Tips for Hiring a Home Inspector

suggestions from the Better Business Bureau for finding the right inspector for your big purchase

Buying a home can be one of the most important financial investments you will ever make, and maintaining that home after you buy is of top importance. But how do you know if the house is everything it appears to be? If your home has hidden structural issues ...

Quick Look at Home Construction in Eau Claire

looking for a new place to call home? residential construction is at a 10-year high in E.C.

Last year was the best year in the past decade when it came to construction of new residences in Eau Claire, with more units being build in the city in 2022 than in any of the past 10 years, the City of Eau Claire's Community Development Department reported recently ...

What’s Trending Now in Home Design?

local pros say the year's top interior design trends include natural wood, neutral colors

As we move into 2023, there are some changes in trends in cabinetry and colors, while some previous trends are still going strong. Check out what the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association’s members have reported as trends for 2023 ...

OPEN & SHUT CASE: Budget Blinds of Eau Claire

it’s clear to see that Budget Blinds has the experience to meet your window-covering needs

Budget Blinds of Eau Claire offers a lot more than just blinds. Naturally, owner and operator Jon Sires is an expert on blinds, having spent a decade installing them for thousands of residential and commercial customers across the Chippewa Valley ...

The Shoe in the Wall: Why Do Renovators Find Shoes in Old Homes?

tradition made its way to Wisconsin from Old World

Superstition or quaint custom, I see concealing a shoe in a wall as a poignant symbol of the faith, of the confidence and of the risks that lie behind anyone’s notion to build or renovate a home. A concealed child’s shoe, scuffed, cracked and worn, is the penny tossed into the fountain, a talisman of hope ...

Brooks Home Renovations: Turning Your Dreams Into Reality

finding a local home renovation team you can trust

From nailing down a budget, working up designs, and going through a plethora of different product options and components, it can all start to feel overwhelming whether it’s your first time working on a renovation or not. That’s why having a team with in-house designers, project managers, and their own estimator, proves to deliver a more seamless experience time and time again ...

GET IT BID & GET IT BUILT: Finding a Contractor Who's Right For You

tips to get you on the right path toward finding a contractor

Whether you’re looking to build a new home or remodel your existing home, it’s important you select the right contractor for the job and for you. Finding someone you can trust, who you communicate well with and who understands your vision is important. Research and preparation are key to finding the best contractor to get the job done. Follow these tips to help you get started ...

More Floor: Dreamhouse Interiors opens showroom

After more than 40 years in the business – first in the Chicago area, then for the past two decades in the Chippewa Valley – Gordy Pillar knows floors. Whether it’s custom-installed hardwood, refinished wood ...

5 Tips to Make Your Next Remodel Project a Hit

It’s fun and inspiring to watch TV shows about home design and remodeling – everything from the latest looks in countertops to whole-house remodels. And YouTube and other online video sites are chock-full ...

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Eau Claire, WI