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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 […]

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 […]

22 06, 2022

A Few Finish Decisions to Consider When Building a Custom Home

By Sam Seidel | Design,Modern | June 22nd, 2022

You likely hadn’t thought about paint and hardware finishes and what makes them unique until you began designing your custom home. Not knowing […]

09 04, 2022

How Much Does It Cost to Hire an Architect in Houston?

By Sam Seidel | Design | April 9th, 2022

How much should you budget for an architect to design your custom home in Houston? This answer will depend on what services you’d like from your […]

04 02, 2022

5 Timeless Custom Home Design Trends in Houston

By Sam Seidel | Design,Original Article | February 4th, 2022

Many home design trends come and go, which can make designing a new home challenging. Will you find yourself looking to remodel in only a few […]

27 01, 2022

Top Challenges for Houston Architects in 2023

By Sam Seidel | Design,Original Article | January 27th, 2022

Just as every part of the design and construction process is interconnected, so is every challenge. Current issues in architecture involve […]

18 09, 2021

Do You Need To Have a Design in Mind Prior to Finding a Builder?

By Sam Seidel | Design | September 18th, 2021

So the question is, do you need to have the design of your custom home drafted and ready to go before engaging with your design and construction […]