Wauconda Lake House Remodel Home Type: Single-family Location: Wauconda Budget: $200,000-$300,000 Project design and challenges: Beautiful lake home remodel that includes an open-concept living room and kitchen. Exposed beams are seen above the living room with a feature fireplace. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and island. Hardwood floors are placed throughout the home. Both bathrooms were updated with a modern warm design. Updated siding and two-story deck expand the living space outdoors.