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Evening of Excellence

Posted on May. 1, 2024 by Grace Olson

NEW NARI Honors Extraordinary Projects NorthEast Wisconsin’s National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NEW NARI) celebrates National Home Improvement Month each May, along with a showcase honoring members’ extraordinary projects called Evening of Excellence. NEW NARI is one of three chapters in the state that serve homeowners by forging connections with home improvement contractors, various READ MORE

Delight in Floral Design

Posted on Apr. 1, 2024 by Grace Olson

Arrangements to Enhance the Home Welcome, April! After months of winter, we’re officially in the season of spring and that means fresh air and new growth. There’s nothing more symbolic than fresh blooms and colorful buds, and it’s not just in the outdoors that their presence makes a big impact. “The entire house can be READ MORE

Home “Away” From Home

Posted on Feb. 29, 2024 by Grace Olson

Airbnbs Set the Stage for Community March is a tricky time for us Wisconsinites. On one hand, we’re through the thick of winter and find ourselves looking forward to the light at the end of the tunnel with spring’s brighter days and milder weather on the horizon. Conversely, it’s been a long few months and READ MORE

What’s Going On In The Housing Market?

Posted on Dec. 29, 2023 by Grace Olson

Area Experts Weigh In To say real estate has been volatile and has seen major shifts in the last few years would be an understatement. But the details are fuzzy, and according to our experts, misinformation is running rampant. From “balanced,” “reasonable,” “enjoyable” and “full of opportunity” a few years ago, the housing market has READ MORE

Bigger and Better Entertainment

Posted on Nov. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

Shopping for TVs and Home Theaters If you’re thinking about updating your entertainment system or starting a home theater, it can feel a bit overwhelming. There are a lot of choices out there: TVs, projectors, speakers, lighting and more. It can be daunting, but professionals say the new technology they’re seeing is fun—and cost effective. READ MORE

Solar-Powered Potential

Harness the Sun’s Energy to Produce your Own Electricity  If you’re a homeowner in Northeast Wisconsin interested in the benefits of solar energy, it may not seem like the most ideal of environments for success and cost-savings—at first glance. We encounter long winters with shorter days in comparison to other areas of the country. We READ MORE

Winter is Coming!

What to Know to Keep your Home Safe While I’m writing this story in August it’s currently 88 degrees, but I—and any other lifelong Wisconites—don’t ever really forget that winter is coming. To experience four seasons is a part of the charm of living in the Midwest, but that means preparing for them too. Freezing READ MORE

Evening of Excellence

Posted on May. 1, 2023 by Grace Olson

NEW NARI Projects that Wow NorthEast Wisconsin’s National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NEW NARI) is once again celebrating National Home Improvement Month with projects that wow. But unlike other chapters, there’s a supportive twist. “Many NARI chapters have competitions. Our chapter has gone in a different direction in that we’re a very collaborative group,” READ MORE

Renovations, Rehab and Multi-Dwelling Homes

It’s the year 2023 and we in America have found ourselves coming to grips with the reality that inflation isn’t just affecting the builders, it’s affecting the livelihoods of consumers everywhere. This is causing a need for home renovations, rehabs and multi-dwelling homes. Multi-dwelling home situations can be defined as parents and in-laws moving in, READ MORE