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Touring The Harrison Ranch Plan by KLM Builders

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Welcome to the Harrison - Modified by KLM Builders.  This charming ranch home features more than 2,000 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 2-car garage and a full basement. Enjoy the video tour below:



Click here for floor plan.

Home Tip Tuesday: 7 Ways to Create Hygge in the Home

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You know that feeling when it’s cold outside, you’ve had a tough day at work, and when you finally get home you walk through the front door to find some kind person has your favorite comfort meal bubbling away on the stove? That’s the feeling of hygge, a Danish word (pronounced hooga) that essentially translates to “coziness.”

The concept of hygge is becoming a trend in American home d├ęcor, entertainment, and living. But it goes beyond a specific design look. Hygge describes a way of life that focuses on slowing down and enjoying the simple things. These seven tips will help you bring hygge into your home and life.

Beautiful Beach Homes

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Winter has got to be the longest of the four seasons!  Have those winter blues set in yet?  Short days with less sunshine and freezing temperatures can really bring you down.  If you need a break simply join us on a mini-escape by checking out some beautiful beach homes.  Let's go!

Kitchen Designs Video with Painted Cabinets & Contrasting Islands

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Kitchen design ideas for inspiration! Our latest video features a variety of painted cabinet styles and contrasting island designs you can use for in your next  kitchen remodel.


Foodie Friday! Pasta Recipes

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Pasta dishes are the ultimate in comfort food!  And it's such a versatile dish.  You can have it with or without meat, with white sauces or red sauces - the possibilities are endless!  We've found some delicious pasta meals for you to try out.  Enjoy!

Traditional Kitchen Designs Video

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Check out our latest video featuring 10 traditional kitchen designs. These kitchens showcase a variety of cabinet styles and finishes, counter tops, island designs, backsplashes and more. Enjoy!

Home Tip Tuesday: Tips on Finding the Right Vacation Home

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Congratulations, you’ve reached a point in life where the dream of buying a second home may soon be coming true. But that dream can become an expensive nightmare if you let emotions override your good sense. Before signing on the dotted line, read our tips on searching for a vacation property that will serve your family for many years to come.

Cabin Design Inspiration

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Loosely defined, a cabin is a home made of wood that is located in a wild or remote area.  Cabins are wonderful retreats or full time residences.  Rustic homes have a certain welcoming charm about them.  We've found some incredible cabins for you to enjoy.

House for Sale by David Weekley Homes in Reserve at Barrington

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Welcome to the Barton plan by David Weekley Homes!  This home is located in the gated community of the Reserve at Barrington in Barrington, Illinois.  It features just over 2,000 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 2 car garage.  Enjoy the video tour below:




Click here for more on this community and the three remaining homes.


Foodie Friday! Super Bowl Recipes

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Are you ready for some football?  Whether you are hosting a Super Bowl party, attending one, or having a quieter game day at home with the family, you will need some delicious snacks!  We have found some great appetizers for you to serve.  Enjoy!

Kitchen Remodel - Before & After | White Kitchen Design

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KLM Kitchens, Baths & Floors remodels a dark and dated kitchen.
 Outdated cabinets and countertops give way to a fresh new look including granite countertops and custom cabinets.  See the transformation in the video below:




Home Tip Tuesday: Benefits of Indoor Gardens

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Right now in your home, at least three carcinogenic chemicals are polluting the air you breathe. Benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene are frequently used in the manufacturing of common household items such as furniture, flooring and decorative accessories. The materials, paints, glues, and finishes used to make synthetic substances can emit toxins into the air, sometimes for several years. This process is known as off-gassing.  Indoor plants can fight the harmful effects of off-gassing. Some plants are able to remove up to 90% of the toxic chemicals in the air in only one day. But cleaner air isn’t the only benefit or growing plants indoors.

Fireplace Designs

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What is your favorite winter activity?  There is so much to enjoy outdoors - building  a snowman, ice skating, sledding and more!  The best way to end these activities is a hot beverage in front of the fireplace.  Maybe that alone is your favorite winter activity!  We've found some gorgeous fireplace designs to enjoy.  Which one do you like best?

Home Tour Vlog 52 - New Construction Home in Reserve at Barrington

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Today we are touring a new construction home by David Weekley Homes in Barrington, Illinois. This home is in a gated community minutes from the downtown shops of Barrington Village.  This home features just over 2,000 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a 2 car garage.  Enjoy the video tour below:


Click here for more on this community and the three remaining homes.

Foodie Friday: Soup Recipes

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There is nothing like a big bowl of steamy soup to keep the winter chill away.  You can pair it with some delicious bread, sandwiches or a healthy salad.  It's a great meal for lunch or dinner.  And it smells like love as it simmers away.  We've found some great soup recipes for you to try this winter.  Enjoy!

Home Tip Tuesday: Tips on Snow and Ice Removal

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It looks fluffy and harmless when it’s coming down, but snow is wet and heavy and can cause serious damage. Left unchecked, snow and ice create unsafe conditions around the house, sometimes making it difficult, or even impossible, to leave or enter the home safely. Take care of your property--and yourself--the right way this winter.

Pantry Design Inspirations

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Happy New Year!  There is something so inspiring about starting out fresh and determined at the beginning of a new year.  Two popular resolutions for the new year are getting healthy and getting organized.  We've found some beautiful pantry designs to encourage you in both these areas.  Enjoy!

10 White Kitchen Design Ideas Video - Interior Design Inspiration

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Here are Ten beautifully designed white kitchens. These designs feature a variety of cabinet styles, island designs, backsplash tiles and flooring. Enjoy the Video Below!

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Foodie Friday: How to Make Glazed Candied Sweet Potatoes

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In the video below Chef Todd from Boulder Ridge Country Club demonstrates how to make Candied Sweet Potatoes.  Great side dish for the holidays or anytime.





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Home Tip Tuesday: 7 Tips for Conserving Energy this Winter

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It doesn’t take long for “Baby, it’s cold outside” to turn into “Baby, we can’t afford this heat bill.” To stay warm and cozy this winter while still keeping your utility bill under control, check out our top seven tips for staying toasty:

1.  Open up curtains in all the south-facing windows in your home, even rooms you’re not using. Inviting natural sunlight into the house will provide ambient heat which may help you delay turning up the thermostat. Be sure to close the curtains when the sun goes down.

Closet Design Ideas

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Welcome to 2018!  At the start of a new year is the best time for new beginnings.  Is getting organized on your resolutions list?  Or do you have a remodeling project in your future?  We have found some lovely closet designs to inspire you!  Enjoy.