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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? [2022]

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 2022

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 […]

03 09, 2021

The Value of Early Collaboration Between Architect & Home Builder

By Sam Seidel | Design | September 3rd, 2021

Building a custom home requires active collaboration between the architect, engineers, and your builder. Successful custom home projects utilize […]

03 09, 2021

8 Luxury Bathroom Features to Include in Your Custom Home

By Sam Seidel | Design | September 3rd, 2021

With the right features, a bathroom can become your own personal spa. Here at Southern Green Builders, we specialize in building custom homes […]

13 05, 2021

Controlling Project Costs During the Design Phase

By Sam Seidel | Construction,Design,Original Article | May 13th, 2021

It’s a well-known stereotype in the home building industry that any new construction project will inevitably cost more than you expect. Most […]

04 05, 2020

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

By Sam Seidel | Design | May 4th, 2020

Plenty of homeowners and their families grow out of their homes. Not enough bedrooms, kitchen’s too small, and the family room no longer fits […]