Patio Covers an Investment in Your Future

Patio Covers an Investment in Your Future

One of the biggest questions homeowners have when considering adding a patio cover to their home is, "Is it worth the money?" The answer is an unqualified, "Yes!" That's because a patio cover will not only give your family years of comfort, shade, and togetherness but can also significantly increase the resale value of your home. So the money you invest now in a new patio cover will pay huge, real dividends both now and later. Patio Covers Houston -- The Value of Comfort How much is it worth to...

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How to Find the Best Patio Builder

How to Find the Best Patio Builder

So you've decided to add a patio cover to your home. Great choice. So now what? Patio covers can add both value and functionality to your house. They provide shade from the sun, protection from the rain, and expand the square footage of your home's usable space. Yet they are far less costly and are significantly faster to build than a full-blown home addition. But whether you are adding a patio cover or an addition to your home, the same first question remains: How to find the best builder tha...

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Spring Is the Best Time to Build

Spring Is the Best Time to Build

While it's only mid-February, it's already time to start planning for the spring. That's because springtime is the busiest season of the whole year for the construction industry. March, April, and May are the best times to build anywhere, but especially in East Texas. The weather isn't too hot yet. There's less threat of severe weather that can halt construction. And homeowners are most likely to start new construction projects such as a kitchen or bathroom upgrade, new home build, or even addi...

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Backyard Flooding? Consider Stamped Concrete!

Backyard Flooding? Consider Stamped Concrete!

Winter is in full force around most of the country. And that means that spring's rains are not far behind, which can mean trouble if your backyard is prone to flooding. If you dread the coming of spring because its annual rains flood your backyard year after year, consider adding decorative and reliable stamped concrete. Stamped concrete is resistant to even the heaviest spring rains and can help avoid damage caused by flooding. Stamped Concrete Houston -- Water Barrier Concrete is hard and imp...

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Family Togetherness Starts with a Gathering Place

Family Togetherness Starts with a Gathering Place

The family that plays together stays together. That maxim may be old, but it remains just as true today as it ever did. When families get into the habit of spending time together, it can create bonds that can last lifetimes. But to be together, families need spaces to gather. That's where patio covers can come into play. Patio Covers Houston -- United under One Roof When you add a patio cover to your home, you are actually adding a new gathering place for your family. Whether you are celebratin...

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Leave the Building Code Paperwork to Us

Leave the Building Code Paperwork to Us

Building codes regulate what can be built where, how it needs to be constructed, and what types of materials, surfaces, and even colors can be used. They are legal definitions that help protect both people and communities. The problem is that just about every local jurisdiction has its own specific building codes. So it's practically impossible for the average homeowner to know all of the building codes that apply to their specific property. The good news is that you don't have to. Typically, ...

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Energize Your Home with a New Backyard Patio Cover

Energize Your Home with a New Backyard Patio Cover

If you have been living in your home for some time, you may be growing awfully tired of it. After all, familiarity breeds contempt. Not liking where you live is a terrible thing. Because we spend so much time inside of our homes, it can lead to discontent, frustration, and even stress. And nobody should be stressed out by where they live. But rather than moving, consider another option that can breathe new life into your existing home while expanding its livable space for you and your family: ...

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Next Year’s Planning Starts Right Now

Next Year’s Planning Starts Right Now

What are your New Year's resolutions? What are your plans for next year? If you haven't already started to give it some thought, the time to start is right now. Planning for the next year begins before this year even ends. There are goals to set for your family's finances, your personal health and fitness, and even for your career. And the earlier you have your plans in place, the more likely you are to actually accomplish them. This year, start planning for next year's success by choosing to ...

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Patio Covers Offer an Antidote to ‘Cocooning’

Patio Covers Offer an  Antidote to ‘Cocooning’

There's a troubling trend among US residents today. It's called "cocooning" and it basically means that a lot of people are rarely, if ever, leaving their homes. Reliable, high-speed internet allows more people to work from home, at least part of the time. Amazon and other online retailers will deliver practically anything you need directly to your doorstep. And unlimited entertainment options like streaming movies and TV, virtual reality video games, and other high tech options have cut down o...

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Celebrate the Holidays Under Your New Patio Cover

Celebrate the Holidays Under Your New Patio Cover

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Soon most people's schedules will be packed with holiday preparations, shopping, and celebrations. If you plan on hosting a holiday celebration this season, consider adding a patio cover to your home. A sturdy, attractive patio cover gives you more room for parties during the holiday season while offering more living space for your family throughout the entire year. Patio Covers Katy TX -- Move the Party Outdoors One of the best things about living in ...

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