January 2018 The WBS Connection

Jan 19, 2018

Feminine details fill every space of this twin home built on spec in Winona, Minnesota. Lyndsey Kampen, a designer at WBS Onalaska, explains how her design was planned to maximize space and give off a soft, gentle feel.
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December 2017 The WBS Connection

Dec 21, 2017

As time passes by and homeowners spend an increasing number of years living in their houses, needs change. Families grow, and they shrink again. Styles evolve, and function is lost. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help your clients decide whether a renovation or new build is the best way to get what they want and need.

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November 2017 The WBS Connection

Nov 30, 2017

When it comes to kitchens, bigger really is better. The large footprint of this kitchen made way for some supersized design elements, and the result was a space that is worthy of being featured in design blogs and magazines everywhere.

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October 2017 The WBS Connection

Oct 31, 2017

Everyone knows about the Parade of Homes. It is arguably the biggest, most highly publicised event in the statewide construction business. Wisconsin Building Supply is proud to be a supplier of choice for many home builders who enter their often high-end homes into these showcases.
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September 2017 The WBS Connection

Sep 29, 2017

Simplicity and bling. At first thought, those two design elements might not seem to go together. But Elevations by WBS designer Kris Freismuth took her client’s request and wove it together seamlessly in this new construction home in Fond du Lac.
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August 2017 The WBS Connection

Aug 25, 2017

Amped up garages, organized mudrooms, and big pops of color in kitchens are among a few of 2017’s hottest remodeling trends, according to the resource center at If your clients don’t know which updates to prioritize, sharing this info could be just what they need to get the ball rolling.

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July 2017 The WBS Connection

Jul 28, 2017

As homeowners turn to sites like Houzz and Pinterest for interior design ideas, it can be challenging for contractors to pull off some of the more trendy finishes their clients see. That’s why UFP-Edge, a brand of Universal Forest Products, recently introduced its own line of Charred Wood shiplap and trim boards.
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June 2017 The WBS Connection

Jun 27, 2017

Building energy efficient homes comes down to much more than outfitting a house with Energy Star-rated appliances and products. While those things definitely help, the procedures and products used during a home’s construction phase are the most important. We talked to John Hofferber of BerHoff Homes in Neenah to learn more.
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WBS May 2017 Market Update

May 24, 2017

Kitchens can often be reconfigured during a renovation to create more space, but that wasn’t a possibility at this home in Wauwatosa. So WBS Sussex kitchen and bath designer Alisha Kamuchey helped the homeowners design a kitchen that included an expansion for added storage and working space.
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WBS April 2017 Market Update

Apr 24, 2017

Visualize your next project, see housing cost trends, check out an alternative to poured concrete footings, and learn about the IoT in the building industry
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WBS March 2017 Market Update

Mar 23, 2017

A downtown Milwaukee loft with a view, the latest trends in housing costs, the most innovative building product award recipient and learn about our free online design tool — the Visualizer.
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WBS February 2017 Market Update

Feb 23, 2017

A farmhouse kitchen that’s light and airy, the latest trends in housing costs, the most innovative sliding door yet from Andersen, and supplying materials to a high school home building project.
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WBS January 2017 Market Update

Jan 26, 2017

A basement bar that will wow the crowd, the latest trends in housing costs, fire-rated sheathing, and truly flexible spaces.
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WBS December 2016 Market Update

Dec 19, 2016

A contemporary new build on the Mississippi, the latest trends in housing costs, explaining the true importance of design, and an eco-friendly product that looks to replace traditional housewrap.

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WBS November 2016 Market Update

Nov 14, 2016

The final step in a whole-home updating, the latest trends in housing costs, learning how to continuously improve, and partnering with a local housing authority and high school to build a new home.
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WBS October 2016 Market Update

Oct 1, 2016

A fresh kitchen design in a new home, the latest trends in housing costs, more about our new mobile app update, and award-winning homes from the La Crosse Parade of Homes.
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WBS August 2016 Market Update

Aug 19, 2016

Take a look at a whole-home remodel in North Fond du Lac, see the latest trends in housing costs, read a recent Q&A article in the LMB Journal with one of our customers, and learn what the industry plans to do about labor shortages.

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WBS July 2016 Market Update

Jul 11, 2016

Take a peek inside a builder’s own new construction home, see the latest trends in housing costs, learn about a large project involving pre-built wall panels, and watch time-lapse video of a new-construction home.
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WBS June 2016 Market Update

Jun 10, 2016

Check out a new take on an old home, view the recent cost trend in housing, see video of our new app in action, and learn about a recently-completed project using time-lapse video
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Merrill Grand Opening!!!

Jun 1, 2016

Come celebrate with us and enjoy great deals all day long. One Day Only JunE 9TH from 7 am to 7 pm. Stop in and see our new ELEVATIONS Cabinetry • Design • Solution Center.
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May 17, 2016

Come join us for a cookout wednesday, May 25th 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at our Marinette location. Great food and door prizes!
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Showcasing a unique kitchen project in Stevens Point, study housing cost trends, learn about our new app, and see what’s new with our vendors

Apr 26, 2016

Distressed, worn-looking cabinetry is a HOT trend right now, and Plover designer Robin Laabs is currently in the process of designing a kitchen and mudroom renovation that is sure to make any cottage- or modern farmhouse-style lover swoon.
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Check out more 2016 design and cost trends!

Feb 25, 2016

Learn about an award we’re happy to receive, help us serve you better by providing us with feedback
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Design Trends: 2016!

Feb 24, 2016

Trends go in and out as quickly as the seasons change but that is what keeps the design world fun and exciting! Here are a few trends to look for in 2016!
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Andersen Windows CEU Class

Jan 19, 2016

Join us…. Thursday January 21st, 2016 Andersen Windows CEU Class

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