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  1. A Hit List of Summer End Events and Festivals from McHenry to Williams Bay

    From McHenry to Richmond and Poplar Grove to Williams Bay, there are plenty of free concerts, boat parades, fairs and festivals and of course, more fireworks to take advantage of while the weather is still nice and warm. The beginning of a new school year is near and pumpkin-flavored everything […]

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  2. Tips for Your AC Unit When Beating the Illinois Heat

    Summer means longer days, vacations and backyard barbeques, but it also commonly brings the problem of a broken air conditioner.  When the outside temperatures begin to soar to dangerous levels, it’s important to concentrate on your home’s air conditioner unit. It is essential to understand how to maintain this appliance […]

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  3. Planning Independence Day 2018 around Gerstad Communities

    For residents in our McHenry, Richmond, Williams Bay and Poplar Grove communities, it’s time to put on your red, white and blue for an action packed 4th of July celebration! At Gerstad Builders, we build in communities convenient to all fun-filled activities in the area! From fireworks to concerts, you’re […]

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  4. Gerstad Builders Voted Best Home Builder in 2018 Best of the Fox Awards

    Since 1985, we’ve been proud to serve the housing industry and consistently receive an approval rating of 95 percent and greater. However, it’s a true honor to rank among the top businesses in McHenry County. We are privileged to have been voted as Best Home Builder 2018 in this year’s […]

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  5. Memorial Day Activities near Gerstad Communities

    For some, Memorial Day weekend means the end of the school year, a long-awaited trip to the beach, or that first boat ride on the lake. While you may be eager to get your summer fun started, it’s important to recognize all of the honorable men and women who have […]

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  6. Summer Fun Near Gerstad Communities

    Summer is a special time when many camps are available throughout the McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond areas. These camps help children make amazing memories and feature lakes and nature trails that are perfect for exploring this summer. If you’re looking to register your children for summer camps, […]

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  7. Mixed Materials, Colors and Other Trends for Kitchens and Bathrooms

    At Gerstad Builders, we’re committed to building a home that is far more than bricks and mortar. With our spectacular floor plans and convenient locations, we can help you build and design the home of your dreams! From finishes to fixtures to new technology and lighting regulations, kitchens and bathrooms […]

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  8. Saving Energy and Money with Gerstad Homes

    One of the huge benefits of purchasing a new home is that they are more energy efficient than older homes. According to the National Association of Home Builders, newer homes average $241 a year to maintain while homes built in the 1980’s average $633 annually – that’s more than 2.5 […]

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  9. Connect With Nature at Liberty Trails

    Set against a backdrop of lush green space, Liberty Trails is designed to give residents a peaceful way of living. Nestled inside a master-planned community, Liberty Trails in McHenry offers rolling landscape, convenience, luxury, and now a fabulous path system! Locals have been patiently awaiting the new bike path because […]

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  10. The Bayview – Best Seller in 2017

    One of the biggest home buying trends is downsizing to something less conspicuous and more energy efficient. The most desirable home plans are those with open concepts and multi-functional spaces. At Gerstad Builders, we offer a wide variety of amazing home plans, from ranch to two-story. All of our homebuyers […]

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