CBC BUILDS FOOD PANTRY WITH THE HANGAR TRADE PROGRAM IN BROOKSHIRE
The Custom Builders Council recently embraced a new construction project in Brookshire, Texas through a newly developed relationship between Allen Griffin, President of Griffin Family of Companies and Dennis Turnipseed, Director of Eyes on ME (EOM) Ministries, a faith-based ministry that exists to mentor, disciple, and serve at-risk youth and their families. EOM is in…Read More
Choosing the Best Home Builder in Houston
Choosing the best home builder in a big city like Houston can be overwhelming and daunting with so many options to choose from. You should shop for your custom home builder just as you would for a new home. Here are some tips to help you choose a reliable builder you can trust! After all,…Read More
American Colonial Style-Everything You Need to Know
What is American Colonial Style? Similar to the homes colonists lived in back in England, they’re rectangular, typically two stories, and fairly symmetrical. They have steep, side-gabled roofs, which means the triangular portion of the roof is only visible from the sides; looking at the front door, you only see shingles. Traditionally built with wood…Read More
Mediterranean Style Home Ideas-Houston
What is a Mediterranean Style Home? The Mediterranean style in interior design is characterized by the simple and romantic aesthetics of Southern European countries: light and warm tones in color scheme, as well as the extensive use of natural materials such as ceramics, wood, wrought iron and cotton. The Design combines boldness, simplicity and convenience.…Read More
Building a Modern-Style Home in Houston?
Houston remains the most diverse city in the nation! With all of that diversity comes many types of homebuilding styles! Modern Style homes have been one of the most popular architectural styles for many Houstonians for the past decade. If you are thinking of building a modern-style home in Houston, Texas, here’s everything you need…Read More
What is Acadian Southern Style?
What is Acadian-Southern Style? A traditional Acadian-style house has a steep-sloped and gabled roof and one-and-a-half stories of living space, often with a central staircase and rear kitchen. Typically, Acadian homes are constructed of brick or stone, and they often feature covered front porches and window shutters History of Acadian-Southern Style The history of Acadian-style…Read More
Custom Farmhouse Style Homes
What is Farmhouse Style? American farmhouse style homes were initially a matter of practicality: a wide, deep, apron-front sink simplified chores, you needed a long, sturdy table to serve your whole household, and room-spanning, hand-hewn, exposed ceiling beams were ubiquitous (because they kept your house standing). Just 1% of us live on farms these days,…Read More
What is a Transitional Style Home?
The transitional home style is becoming more popular as homeowners embrace bold hybrid designs that tastefully merge the best of traditional and contemporary aesthetics. When caught between distinctly different design styles, homeowners find comfort in the uniqueness of an approach that’s hybrid in nature. Welcome to the transitional home style. Growing in popularity, transitional design…Read More
Home Remodeling Terminology
Whether it’s a small cosmetic remodel such as replacing bathroom fixtures, or a major down-to-the wall-studs overhaul of your kitchen or adding new space to your home, understanding the terminology your professional remodeler is using can be very helpful to ensure you get the finished project you want.As you interview potential contractors, this glossary of…Read More
Frequently Asked Home Remodeling Questions
Prioritize and Plan Ahead for the Best Home Remodeling Results Why Remodel Your Home? Remodeling your home can modernize the style, make it more comfortable, improve energy efficiency and home functionality, increase the value of your home , and help with upkeep and maintenance. Home remodeling is an investment in your home to ensure longevity,…Read More