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

2021-08-11T09:37:10-05:00July 12th, 2021|


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|


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|

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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|


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|


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|


Home Foundations—Know The Facts to Find The Best Solution If you’re in the process of buying a home or already living in a home in which you’re noticing more and more cracks, jammed

2021-05-03T13:58:22-05:00January 29th, 2021|


What Priorities Have Changed After Spending More Time at Home This Year? Look for food safe and easy-to-clean surfaces that reduce bacterial growth and consider upgrading your doors to better sound-proof certain areas

HOUSE SAVVY: A home’s outdoor space determines its entertainment potential and value

With the coronavirus quarantining people to their homes and dampening travel plans, the value of private outdoor living options has never been more significant as people yearn for spaces that improve wellness, reduce stress,

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