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  1. Gerstad Builders Uses Top Rated Building Products

    We here at Gerstad Builders pride ourselves in not only where we build, but how we build our homes. So much of your home’s quality comes down to the products you choose, and how those products are built into your home. The bottom line is that we care about giving […]

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  2. Fall Fun Around Gerstad Builders Communities

    Apple season is upon us, and it is finally time to enjoy these tasty fruits! Going to your local apple orchard and picking fresh apples is a great way to spend time with your family and enjoy some fall festivities. Warm up with apple cider and a donut, take the […]

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  3. Five Tips for Decorating for Fall

    Pumpkin spice season is upon us! Fall is a great time of year in Chicago, with the leaves changing colors, the fresh smell of the outdoors, and the lead up to the festive holiday season! A great way to kick it off is to decorate your home for the fall. […]

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  4. SMART Tech Series #4 – Smart Lights

    Have you ever been lying in bed only to realize you forgot to turn off the lights in the basement? With a simple command like, “Alexa, turn off all the lights” all the lights you forgot about will turn off, and you don’t even need to get out of bed. […]

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  5. Build the Home of Your Dreams at Liberty Trails

    Are you looking for “new homes near me?” Struggling to find the perfect home? Stop looking and start considering building a home the way you pictured. Check out Liberty Trails! This beautiful community offers convenience and amenities for all ages. If you are looking for a quality built home close […]

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  6. New Warranty Page to Better Serve You!

    We have some great news! To better serve our Gerstad Builders’ homeowners, we have gone digital. Our warranty submission form is now on the website, and we will be phasing out our traditional pen and paper submission forms over the course of the next year. Warranty is a necessary part […]

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  7. Getting More from your Mortgage

    Mortgage rates change on a daily basis, which makes it difficult to know when you should pull the trigger. With mortgage rates currently down, now is the time to start planning and buying your dream home. For most home buyers, the kinds of mortgages available is one significant question they […]

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  8. SMART Assistants Work for You

    There are many SMART Technology assistants that make life more convenient for homeowners every day. These assistants, or artificial intelligence, can be integrated into your SMART home technology system and synchronized with any smartphone. In our third installment of the SMART Home Technology blog series, we will share how your […]

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  9. How To Make an Open Floor Plan Work for You

    Prospective homeowners all agree that having extra living space without adding extra square footage is a bonus, and Gerstad Builders has the perfect option…Open Floorplans. An open floor plan is a home design that combines one or more large rooms on the main floor of your home into one oversized […]

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  10. Successful Planning Equals a Successful Backyard Party

    Its summer in McHenry and your backyard looks beautiful. From new homes to homes well lived in, backyards are great for many things. One of which, is a backyard party. Here are some basic ways to plan and execute the perfect backyard party. To plan a stress free barbecue, start […]

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