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Epitome Quality Foundation Walls

In keeping the tradition of being a leader and innovator throughout the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin construction industry, CornerStone Custom Builders, Inc. recently announced the launch of a new sister company, Composite Panel Systems, LLC. CPS offers Epitome Quality Foundation Walls, a fiberglass composite foundation alternative to cast-in-place concrete, featuring numerous benefits to the homeowner. Epitome Quality Foundation Walls feature an inherent R-15 insulation energy efficiency value. By simply installing batt insulation into the stud cavity, the insulation R-value can be ... Read more

Lake Home & Cabin Show

2017 Lake Home & Cabin Show Dates for the 2017 shows in Madison, WI January 27th-29th Friday 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Alliant Energy Center 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way Madison, WI 53713 For 13 years now, Madison, Wisconsin has been the host city for the first Lake Home & Cabin Show of the year.  Annually held in January at the Alliant Energy Center, the Madison Lake Home & Cabin Show attracts a focused and committed crowd of ... Read more

Ice Dams: Recognition and Prevention

Ice dams form when warmth from the inside of your home causes snow to melt and trickle to the roofs edge, it then refreezes and forms a solid ridge that water cannot escape. Each day the water melts and tries to flow off the roofs edge. As this occurs each day the water is trapped and runs up under the shingles causing water to leak into your house. There are several steps you can take to prevent this if you are ... Read more

Protecting our Natural Resources 101

The quality of our lakes and streams in Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula is ultimately a reflection of how we take care of our land. Waterfront property owners, inland residents, recreational users, agricultural producers and other businesses all can play a positive role in maintaining and improving the water quality of our lakes and streams. The state Natural Resource Board unanimously approved changes to minimum statewide shore land zoning rules in early December addressing water runoff including impervious surface regulations and ... Read more

CornerStone Builders Receives National Recognition

In keeping the tradition of being a leader in the northern Wisconsin building circles, CornerStone Custom Builders, Inc., has announced that its GreenStone model home has been certified as a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Green Built Home. CornerStone is one of only five builders in the state of Wisconsin to attain this national certification and the GreenStone is the only home in northern Wisconsin to be nationally recognized as a NAHB Green Built Home that meets and exceeds the sustainable ... Read more

Wisconsin Rural School/Community Partner of the Year

Cornerstone Custom Builders, Inc. Named Wisconsin Rural School/Community Partner of the Year Cornerstone Custom Builders, Inc. of Eagle River, Wisconsin was honored by the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance (WiRSA), a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping address issues of rural school districts, at the annual Rural Schools Conference on November 15, 2012. Cornerstone received the Wisconsin Rural School/Community Partner of the Year Award for their significant contributions to the Northland Pines School District Building Trades Program. For the past four years, the ... Read more

Teaming up for Building Successful Students

Accepting the 2012 Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries, and Communities Award Left to Right Front Row: Glenn Schiffmann, Mike Richie, Tony Evers. Left to right Back Row: Jim Brewer, Darren Rubo, David Cox, Tim Lehman.  Similar to many struggles school districts encounter, in 2008 the Northland Pines School District’s (NPSD) Board of Education was faced with a tough reality. They had an exceptional, hands- on program offered for students in the building trades field that was causing an economic and financial ... Read more

Subcontractor Spolight

Alpine Companies - One Source, Expert Solutions The Alpine Companies have been a strong partner alongside CornerStone for the past 10 years providing drywall, gypsum floors and insulation services to a majority of our homeowners. Accountability, honesty and good old fashioned work ethic while providing an unwavering commitment to their customers are the building blocks that make the Alpine Companies’ foundation. “Many of our customers seldom have the opportunity to meet Tim Rose (Wausau regional manager of Alpine Companies) but the fortunate few ... Read more