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  1. Watch Summer’s Green Transform Into Colorful Fall Hues in McHenry County

    The fall season in McHenry County is a treasured time for locals and visitors alike. Our apple orchards, pumpkin farms, exclusive hay rides and loads of beautiful fall-foliage sites attract a magical blend of hikers, bikers and drivers throughout the area. Typically, northern Illinois counties will notice a change in […]

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  2. Farm to Table, Farmers Markets Near Gerstad Communities

    Illinois is well known across the country for its noble agricultural heritage. McHenry, Poplar Grove and Richmond offer residents a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers as well as breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more homemade goodies! Our local farmers markets allow Gerstad residents to […]

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  3. Fall Fun in the Orchard – Apple Orchards Surround Gerstad Communities

    From McHenry, IL to Woodstock, Richmond and even Williams Bay, WI, apple picking season is in full seasonal flair! Our communities are located in some of the most fortunate parts of the country with tons of local orchards that allow for afternoons of picking fresh apples straight from the tree. […]

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  4. Celebrate Labor Day Around McHenry

    Labor Day is a time to celebrate the unofficial end of summer with friends and family whether it’s at concerts, grilling or doing activities around town. If you’re looking for fun around the McHenry area, here are some events to consider beginning as early as Wednesday, August 29: Walworth County […]

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  5. Construction Ahead, Prepare to Stop

    When it comes to exposure and spreading the word about new homes and communities, there is no better way to observe than a community model home. With the recent road construction taking place on Lincoln Road, our model homes may appear to be off-limits. While there is a lot of […]

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  6. What is Your Outdoor Living Space Missing?

    The best thing about Illinois and Wisconsin is being able to make the most of your new home’s outdoor living spaces. Depending on the type of outdoor space you have, you may actually be able to use it all year long, and in any weather. Extending the indoors to your […]

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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