2018 Design Trend: Statement Ceilings

In a December 2017 blog post, House Beautiful said “Get Ready, Statement Ceilings Are Going to Be Huge Next Year.”  How did they spot the trend?  Pinterest has seen a 310% increase in saved pins of this decor.  Ceilings have the ability to … Continued

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