Archive for 2015

Employee Misclassification – Do You Fear Being Penalized?

Are you concerned that you will be penalized for how you classify your employees?  Are you certain that your employees are getting the proper benefits?  Do you trust that you are following all of the rules/codes?  If you are uncertain about any of these questions, then save the date and join us for our November…

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New Custom Closet & Reorganization Business

Cabinet Concepts by Design (CCBD), has launched a new custom closet and organization business. According to Shelley Wehner, co-owner of Cabinet Concepts by Design, it was a natural progression to offer their clients custom storage solutions. “Our clients enjoy working with our designers on their custom cabinets, so it was natural to ask us to…

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Marvin Ultimate Sliding French Door

Southern Supply

The Marvin Ultimate Sliding French Door will enable you to enjoy the elegance and upscale look of a traditional swinging French door, with a space-saving sliding design. You can feel the superior quality in the substantial wood and the nearly effortless operation of the door sliding along the tough Ultrex sill. Available in sizes up…

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New HBA Remodeler Member TV Commercial

The HBA of Greater Springfield has a fresh new look inside and out. Bear with us as we begin transitioning to our new logo. A brand new responsive design website is in the works and expected to be released in January 2016. We are the same HBA, but we’ve taken the advice of HBA members…

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Your HBA – fresh new look inside & out

New HBA marketing packages, reduced pricing, bundles and a fresh new look (see TV spots below). Complete Marketing Resources Packages – download or view from google drive Or, view it section by section: Major Event Marketing – Includes HBA Home Show & Event Magazine Event Marketing – Clay shoot, golf, fishing, member open houses etc.…

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New location for the HBA Home Remodeling Show – Success!

It was a BEAUTIFUL 72º Saturday and 84º Sunday for the HBA Home Remodeling Show. Maybe a little too beautiful for some, which is the suspected cause for a slight decline in overall attendance. Larger square footage and open aisles compounded the perception of few visitors. Those that did sacrifice a few hours of great…

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Court halts Water of the U.S. Rule across the country

I’m very pleased to announce that our long and difficult fight to bring common sense to the Environmental Protection Agency’s new Clean Water Act definitions today resulted in an important victory in this ongoing battle. This morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ordered a nationwide stay on the agency’s new definitions,…

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OSHA agrees to postpone the Confined Spaces In Construction Standard

In a victory for single-family residential home builders, the Occupation Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced Oct. 2 its decision to delay enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard until Jan. 8, 2016. Though the ruling became effective Aug. 3, OSHA has agreed to refrain from issuing citations to any employer that is making good-faith efforts…

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NAHB study reveals what “Green” means to home buyers

What do consumers think of green homes? And, what are the most important elements of a green-built home? Builders and other industry professionals now have an opportunity to find out what green means to home buyers with a new publication from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). NAHB’s publishing arm, BuilderBooks, recently released What Green…

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City of Springfield development review and inspection services closed Oct 30

On Friday October 30, City of Springfield development review and inspection services will be closed all day. On that day we will be holding internal meetings to review our development practices and procedures.  All services will resume normal schedules on Monday, November 2. We are undertaking this effort in the interest of improving service to…

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Nominees Announced for 2016 HBA Board of Directors Service

The HBA of Greater Springfield Nominating / Leadership Development Committee has finalized nominations to start new terms on the HBA Board of Directors in 2016. The Nominating / Leadership Development Committee is chaired by HBA Past President Matt Bailey, and includes Sam Clifton, John Marion, Sam Lock, Jill Vincel and John Harp. The following nominees…

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Saturday’s Live Presentations – HBA Home Remodeling Show 2015 – EXPIRED

Live Presentation Schedule Saturday, October 10 11:30 Did You Know… Friga Construction & Decorating Den Interiors 12:30 Want to Avoid Problems During Your Kitchen & Bath Remodel?  Hire the RIGHT Contractor! Monticello Custom Homes & Remodeling & Meek’s – The Builder’s Choice 1:30 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly on Windows Southern Supply &…

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Coupon for Blackfire Camplight at Meek’s

Can’t use 2 hands to fix a pipe, replace a fuse, tie on a fishing lure, or work on your car because you need one hand to hold the light?  With Blackfire Clamplight, that’s a thing of the past.  It can clip on virtually anything, stand on its own, or be held like a regular…

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The Ultimate Venting Picture Window

The Marvin Venting Picture window, exclusive to Marvin, is a beautiful way to bring natural light into a room or to highlight a beautifully expansive and unobstructed outdoor view. And now, it can also be a source of fresh air — Marvin’s Ultimate Venting Picture window is designed with a patented hidden screen system, allowing…

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