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Natural Wood Porches, Patios, and Decks: Beautiful Outdoor Structures

When it comes to creating a beautiful and inviting natural wood outdoor space, there are a variety of options available. But for many homeowners, it usually comes down to building a porch, a patio, or a deck. There are subtle differences among these three structures, however all three provide additional living space outside the home.

Planning a Backyard Wedding? Get Your Outdoor Space Ready!

Are you planning a backyard wedding for yourself or a loved one? Celebrating your wedding in your own backyard is a great way to rejoice, enjoy, and appreciate a very memorable day and the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Since home is where the heart is, a backyard wedding makes it even more special. To host a wedding ceremony, your backyard should look its very best.

Here are a few backyard wedding ideas!

The Heat is On! How to Save on Your Cooling Bills This Summer

Electricity is important to the U.S. economy and in everyday life. People use electricity for a variety of reasons—including operating appliances, computers, refrigeration, heating, cooling, and lighting. Summer is around the corner and with the scorching Texas heat and humidity approaching, homeowners regularly see their electricity bills skyrocket. As a result, cooling costs can account for a large portion of your electricity bill.

What to Do with Your Unused Space in Your Home?!?

Many homeowners don't want bigger homes. They want better homes and better use of the space in their homes. The amount of unused space in your home may surprise you. For example, formal living and dining rooms are rarely used. Square footage in laundry rooms, breakfast nooks, under stairs, and in “spare” bedrooms go unused for most of the year.

Here’s How to Add Instant Value to Your Home

Many home improvement projects enhance your family’s quality of life and add instant value to your home. The sooner you begin these projects, the sooner you can enjoy the benefits and updates. When it comes to selling your home, it can be the little things that give you the most return on investment. So, where do you start to increase value and get your home ready for sale?

All Star Construction: 3rd Generation of Remodeling Expertise

The construction business in Texas is a thriving industry. Houston and its surrounding areas are at the heart of this development. If you Google Map “family-owned construction companies in Houston TX”, All Star Construction, Inc is in the top 7 listings. Their remodeling expertise, longstanding goals, work ethics, and business practices have earned them an unmatched reputation in the construction industry. Many customers prefer to work with family-based construction companies. They know these types of companies are in it for the long haul. The family is a natural team. In a family business, you can think about something in the morning and begin working on it in the afternoon. When kids grow up in the family business, they gain the knowledge and skills it takes to succeed in business. They see firsthand what it takes to make a business thrive through many trials and tribulations.

Home Additions or Conversions: The Big Debate

Home additions and conversions both add livable space!

  Are you getting the most out of your home? Do you need more space? Do you have unused space? Building a home addition or converting a room into usable space could be the solution you’re looking for. All Star Construction, Inc. can build an addition to your home or convert that vacant attic into a study, bedroom, playroom, or a game room. Also, your garage can be turned into the family room, workshop, or outdoor kitchen you’ve always dreamed of. So, which do you choose? Home additions or conversions?

6 Amazing Benefits of Adding a Mother in Law Suite

Join the bandwagon and add a mother in law suite!!

  Many families face the issue of managing living arrangements and health concerns for their aging loved ones. According to the US Census Bureau, 47.8 million people age 65 and older lived in the United States in 2015. This was almost 15% of the total population. By 2060, it’s expected that the same group will reach over 98 million individuals, or one in four of U.S. residents. So, what’s the solution? Custom home construction lets us design our homes into what we need. Whether you need space for elderly family members or you just need a get-away, consider the popular option of a home addition.  One of the most common additions is the mother in law suite. This unique home feature can be the perfect alternative for you and your family.

How to Choose the Right Remodeling Contractor to Renovate Your Home

A remodeling contractor can take the stress off of you!!

 

So, you’re ready for a kitchen remodel, bathroom remodel, or complete renovation, but you lack the skills to do the work yourself.  Hiring a remodeling contractor is the best and easiest solution. However, choosing a contractor can be a headache and quite overwhelming, especially if you don’t know where to start.

We’ve created a list of steps to follow that ensure you select the right contractor for your home upgrade. These steps can be the difference between complete confidence in your contractor and frustrating sleepless nights. Hiring a contractor for your home renovation is like hiring a new employee for your business.  Narrow down the best candidates before making your final decision.

Home Addition: To Build Up or Build Out? That is the Question

A home addition will add value and square footage to your home!

  Have you grown tired of the floorplan of your current home or do you just want more space? If you’re a homeowner who is considering building a home addition, the question is: should you build up or build out? In other words, should you add a second story or build a ground-floor addition?