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R-22 Air Conditioner Repair or Replace?

In 2008 the EPA mandated a phaseout of R-22 refrigerant starting in 2010 and ending in 2020 with the refrigerant no longer being produced in any capacity. Since 2008 the price of R22 refrigerant has gone up every year incrementally, forcing SS&B Heating & Cooling to now charge $160 for the first pound added today ... Read More

Black Color Added as a Standard Option for Multiple Delden Garage Door Models

This New Option of Black Color is Available for Delden Models Prestige & Delcraft 200 Delden Manufacturing Company, Inc. has proudly announced that it is offering an exciting new Black color option for multiple Delden branded garage doors. The new Black color option has been added to residential, polystyrene insulated models Delden Prestige (PR-24) 1000/2000 and Delden Delcraft ... Read More

Night Stands with Flip Top Electrical Compartments

From night stands that offer flip top electrical compartments to infrared SmartEye in media consoles;  technology has sure inspired the interior design industry and playing a huge role in the overall style and function of products for the trendiest of homes. Below are some tech-savvy products provided through a few of Decorating Den Interiors suppliers. ... Read More

Can Lightning Strike Me Inside a Storm Shelter?

Will I be electrocuted if the storm shelter is struck by lightning while I’m inside? At FamilySAFE Storm Shelters & Safe Rooms, we hear this question from time to time, and the answer is simply no. Should your shelter be struck by lightning while you are inside, the electricity will travel down the outside of ... Read More

How to Make Sense of the Tax Law Changes in 2018

In a series of posts featured on the Eye on Housing blog, NAHB economists are helping builders and remodelers make sense of the changes in tax law that resulted from legislation passed in December. The initial two posts of this Tax Reform Toolkitdiscussed the basics of the pass-through deduction, or 199A, and how those rules apply to high-income taxpayers. Those ... Read More

Building Science Sessions by Dr. Joseph Lstiburek - April 5th

Join Dr. Joseph "Joe Lstiburek, dubbed the "dean of North American building science" by the Wall Street Journal, for a day full of learning and laughter! Morning Session: "Building Science 301" Afternoon Session One: "The Perfect Wall - Keeping the Outside OUt and the Inside In" Afternoon Session Two: "Roofing - Where the Building Touches ... Read More

Mouery’s Flooring has 15 New Stock Wood Options

We have 15 new stock wood options for you to choose from now. We now stock around 20 solid and engineered wood flooring that will be perfect for you home starting at $2.50/SF! To view these new options and our other stock products, visit mouerysflooring.com/in-stock. You can visit our website mouerysflooring.com or our showroom located at ... Read More

Build My Future 2018 Update

Build My Future 2018, the one day interactive career fair for construction students is just around the corner! Last year roughly 800 students attended and learned about multiple different career choices in the construction industry. This year, we currently have 1,832 students registered to attend. These students are coming from 60 different high schools in ... Read More

Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

By Jason Bekebrede President, HBA of Greater Springfield For home owners, warmer weather means it’s time to get organized and tackle your spring home maintenance jobs early so you – and your home – can enjoy the change of seasons with minimal stress.  It can be daunting to take on a long list of chores ... Read More

Four Reasons to Hire a Personal Decorator Before Christmas [video]

PART 1: 4 REASONS TO HIRE A PERSONAL DECORATOR BEFORE CHRISTMAS [VIEW VIDEO] The holiday season has arrived! Soon, you'll be building snowmen, wrapping presents and hanging ornaments on the Christmas tree. But before you invite guests over for the big celebration, you may consider hiring a personal decorator from Decorating Den to help you deck the halls! You're ... Read More

NAHB Revises Policy as Tax Reform Debate Heats Up

NAHB today unanimously voted to revise its policy regarding the nation’s tax code in light of recent discussions on tax reform between congressional leadership and the Trump administration. Today’s vote by the Executive Board gives NAHB greater flexibility as the tax debate unfolds and stakeholders seek consensus to shape a tax code that best serves ... Read More

Insulated Vinyl Siding Adds Comfort and Reduces Energy Loss

Most exterior walls have insulation in between the wall studs, but allow significant energy loss through the studs themselves. Wall studs, both wood and metal, are poor insulators — when they come in contact with the exterior cladding, they allow heat to pass through them (which is called a thermal bridge). Insulated Vinyl Siding is ... Read More

Construction Run 5K Walk-Run 2017 - October 14th

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) is ready to roll with the Construction Run 5K Walk-Run 2017 scheduled for 8am, October 14th at the Frisco Highline Trail in Willard. Entry fee after September 14th is $35/person. You can SIGN UP NOW by going to hbags.info/hbacf5k2017, or call the HBA office to register (417.881.3711). This event is the primary fundraising event for the HBACF ... Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Designing a New Home

Many thoughts may fill your mind as you begin to design your new home. You might turn to online home designs for inspiration and start making an exhaustive list of what you wish to see in your new home. The process of building a home is answering ten thousand questions in the right sequence with ... Read More