Spend Summer Under Your New Patio Cover

Spend Summer Under Your New Patio Cover

While a backyard patio cover adds function and value to your home all year long, the best time of the whole years is about to begin. Summer and patio covers go together like ice cream and pie. Enjoying a cool summer breeze while escaping the glaring rays of a hot Texas sun under your patio cover is one of life's true joys. Patio Covers Katy TX -- The Living Is Easy Texas in summer is one of the best places to be in the entire world. But it also can be hot and humid. A patio cover not on...

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New Patio Cover Offers Bragging Rights

New Patio Cover Offers Bragging Rights

There is an unspoken competition among homeowners in many neighborhoods. Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or even the country, most people want to have the best home around -- and brag about it to their neighbors. "Keeping up with the Joneses" is an idea as old as time. But the problem with competing to have the biggest or best house for many people is the investment. It's one thing to have a nicer place than your neighbors, but it's something else to pay for it. Patio Builder Ho...

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Your Patio Cover Is an Extension of Your Home

Your Patio Cover Is an Extension of Your Home

If you've been living in cramped quarters all winter, you may be thinking that you and your family need more space. You could go new home shopping, but that would require you to tour numerous new homes, deal with pushy real estate agents, and worst of all move from your familiar home to an entirely new place. A better solution is expanding the size and utility of your current home by adding a patio cover to your backyard. Patio Covers Houston -- A Sound Investment When you need mor...

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Patio Covers Help Reduce Family Stress

Does it seem like your house is getting smaller? When many couples start having children their once spacious home can suddenly seem crowded, cramped, and uncomfortably close. Yet many young couples aren't ready financially to move into a bigger place. Nor can they afford to build a full-on addition to their home. A patio cover offers an affordable, immediate, and practical option for families that suddenly find they need a little more living space. Patio Covers Houston -- An Outdoor Esc...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ad...

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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...

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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 ce...

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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. Typical...

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