Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

Designer, Builder and Remodeler Abe Degnan of DeForest WI says creating an outdoor living space is a beautiful way to extend your indoor space into the great outdoors. Exterior spaces for dining, cooking, and entertainment are typically more affordable than … Continued

Planning the Perfect Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen renovation can be a hazardous business. We’ve all heard the horror stories of projects gone awry and money wasted – and maybe even been burned ourselves. Our best kitchen remodeling advice is to know when it’s time to bring in … Continued

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