Housing e-News Stories

Home Fire Sprinkler Summit – March 23rd

The City of Springfield Fire Department and the Missouri Fire Sprinkler Coalition have partnered together to host the Home Fire Sprinkler Summit on March 23rd at the Springfield Police & Fire Training Center (see images below for details). All HBA members are invited to attend this educational opportunity at no charge. The event is scheduled…

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HBACF 5K Run/Walk – March Update

The HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) will be conducting its first Construction Run on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The Construction Run will be a family oriented 5K run/walk, featuring a kids race and fun area.  The kid’s area is scheduled to kick off at noon, with the official race time to start at 1:00 pm. This…

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Sign up Your Golf Team Now! – Spring 2016

There is nothing that says Spring more than playing a round of golf.  Sign your team up today for the Annual HBA Spring Golf Tournament! April 18 at Millwood Golf & Racquet Club Two-Person Scramble Check-in Time: Noon; Lunch Served: 11:30 am- 12:45 pm; Tee-off: 1:00 pm Click here to download entry form $170 per 2-person…

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Calling all Fisherman! – Spring 2016

Get your boat signed up now, so you’re not the last one in the water (there are already 15 boats signed up)!  The HBA Annual Spring Fishing Tournament is coming up soon! April 13, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Stockton Lake, Old State Park Click here to download entry form $75 per boat Thank you…

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New Financing Program for Storm Shelters – FamilySAFE

FamilySAFE has an awesome new financing program. Finance one of our shelters for as low as .99% APR for up to 60 months with no payment for 60 days with approved credit. Payments as low as $85.  It is a very quick and painless process and no pre-payment penalty.  Loans from $1,000 – $20,000. Contact…

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Updating Your Kitchen or Bath? – Southern Materials

Updating your kitchen or bath? It’s Southern Materials Spring Sale! Save up to 25% off KOHLER Bathtubs in March, Lavatory faucets in April and Kitchen Sinks in May! Visit our showroom at Highway 65 and Division. Southern Materials, your kitchen and bath plumbing store. See this post with more photos on Facebook. This post brought…

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Cleaning Your Windows – Southern Supply Tips

Keep your Marvin windows and doors looking their best with regular interior and exterior glass cleaning. • Glass Cleaning • The Do’s and Don’ts of Glass Cleaning • Removing Labels from Glass See this post and more photos on Facebook. Glass Cleaning For best results, do not clean glass when it is exposed to direct…

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Corn Madness in March! Sign Up for Fun!

Can you throw bags of corn at a hole on a board?  Then sign up to play in the Corn Madness Tournament and join in some friendly competition throwing corn bags!  Sponsored by FamilySAFE. Don’t know what Corn Madness is all about, see “Game in Brief” below. March 15 – 5:30 pm start time Location:…

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New and Renewing Members – February 2016

People are finding your company using their phone with a clean and simple search. Go to HBAHomePros.com on your phone. Look for the new website and more features on HBAHomePros.com coming soon! NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBERS: Color Tile and Carpet, Don Harvey, Springfield, Sponsor: Tabitha Dalton – Dal-Tile. Work Type: Flooring Material and Retail Sales. Missouri…

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HBA Home Show – Thank You Vendors, Volunteers, Visitors & Sponsors

The HBA Home Show – 2016 Edition is officially complete. THANK YOU to our vendors, volunteers, visitors & sponsors – you helped make the show fantastic! If you were a Home Show vendor, please make sure you reply to the survey that was emailed out last week – the Trade Show committee is truly interested…

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Eye on the Economy: Focus on Labor Markets

NAHB surveys of the residential construction industry reveal that the cost and availability of workers will be the top business challenge of 2016, as it was last year. And new labor market data are consistent with these results.According to the NAHB survey, 76% of builders expect labor cost and availability to be a problem in 2016.…

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Win an Enameled Cast Iron Kitchen Sink

Southern Materials is the prize sponsor for the 2016 HBA Home Show.  We’re proud to offer the exclusive KOHLER Whitehaven Enameled Cast Iron kitchen sink with a retail value of $999. Register to win January 29-31 at the HBA Home Show (Springfield EXPO Center). The Whitehaven apron-front kitchen sink features a sleek and versatile farmhouse…

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Temporary Stay for Confined Spaces Rule Extended

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) this week announced a decision to further delay enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, this time for an additional 60 days. The agency would have resumed issuing citations for rule violations today, but will now hold off until March 8. The temporary stay applies to construction on single-family…

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NO January Membership Event

Due to the HBA Home Show and the International Builders Show, there will be no HBA Membership Event in January. Below is the schedule for the balance of the year. Be watching your inbox for information about February’s event! ·        February – To Be Determined ·        March 15 – FamilySafe – Corn Madness Competition ·       …

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