Five Ways to Prepare Your Home Before a Freeze

Posted by on Nov 26, 2020 in News

We’ve had some snow already, and cold, but it’s going to get worse in Iowa. Now is the time to prepare your home for the winter months with essential pre-winter maintenance. To keep you and your home safe and ready for cold temperatures, consider taking the following steps: Prepare outdoor pipes. Before the really cold weather arrives, insulate your outdoor pipes to prevent damage. How does damage to your pipes occur? When water freezes, it expands which in turn...

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Multiple Opportunities to Serve on Government Boards and Commissions

Posted by on Nov 24, 2020 in News

Members: Represent the home-building industry on a board or commission through the cities of Coralville and Iowa City or Johnson County. City of Coralville How to Apply: Click here for process/application. Board of Adjustment Approves or denies variances of the Coralville Zoning Regulations, hears appeals of people aggrieved or affected by decisions of the Zoning Administrator and decides if special exception uses of property are acceptable. One vacancy to fill an unexpired...

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November is Spike Appreciation Month

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in News

November is Spike Appreciation Month, a chance to spotlight one of the most active and dedicated groups in The Greater Iowa City Area HBA and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) membership – the recruiters. Created in 1953, NAHB’s Spike Club recognizes members’ outstanding efforts recruiting new members and retaining the members we already have. Spikes are critical to our association’s growth.  Thank you to the following Greater Iowa City Area HBA Spikes!...

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The Greater Iowa City Area HBA Names 2020 Award Winners

Posted by on Nov 17, 2020 in News

The Greater Iowa City Area HBA presented its yearly awards during its virtual Annual Meeting Nov. 12. Awards recipients are:   2020 Builder of the Year:  McCreedy-Ruth Construction In recognition for outstanding and dedicated service to the building industry. McCreedy-Ruth Construction was founded in 1997 by Kevin McCreedy and Tim Ruth. Sam Jones became a partner earlier this year. Kevin and Tim have been leaders in the HBA, especially in the workforce development...

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2021 Iowa City Area HBA Sponsorships Guide is Out

Posted by on Nov 16, 2020 in News

Members: grow your business and gain recognition by becoming a Greater Iowa City Area HBA sponsor! Available options are listed in our 2021 Sponsorships Guide   There are numerous opportunities across multiple events at various price points. Anyone who commits to sponsorships and/or ad space totaling $1,500 or more and pays in full by Jan. 15, 2021, will receive a 3 percent discount (2021 Home Show and Parade of Homes opportunities are excluded from this offer.) Once...

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