Schedule Your Patio Cover Soon

Schedule Your Patio Cover Soon

If you are considering adding a patio cover, gazebo, or other add-on structure to your home, now is the time to schedule construction. That's because the end of the summer/beginning of fall is one of the busiest times of the year for builders. More trucks are out right not than at any other time of the year. Patio Builder Houston -- Good Times You may have noticed while driving through your neighborhood that lots of people are having work done on their homes right now. There are a coupl...

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Did You Say Gazebo?

Did You Say Gazebo?

Adding a gazebo to your home will make it more noticeable. But did you know a gazebo can make your home more functional as well? When most people think of a gazebo, they probably envision a round wooden structure at their local park. Or perhaps the gazebo featured in the classic film "The Sound of Music" during the song "Sixteen Going on Seventeen". These are only small examples of what gazebos can actually be. Patio Builder Houston -- Home Gazebos Today's home gazebos come in a wide va...

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Building Your Own Patio Cover Not a Good Idea

Building Your Own Patio Cover Not a Good Idea

If you want to add a patio cover to your home and are considering building it yourself you may want to reconsider. There are a number of reasons why building your own patio cover is a bad idea. Perhaps you have some construction experience. Or perhaps you even took a woodworking class in high school or college. While those can be helpful for smaller tasks, they generally aren't enough experience to take on a major carpentry project like building your own patio cover. Patio Covers Houston -...

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Backyard Features that Add Value and Utility

Backyard Features that Add Value and Utility

Backyards are often one of the most ignored parts of the home. Yet they offer so much opportunity to expand both the value and usefulness of your property. Adding new features to your backyard can shift the focus of your family's life together from the indoors to the outdoors. Spending more time in the open air isn't just healthy, it also can bring family members together in a new and exciting environment. Here are some backyard features you can add to your property to improve both the val...

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Get in Shape in Your Own Backyard

Get in Shape in Your Own Backyard

There are lots of traditional uses for your backyard patio cover including entertaining, gathering together with your family, or simply relaxing under the protection from the elements. But here's an unusual use for your patio cover that many homeowners may not have considered: Hosting a home gym. Working out by lifting weights or doing cardio is great for your health. Not only can it improve your strength, but it can also even prolong your life, help fight disease, and slow aging. But not eve...

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The Family That Plays Together Stays Together

The Family That Plays Together Stays Together

In today's era of high-speed high-tech devices, streaming media, and never-ending news cycles, the window of opportunity for families to spend quality time together gets smaller and smaller. If your family members are constantly glued to the screens of their smartphones and tablets or responding to text messages, it is absolutely affecting your family time. Families only get a limited amount of time together before children grow up and parents grow old. So before it's too late, take action...

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Upgrade Your Next Cookout

Upgrade Your Next Cookout

Cookouts, patio covers and Texas hospitality are made for each other. Whether you are hosting friends and neighbors for an impromptu barbeque or celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday or anniversary, your patio cover is the perfect place for gathering together with the people you love. Many Texas homeowners will cookout at least once per week, sometimes even more frequently. So here are some tips for transforming your next Texas BBQ under your backyard patio cover from an everyday ...

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Stamped Concrete Adds Texture and Value

Stamped Concrete Adds Texture and Value

If you are considering repaving your patio, pool deck, front porch, or driveway, consider using stamped concrete instead of more traditional surfaces. Thousands of East Texas homeowners are discovering the benefits of stamped concrete to both beautify and add value to their homes. Stamped concrete is widely used in public spaces such as theme parks, outdoor shopping malls, public pools, and other high traffic areas. That's because it is both decorative and durable, as well as easy to maintain...

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Spend Summer Under Your New Patio Cover

Spend Summer Under Your New Patio Cover

Patio Covers Katy TX - 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 hum...

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New Patio Cover Offers Bragging Rights

New Patio Cover Offers Bragging Rights

Patio Builder Houston 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 f...

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