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TimberTech Decking Continuing Ed

TimberTech Decking Continuing Ed

Always a good time getting the team together to do continuing education! Thank you to Wausau Supply for providing TimberTech Decking training so we can stay up to date on product knowledge, installation guidelines, and ...
13 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Afford to Forget

13 Spring Home Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Afford to Forget

Even though it might not feel like it, spring is right around the corner. So now is the time to start developing your plan of attack to tackle a few simple tasks that will prevent ...
Your Home's Humidity Levels Matter

Your Home’s Humidity Levels Matter

The challenge in the winter is to keep humidity levels low enough so that condensation doesn’t form inside your home. Condensation occurs when warm, humid air comes into contact with cold surfaces.  Everyday activities like ...
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!

It’s not the mortar and brick that make a company successful, it is the employees!  To show our appreciation we have decided to give our employees the week between Christmas and New Years off to ...
11 Home Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Afford to Forget

11 Home Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Afford to Forget

Next week is officially Fall. Although we are not looking forward to the change in temperature, for the sake of our homes, we need to set aside time to tackle a few simple tasks that ...
Hill Street in Fish Creek is Open!!!

Hill Street in Fish Creek is Open!!!

Van’s would like to introduce one of our latest projects, Hill Street in Fish Creek! Thank you Karin & Scott for allowing Van's to help make your brain child come to fruition.       ...
On The Rocks Featured in Lakeshore Life & Style

On The Rocks Featured in Lakeshore Life & Style

It's an honor to have one of our projects, On The Rocks, featured in the Lakeshore Life & Style magazine. "This plan is designed with the full effect of the unique lakefront property.  The team ...
Van's Is Essential & Open

Van’s Is Essential & Open

Dear Valued Van's Lumber & Customer Builders Team Members and Customers, As like many of you, Van's has been closely following the COVID-19 outbreak.  Although these are difficult and challenging times, we are very excited ...
Jeff Dorner WBA’s 2020 President

Jeff Dorner WBA’s 2020 President

Members of the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) gathered at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay February 7, 2020 where WBA installed their 2020 President, Jeff Dorner, as well as other members of the Executive ...
You Could Be Our Next Local Winner!!!

You Could Be Our Next Local Winner!!!

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 ...
Winter Hours

Winter Hours

We will be closed Saturdays this winter, so our employees can spend some extra time with their families and friends. Looking for fun things to do with your family and friends this winter? Have a ...
Are you saving Sentimental Clutter on purpose?

Are you saving Sentimental Clutter on purpose?

"Sorting through old photos, things passed down from family, personal mementos and childhood treasures can be tiring work — physically and emotionally. And with the upswing in popularity of minimalism in recent years, there’s a ...
Two local winners will rake in $500 worth of merchandise

Two local winners will rake in $500 worth of merchandise

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 ...
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Future Goals: Aging in Place

Where do you see yourself spending your golden years? Many, if not most of us, have a desire to stay in our own home as long as possible. Unfortunately, that’s not always possible, however, planning ...
Stop, Shop and Enter to Win!

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

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 ...
Let your Paint put out the Vibe

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 ...
Step Inside a Stone Sanctuary

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 ...
Shop Local and Win $1,000 at Van’s

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 ...
Quality Lumber ... What Does That Mean, Exactly?

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 ...
Van’s Celebrates Tradition for Father’s Day

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, ...
Dean Martin Promoted to Job Coordinator

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, ...
We do Business the Old-fashioned way

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 ...
Job Coordinator Tom Salentine Retires After 46 Years

Job Coordinator Tom Salentine Retires After 46 Years

Tom Salentine will retire from his position as job coordinator on March 31st after 46 years with Van’s Lumber. Salentine started at Van’s in 1970 as a laborer and worked his way up to foreman ...
A Fresh Perspective on Window Design

A Fresh Perspective on Window Design

From flooring to fixtures, there are many aesthetic and functional design elements to consider when constructing a new home or office building. One of the most important decisions is selecting the right combination of windows ...
Home is Where the Heat Is

Home is Where the Heat Is

Wulf Brothers, Inc. is a premier provider of things that make a home “warm and comfortable.” That means that not only do they sell generators, hot tubs and fireplaces, but they also bring the latest ...
10 Smart Steps to Ready Your Home for a Wisconsin Winter

10 Smart Steps to Ready Your Home for a Wisconsin Winter

The change in season—and temperatures—means it’s time to get your home ready to make it through winter weather in top condition. Protect your investment in your home with a winter-readiness task list: 1. Clean Your ...
Actually Now IS the Time to Build

Actually Now IS the Time to Build

A lot of homebuyers—and even some builders—believe winter is not a good time to build in Wisconsin. But that’s just not true. We’d like to bust several myths about building in winter: MYTH 1—The weather ...
Inspired by Nature—Van’s Completes Cook-Albert Fuller Center

Inspired by Nature—Van’s Completes Cook-Albert Fuller Center

Green has never looked so beautiful! The team at Van’s Lumber combined their talents for quality custom building with The Boldt Company’s sustainable design specialties to create the gorgeous, one-of-a-kind and ultra “green” Cook-Albert Fuller ...