Building, remodeling and housing industry news from around the news and especially in Houston.
Trends for 2019 It’s going to be a busy year for home interior décor in 2019, and that’s not even taking into account the market itself. Bold colors, patterns, materials and schemes blended together is the common theme of forecasts from design pros, trend spotters, popular websites and shopping guides. And while not [...]
Houston launched the adopt-a-drain program to help residents keep water flowing and avoid backups especially during hurricane season. Houston has close to 115,000 storm drains in total and there are many still available for adoption.
How to Prepare for a Tropical Storm and Flooding in the Houston area. Plan - make a plan with your family on what to do if there is an emergency Move - As high winds may be expected, secure your outside items. Move potential projectile items inside or Anchor down. Move - Elevate important items [...]
Obviously, during the project there were a numerous hiccups. During each one Adam Bakir, the owner of Incredible Renovations was reasonable and we came to an agreeable solution.
“Winning the BBB’s Pinnacle Award is as rare as having a hole in one. Winning twice is very rare. Now if we win it a 3rd time…that will be INCREDIBLE!!” Adam Bakir BBB Pinnacle Incredible Renovations for the 2nd straight year has won the Better Business Bureaus highest award, the Pinnacle. For the [...]
Not unusual to see a framing crew working in the rain in the Pacific Northwest. In Texas we call it a day and go home! First, if you see standing puddles and soaked framing, don’t move onto the next stage of construction! Next, pull out your moisture meter and map the house. Use a sharpie [...]
The number of home buyers ages 55 and older is expected to grow over the next decade, and builders across the country are ramping up to serve them. At the International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., this week, the National Association of Home Builders is educating attendees about how to support the industry's efforts to [...]
The cement industry is one of the world's most polluting: it accounts for 5% of man-made carbon-dioxide emissions each year. About 4.3 billion tonnes of cement were consumed in 2014-China alone needed more than half of that. Cement firms have not attracted the ire of environmental campaigners in the way that oil firms have. For [...]