Storm Damage? What are the next steps?

Spring is here and so are those seasonal storms. The HBA has some tips for how to handle down tree branches, damage to your home, and avoiding shady contractors looking to take advantage of unsuspecting homeowners. ASSESS THE DAMAGE The roof is most susceptible to costly damage. If a tree limb or other heavy debris fell […]

“Average” Cost Per-Square-Foot

Myth Busting New Construction FAQ The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids (HBAGGR) frequently gets phone calls or e-mails asking the question “So what is the average cost-per-square-foot of new construction?” Sometimes the answer isn’t always welcome, but unfortunately we do not have an easy answer to this question. Because, it all depends on […]

Maximize Your Home Storage

Summer is really here and people are shedding their layers of clothing from the cooler months, now is a great time to reconfigure your closets, and maximize your storage. Before you toss the tools in a garage corner or stuff the down jackets into a box and toss it in the attic, why not evaluate […]