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Design for Operation Finally Home

Posted on 07/07/15 by admin No Comments
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Operation FINALLY HOME addresses the most pressing need of our returning heroes and their families – a home to call their own! It was our honor to donate our services to design this home for a wounded Vet.  This home will be built by Classic Urban Homes in conjunction with the Dallas Builders Association and […]

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ARC Award for Outstanding Service

Posted on 08/18/13 by admin No Comments

I was very humbled and appreciative of receiving the award for “Outstanding Service – Builder Services” last night at the Dallas Builders Association ARC Awards. To be recognized by ones clients like this is very special. Thanks to everyone, members and staff of the DBA. And a special thanks to Jeff Dworkin of JLD Custom […]

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After & Before

Posted on 06/18/13 by admin No Comments

We received a call last year from young lady who, with her husband, had purchased 3 homes in a row in the Janius Heights Historic neighborhood of Dallas she hire builders in Orange, NSW to remodeling the houses.  She had already fixed up her house and was ready to tackle the bigger project next door.  […]

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25% of the Cost of a New House is Due to Government Regulation

Posted on 05/31/12 by admin No Comments
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Studies have shown that nation wide 25% of the cost of a new home is due to government regulations during lot development and the actual building of the house. (see the full article) 35 kilo afvallen chicago divorce lawyers best vps hosting anabolen pillen bijwerkingen muskelaufbau ohne ger?te ciambellone proteico test heptylate dianabol for […]

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Why Color Matters by Sherwin-Williams

Posted on 10/31/11 by admin No Comments

I had to share this wonderful information about color from the Sherwin-Williams web site. Their paint has been on and in my house for over 15 years. Color is a language. Color is one of the most fulfilling elements in our lives. Color can attract your attention or change your mood. It speaks to who […]

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Zoning for Coke Recycling Kiosk

Posted on 06/16/11 by admin No Comments

When this came before the Garland Plan Commission my first thought was “Oh No” not a noisy, dirty cash for cans recycling machine. After hearing Coke and Krogers’ presentation we decided that this was going to be a class act. And we were right. Glad we voted for this one! Garland is only the second […]

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Dallas and Houston continue to set U.S. employment pace

Posted on 06/08/11 by admin No Comments

Partial reprint from “The Business Journals” The Texas twins — Dallas and Houston — continue to set the employment pace for the nation. The two metros have added 134,200 nonfarm jobs in the past 12 months, according to figures released Wednesday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the equivalent of 368 new […]

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Housing Affordability at Record Level

Posted on 06/05/11 by admin No Comments

reprinted from NAHB National Building News 5-30-2011 Housing Affordability at Record Level, But Tight Financing Constrains Sales Not suffering as severely during the downturn as new construction and appearing to be gaining ground faster, the remodeling market is a relative bright spot on the current housing scene, panelists participating in a May 26 NAHB webinar […]

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The 2006 & 2009 IRC Codes Bring Changes

Posted on 06/04/11 by admin No Comments

reprinted from The Builder’s Brief by Creative Architects Note- Building codes are usually adopted by the cities 2 to 3 years after they are issued. The 2006 & 2009 IRC Codes Bring Changes Many cities have already adopted the 2006 International residential code and the state of Texas has approved the use of the 2009 […]

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LED Bulbs – for the Future

Posted on 06/04/11 by admin No Comments

reprinted from the New York Times – by Eric A. Taub Fans of L.E.D.’s Say This Bulb’s Time Has Come By ERIC A. TAUB Correction Appended When the Sentry Equipment Corporation in Oconomowoc, Wis., was considering how to light its new factory last year, the company’s president, Michael Farrell, decided to try something new: light […]

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