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June 1, 2023

Back to Blog WABA IS “BUILDING THE COMMUNITY ONE NEIGHBOR AT A TIME” WITH MANY PRODUCTS MADE RIGHT HERE IN THE COMMUNITY  Marathon County, WI has a rich history in logging and manufacturing of wood and paper products made possible with the rich timber resources have remained the leading industries in our area today.  Many of…

Sporting Clay Shoot Supporting Patriot K9’s of Wisconsin

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog We here at the Wausau Area Builders Association support Veterans and love the incredible work that patriotk9sofwisconsin does. For the second year, all proceeds of our Sporting Clay Shoot went to this great organization. Thanks for bringing Aisa to visit! If you’d like to get involved, check out this years event coming…

2022 Recipients

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog The Wausau Area Builders Association’s Builder and Associate of the year 2022 Associate of the Year Deann Zobrak Runkel Abstract & Title Co. Congratulations to our 2022 Associate of the Year, Deann Zobrak from Runkel Abstract & Title Co. Deann is the current Secretary and past Treasurer. She continues to volunteer at…

Natural Quarry Stone

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog The Most Remarkable Building Product on Earth          Article provided by Since the beginning of time stone has been used for building.  Structures created with natural stone by our ancestors are still intact today, notably the great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, The Coliseum in Rome, the Parthenon in…

Home Buying Myths Debunked

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog Article provided by Do student loans and medical debt prevent you from buying a home? Student loans and medical debt don’t automatically exclude you for a loan. Lenders look at monthly debt-to-income ratio and as long as monthly payments compared to income are within required limits, you may qualify for a loan.…

Ask The Experts

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog Your home is a major investment.  When you have questions about maintenance, repair, or upgrades for your investment it can be crucial to ask an expert. We have taken questions we have gotten from you and brought them to the right, WABA professional to get the right answer.    I want to…

Fireplace Guide

May 2, 2023

Back to Blog Provided By Firefly Lodge Fireplace & Stove Showroom   Having a fireplace installed in your home can really improve the look and the ambiance of a room. The heat provided by a fireplace just feels more comfortable-allowing you to relax and unwind. Another major benefit of a hearth is that it can…

in the light

In The Light

March 13, 2023

Back to Blog 2022 Badger Craftsman Award For Best Home Technology Winning Project Details Located in the Northwoods of Wisconsin this is an all-inclusive smart home. This project is a 12,347 square foot residential home with an attached office space. The home includes an indoor pool, hot tub, sunken bar, elevator, master suite, dog grooming…

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MENZNER LUMBER NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE)

March 13, 2023

Back to Blog  reprint from Menzner written by Mikkalyn Hafner Menzner Hardwoods Co. was awarded the 16th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) at the NAHB International Builders’ Show held on February 8th – 10th in Orlando, Florida. This national award is presented to companies that have shown exemplary achievements…

Women of Wausau

Women of Wausau Area Builders Association

March 13, 2023

Back to Blog The number of women in the building industry is growing dramatically in recent years.  In our community you can find women working at building sites, manufacturing plants, leading project and departments and even running their own construction companies.      Even with the recent growth, women still only comprise about 10.9% of the…

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