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CustomHomes from concept to completion Custom Homes • Remodels • Additions Justin Cruise 308-627-4598 • Nick Cruise 308-627-4707 1015 2nd Ave | Kearney, NE | 308-238-2265 The bank that has your best interest in mind Roxie Jochum NMLS# 872962 MAKING YOUR COME TRUE We offer a variety of loan options to help you afford the home of your dreams. Talk to us today and we will help you get preferred preapproval status! basement. It has a brown, leathery look, and Sara and Kent don’t mind when their kids ride bicycles or rough-house in the basement. “Brad (Rasmussen, the con- tractor) was really nervous about doing the stained concrete, but we think it looks great,” Sara said. Both the basement floor and concrete garage floor are heated. The warm floor downstairs adds comfort and makes the quiet, private space extra inviting, regardless of the season. Adding the heated floor in the three-car garage melts away winter ice on the Urwillers’ vehicles, and on cold winter mornings, they never have to jump into a cold car. Sara and Kent revealed two other splurges: a spacious walk-in shower and four wireless hotspots. Adding the hotspots was Kent’s idea. Both he and Sara said the large walk-in shower came at the expense of a bathtub. In hindsight, the couple said that including a tub in the master suite would have been wonderful because there are times when there’s no substitute for a good soak. The Urwillers’ kitchen is well- equipped for family living, with a rugged gas oven and stove, stain- less-steel appliances, a farmer’s sink next to the dishwasher and CONTINUES ON PAGE 8C CONTINUED FROM 6C GRANDPARENTS ON Sara’s side of the family handed down this dresser. Also from the grandparents’ home is a cedar chest in the Urwillers’ master bedroom. KENT URWILLER always has operated his Prairie Hills Wireless Co. from home, so the floor plan included arrangements for a home office. A SAFETY gate prevents hard landings. TESSA, 4, enjoys the muted pink accents in her room. KAYDEN, 1½, bunks in his own room. The space is cheery and bright. Erika Pritchard, Kearney Hub