HOUSE SAVVY — Sizzling Surface Fashions

What's Trending? The Marble Look Thick, large-format porcelain slabs or engineered quartz surfaces are non-porous and stain resistant and can closely replicate natural stone at a lower cost.  Pictured:  Porcelain slab countertop by

2021-07-12T13:02:20-05:00July 12th, 2021|

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Replacing Your AC This Summer? Here in Texas, we traditionally use HVAC split systems with the condenser and compressor in an outdoor cabinet connected to the furnace inside.  The average cooling output divided

2021-07-05T21:37:14-05:00July 6th, 2021|

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Yesterday’s “Green” is Today’s Standard Owens Corning’s Pure Safety High Performance was the first insulation to earn and receive the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America’s certification.  It meets USDA BioPreferred guidelines while

2021-06-04T12:45:01-05:00June 5th, 2021|

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT

SPSD—The Total Outdoor Solution Since 1982, SPSD has been a leading landscape construction and maintenance company whose commitment to high-quality specialty landscape construction has proven invaluable to landscape architects, general contractors, land

2021-06-04T11:57:33-05:00June 4th, 2021|

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Choosing Windows & Doors Wisely Compare Style and Performance What’s Hot?  Thin Window Frames in Dark Colors The desire for seamless connections between indoor and outdoor spaces drives the thin-frame trend for windows

2021-05-03T14:18:05-05:00April 28th, 2021|

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Learn from the Past, Look to the Details to Precisely Nail Curb Appeal Fortress Building Products’ Apex CBPVC cladding emulates the appearance of hardwood with a bamboo cellular PVC core that allows for

2021-05-03T13:47:13-05:00March 17th, 2021|

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Put Indoor Air Quality High on your List of Priorities Experts claim that nearly 20 percent of the population have higher-than-average chemical or allergen sensitivities.  Add to this that COVID-19 has now heightened

2021-05-03T13:48:00-05:00February 23rd, 2021|

ASK MRS. McVEIGH

Etiquette Expert Elise McVeigh Answers the Unsure Gift Giver Dear Mrs. McVeigh, I have been dating my boyfriend for about three months and need your opinion on the appropriateness of a Valentine’s Day

2021-02-12T09:43:29-06:00February 12th, 2021|
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