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28 04, 2023

4 Best Structural Engineers in Houston

By Sam Seidel | Insider,Design | April 28th, 2023

The design of your Houston custom home or remodel doesn’t start or stop with your architect or builder. A structural engineer ensures your home […]

11 02, 2023

How Long Does a Historic Home Addition Take in Houston?

By Sam Seidel | Construction,Historic | February 11th, 2023

Certain properties in Houston are protected by ordinances governed by the Houston Archaeological and Historic Commission (HACH) to help preserve […]

08 02, 2023

5 Best Soil Inspectors/Engineers in Houston

By Sam Seidel | Renovation | February 8th, 2023

Soil testing is imperative to building a custom home in Houston. It gives an engineer the proper data to ensure your home’s structure will be […]

08 02, 2023

Buy, Add On, Or Build: What To Do When You Out-Grow Your Home

By Sam Seidel | Design | February 8th, 2023

You've grown out of your home, but you're not sure what to do next. When you need a bigger home because you're lacking the space you need, such […]

16 01, 2023

How to Add Square Footage to Your Houston Bungalow

By Sam Seidel | Heights,Historic,Design,Remodel | January 16th, 2023

Bungalow homes are a popular style that has been around for some time but pose some challenges for the modern family due to their size and lack […]

09 01, 2023

How to Build a Budget for Your Custom Home Build in Houston

By Sam Seidel | Construction,Design | January 9th, 2023

You’ve looked around the Houston housing market and simply cannot find a home that fulfills your and your family’s must-haves. Buying a home […]

07 12, 2022

What Is Farmhouse Style (and Why Use It in Your Houston Home)?

By Sam Seidel | Design,Modern,Remodel | December 7th, 2022

Farmhouse style has been around for a while now and has seen several iterations. It’s transformed from a country aesthetic to sophisticated and […]

06 12, 2022

Do I Need a Lot Before Finding a Builder in Houston, Texas?

By Sam Seidel | Construction | December 6th, 2022

When you’re getting ready to build a custom home in Texas, you face a lot of questions. Is it better to buy the land before beginning the design […]

06 12, 2022

What to Expect When Building a Custom Home in Houston in 2023

By Sam Seidel | December 6th, 2022

The most successful home builds start with your architect and home builder working together from the very beginning. The process is more […]

06 12, 2022

Lumber Prices Fall: Are We Out of the Woods?

By Sam Seidel | December 6th, 2022

Lumber prices have seen quite a lot of volatility over the past three years due mostly to production decrease and demand increase during the […]