The Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association is a non-profit trade association of builders and associates devoted to promoting professionalism among its members. Chartered in 1979, SICBA is now 475 companies strong and growing. Affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and Building Industry Association of Washington, our philosophy is to provide support to the members who are involved in our trade in one way or another. SICBA also offers a professional approach to legislative issues in an industry so vital to our local as well as our national economy. - See more at: …

A new house isn’t a home until it’s warmed by your personal items - family photos on the wall, your favorite towels in the bathroom and a joyful cacophony of pots and pans, plates and flatware for serving the foods you love. It’s easy to forget that a home is also a house made up of thousand…

Congratulations!  You own some property and have commissioned or purchased a floor plan you like—the time has come to build your dream house.  Here in the Pacific Northwest, it really doesn’t matter what the current season is because we don’t have that many below-freezing temperatures to dea…

Are you itching to start work in the yard? If so, you’re not the only one! Keep an eye on your lawn, because as soon as the ground has dried out you can start the big spring cleanup.