How to Prevent and Manage Frozen Water Pipes

Chicago is no stranger to below freezing temperatures during winter months. During these times, it is important for homeowners to understand the significance of routinely checking their water pipes to be running properly. As the water freezes, it creates an … Continue reading

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Why the Time to Renovate your Kitchen is NOW

The Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) was released last week by the Joint Center, indicating a positive growth in this year’s home remodeling market. The question is; why are people renovating now? Research Analyst for the Joint Center, Abbe … Continue reading

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Out With A New Deck

Out With A New Deck This year’s long bitter cold winter has kept many of us indoors, feeling cooped up and in high anticipation for warm weather to revel outdoors. As we settle into the Spring/Summer season we are planning … Continue reading

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You’re Invited To Visit Bill Conforti At His New Showroom On The Same Site Where He Began 25 Years Ago

Here is proof that what goes around comes around. For nearly three decades, Bill Conforti made 3064 to 3070 N. Clybourn Ave. the home of Siding-1, Windows-1, and Cobblestone Development. After Siding-1, Windows-1, was sold in 2012, the property was … Continue reading

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“What ever happened to that Siding-1 building on the corner of Oakley and Clybourn?”

Bill Conforti stood across the street from the demolished 3066 North Clybourn construction site. He was more than a little emotional when he considered that he had spent 28 years developing his Siding-1 Windows-1 Exterior business, and constructing the company’s … Continue reading

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Remodeling Market Growth

A recent study conducted by the Economic Modeling Specialist Intl (EMSI), a firm that collects labor market data from sources to help us understand the connection between economies, people, and work ­­­— predicts a minimum 4 percent growth in remodeling … Continue reading

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We Moved!

Cobblestone Development has moved up! We’ve relocated to a new location on the 2nd floor of 3064 N. Clybourn Avenue (Honorary Bill Conforti Way) in Chicago. We have more room and a larger staff of experts to help our customers get the highest quality at … Continue reading

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Raising Rentals Market

The rentals market is experiencing an exciting boom in demand, most noticeably in Chicago’s North Side. The recent article “Why rents are rising on the North Side,” featured in Crain’s Chicago Business tells us that demand is not keeping up … Continue reading

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