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Home Accessibility Changes to Make Today If You Plan on Aging in Place

If you think about your retirement and future and see yourself enjoying your golden years in the comfort of your own home, you are not alone. According to the AARP, 87 percent of adults age 65 and older want to stay in their current home and community as they age. However, we cannot deny that aging has a significant effect on our bodies. We lose muscle mass, our bones become more susceptible to fr [...]

August 5th, 2018|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Home Accessibility Changes to Make Today If You Plan on Aging in Place

Home Recreation Rooms: The Possibilities are Limitless

For people who want to customize their homes, a recreation room can be a great place to start. What each homeowner may want to put in his or her recreation room, however, can vary greatly. There are many options, but not every idea will work for everyone. With that in mind, here are several different options to consider. Utilizing the following ideas or dreaming up your own unique idea for a custo [...]

December 13th, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Home Recreation Rooms: The Possibilities are Limitless

Our work is being featured in the upcoming Crystal Lake Service League

The Residence of Tom & Jen Allen is being featured in the upcoming Crystal Lake Service League Housewalk 43rd Annual Housewalk The 43rd annual Crystal Lake Service League Housewalk will be held on Friday, September 15th, 2017 from 9-2 and 5-9. The event is open to the public and is the primary fundraiser for Service League, last year earning over $30,000 to be given back to meet the needs of l [...]

August 31st, 2017|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Green Homes by Stoneridge Builders

Green Homes: Decrease Your Carbon Footprint and Increase Your Savings In 2016, a wealth management consultant wrote about the growth of the green building market, and its environmental and economic impact. Since then, it is increasingly clear that modern building practices have shifted towards environmental sustainability. That direction is not likely to be reversed. Indeed, green principles have [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Green Homes by Stoneridge Builders

Residential Climbing Walls

We put the custom in custom homes by building houses that are truly unique, and we've been doing it for a long time. When it comes to requests like installing a residential climbing wall, we are just as adventurous as our clients. We rise to the challenge. So we didn't feel surprised when the editors at Houzz consulted us about our experiences with building residential climbing walls, but we did f [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Residential Climbing Walls

Going Up… Residential Elevators Will Take You There

In the past, the home elevator was considered a high-end luxury item afforded to only the select few. However, with smaller footprints, decreased machine room space and more flexible design options, residential elevators are quickly becoming a staple item in modern homes. And, as today’s baby boomers desire to age in place and live safely and comfortably in their own homes, their popularity will c [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Going Up… Residential Elevators Will Take You There

Luxury Waterfront Custom Home

This beautiful luxury waterfront home was a complete tear down. The new home is just over 4,000 square feet including a fully finished lower level with walkout to the lake.  The first floor master bedroom suite has a large 10x10 window that overlooks the lake. The luxurious bathroom has a steam shower. The great room is two stories tall and also overlooks the lake with 12x2 story tall picture wind [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Luxury Waterfront Custom Home

“Additions 101” at The Old House New House Home Show

The Old House New House Home Show September 26 - 27, 2015 February 12 - 13 - 14, 2016 Pheasant Run Resort 4051 E. Main Street St. Charles, IL Adult Admission $7 Seniors (over 62) $4 Children (under 18) Free Click for more info FEATURED ATTRACTIONS Celebrity guests and innovative workshops are presented to attract, inform and inspire audiences of solution-seeking homeowners with remodeling projects [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on “Additions 101” at The Old House New House Home Show

Basement Remodeling Ideas

As summer comes to a close our activities will move us back indoors. What better way to expand and organize your space than to remodel the basement. Maybe create a play area for the children, a recreational area for the teenagers, a home theater, or the "man cave" for your football games.  We've included some ideas below to inspire you. We'd love to work with you on expanding your space and making [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Basement Remodeling Ideas

Bathroom Remodeling Project

Stoneridge Builders would love to discuss your remodeling needs with you. No project is too large or too small for our team. Our latest bathroom remodeling in Barrington, IL is featured. See the testimonial from Bob & Carol below about the project. We have hired Scott and his subcontractors along with his preferred vendors for two renovation projects. The first time was to repair and renovate a le [...]

April 21st, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Bathroom Remodeling Project