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Where to Celebrate the 4th of July Around Chicago

Concerts, cookouts, and 4th of July cruises. We’ve put together a list of Chicago hotspots for this year’s Independence Day celebrations. Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot to watch the fireworks from or watch a patriotic parade, there’s more than one way to celebrate the 4th of July around Chicago. Naperville Ribfest: July 4-7 [...]

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What Is A Tear Down

When home buyers are looking for their ideal house, the thought of starting from scratch can be a little off-putting. Under what circumstances do you opt for a teardown and how could Overstreet Builders deliver your dream home to your dream location? A teardown is a process in which an individual buys an existing home [...]

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Bike Trails Near Naperville And Elgin

Whether it’s a stroll down the pavement or an off-road trek, biking near Naperville and Elgin is a great way to explore the suburbs of Chicago. We’ve come up with the perfect trails to bike on near our Overstreet communities! Fox River Bike Trail This trail is a cyclist dream! Located in the heart of [...]

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Best Baseball Hangouts in Chicago

It’s official! Baseball season is back and we’re hitting a home run with these fun sports bar and hangouts around Chicago. Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub Forty-five TV’s, twenty-two beers on draft, and the self-proclaimed “best wings in Chicago” is what to expect when watching the Cubs game at Mother Hubbard’s Sports and Pub. Staying late? [...]

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Things To Do During Your Chicago Commute

Weekday mornings are about the hustle and bustle! You’ve made it out of your Overstreet home and finally into your car. On a good day, it’s about an hours drive from Naperville to the heart of downtown Chicago. We’ve got a few suggestions to make your morning commute a smooth drive. Coffee First On the [...]

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Chicago Outdoor Landscaping Tips and Tricks

Winter is making a last ditch effort this week but Spring will be arriving in Chicago in due time. It’s time to clear out the debris of winter from your garden as you welcome spring to your Overstreet home landscape. Here’s a few tips and gardening suggestions to get your garden in perfect shape by [...]

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Where should YOU live?

Where should you live? Before you can even begin your process of purchasing a new home, you’ll need to do some thinking!  Where do you want to live?  How much do you want to spend?  What kind of house are you looking for?  … etc.  This guide is going to help you understand what type [...]

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8 Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Winter is here and we want you to protect your home and family during these chilly weeks ahead from preventable damages and expenses caused by winter storms and freezing temperatures. Here are 8 home maintenance tips to keep you warm and safe this winter.  1. Protect entryway flooring Put down mats and invest in a [...]

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Hacks for Deicing and Defrosting Your Car

It’s wintertime in Chicagoland, and that means that many mornings are spent deicing and defrosting our cars before we can go anywhere. But we know that your time is precious, so we’ve rounded up some of the best hacks for quickly deicing and defrosting your car. Cover Your Windshield The easiest way to defrost your [...]

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