Home & Garden
Gustafson’s is part of the country’s largest furniture-buying organization, enabling Gustafson’s to purchase with more than 500 stores and pass cost savings on to customers.
Keeping Customers Happy For 90 Years at Gustafson’s

Friendly service and quality furniture have kept this locally owned business thriving for 90 years. Meet the family behind this Rockford-based company and find out how the next generation is evolving with the times.

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Fairhaven Celebrates 50 Years of Service to Residents

The relaxing and comfortable environment at this Rockford retirement center has stood out for half a century now. Find out what makes this Christian community special, and say hello to a current resident who was once employed here.

Solar panels are just one way to make a home more eco-friendly. EcoHome Expert Inc., in Belvidere, not only installs solar panels but, when installing asphalt shingles, it recycles the waste so it can be used in other applications, such as roadways or other roofing products.
EcoHome Expert Inc.: Brothers Commit to Eco-Friendly Homes

Eco-friendliness is a major component of this Belvidere-based business, as it finds ways to help homeowners “go green” while also saving some serious green.

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2018 Senior Living Guide

One of our most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. This guide introduces you to some of the excellent care available within our region.

This pretty kitchen, newly remodeled by Benson Stone Company, features painted white Dura Supreme cabinets, a marble tile backsplash set in a herringbone pattern and quartz countertops in two colors. Many homeowners today are opening their kitchens to adjoining rooms by removing walls. A well-planned island can make up for lost storage space and provide a gathering place with seating.
Kitchen Renovation: A Project You Won’t Regret

Redoing this essential room can be challenging, so it’s important to complete your project right the first time. Local experts share valuable insights on what it takes to create a kitchen you can be proud to show off.