1. How to Design a Garage Plan – Garage Floor Plans

    If you already have a garage, imagine one with ample floor space, high ceilings, and room for your workshop. If you don’t have a garage, could you imagine getting your car off the road and into a protected space? How to Design a Garage Plan When planning the garage of your dreams in Houston, here'…Read More

  2. How to Draw Building Plans for Permit Applications

    Acquiring a construction permit for a new structure in Houston can be a daunting task. You need to provide the permitting center highly detailed building plans that thoroughly showcase the scope of your project. Who draws house plans if you’re considering your own custom house plan or an addition …Read More

  3. How to Increase Rental Property Value: Improvements and Upgrades

    As a landlord, you can increase the value and the income-generating capacity of your property by investing in strategic remodeling improvements to your rental units. Many of these improvements are low cost, easy to make and will pay for themselves over time. That said, it’s important to avoid spen…Read More

  4. Houston Floodplain Building Restrictions

    When you’re building a new home on a Houston-area floodplain, special restrictions apply – and with good reason. Failure to construct flood-resistant homes has caused billions of dollars in damages throughout Texas and the nation. Not only does flood-proofing a residence prevent costly damage …Read More

  5. How to Pull Permits on a House as a Contractor in Houston

    It takes a special kind of expert to build a house in Houston. The skill set of an expert contractor requires a mix of artistry, fundamental engineering and project management. However, there’s another component to the building process that most contractors find challenging and time consuming no m…Read More

  6. 7 Steps to Adding On to Your House in Houston

    Are you interested in making building additions to your home? There are a few steps you must take before you can bring your project to life in Houston. 7 Critical Steps to Building Additions to Your Home Whether you're adding a room to your home or looking into a more extensive transformation, use t…Read More

  7. What Are As-Built Drawings?

    During any construction project, designers and architects go to great lengths to perfect the plans before the contractor ever breaks ground on the foundation. They plan for every contingency they can think of.   However, once construction begins, there will be changes made — some because the own…Read More