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Stop, Shop and Enter to Win!

From painting supplies and home essentials to plumbing and building materials, Van’s hardware store has it all. What’s even better is you could win a $500 shopping giveaway when you visit our family owned Dyckesville location! The Do it Best® $500 Shopping Giveaway runs now until our Customer Appreciation Event […]

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Fiberglass vs. Vinyl: Don’t Just “Window Shop”

There are so many decisions involved with building or remodeling a home. From windows and doors to shingles and siding, the plethora of options to consider both inside and outside can be overwhelming. One choice can be simple—windows. As the pitfalls of traditional wood-framed windows have become more apparent over […]

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Let your Paint put out the Vibe

Home should be your happy place, but with the right paint color, it can also be your clean, sophisticated, passionate, zen, comfortable or creative place. Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling your current space, the paint colors you select not only influence the style of your home, but […]

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Step Inside a Stone Sanctuary

Get ready for a showstopper! We are thrilled to present this one-of-a-kind home in De Pere, Wisconsin featuring a full stone exterior and grand stone accents within. Designed for the ultimate entertainer, this custom Van’s design emphasizes large gathering spaces—both inside and out—including ample island seating in the kitchen adjacent […]

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Shop Local and Win $1,000 at Van’s

From painting supplies and home essentials to plumbing and building materials, Van’s hardware store has it all. What’s even better is you could win a $1,000 shopping giveaway when you visit our family-owned Dyckesville location. The Do-it Best® $1,000 Fall Giveaway runs from September 1, 2016 to November 23, 2016 […]

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Quality Lumber … What Does That Mean, Exactly?

When looking for building materials, you always want the best quality—and the best price! However, it’s often difficult to tell the difference between superior and poor quality, especially with wood. At Van’s, we specialize in providing great materials and an understanding of quality lumber. Lumber is classified in grades and […]

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Van’s Celebrates Tradition for Father’s Day

With over 65 years of experience in custom residential and light commercial construction—and exceptional customer service—we’re proud to continue the tradition of craftsmanship that sets us apart from other builders. Today, we relive our history, values and memories as we celebrate Father’s Day. In the early 1950s, Ray VandenHouten Sr. […]

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Dean Martin Promoted to Job Coordinator

Dean Martin, previously a foreman at Van’s Lumber & Custom Builders, has been promoted to job coordinator. Martin began his successful career at Madison Area Technical College, where he took a variety of construction classes, and started working at Van’s in 1987. During his time as foreman, Martin primarily worked […]

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We do Business the Old-fashioned way

At Van’s Lumber and Custom Builders, we proudly state, “We do business the old-fashioned way!” Don’t get the wrong impression—we’re privy to the trends, we use cutting edge technology and take advantage of the latest educational programs and certifications. Our “old-fashioned” approach pertains to our personal and friendly customer service. […]

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