Blog Updates from the CMBA

How to Save Water and Money

May 2, 2015

Water conservation can be an easy-to-avoid topic for those of us lucky enough to live in “The Land of 10,000 Lakes”. Surrounded by beautiful lakes and rivers, we perhaps need reminding that water is a finite, precious resource and constantly under high demand-we do not just drink it, but also use it daily for cleaning, washing, cooking and other tasks. Although we are lucky in Central Minnesota to have a constant, clean water supply, we cannot create more water and need to monitor its usage carefully, starting at home. Read More.

Find Your Style at the CMBA Tour of Homes

May 2, 2015

Everyone has their own reasons for exploring the many stops on the CMBA Tour of Homes. Some people are hunting for a new home to call their own; others are in search of that ideal homebuilding or remodeling professional who has the neighborhood, design flair or value that coincides with their own. Some just want to see what’s original and trendy in newly constructed and remodeled homes in the St. Cloud area. Regardless of your touring objectives, you’re sure to find what you are looking for in the homes that the talented CMBA builders and remodelers have created this fall. Some of the common threads that can be found in the 2012 Fall Tour of Homes include rich dark-stained trim, cabinetry and hardwood floors; smooth, clean ceilings; creative and clever touches of bold color; beautiful eflective glass, granite and stainless elements; plus some awesome energy smart features. Read More.

Keeping Your Home Healthy

March 19, 2015

A home is often the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. It is also the place where families will raise children and spend many hours making lifelong memories. So it’s important to maintain your home in good condition and make sure it offers a clean, comfortable and safe environment for many years to come. This checklist contains tasks you should complete at least on an annual basis to keep your home operating efficiently and to protect your investment. Read More.