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Callen’s Remodeling Tips to Save Energy, the Environment

Remodeling your home sets up a clean slate to give it a new look and make your house more energy efficient. Not only will an energy-efficient home save money on...

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Callen’s Tips for Transforming Small Interior Spaces

Small rooms can be cute and cozy, but they can also feel cramped and restricted. Doreen Schofield, a designer with Callen Construction, Inc. in Muskego, a full service and award...

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Pick The Perfect Paint Color With Callen

Giving a room a fresh paint job is a great way to start clean and give the room a whole new theme and feel, according to Doreen Schofield, a designer...

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Keep Homes Safe With Callen Construction

June means school’s out, temperatures are rising, and families are taking their annual summer vacations. June is also National Safety Month, which is why Paulette Sodemann, senior designer with Callen...

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Ten Wisconsin High School Seniors Win BBB Foundation’s “Student of Integrity” Scholarship

The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2016 “Student of Integrity” scholarship. The winners are (in alphabetical order): Henry Biznek of Kohler High...

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Becky’s Blissful Bakery Enters Partnerships to Create Cutting-Edge Caramel Pairings; First of its Kind in the Caramel Industry

Rebecca Scarberry, Founder and Owner of Becky’s Blissful Bakery, is excited to announce new partnerships with widely-known experts in the food and beverage industries to create the perfect pairings for...

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Callen Offers Tips to Recreate Your Lower Level

Lower levels, those below grade areas that house the washer and dryer, holiday decorations, old furniture, and more, are increasingly getting makeovers to add function and value to homes. Media...

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Callen Offers Tips to Define Your Home’s Style With Architectural Details

Architectural details added to your home – from entranceway to kitchen to family room – can create a defined, even grand look for your home. Marie Owens, interior designer for Callen...

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Area’s Best Remodelers Honored during Milwaukee NARI’s Prestigious Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards

Milwaukee NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry), the area’s leading home improvement and remodeling industry resource, presented the 2015 Local Achievement and Wisconsin Remodeler of the Year Awards on...

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Coach Wojciechowski Selected to Compete for $100,000 in the 2016 Infiniti Coaches’ Charity Challenge; Selects Camp Hometown Heroes as Benefiting Organization

Milwaukee, WI — Infiniti is once again partnering with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the NCAA and ESPN to sponsor the "Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge." Now in its fifth...

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Callen’s Tips to Avoid Costly Winter Home Repairs

When temperatures drop, small household problems may snowball into expensive disasters. Taking the time for home maintenance now could prevent costly home repairs by the end of winter, according to...

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Starting the Year with Love - Nominating a Guardian for Minor Children in a Will

Starting the Year with Love - Nominating a Guardian for Minor Children in a Will* By Atty. Theodore D. Kafkas of J Peterman Legal Group, Ltd. Out of love, many parents ask,...

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How to Prevent the Five Most Common Plumbing Problems

New Berlin, WI, December 29, 2015: Everyone has experienced plumbing problems; and throughout the lifetime of your home, those problems are bound to happen again. A local plumbing company, through...

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Inspired by a Home Improvement Show? Do Your Homework.

Local Contractor Educates Public on Misconceptions of DIY Shows. Milwaukee, WI, November 30, 2015 - Every homeowner has been there. You watch a home improvement or do-it-yourself reality show and...

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Callen Explains How Technology is Changing Home Design

The increased availability of and access to technology has changed the way that homeowners work with remodeling contractors, as well as changed the types of amenities that are included in...

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Local Contractor on Mission to Educate First Time Homeowners

New Berlin, WI, October 5, 2015: A local home service company specializing in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and bathroom remodeling is on a mission to educate consumers about choosing...

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Job Fair to be Held at MATC's Oak Creek Campus Oct. 13

A free, public job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Oak Creek Campus, 6665 S. Howell Ave. Nearly...

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Prepare Plumbing for Cool Weather

New Berlin, WI, September 15, 2015: As we slowly stop using our air conditioners and start turning our heat on, the experts at Flat Rate Home Services advise their...

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How to Choose a Trustworthy Plumber

New Berlin, WI, August 31, 2015: Flat Rate Home Services, a local plumbing, heating and cooling company, understands that the average consumer is weary when it...

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Callen Construction Offers Tips for Preventing and Eliminating Exterior Mold

As the humidity heightens in the summer months, homeowners may start to notice mold growth on the exterior of their homes, fences, porches, or decks. However, with proper maintenance and...

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Community Watch

» Miles from home: Greendale's Hilborn to compete in Olympics marathon — for Latvia Updated:  7/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Franklin Night Out Aug. 1 to kick off national event the following day 7/29

» Franklin resident Darlene Habanek to present at Quilt Expo in Madison 7/29

» Hales Corners Library ends summer reading program with comedy, prizes 7/27

» South side restaurant operators to plead guilty in tax fraud case 7/27

» Oak Creek prepares for National Night Out Updated:  7/27

» Jack Redmond & Frank Disco Gratke vie for chance at state assembly 7/26

» Franklin school specialist is 'Making IT Happen' with technology 7/26

» Bridge connects offerings at Abendschein Park 7/26

» New pickleball courts to be painted at Ken Windl, Pleasant View Parks 7/26

» Walks catch up to Oak Creek baseball team in state loss to Marquette 7/26

» Hales Corners Night Out to "promote and preserve prosperous community" 7/26

» Franklin Library to host Pokemon Go Night on August 11 7/26

» Amber Frymark wins Hottest Kitchen Entreprenuer Challenge 7/26

» Lawmaker Grobschmidt knew how to reach across the aisle 7/25

» Oak Creek Public Library to host Hogwarts Reunion 7/25

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA State Summer Baseball Tournament Updated:  7/22

» Big inning leads Marquette past Oak Creek in state semifinal 7/22

» Sue Haislmaier's watercolor paintings on display at botanical gardens 7/22

» Franklin community shows support for local police officers 7/21

» Traveling Beer Gardens coming to Hales Corners Park 7/21

» Moth Night at Wehr Nature Center July 29&30 7/21

» Oak Creek hangs banners at Drexel Town Square in honor of local military heroes 7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

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We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

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