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Select A Professional Remodeler
April 1, 2017 – 7:25 am | Comments Off on Select A Professional Remodeler
Select A Professional Remodeler

Know your remodeler’s professional designations
Your home is probably the most significant investment you’ll ever make. You need the very best help to plan and execute your remodeling or renovation project. Look for a Certified Graduate …

The Greater Houston Builders Association Remodelers Win National Award For Community Service Project
April 1, 2017 – 7:22 am | Comments Off on The Greater Houston Builders Association Remodelers Win National Award For Community Service Project
The Greater Houston Builders Association Remodelers Win National Award For Community Service Project

The Greater Houston Builders Association—Remodelers Council (RMC) was honored with the National Association of Home Builder’s 2016 Council Award for Demonstrating Remodeling Excellence for Community Service. The awards—known in the industry as the CADREs—were announced …

Remodeling: What You Need to Know
March 1, 2017 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on Remodeling: What You Need to Know
Remodeling: What You Need to Know

All the information you need to start planning your next remodeling project
Why remodel?
Remodeling your home can modernize the style, make it more comfortable, improve energy efficiency and home functionality, increase the value of your home, …

Remodeling for the future
March 1, 2017 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on Remodeling for the future
Remodeling for the future

Many of these design upgrades add to market value
by Mara Soloway
As Americans, we love our independence – we want to live in our homes as long as we can despite changes to our physical health. …

Should we Stay or Should we Go?
March 1, 2017 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on Should we Stay or Should we Go?
Should we Stay or Should we Go?

When Renovating, Pay Careful Attention To What Today’s Buyers Want.
Investing in home improvement projects can have a huge return – whether the goal is to create a more enjoyable living space or to put the …

Kitchen Trends
March 1, 2017 – 7:01 am | Comments Off on Kitchen Trends
Kitchen Trends

Latest Trends For Updating The Heart Of The Home
Keeping current with trends in home remodeling is one of the many services members of the Remodelers Council can provide for homeowners – especially when it comes …

Bath Trends: An Extra Splash of Comfort
March 1, 2017 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Bath Trends: An Extra Splash of Comfort
Bath Trends: An Extra Splash of Comfort

Experts From The Remodelers Council Say The Goal Is A Modern Look With Clean Lines
Houston-area homeowners are opting for innovative uses of space, creative lighting effects and technological touches to update their bathrooms this year, …

Multi-Purpose Living Trends
March 1, 2017 – 6:55 am | Comments Off on Multi-Purpose Living Trends
Multi-Purpose Living Trends

by Mara Soloway
Specially designed and dedicated spaces make life easier
It must be in our DNA that we seek to improve upon our living space. We crave the new and updated that reflect our tastes and …

Outdoor Trends
March 1, 2017 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Outdoor Trends
Outdoor Trends

Build functional and fun outdoor living spaces with these ideas.
Homeowners who are thinking about a home makeover but don’t know where to begin should consider starting in the back yard. Many homeowners are transforming the …

The Smart Home
March 1, 2017 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on The Smart Home
The Smart Home

Powered by convenience, houses are turning high-tech – wired with the latest options for contemporary living. And homeowners are requesting the ability to access their homes’ security and services from a tablet or smartphone, even …

Preparing Your Home for Bad Weather
March 1, 2017 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on Preparing Your Home for Bad Weather
Preparing Your Home for Bad Weather

As severe rain events in the Houston area continue to illustrate, wild weather is something homeowners and remodelers in the Gulf Coast region need to be prepared for year-round.
Ensuring homes can withstand high winds and …

AFTER DISASTER: Tips to Avoid Fraud
March 1, 2017 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on AFTER DISASTER: Tips to Avoid Fraud
AFTER DISASTER: Tips to Avoid Fraud

Beware of scams if you need to rebuild your home
The Texas Attorney General advises state residents to consider the following tips when in need of businesses or contractors to help in the clean-up and rebuilding …