Milwaukee/NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes Announces 2014 Sponsors

April 27, 2014

Kohler Co., a recognized leader in kitchen and bathroom products and design, and First Supply, a leading Kohler wholesale distributor, along with VerHalen, The Pella Window Store and Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc. will serve as presenting sponsors of the 15th Annual Milwaukee/NARI TOUR of Remodeled Homes, Sat., May 17 – Sun., May 18, 2014.

With a diverse product line, Kohler Co. is a leader in design, craftsmanship and innovation relating to kitchen and bath products and design. With manufacturing facilities in 12 countries, the company has a design center located in Kohler, Wis. that features three stories of kitchen and bath products, designer rooms, luxury furniture, and Kohler history.

Founded in 1897, First Supply, is a regional wholesale distributor with 27 locations in the upper Midwest, including a location in Brookfield. Family-owned and employing over 500 people, First Supply is a single source provider of plumbing, heating, cooling, pump/well & septic, municipal, waterworks, builder and industrial supplies. The company has a showroom in Brookfield at 3595 N. 127th St., and 17 additional showrooms in Wisconsin, including Delevan, Janesville, Kenosha, Oak Creek, Racine, Sheboygan, and West Bend.

VerHalen, serving the entire Wisconsin and upper Michigan area exclusively for more than 80 years, offers the full line of Pella® window and door products – vinyl, fiberglass, wood, wood with aluminum clad and even mahogany. The company provides a local service department along with a local service team. VerHalen has a showroom at 3205 N. 124th St. in Brookfield, and three other showrooms in Wisconsin.

Founded in 1974, Hallmark Building Supplies offers an integrated system of marketing, sales, and distribution of branded building materials to the residential and commercial markets through its Surfaces Products and Construction Products divisions. In southeastern Wisconsin, Hallmark offers DuPont™ Tyvek® Weatherization Systems and DuPont™ RoofLiner, as well as DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces and DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces.

The TOUR of Remodeled Homes is from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. The TOUR allows attendees to visit 21 recently completed remodeling and home improvement projects from Milwaukee/NARI contractors at homes throughout southeastern Wisconsin. The project list is as follows:

• Advantage Carpentry and Remodeling: Second Story Master Suite Addition and Kitchen Remodel • 5108 N. Idlewild Avenue • Whitefish Bay
• Allen Kitchen & Bath: Kitchen Remodel • 2047 N. 85th St. • Wauwatosa
• B & E General Contractors: Kitchen/Family Room/Bathroom Renovations • 10327 N. Versailles Court • Mequon
• Burback Builders: Kitchen Remodel • 18345 Midland Place • Brookfield
• Cream City Construction/Louis Anthony Custom Cabinetry (team entry): Whole House Remodel • 5830 N. Shore Drive • Whitefish Bay
• Design Group Three: Kitchen Remodel • 2930 N. Marietta Avenue • Milwaukee
• Froze′ Design-Build: Two-Story Addition • 4512 N. Cramer Street • Whitefish Bay
• GMH Construction: Kitchen Remodel • 1980 Jan Avenue • Waukesha
• J&J Contractors I: Interior and Exterior Whole House Remodel • 7069 Darnell Lane • Greendale
• S.J. Janis Company: Master Suite and Family Room Addition • 5011 N. Idlewild Avenue • Whitefish Bay
• Joseph Douglas Homes and Remodeling: Master Bath Addition • 9021 N. Greenvale Road • Bayside
• Kowalske Kitchen & Bath: Kitchen and Powder Room Remodel • W327 N3883 Wooded Lane • Delafield
• NuStone Transformations: Kitchen and Two Bathrooms Remodel • W232 S6113 Charles Drive • Waukesha
• Pekel Construction & Remodeling: Family Room and Mudroom Addition with Kitchen and Powder Room Remodel • 7813 Mary Ellen Place • Wauwatosa
• Quality Remodeling Specialists: Whole House Remodel • 18155 Kestrel Court • Brookfield
• Refined Renovations: Kitchen, Laundry, Mudroom, and Powder Room Remodel • 21340 Talbots Lane • Brookfield
• Renovators Ltd.: Kitchen Remodel • 13120 Dunwoody Drive • Elm Grove
• Renovators Ltd.: Kitchen Remodel • 13145 Dunwoody Drive • Elm Grove
• Story Hill Renovations: Basement Remodel • 6119 W. Wisconsin Avenue • Wauwatosa
• Vertical Works: Whole House Remodel • 3911 E. Klieforth Avenue • Cudahy
• Woodhaven Homes Makeover: Full First Floor Remodel • W175 S7217 Lake Drive • Muskego

An added attraction for the 2014 TOUR of Remodeled Homes is an opportunity to win a 2.5 bath and kitchen Kohler Alteo faucet package in chrome polish valued at more than $1,000. Patrons that visit at least six of the project locations will be eligible to register to win the prize package.

TOUR of Remodeled Homes admission is $4 in advance, and $7 at the door of the projects. Through Fri., May 16, advance tickets can be purchased between 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Milwaukee/NARI Home Improvement Council office, 11815 W. Dearbourn Ave. in Wauwatosa.
Attendees that bring two, non-perishable food items to the door of the first project they visit will receive a $2 admission discount, with the food items to be donated to The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County.

For more information on the Milwaukee/NARI TOUR of Remodeled Homes, visit or call 414-771-4071.

Community Watch

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

» 12-year-old Shorewood journalist gets her scoop at the Republican National Convention 7/28

» Whitefish Bay woman takes home grand prize at the Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge Updated:  7/27

» Backups of more than 3 miles reported on northbound I-43 at Good Hope 7/27

» 92-year-old Shorewood building will be torn down to make way for North Shore Bank building Updated:  7/27

» Former legislator competing against political organizer for his old Assembly seat 7/27

» Whitefish Bay family's treehouse is a work of art 7/27

» Nicolet High School hires David Coyle as associate principal 7/27

» Shorewood baseball team fought back late in season 7/27

» Lund is new Nicolet girls basketball coach 7/27

» Nicolet baseball team improved despite its youth 7/27

» Kasmarick adjusting to life as Whitefish Bay athletic director 7/27

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

» Milwaukee's first surf shop rides into Shorewood Updated:  7/21

» Rock climbing wall, trampolines might come to Brown Deer business park Updated:  7/20

» Whitefish Bay baseball team ends Shorewood magic with regional win 7/20

» Nicolet baseball team goes down fighting in regional loss to Kewaskum 7/20

» Whitefish Bay's Rybakowicz shuts out Brown Deer in regional semi 7/20

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» West Bend West's Burns beats Whitefish Bay baseball team on mound, at plate in sectional 7/20

» Maslowski oversaw creation of nine tax incremental financing districts 7/19

» Maslowski transformed Glendale in impactful career as city administrator 7/19

» Development is off the table in Wilson Drive discussions 7/19

» Debbie Roesner appointed to Fox Point-Bayside School Board 7/19

» Bublr makes push for extra bike rental stations in Shorewood 7/18

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever


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.