorkers in finding a home renovation stressful.)
We understand that there are many moving parts to building your dream space, and Sweeten is here to support you in this process with:
- Expert advice in the form of cost and process guides, plus real-life reno stories on our blog, Sweeten Stories.
- Vetted general contractors matched to each unique project
- Assistance in evaluating contractor estimates for the project
- Providing a secure platform for the contract and payments tied to milestones
- Regular check-ins and monitoring of the job from contract to completion
Our blog is a golden source of info, covering topics from understanding HOA fees and updating old homes to project costs and renovating sustainably. It also features remarkable before + afters, for both residential and commercial projects that Sweeten has done, with checklists on how to get started.
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