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From Chelle Eliason, Executive Officer
WE WANT YOU MEMBERS!
We are scheduling members as guests to be on our show into the late Summer and Fall.
We would like to invite you to come in the studios and have a conversation about what your business does in the construction industry along with tips and tricks you can offer the consumer in regards to building, remodeling or repairing homes.
Call me TODAY at 218-625-3441 to schedule a time. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Since February, the Arrowhead Builders Association has hosted the weekly broadcast of speaking of Homes on WDSM Radio (710 AM/96.1 FM or podcasts online) The show is called Speaking of Homes. Erick Filby of Marvin Windows and myself, Chelle Eliason, ABA Executive Officer host the show.
Each week, the topic revolves around happenings in the housing industry. We have special guests come in to discuss their projects, new products or trends, shared ideas and experiences and really showcase their business. And it's FREE to join us!
Twin Ports Area Contractor Summit
Come to hear about financing available for your customers:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 3 to 5 p.m.
Presentation at 3:30 One Roof Community Housing 12 E. Fourth St.
Duluth, MN 55805
Refreshments will be served!
One Roof's Lending Team will offer a FREE workshop to highlight unique loan programs that can assist your customers with home improvement financing.
One Roof Community Housing is located in the former Central Hillside Community Center (Lake Ave. &
Please Join Us on March 6!
To register, call 218-727-5372 or, email
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Thank you for being a committed member of the ABA
and renewing your membership for another year!
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Anchor Building Corporation
Anderson & Hammack Construction
Arrowhead Concrete Works
City of Duluth Building Safety
Duluth Stove & Fireplace
Edwin Thoreson Inc.
Fairfield Inn - Duluth
H&H Lumber Company
Hallmark Building Supplies
Johnson Mertz Appliances
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Knutson Custom Construction
La Porte's General Contracting
Loyear Disaster Restoration
Manion Truss & Components
RPM Web Design
Sherwin Williams Co.
St. Germain's Cabinets
Tim Anderson Construction
Walsh Building Products Company
Your Home Improvement Company
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NAHB Rebate program
Watch the video below to find out how easy this is to recover your members dues and start making money for the things you buy on your building projects.
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"As a small to mid-size builder in a rura
l market, we were
n't sure this would provide value for us. Our first quarterly rebate covered both our annual dues to our local home builders association and the staff time to complete the simple rebate request form. Three quarters of bonus rebates! Definitely a benefit worthy of membership! Gregg Moneyhun, Shelter Alternatives, Inc. (VA)
"The HBAV Rebate Program offers a great incentive for home builders in Virginia. We were very excited to receive over $2,300 dollars in rebates. There are a variety of companies and quality products involved with the program, with more being added.
every quarter. The submittal process is easy and painless, with minimal forms required. We look forward to receiving more rebates in the future." Caskey Hunt, Southern Development Homes (VA) "
As the housing industry gains momentum and the demand for workers increases, labor shortages top the list of the crucial impediments to robust housing recovery. As native-born workers are slow to return to the construction industry, the role and share of foreign-born workers has been rising since the housing recovery got underway. Immigrant workers now account for close to one...
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Households age 55 or older earn about half of all household income in the U.S., but hold over two-thirds of the residential equity and other household wealth, according to the most recent (2016)
Survey of Consumer Finances
The SCF is conducted every three years by the Federal Reserve and serves as one of the few federal sources of information on household wealth. The Fed released data from the 2016 SCF to the public toward the end of 2017.
ABA 2018 Education Schedule
March 5th. 2018
Residential Contractor 14 Hr CE and Dwelling Contractor Continuing Education
Members $250 - Non Members $285
Work at your own pace
Minnesota This course includes:
*Professionalism for Contractors
*Estimating and Job Costing
*Liability and Risk Management
2015 MN Energy Code
March 8th, 2018
Training Alliance Series
Members $10 - Non Members $15
Dave Ferkul and Mike Seliga
This session will review general requirements for PPE use, and guide participants in conducting a PPE hazard assessment. Participant Q&A will further discuss PPE use, how it is selected and used, and the effectiveness in protecting workers from potential hazards.
March 21st, 2018
Lead Abatement for Supervisors Refresher Training
(1 day course):
Midwest Environmental Consulting
Location: ABA offices, 5255 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown
This EPA/HUD course refresher training will review the Certified Lead-Based Paint Renovators with proper lead safe work practices. This course applies to those who work for compensation on pre-1978 residential properties, child occupied facilities or schools including, but not necessarily limited to painter, plumbers, electricians, handymen/handywomen, carpenters, renovation contactors, maintenance persons at schools or multi-housing facilities, etc.
"Get it Done"
online presence workshop series
$60 per class
**Bring your laptops**
All classes will be held at the ABA offices
5255 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown
Reserve your seat today!
February 20th, 2018 1:00-3:00pm
*Bring your laptop to class
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Members Night Out Hosts for 2018.
*Increase your exposure of your business to the other members
*Increase sales by allowing members to know you more. Once they know you, they are more apt to work with you.
*We will print and mail post cards for you!
DBS Residential Solutions
Address: 5116 Jean Duluth Road, Duluth
Our highly trained team specializes in basement waterproofing, foundation & crawl space repair, concrete lifting & leveling, basement finishing radon mitigation and whole-home energy solutions.
Whether you have a wet basement, cracked foundation walls, a cold and drafty home, or a musty crawl space, we are here to help make your home healthy, safe and comfortable. We want to help you create a space that can be enjoyed for many years to come. We fix "All Things Basementy!"
Homeowners are our number one customer to make their house safer and more comfortable.
Our vision is a world where every family lives in a safe, healthy and comfortable home.
Call us today!
Builders Day at the Capitol
BAM Board Meeting
February 22, 2017
Contact: Terry Hammack or Nick Olson
March Members Night Out
5255 Maple Grove Rd.
Arrowhead Builders and
April 4-8, 2018
April Members Night Out
4433 E Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55804
May Members Night Out
Homes on Parade