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  1. The Qualities of a Good, Custom-Home Builder

    February 12, 2018

    It is our goal to give you a quality home that both of us can be proud of. Why would you accept anything less for your family? CL Design-Build is a small, family-owned company that provides our clients with individualize, personal attention at a fair cost. We provide the professionalism, communication and scheduling services like […]


  2. Building Your Home With An Eye Toward The Future

    October 2, 2017

    No two clients are the same and so every home should be unique. Our mission is to build a home that fits each family’s immediate wants and needs, while taking into account future lifestyle considerations. We work alongside architects and designers to carefully consider a client’s specific situation; the number of people in the household, […]


  3. How to Minimize Stress and Maximize Sanity

    September 22, 2014

    If anyone ever told you that building a home can be stressful, they were right. However, savvy homeowners choose a builder who will make it less so. But beyond making certain the company is licensed and insured and has provided a fair bid and a professional contract, how do owners determine whether a company will […]


  4. CL Design-Build Celebrates Milestone

    August 1, 2014

    Chicago area company CL Design-Build, Inc. celebrates 14 years of home building in August. The family-owned, award winning business was founded in 2000 to offer a complete design and home building service to those in search of a quality home that fits their lifestyle, tastes, and budget. The company offers a one-point of contact for their clients for any size or style of home.


  5. Taking Your Vision and Turning it into Reality

    January 31, 2014

    As a professional builder, we are practiced at taking a client’s concepts and ideas and transforming them into three-dimensional reality. It is a skill we have honed over decades. It is our work and our passion. For our clients, translating their vision for their new home into words can be both challenging and frustrating. Putting […]


  6. Ever wish you could spend more time with family, plus rewind and regenerate??

    September 7, 2013

    Since 2011, the vacation cottage movement has been gaining popularity. Sales of vacation homes rose 10% last year, compared with 2011, according to the National Association of Realtors.



While Bob and I have worked with CL Design Build, the experience has been positive, professional, and one we would pursue again. Our dream home was creatively designed balancing practicality and cost. Cheryl’s attention to detail will make our home a focal point of the neighborhood. Thanks to all at CL Design Build!

~ Bob and Ann Elwood

We enjoyed working with CL Design Build to build our 100% custom dream home. Starting with a blank piece of paper, we were able to build our home from bottom to top using our own ideas and concepts. We are really enjoying our home today.

~ Doug and Cinda Coyne

That teamwork between Brad and Cheryl ensured that we received the best that is available. There is a trust and bond between CL Design-Build and their clients that gave us peace of mind. The numerous compliments that we receive on our beautiful home are tremendous!

~ Richard and Kristine Christie