October is Careers in Construction Month!

PRESS RELEASE October 9, 2017   Wisconsin Builders Association Celebrates Careers in Construction Month Skilled labor in Wisconsin’s residential construction industry is a commodity in short supply these days, but the Wisconsin Builders Association and its charitable arm, The Wisconsin Builders Foundation, … Continued

Remodelers Rejoice!

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) is bringing you an insightful article on the remodeling boom. This article is written by Walt Keaveny, Principal Engineer and Risk Manager for 2-10 HBW.  Walt is licensed as both a professional engineer and … Continued

Misconceptions About the Common Crack

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty (2-10 HBW) is bringing you an insightful article on misconceptions about the common crack. This article was written by Walt Keaveny, Principal Engineer and Risk Manager for 2-10 HBW. Walt is licensed as both a professional … Continued

Cooling Bricks

I learned something new today. A new 3-D printed brick is designed to cool a room without the need for an external power source. Called Cool Brick, it combines some of the oldest known methods of making clay bricks with … Continued

Final Walk Through: What to Expect

Buyers from time to time will want to skip a final walk through when closing on a home. After all, aren’t most sellers honest people? A Final Walk Through is when the home buyer tours the property, usually the evening before … Continued

2017 Parade of Homes Begins June 10th!

The Madison Area Builders Association presents the 2017 Parade of Homes on June 10-25th!  As always, we are very proud of our builders and developers for putting on what is sure to be a great showcase. Here is a sneak peek … Continued

Planning Your Project Like a Pro

From “The Insiders Team at Nonn’s”   If you’re thinking about re-vamping your home or building one from scratch, laying good groundwork, is integral to the success of your project and fundamental to your sanity! Understanding your needs, wishes and … Continued

Get Homes Prepped for EV Charging

Electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining popularity. In 2014, approximately 120,000 EVs were sold in the United States. Most EV drivers, approximately 80%, will charge at home.  Electric vehicles can charge by plugging into a standard 120-volt outlet (Level 1 charging). … Continued