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Simple Storage Solutions for Your Basement

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Just because your home’s basement isn’t finished doesn’t mean that it’s wasted space. Your unfinished basement can be quite useful, providing ample storage for seasonal items, unused furniture and other untouched keepsakes that won’t fit in a closet or garage.   

Miscellaneous items and boxes that were once scattered throughout your basement floor can be organized more efficiently with the right storage plan. And even the dampest, darkest basements can be modified and transformed to accommodate an assortment of household goods.
Here are a few tips for turning an unused basement into one of the most productive storage areas of your home.

Smart Kitchen Space-Savers That Won’t Break Your Wallet

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If you have a small kitchen then you know just how challenging it can be to prepare meals, host dinner parties and clean up messes in a room where square footage is limited. You need to make the most of every inch, which means ensuring an efficient layout and ample storage for your small kitchen space without compromising style.

There are many small kitchen design ideas and practical solutions to help make the most of every inch of kitchen counter, cabinet, and floor space. We’ve listed a few inexpensive, space-saving ideas for achieving a successful kitchen below with the ultimate goal being to minimize clutter and maximize efficiency.

New Chestnut Townhomes Now Open at Oak Ridge Community in Elgin

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U.S. Shelter Homes offers new townhomes from the $160's plans at its sought-after Oak Ridge community.  The community of Oak Ridge is an quiet enclave of 66 single-family residences and 72 spacious townhomes. Entering its final phase of development, this impressive community is offering new models available from its Arboretum Series: The Chestnut Town Home designs and four distinctive single-family plans. Homes start in the $160’s with floor plans ranging from 1,582 to 3,340 square feet.