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Tips For Staying Cool In Your Overstreet Home

After months of miserable weather, us Chicagoans are ready to sip lemonade on sun-drenched patios. Overstreet Homes are picture-perfect for summer with open floor plans and expansive windows to let in the light. But with that glorious sunshine comes the heat and humidity. We want your home to be a comfortable retreat this summer. Here [...]

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Easy Spring Cleaning Checklist For Your Overstreet Home

Spring has sprung throughout our Overstreet communities! Treat your Overstreet home to the deep clean it deserves in preparation for the warmer months ahead. Dust away the remnants of winter with this helpful and easy spring cleaning checklist. Give these basic tips a try when cleaning the many surfaces of your Overstreet Home, room by [...]

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Smart Home Products For Your Overstreet Home

It’s 2019, and we’re living in the age of the “smart home.” The ever-growing home technology trend goes beyond creating a convenient living experience for homeowners, but smart home gadgets can be quite cost-effective when it comes to saving on your home’s energy and heating expenses. With today’s technology, we can build you the smartest [...]

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Tips For Keeping Your Hardwood Floors Clean During Winter

Winter can take a toll on the flooring of your home. From muddy boots tracking debris all over your carpets and hardwood floors to overall wear and tear from standing furniture and foot traffic; it can be quite a task to keep your hardwood floors clean during the colder months in Illinois.  With winter in [...]

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Fall/Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

The cold winds of fall have settled in the Chicago suburbs bringing our first snowfall this past weekend!  Brace your Overstreet home with this easy Fall/Winter Home Maintenance Checklist. Check Your Exterior Water Sources-Make sure all hoses are disconnected from exterior hosebibs and brought inside.  If you have a sprinkler system make sure you have had it shut [...]

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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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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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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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Getting Your Home Ready For Summer

Sure, you’ve been ready for summer for months, but is your house ready? Get your Chicago suburb home ready for the season with these easy tips. Service Air Conditioner Get your HVAC system ready to take on the warm weather by replacing the filter, shutting down the power so you can clear away any leaves [...]

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How to Keep Your New Home Cool Without Blasting the AC

This summer, there’s no need to blast the air conditioning to cool your new home in Naperville or Elgin. These simple tips will help you get the most out of your A.C. and keep your home feeling cool. Ceiling fans should rotate counter-clockwise You may have set your ceiling fans to clockwise during the winter [...]

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