Our Latest Bathroom Remodel…

These shower rooms have grown in popularity recently…and we love designing them. According to some studies, you spend over a year and a half in your bathroom over your lifetime. Put your money where your time is and stop stalling on that remodel! If this has been a dream of yours that you have been […] Read More »

6104 Old Red Bud Rd – FOR SALE!

This home is located in the outskirts of Waterloo, IL and boasts great modern farmhouse appeal inside and out. The pictures speak for themselves. The floor plan is open concept with the master and Flex room on the main level. The additional 2 bedrooms are designed jack and jill style and located on the second […] Read More »

Our Newest Closed Home!

This kitchen boasts many upgraded features, Including under cabinet lighting, a matte black Essa Delta faucet, white glass subway tile backsplash, and stacked custom cabinetry in White Shaker. JLP Homes standard selections shown here include Solid Surface quartz countertop in White Ice. Read More »

Custom Counter Tops!

We are loving these custom butcher block style counter tops. This is just one of the many custom upgrades JLP Homes has to offer. Stop by and check out our selection showroom today! 208 N. Main St. Columbia, IL 62236 Read More »

How to choose the best exterior color…

Choosing the best exterior color of your home is very important. It is the first thing you and other people see of your new home! the design team here at JLP are here to help you pick a color that has long lasting appeal. “warm colors tend to feel traditional, a cool palate can modernize […] Read More »

OPEN! New Waterloo Spec house 7832 Whisper Ridge

This home is a beautiful example of JLP’s custom work! 7832 Whisper Ridge Dr Waterloo, IL 62298. Available for showing! Home is listed at $439,000 come check out this modern farmhouse’s unique features. Interested in building your own custom home? Give us a call! 618-781-3281 This home is the perfect example of a modern farmhouse […] Read More »

Construction Misconceptions

1. Misconception: New homes are more expensive than pre-owned homes  Reality: When people hear the phrase “new home” the word “expensive” comes with it. The beauty of working with a custom home builder is the ability to customize your budget. You can design your home by adding features you can’t live without and taking out […] Read More »

Is Brass Back?

Outdated is a common misconception about brass. Subtle golden tones have been popping up on Pinterest pages everywhere! Modern Brass fixtures provide style, sophistication, and elegance rather than the harsh overpowering tones of the 1980s. From a design perspective the warm brass tones provide a contrast against the cool tones of blue, white, and grey […] Read More »

Home Styles- How to choose

When building a custom home there are many different opportunities for variety. Are you someone who wants to be very involved in the decision making process or someone who isn’t very picky? Either way there are always hard decisions! Some of the hardest decisions to make include home style, color selections, and home upgrades. The […] Read More »