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Find the Perfect Selections at Our Design Studio

Categories: All Blogs, Design Studio, Korndoerfer Homes, Ready Homes | Posted: January 11, 2018 | Comments Off on Find the Perfect Selections at Our Design Studio

The path to your new home starts with determining where you want to live by building on our lot or yours. But the personalization journey doesn’t stop there. After discussing your ideal home, venture into our Design Studio where an abundance of interior and exterior options are presented and evaluated by our expert consultants. Numerous homeowners have been successful in designing and personalizing their new home, and they loved being a part of that process. Join them and countless others in becoming a personal designer of a new home that’s uniquely yours!

After you have selected your home and layout, the most exciting and fun part begins – selecting all the products and finishes that will make your Korndoerfer Home exclusively your own. Whether your design style is contemporary and trendy, deeply traditional, or somewhere in between, you’ll find the perfect selections to suit your style in our 3,500-square-foot Design Studio. Choose from an extensive menu of high-performing, industry-leading finishes, materials, and colors to channel your inner designer.

Your experience at our Design Studio will start with a private appointment with our knowledgeable, professional Design Studio Consultant who will expertly guide you through each step of the personalization experience. Draw inspiration from our well-appointed life-sized kitchens, bathrooms, and fireplaces as you start to personalize your home. During your visit, you will be able to explore the multitude of options while having an interactive experience with the product samples.

Your enjoyable and stress-free personal selections begin with the home exterior. Choose from an array of stone, brick, siding, shake, trim, and roofing options in a variety of color palettes. Step into our full-sized kitchen vignettes to explore cabinetry, countertops, backsplashes, finishes, hardware, appliances, and crown moulding. Continue personalizing your home in the flooring area to feel the comfort of carpet, elegance of hardwood, or practicality of laminate. Move into our bath and tile galleries for innovative selections to complement sinks, showers, toilets, soaker tubs, faucets, and fixtures. Create the perfect photo finish by discovering our staircase gallery, fireplaces, interior doors, and lighting packages.

Visit Us at the MBA Home Building and Remodeling Show!

Categories: All Blogs, Korndoerfer Homes, MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show | Posted: January 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Visit Us at the MBA Home Building and Remodeling Show!

Visit Korndoerfer Homes in booth 440 at the 2018 MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show from January 12-14 at State Fair Park! The MBA Home Building & Remodeling Show is the premier destination for people who are looking to build or remodel their home. The Show will allow you to connect with the area’s top building, remodeling, and design professionals, such as Korndoerfer Homes, while learning about trends in building and remodeling, innovations in appliances, residential energy efficiency, trends in interior design and decor, landscaping ideas, entertainment inspirations, and much more!

Korndoerfer Homes offers home/lot packages from $300’s, 21 floor plans, more than 25 communities, and a State-of-the-Art Design Studio located in our Brookfield office. This 3,500-square-foot Design Studio allows you to draw inspiration from well-appointed kitchens, bathrooms, and fireplaces, as well as choose from an extensive menu of industry-leading products, finishes, and colors to channel your inner designer. Throughout the personalization experience, you can view your selections, compare them side-by-side, and see how it all comes together on our interactive display to create a home that is uniquely your own. We continue to set ourselves apart by offering expert guidance through our well-defined process, ensuring your home is completed on time, on budget, and to your specifications. For three generations, Korndoerfer Homes has been helping families find the perfect place to call home. You can build on our lot in one of our many carefully-selected neighborhoods, or yours. For more information, click here:


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With Foxconn Comes New Homes

Categories: All Blogs, Korndoerfer Homes, Neighborhoods | Posted: January 3, 2018 | Comments Off on With Foxconn Comes New Homes

Foxconn is investing an estimated $10 billion to create North America’s first state-of-the-art advanced display manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant in the heart of Racine County. The Foxconn manufacturing campus will be approximately 20 million sq. ft. — by far the largest project in the state, and will, in fact, be one of the largest manufacturing campuses in the world. Foxconn’s investment will change the economic landscape in Wisconsin and establish our state as the electronics manufacturing capital of North America. This will mean thousands of new jobs, and Korndoerfer Homes is here to help those relocating to southeast Wisconsin with building a home that fits their lifestyle.

Korndoerfer Homes has built in the Racine and Kenosha areas for three generations. With our Sturtevant office just a few miles away from Foxconn, we are uniquely positioned to build you a beautiful, comfortable home nearby. Korndoerfer Homes builds on our lot or yours. Currently we offer the following communities near Foxconn that can help you feel right at home: Auburn Hills, Bristol Bay, Fox Glen, Maple Park, Meadowdale Estates, Shadow Wood, Spring Meadows, The Meadows, The Meadows at Hunter’s Ridge, and The Regent. Read below for more information on each of these neighborhoods and the numerous amenities they have to offer:

Auburn Hills, in Caledonia, offers easy access to grocery, restaurants, shopping, fitness, and I-94 along with a 32-acre conservancy of walkways, ponds, and a wetland waterway. Read more here:

Bristol Bay, near the Wisconsin/Illinois border, is a quaint neighborhood surrounded by luscious farmland and 32 acres of open space that will be transformed into a beautiful community park, complete with walking paths and pond areas. Homeowners will have plenty of options to dine, shop, and enjoy the great outdoors. No matter your interest, there’s something for everyone. Read more here:

Fox Glen, in Waterford, includes easy access to both Hwy 83 and Hwy 36, with shopping, restaurants, and recreation areas only minutes away. The highly-rated Waterford School District is within walking distance. Read more here:

Maple Park is conveniently located in a peaceful setting in the Village of Caledonia on the western shore of Lake Michigan in Racine County. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, rolling hills, and farmland, the subdivision is just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, parks, and a golf course. Read more here:

Meadowdale Estates, in Pleasant Prairie, offers convenient access to shopping, schools, and parks in a country setting amid the surrounding beauty and wide blue skies. It’s the perfect setting for raising a family or for the homeowner on-the-go. Read more here:

The beautiful Shadow Wood community in Mount Pleasant offers a serene setting with pond views and wooded lots which are strategically positioned to offer exceptional scenery. Each lot comes fully improved and is complete with landscaped common areas. Read more here:

Spring Meadows is perfectly located for suburban living and natural harmony in Mount Pleasant, a prime area of Racine, with a convenient commute to Milwaukee and nearby shopping. Your beautiful new home will be nestled among other thoughtfully-planned, traditional-style homes. Read more here:

Relax in the peace and serenity of one of Korndoerfer’s conservation neighborhoods. The Meadows is perfectly located for tranquil living on the west side of Racine with dedication of 56% of the total land to open space. Read more here:

The Meadows at Hunter’s Ridge is just minutes away from Lake Michigan, desirable shopping centers, schools and universities, galleries, and natural areas. Located in Kenosha, this subdivision is conveniently placed for commutes to Chicago and Milwaukee. Read more here:

Located in Mount Pleasant, The Regent is a prestigious community offering planned open spaces and distinguished home sites in a quiet, comfortable neighborhood setting. Schools, dining, shopping, and entertainment are all conveniently located within minutes of the subdivision. Read more here:

Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Nuheat Electric Radiant Floor Heat, Halquist Stone, and Pella Windows?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: December 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Nuheat Electric Radiant Floor Heat, Halquist Stone, and Pella Windows?

The custom sizes are available to be built to on-site measurements to alleviate any cold spots, and there are over 70 sizes to fit most applications. There is a 25-year product warranty with a 3-year thermostat warranty. The heated flooring brings soothing and luxurious feel to floor surface with even, consistent heat. It’s minimal cost to operate with the traditional master bath only 17 cents a day to operate.



Natural stone is up to 8 times stronger than concrete. It absorbs less water and will never produce efflorescence. Colors permeate throughout the entire stone, unlike man-made veneer that exposes concrete aggregate when scratched or cut. Every piece of stone is unique in shape, color, and texture, which makes every installation different and artistic. Whereas fake stone will develop a pattern as it’s made from concrete molds, you will never see a visible pattern on natural stone. It is reusable and has a higher resale value than man-made materials. No foundation ledge is required – it installs just like man-made veneer.



Pella windows are high quality at an affordable price. The easy-care, low-maintenance, high-grade, vinyl windows and doors never need painting. Metal-reinforced sashes on double hung, single hung, and sliding windows provide superior structural integrity and resistance to wind. Dual pane glass with Advanced Low E coatings and multiple weather strips provide energy efficiency and comfort. Pella has one of the best warranties in the business: Vinyl windows are backed by Pella’s limited lifetime warranty. It’s non-prorated, meaning the coverages within the defined warranty periods do not decrease over time, for as long as you own your home.


Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Azek Decks, Kingsman Marquis, and Owens Corning?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: December 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Azek Decks, Kingsman Marquis, and Owens Corning?

These decks are highly durable and easy to maintain since they are mold-, mildew-, and moisture-resistant. They won’t splinter, rot, crack, or warp, and they resist stains, scratches, and insects. This is possible since Azek decks are polymer core-capped with premium Alloy Armour Technology™. There is a Limited Lifetime Residential Warranty and 30-Year Fade and Stain Warranty, so your decks are safe all year long.



The “Skyline II” fireplace is linear with an adjustable flame ribbon burner. The “Bentley” fireplace along with the “Skyline II” have a dedicated clean face for a true masonry look (no grills or louvers), yet have a variable speed heat activated fan option to help heat your room. Sealed combustion enables that no room air is used for operation, resulting in high efficiencies and non-allergens. There is a wide array of decorative finishes and modern media choices like rocks or glass. The heater rated option provides more heat through the addition of Ceramic glass and more BTU’s.



As a recognized leader in the building industry for more than 75 years, Owens Corning is America’s #1 most trusted roofing brand, making them the right choice for your home. With high quality, beautiful products installed by qualified roofing professionals, you will enjoy peace of mind with year-round protection of your home.

Owens Corning is the second largest Residential Roofing Manufacturer in the United States. They have installed over 1 million roofing and accessory products. Oakridge Limited Lifetime Shingles have 14 colors available from Standard Blends to Artisan Colors offering greater contrast and depth, which increases curb appeal to your home.


Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Tyvek?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: November 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Tyvek?

DuPont Certified installers obtain the highest level of training in the industry for proper installation of the Tyvek Water and Air barrier by a local Tyvek specialist. All of the crews at Korndoerfer Homes are also trained DuPont Tyvek Certified Installers, which gives you peace of mind knowing that your new home is installed right, with fewer chances of installation-related issues. The DuPont Tyvek Certified Installer Program is one more way to put the building science expertise of DuPont on your side and provides an on-site expert, providing installation services to help completely seal the building envelop on your home. The DuPont Tyvek Weatherization System of Products are also backed by a 10-year warranty which provides the homeowner added assurance that your new home will continue to protect your biggest investment for years to come.

Tyvek HomeWrap protects your house. Like a windbreaker over your sweater, Tyvek HomeWrap helps stop wind, rain, and drafts from getting into your wall cavity. It also helps keep energy costs down with warm air staying inside during winter, and cool air inside for summer. Tyvek weather barriers have a positive impact on your home’s energy efficiency by helping to control air and water intrusion in the walls. Properly installed Tyvek protects against loss of R-value in your insulation due to wind and outside weather. In addition, Tyvek helps to keep bulk water out and protects the installed R-value in the walls of your home. The Tyvek System of products helps keep your family and home comfortable year-round from a name you can trust.

Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Ecobee Thermostats?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: November 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Ecobee Thermostats?

The Ecobee Thermostats are WiFi-enabled, so you can make adjustments on the go from your tablet, computer, or smart phone. An easy-to-read, high resolution color display and intuitive user interface make it easy to quickly set a personalized schedule.

Your Ecobee Thermostat can remind you to change your filters or schedule routine maintenance so you don’t have to worry about it. If there is an issue with your equipment, your Ecobee will also notify you right away, which can help prevent costly equipment failures.

Ecobee’s Energy Modeling Team set out to discover how much energy Ecobee customers are saving annually by analyzing data from a random sampling of 18,000 Ecobee thermostats. The results demonstrated that the average Ecobee customer saved an estimated 24% on heating and 22% on cooling costs each year.

Ecobee continues to stand by their 3-year industry-leading warranty on all products.


Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Champion Brick?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: November 24, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Champion Brick?

Brick made from clay and shale – some of the most abundant, natural materials on earth – are fired through a kiln at up to 2000 degrees. The reason the brick turns into such a durable material is that the clay/shale unit actually goes through a vitrification process in the kiln, which enables the clay particles to fuse together. Because of this, clay bricks do not fade.

Research confirms that genuine clay brick provides superior shelter in three major categories: fire protection, wind protection, and moisture control. Brick offers lasting value. It doesn’t rot, dent, or need to be painted. It is one of the few materials that can actually look better with age.

Brick is a building material that has exceptional “thermal mass” properties. Thermal mass is the ability of a heavy, dense material to store heat and then slowly release it. This means that during the summer months your brick home stays cool during the hottest part of the day. During the winter, brick walls store your home’s heat and radiate it back to you. All clay brick sold and supplied by Champion Brick meet industry standards for use in our climate.

Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Maxim Lighting?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: November 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Maxim Lighting?

Decorative lighting is the jewelry of the home, setting off every other element that has been designed in. Maxim Lighting uses proprietary designs not seen elsewhere, enhancing the home environment and becoming part of that design. Maxim is often used on TV home improvement shows due to its design and the way they stand out on camera. They have the same impact in the live environment in Korndoerfer Homes.

Maxim makes an effort to provide each design in full family offerings. This allows the same style to be used throughout a home space to maintain a theme and consistent appearance. Maxim uses a wide variety of finishes, but many repeat from family to family allowing ala-carte substitutions for customers to put their own personal touch on the fixtures going into the home.

Maxim Lighting is a privately held family company in the same way Korndoerfer Homes is. Their values and accountability have the same corporate culture, making them a good fit as a supplier to homes. Customers can know that Korndoerfer Homes has a vendor who is backing them up the same way they care for their customers. This makes for a complete experience when using Maxim Lighting products, from selection all the way through many years of satisfied use.

Maxim decorative products are warranted to Korndoerfer Homes for two years; an exception is polished brass finishes for one year. Outdoor products branded by the Vivex name are warranted for three years.


Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Artisan, SILGRANIT, and Eclipse Sinks?

Categories: All Blogs, Our Partners | Posted: November 20, 2017 | Comments Off on Why Does Korndoerfer Homes Choose to Build with Artisan, SILGRANIT, and Eclipse Sinks?

The Artisan stainless steel sinks and China Lav sinks are crafted with the finest materials and provide a look that will make your home complete. Artisan provides multiple styles of stainless steel sinks as well as China Bowl vanity sinks in bisque or white to meet your color specifications.

SILGRANIT sinks use a patented granite composite to create a smooth, durable, functional, and incredibly cleanable surface. The sinks will not chip, stain, or burn. If it appears as if there is a scratch, just wipe with a damp cloth, and it’s as if it was never there. With a SILGRANIT sink, you will never have to worry about stains. SILGRANIT is scientifically proven to clean up easily using a sponge or light abrasive cleaner. No harsh chemicals are needed for cleaning. SILGRANIT sinks come in colors that transcend trends and various styles to meet your needs.

Eclipse stainless sinks are crafted of the finest 304 18/10 commercial grade stainless that resists fading and staining and provides years of worry-free use. These sinks bring your home style, refinement, and durability that you can count on for years to come. The unparalleled combination of superior quality and functionality elevate your home’s style from ordinary to extraordinary.