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June 24, 2019

Basement Remodeling Ideas

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 it your own. Our full design build team is ready and waiting to build your dream space. Luxury Media Room by HomeStratoshpere.com Connect with us on Houzz Planning Guide to Basement Remodeling by BobVila.com Do you feel like your home […]
November 17, 2018

Home Recreation Rooms: The Possibilities are Limitless

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 customized experience, one can create a recreation room that works for everyone and is sure to add value to the homeowner’s life and home. Try an Indoor Squash or Raquetball Court Among the more unique and interesting options […]
September 1, 2017

Our work is being featured in Service League Housewalk

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 local families in Crystal Lake. The event will feature four homes located within the boundaries of the Crystal Lake school district. Homeowners graciously allow visitors to tour the inside of these homes and experience […]
December 5, 2016

Going Up… Residential Elevators

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 continue to increase. Whether you’ve decided to build your dream home or remain in your present home, elevators allow you the freedom to access all levels of your home. Completely adaptable to any style of home, one can design their new lift system […]
June 23, 2016

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 become highly desirable. The National Association of Realtors estimates that more than 50 percent of buyers are interested in sustainable features, even if they have to pay more for them. Reducing the energy consumption of home systems—heating and air conditioning, ventilation and lighting—and providing options so that homeowners can monitor and manage those systems are the most-frequently […]

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